Amherst is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. Amherst is home to Ponemah Bog Wildlife Sanctuary, Hodgman State Forest, the Joe English Reservation and Baboosic Lake.
If you have cravings for foods such as Thai, Tex-Mex and steakhouses, then you'll love Amherst which features many delicious restaurants. Enjoy the beautiful outdoors and keep yourself active with activities such as playing at the park, swimming and golfing in this town. There is something for every consumer in this town and jewelers, arts & crafts shops and antique shops are among the many options shoppers will find in the area.
Amherst has a high percentage of owner-occupied homes which helps to create a sociable and pleasant environment to live in. When choosing a place to live, it's worth bearing in mind that the majority of the population here is college-educated. Residents of Amherst have higher income than average, according to public data.
In Amherst, home prices depreciated prominently by a 6.9 percent year-over-year, providing future buyers with lower budgets a better range of options. The average listing price last year was $458,607. During the same period, number of homes for sale increased slightly year-over-year by 6.9 percent, from 72 to 77 listings, allowing buyers more wiggle room in their searches. The kitchens in this town's homes mostly have custom-built cherry cabinets which add a high-end touch to the place. Several homes in Amherst have pellet stoves which make a great choice for heating a home since the units run with compressed pellet wood, saving money and the environment. Quite a few residential properties in this town feature deep soaking bathtubs so you can go ahead and light some candles, grab that book you've been meaning to read, and just relax.