Portsmouth

Portsmouth, New Hampshire  In the heart of Portsmouth is a vibrant and culturally rich downtown district located on the south bank of the Piscataqua River.  The area was originally referred to as “Strawberry Bank” due to the wild growth of strawberries. In 1653 the town was revived as a historic district.   It was named Portsmouth after founder John Mason, Captain of the port of Portsmouth, England.  Portsmouth prospered from its proximity to rivers and railroads and became a major transportation center for the east coast. Success continued throughout World War II and subsequent decades as the shipbuilding, lumber and agricultural industries expanded.

Vibe and Style  Downtown is an exciting neighborhood with cosmopolitan appeal. Driven by independently owned businesses and venture-savvy entrepreneurs, it thrives on a sustaining economy. Residents enjoy a fast-paced lifestyle full of social connections and city attractions. Young professionals, tourist, students and urban hipsters are attracted to the area for its central location and access to quality public transportation. Surrounding communities include New Castle and across the bridge is Kittery, Maine.

The Portsmouth and Seacoast area homes reflect both a proud historic past and modern revitalization. New construction condos are available with a variety of floor plans, contemporary design and amazing city views. No matter the style, homebuyers are sure to find a home that meets their needs.

Local Scene  Downtown has an energetic environment with an abundance of activities and places to explore. Choose from an array of independent retailers, shopping destinations,  cruise tours, restaurants, bars, nightclubs and attractions, all located within walking distance. A night in the city wouldn’t be complete without catching a performance at the Music Hall, Loft, Player’s Ring or The Repertory Theatre for the Performing Arts.

Outdoor Sanctuary  Historic downtown is abundant with shops and parks that enhance Portsmouth’s unique cityscape along the river.  Prescott Park boasts historic homes, promenades and open green spaces along the Piscataqua River where locals stroll, run, and bike enjoying the great quality of life here in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

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$875,000
Portsmouth, NH
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2
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RE/MAX Shoreline
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$619,900
Portsmouth, NH
3
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3
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$415,000
Portsmouth, NH
3
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2
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$479,900
Portsmouth, NH
3
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2
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Listing courtesy of Kathy Walsh
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$378,900
Portsmouth, NH
3
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2
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