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Old 07-17-2019, 11:20 PM   #53
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Default Pier 19 store

Originally Posted by SAB1 View Post
Rumor I heard was there a potential buyer who wanted to convert the store into a restaurant. Not sure if that is who bought it though
From what I understand talking to Tuftonboro officials there has been several offers. Yes one was to have restaurant in the lower level and a bar in the top of the building. And wanted to build a bridge from the store to over the wetlands behind the store to higher ground for parking. Nope not happening!

Another wanted to convert the store building into condos. Nope not happening. And there is still another yet to be determined

Bottom line is the store was built on a great deal of wetlands around the property. The store has one bathroom. The septic was probably designed for only one bathroom or little more. To expand the septic to accommodate anything more would require a major investment and Tuftonboro, State approvals. It probably won't even pass with Tuftonboro regulations. The whole area around the store is wetlands. From what I was told by the authorities the water table is just too high to allow any kind of septic expansion.

But what do I know... Hoping for some innovative and successful solution.
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