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Living in Amherst, New Hampshire

Amherst, New Hampshire is a quiet town of about 12,000 located in Southern NH, just minutes to the Massachusetts Border. Many residents in Amherst commute to Massachusetts; Amherst is conveniently located less than an hour from Boston (with good traffic). Amherst lies to the West of Nashua, NH, South of Manchester and Bedford and East of Milford. There is easy access to Route 3 which is the main North-South corridor.

Amherst is primarily a bedroom community, with most of its retail and businesses located off of Route 101A. Recent growth in the retail sector has been brisk with a super Walmart, Lowes, Circuit City, Staples, Super Stop and Shop and many more opening their doors in Amherst. We have access to two large malls, Pheasant Lane Mall in Nashua and The Manchester Mall as well as a wealth of specialty shops in the area.

Once you turn off the busy Route 101A corridor, you quickly arrive in a country atmosphere of handsome and well kept homes. Town ordinances call for larger home lots so it is common for Amherst, NH homes for sale to have larger lots of 2 to 5 acres. The Amherst Village is unique in that the entire village is on the Historic Register. Many annual activities take place in the Village including an Easter Egg hunt, the famous 4th of July parade that attracts many politicians (very common to have Presidential and Senate candidates in attendance), Halloween trick or treating where the Village is an exciting place to go and of course the annual Christmas celebration including live Nativity at the Amherst Congregational Church.

Amherst is a wonderful place to live and raise a family; the schools are highly sought after with the award winning Amherst Middle School and well known Souhegan High School.

Amherst Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 32 homes for sale in Amherst, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
84% Single Family, 6% Rental, 6% Multi Family and 3% Other.

84% Single Family
6% Rental
4% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 31
Average Home Size 3,009 ft² / 280 m²
Price Range ($149,900 - $3,100,000)

Weather in Amherst

The average high temperatures in Amherst range from 33 in January to 83 in July

Average home income in Amherst

The average household income of a Amherst resident is $143,019 with an average home value of $370,189

Population of Amherst

Amherst has 11,271 residents.

Home ownership in Amherst

The average level of home ownership in Amherst is 90%.

Education breakdown of Amherst

Education levels of residents of Amherst include: highschool 12%, associate 8%, bachelor 37%, graduate 25%.

Households in Amherst

Amherst has 4,087 homes, built on average 41 years ago.

Information from in and around Amherst...

You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 31 homes for sale in Amherst. These homes are comprised of Single Family, Rental, Multi Family and Other. The average list price of these property results is 539,957. Prices are shown as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Amherst please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 32 homes for sale in Amherst, NH are represented by 3 member brokerages serving the Amherst area. Member brokerages representing the 32 homes include Bean Group, The Petersons, Inc. Country Real Estate and Coco, Early & Associates.