Portsmouth is a city located in the Southeastern corner of New Hampshire in the Seacoast region of the state. It is situated in the Eastern region of Rockingham County and encompasses a total area of 16.8 square miles, 1.2 of which is water. As of the 2010 United States Census, Portsmouth was home to 21,233 people.
Before it was settled by Europeans, the area where Portsmouth now lies was inhabited by Native Americans in the Abenaki and Algonquian tribes. In 1603, the area was first explored and, in 1630, settlers began to set up along the Piscataqua River, on Strawberry Bank. Portsmouth was incorporated as a town in 1653 and named so after the town’s founder, John Mason, who was formerly a captain in in Portsmouth, England. For many decades, Portsmouth served as one of the busiest ports and shipbuilding communities in the nation. In 1849, it was officially incorporated as a city.
Welcome to Heritage Hill Condominiums. This is a great opportunity to live in Portsmouth with entertainment, restaurants, and shopping just a short distance from your door step. This end unit townhouse offers 2 bd, 1.5, a back deck area, and spacious
Hip, Urban setting in the Islington Creek section of town which continues to see explosive growth based on its close proximity to Downtown Portsmouth. Enter into the first floor and immediately notice the 9 ft ceilings and open concept living space.
You will love this tastefully updated Heritage Hill townhouse located only minutes to downtown, shopping and dining options, easy access to commuter routes, yet tucked away from the hustle and bustle! Love to cook? Prepare cozy fall/winter meals in t
Well maintained cape on a beautiful lot. Lots of space including a finished lower level. Attached garage. 4 bedrooms. Beautiful deck off the kitchen overlocking the lot. Great location. NO SHOWINGS UNTIL OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 10/17 FROM 11AM-1PM. IF YOU
- 1st floor Ranch w/master suite - Attached finished oversized 1 car garage - Fenced in backyard - Located across the street to the recently completed Banfield Rd sidewalks that lead to the Portsmouth Greenway Rail Trail - Easy access to highways, r
Great location for this Portsmouth cape! Fantastic corner lot in a desirable neighborhood, close to downtown. This home, featuring, hardwood flooring throughout, good sized bedrooms, two bathrooms, a formal dining room, and a two-car garage has good
Wait until you see this lovely owner's previous unit (unit #4)! Renovated with style and quality. Features include updated kitchen cabinets and appliances as well as updates to both bathrooms and flooring. This is a 3 bedroom unit with 2 baths and is
Luxurious Middle Hill Condominiums offers a single story residence with sophisticated opulence and fine finishes that provide you with the comforts of condo living. This condo is immaculate with an open floor plan perfect for entertaining. A magnific
These units don't come on the market very often. Water's Edge Condominiums. Views of North Mill Pond. Three bedrooms, two baths. Open concept, exposed brick add charm and character, cathedral ceilings, skylights, and wood beams. Stainless steel appl
New sidewalks and a paved driveway on an entirely overhauled Islington Street help present this 5-unit investment property as a preeminent property for any investor! Boasting a 6.1% cap rate, investors will enjoy over $60,000 of in-place NOI. With al
Tastefully updated 3 bed 2 bath charming New Englander. Located in Portsmouth's West End, just a mile from downtown with quick access to major routes. You will be welcomed by a delightful entrance surrounded by gardens, leading to a large patio space
Welcome to 39 Langdon Street - by far one of the most fun condos in the best part of Portsmouth! One of two side by side condo’s that grace the midpoint between downtown and the West end! Art and creativity come together throughout the 3 stories of
Welcome to 102 Marne Avenue! Located on a dead-end street tucked away in Little Harbor. This neighborhood is just a mile to downtown Portsmouth, 3 miles to the beach, and adjacent to the waterfront trail systems off of Little Harbor Rd & the Sagamore
OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS IN PORTSMOUTH! This Historic 4-unit multi-family building is within walking distance to all that Portsmouth has to offer. Steps away from the Mill Pond, quaint shopping, fine dinning, theater and live music! Each 1 bedroom unit con
Incredible opportunity in the heart of Portsmouth. An estate like property set on a massive 1 ac. lot w/ 2 incredible buildings. Just 1/2 mile to downtown, this Middle St. property features a character filled sng. fam. home set privately away from th
A rare opportunity in sought after Elwyn Park! This home sits on a perfectly sized quarter acre lot, perched slightly above the road with a large flat backyard and wooded privacy beyond. At over 2800 finished square feet plus an attached 2 car garage
SUPERB LOCATION! This adorable ranch-style home is only five minutes to the shops and restaurants of Portsmouth's vibrant West End yet is nestled in a quiet, family-friendly neighborhood. The home backs up to the Loughlin Family's Open Space Reserve
Top floor unit with wooded view. Stainless appliances. Newer windows and slider. Enjoy the many amenities such as the pool, hot tub, tennis, clubhouse with gym and sauna, playground and covered parking. The heat and water/sewer are included in the co
More than 7 percent of Portsmouth’s total area is made up of water, and the town includes parts of Sagamore Creek and Piscataqua River. The highest point in Portsmouth lies at Pease International Airport, where elevation reaches 110 feet above sea level. The town is home to a number of notable sites, including: USS Albacore Museum & Park, located in a decommissioned Naval submarine; The Music Hall, an 1800s-era theater; Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, established in 1771; and Strawberry Banke Museum, a historic neighborhood featuring homes in various architectural styles. Hesser College, as well as branches of Franklin Pierce University and Southern New Hampshire University are all located in Portsmouth as well.
The town of Portsmouth is governed by an elected Board of Selectmen. It boasts a full-time police department, a municipal fire department and full- and part-time emergency medical services. Top employers in the area include HCA Portsmouth Regional Hospital, Liberty Mutual Insurance, City of Portsmouth, Portsmouth Consular Center and Bottomline Technologies. Children in the area attend schools in the City of Portsmouth School Department.