"Castle In The Clouds" Moultonborough, NH.
Built in 1913-1914 by Thomas Plant, wealthy shoe industrialist, this mountaintop estate originally known as "Lucknow" once included 6,300 acres, 5,500 of which remain with the property today. The mansion offers a panaoramic view of Lake Winnipesaukee and the Lakes Region. From the entrance there is a 2 mile drive up the mountainside by a creek and a waterfall, before reaching the top. For its time it had many "modern" items, such as "needle showers", central vac, intercom system, refrigeration, etc. The structure was built from trees and granite on the property. Unfortunately, bad investments during the depression and following, caused Thomas Plant to lose his fortune and his home. He died a poor man.Read More