Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Joan Blais with BHHS Verani Londonderry.
20 Arch Street Dover, NH
$ 1,575,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#4889265
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CityDover
  • AreaStrafford
  • Zip03820
  • StyleAntique,Colonial,Historic Vintage
  • Year Built1914
  • Taxes$ 15902
  • Price$ 1,575,000
  • Bedrooms7
  • Full Bathrooms4
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage5209
  • Lot Size3 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Joan Blais with BHHS Verani Londonderry.
Data Source:
Northern New England Real Estate Network (NNEREN) - 85 - NH
Property Description

Designed by noted architect & Dover native, Fred Wesley Wentworth, Varney Mansion is an architectural gem providing both privacy & easy, walkable access to all historic Dover’s amenities including parks, schools, playgrounds, athletic fields, tennis, New Hampshire Children’s museum, Amtrak Downeaster & the Dover Community Trail. This move-in ready home features 7 bedrooms & 6 bathrooms in addition to a dining room with adjacent butler’s pantry, formal living room, study, 5 fireplaces, twin sun porches, a sweeping grand staircase in the entrance hall, & herringbone floors throughout the first floor. The spacious kitchen features a sunny informal dining area with amazing four-season views of the garden & woods surrounding the house. The study & multiple bedrooms provide many options for work-from-home space. A back staircase leads to the third-floor suite that is a perfect, semi-private spot for guests or a nanny. The full basement includes loads of flexible space for a gym, equipment lockers, mudroom, wood storage & more. The main building underwent major systems update or replacement in the last five years. The recently revitalized, walled gardens include a true “secret garden” with a tea house nestled behind the spacious 2-4 garage. 20 Arch Street comes with three acres – one in gardens & buildings, & two of forest with trails. Several cottage/duplex dependencies can be built on the wooded acres along with permissible garage studio/apartment above existing garage.

Middle School High School
Dover Middle School Dover High School
Price History
11/3/2021 Listed $1,575,000

General Features

Appliances Dishwasher, Dryer, Microwave, Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Washer
Area Description Historic District, In Town
Basement Yes
Bathrooms 6
Beds 7
Construction Wood Frame
Construction Status Existing
Cooling Mini Split
Electric Circuit Breaker(s)
Exterior Features Garden Space, Patio, Porch - Covered, Porch - Enclosed
Flood Zone Unknown
Flooring Hardwood
Full Baths 4
Garage Storage Above
Garage Yes
Half Baths 2
Heating Steam, Stove - Wood
High School Dover High School
Interior Features Fireplace - Wood, Fireplaces - 3+, Lead/Stain Glass, Master BR w/ BA, Natural Woodwork, Walk-in Closet, Walk-in Pantry, Wood Stove Insert
Listing Area NH-Strafford
Middle School Dover Middle School
Parking Driveway, Parking Spaces 6+
Price Per Sq Ft 302.36
Road Frontage TBD
Roof Shingle
School District Dover School District SAU #11
Sewer Public
Status Active
Stories 3
Style Antique, Colonial, Historic Vintage
Suitable Use Bed and Breakfast, Development Potential, Mixed Use, Other, Residential
Tax Year 2020
Type Single Family
Utilities Cable - Available
Water Public
Water Heater Electric
Year Built 1914
Zoning R-12

Interior Features

Basement Access Type Interior
Basement Description Concrete Floor, Full
Heating Fuel Gas - Natural
Sqft-apx Fin Above Grade 5209
Sqft-apx Total 7036
Sqft-apx Total Finished 5209
Sqft-apx Unfn Below Grade 1827
Total Number of Units 1
Total Rooms 14

Exterior Features

Driveway Paved
Exterior Clapboard
Foundation Concrete, Granite
Garage Capacity 4
Garage Type Detached
Lot 13
Lot Description Landscaped, Level
Lot Size Area 3
Roads Paved, Public


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 03820

Statistics provided by Inside Real Estate

AVG $1.35M
AVG $16,001
AVG 58
Year Built
AVG 1977

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