Portsmouth NH real estate is filled with historic homes. An important seaport since the 1600s, Portsmouth has a rich history - much of it is apparent in the inventory of historic homes here. Georgian architecture, the style of the 18th century that prevailed during the reigns of King George l - King George lll, predominates the landscape.
Once the busiest port in the nation, Portsmouth is still has a great Seacoast focus. Contact the Allen Family to learn more about Portsmouth and how you can own a part of Portsmouth history.
South End of Portsmouth NH. A unusually large, open, light, bright colonial home. A large yard with good, private outdoor space and much interesting hard scape. The four plus bedrooms and legal (rent able) studio apartment could easily be incorporated into the home. Five short blocks from Market Square, Strawbery Banke, Prescott Park and elementary school. This home as all the classic antique charm with open and welcoming spaces to leave and entertain.
Right in the heart of the South End, this gracious 1801 Federal has 2600 square feet of finished space. Spacious rooms with high ceilings and a south west exposure provides a bright cheerful interior. The home is an excellent antique with beautiful detail including fine paneling, moulding dentils, gouge work, custom shutters and wide pine floors. There are eight fireplace hearths; two have been in use recently. A paneled library has walls of bookcases for those who love to turn pages. The SW wing has wonderful light for a studio or an office. An elegant staircase leads to the second floor where there are 4 bedrooms including a Master with a 3/4 Bath. A good-morning staircase leads down to the laundry area and the screened in Porch. This overlooks a pocket garden filled with perennials. The full Basement is poured concrete, is dry and has high ceilings. There is an air handler to accommodate hobbies. The attic has high ceilings and another 1200 square feet of space if an expansion possibility is needed. There are 2 parking spaces on site and street parking as well. Bonus for work at home: The office has a separate entrance from the street and a door into the library. This home is in the most sought after section of Portsmouth, only 1 block from Strawbery Banke and Prescott Park and 4 blocks from Market Square.
Listed by Sandra Dika of Keller Williams Coastal Realty
Downtown Portsmouth teems with energy and excitement. You can live right here in a single family brick town home-not a condominium-and experience that vibrant, coveted lifestyle! The Music Hall, Prescott Park, restaurants, Kittery Foreside-all minutes away. Built shortly after the last of the great fires in 1816, the home blends classic Federal elements with sophisticated upgrades and contemporary architecture. The property is recognized for its distinctive curved, exterior corner. But what's inside these walls will surely charm the most discriminating buyer. Flawless, sparkling hardwood and wide-pine floors juxtaposed with stone. Ample fenestration allows sunlight to fill all rooms. The first two floors are contemporary, while the top two preserve the finest period architecture. An intelligently designed Corian-countered stainless kitchen welcomes the most meticulous domestic chef. Here is wonderful workspace, lighting and storage for everything. Curl up in a cozy lower level, just right for an in-home office, media center or library. Custom bookshelves are everywhere, welcoming the avid reader's contemplative lifestyle. Upstairs, a formal parlor with fireplace invites you to enjoy a quieter atmosphere. Here also is a formal bedroom and bath. Each of the baths incorporates the latest in cutting edge design and appointments. The sky-lighted third floor master and bath allows splendid urban privacy. The stuff of dreams with private, off street parking, of course.
Listed by Tony Jalbert of Tate & Foss Sotheby's International Rlty
One of Portsmouth's more prominent homes, this stately Colonial has undergone a significant renovation including a gorgeous state of the art kitchen offering Black Forest polished granite counters, high end appliances, farm sink and custom cabinets with leaded glass, interior and under cabinet lighting. Bathroom renovations to include powder room with onyx floor, counters & sink, 2nd floor bath features a steam shower, 3rd floor bath boasts a large soaking tub. Homage has been paid to the original period features including crown, chair rail and picture frame moldings, leaded glass doors and curved staircase. Gracious rooms are spacious yet inviting. Warm by the wood burning fireplace or relax in the year round sun room! All systems have been updated including blown in insulation throughout so affordable to heat and cool (yes there is central air). 2 car garage with ample driveway parking a bonus for this neighborhood which is in the Little Harbor School district and moments to downtown Portsmouth! See 3D Tour!
Listed by Liz Levey-Pruyn and Kristine Couch of RE/MAX Shoreline
Two homes on one lot! Located in the sought after North Mill Pond Neighborhood, this is a truly unique offering. Situated towards the end of the street in a quaint neighborhood setting, this deep lot encompasses the entire block from Dennett St to Montieth St. The property consists of a classic New Englander style home with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths & a 2nd home or "Carriage House" consisting of approximately 700 finished sq ft with 1 bedroom, 1 bath, kitchen & living room. South facing kitchen is updated & spacious including island seating and ample space for a eat-in area. Waterviews from the kitchen & deck highlight the peaceful tranquility of this home. The 2nd floor has 3 good sized bedrooms & a full bath. Exciting space on the 3rd floor, with some plumbing & electrical already in place, gives the opportunity to add more finished space in the form of a bonus room or possibly a master bedroom with waterviews. On the exterior of the home the yard is full of perennials, mature landscaping & the serene sound of water flowing to the pond. The Carriage House has a full kitchen & good sized living room on the first floor. On the 2nd floor is a bedroom and full bath, possible uses for the property include a guest house, rental unit, or the perfect home office. 15 Thornton provides so many possibilities & only ¾ of a mile to either Downtown Portsmouth or the West End and a short walk to New Franklin Elementary School.
Time-honored 3 bedroom South End colonial has been well maintained over the 61 years of present ownership. Picturesque location in Portsmouth's historic district just steps from the Piscataqua River and a short walk to Market Square for entertainment, shops and great restaurants. Special features include an attached 1 car garage, master bedroom and bath on the first floor, cozy living room with lots of natural daylight, and eat-in kitchen renovated in 2010. Large yard for the neighborhood on .11 acre and there's a private spot for a pocket garden!
Traditional 1900 Four Square Colonial located within walking distance to historic downtown Portsmouth. Curb appeal with large covered front porch, white with black shutters, corner location with detached two car garage. This beautiful 8 room home boasts large rooms, hardwood and tile floors (carpet in Bedrooms), a bathroom on all 3 levels, and 5 bedrooms. Large Eat-In Kitchen with 5 Burner Gas cooktop, wall oven, dishwasher, and refrigerator. FHW/Gas Heat with Radiant Heat on 1st floor. Public Water/Sewer
Listed by Kathy Walsh of Coldwell Banker Walsh Real Estate
New England style homes are to Portsmouth as apple pie is to America. Grab a slice and live the dream. Classic home in prime south end location. Located just steps to the Piscataqua River waterfront with sidewalks to Portsmouth's downtown filled with museums, shops, arts, and restaurants. Solid construction on extra deep lot gives you the opportunity to create the property of your dreams. This charmer offers a front covered porch angled to take in seasonal fireworks and enjoy the sights and sounds of the neighborhood. Modern kitchen offers ample work surfaces and cabinet storage with direct access to rear deck that overlooks level yard and tree line views. Generous living room with a wall of windows helps bring the outside in. Good size dining room and full bath complete the first level. Ornate stairwell with stained glass window guides you to the second level with three bedrooms and two full baths. Hardwood throughout much of the home. Generous room sizes and much needed closet space. Property currently is two lots with two deeds.
Listed by Brad Boisvert of Bean Group / Portsmouth
WATERFRONT LIVING at its finest- Set on the edge of North Mill Pond w/stunning views, Just steps to downtown Portsmouth. Direct water access, launch kayaks from your yard, boat mooring potential. No detail was overlooked, no expense spared, truly one of the finest renovations anywhere on the Seacoast. This immaculate, circa 1725 Colonial has the perfect blend of historic character with the modern amenities you find in a new construction home. Period features include 3 beautiful fireplaces, exposed pine beams, gorgeous wide pine flooring and reclaimed barn board ceilings. Gourmet kitchen features soapstone tops, professional grade Thermador six-burner gas range, Subzero refrigerator, Fisher-Paykel double drawer dishwasher, solid wood cabinetry, soft close drawers & built-ins in every corner. Two bedrooms up, both include nice closet space. Incredible master bath boasting a barrel ceiling, shiplap walls & frameless glass shower. Additional storage in the 3rd floor walk-up attic. Cedar shingled roof, high-end Marvin windows, nat. gas heat, new electrical & plumbing. Need more space? Steps from the main house is an insulated outbuilding with power, would make a great studio or guest cottage. Beautiful established gardens, also a local community vegetable garden nearby. Easy walk to Portsmouth's award-winning restaurants and entertainment venues. (This is a detached condo that lives like a single-family home, small 2-unit association. NO monthly fees) Watch the HD video tour!
Listed by Jeffrey Levine of Bean Group / Portsmouth
Developers take note.. Located in GRC zone district. This property is in a fantastic downtown location. Walk to restaurants, shopping and all that Portsmouth has to offer. This New Englander does have 3 bedrooms , 1 full bath and 2 finished rooms on the third floor. The lot is gorgeous with a very large back yard. 2 car detached garage also on the property. Opportunities abound for a developer on this lot. Very easy to show.
Listed by Penny Wood and SeMone Gagnon of Bean Group/ Stratham
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