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.
Great Portsmouth location large 4 Bedroom 2 Bath home in central location on a very quiet street, close walking distance to downtown Portsmouth. Home boasts a huge family room with cathedral ceiling, a large 2 car garage, First floor has 9' ceilings
We welcome you to come and see this sunny, comfortable and quiet condo in a wooded atmosphere. The condo is a cozy middle unit and it is ready for you to move in! Heat is included and the front entrance secured. Inside the condo is a full sized sta
UNIT 8 COMPLETE AND READY FOR A QUICK CLOSE! Just 5 units left at West End Place, a new community of well-appointed townhomes in the heart of Portsmouth’s vibrant and happening West End! Featuring three floors of spacious living including a two-car g
UNIT 9 COMPLETE AND READY FOR A QUICK CLOSE! Just 5 units left at West End Place, a new community of well-appointed townhomes in the heart of Portsmouth’s vibrant and happening West End! Featuring three floors of spacious living including a two-car g
Seldom do properties become available in the Little Harbour School District. This Federal style home is centrally located and within walking distance to Portsmouth Schools and downtown. The property has undergone multiple renovations and upgrades whi
NEW CONSTRUCTION- Parson Woods, a new community of 56 free-standing homes set back from Peverly Hill Road just 5 minutes from downtown Portsmouth, minutes from major routes, and an easy drive to beautiful Seacoast beaches. The Abbott plan offers a fi
NEW CONSTRUCTION- Parson Woods, a new community of 56 free-standing homes set back from Peverly Hill Road just 5 minutes from downtown Portsmouth, minutes from major routes, and an easy drive to beautiful Seacoast beaches. Live entirely on the first
NEW CONSTRUCTION* Portsmouth’s newest community of 56 free-standing homes, nestled in a convenient location off Peverly Hill Rd. and minutes from downtown Portsmouth. Parson Woods offers professionally landscaped and irrigated yard. Maintenance free
A lovely move-in ready home in the highly sought after Little Harbor school district. This home is truly within walking distance to downtown, in fact, you’ll also be able to stroll a short distance to watch the 4th of July fireworks every year! The
LOCATION! LOCATION! Nestled perfectly between the heart of downtown Portsmouth & the vibrant West End, this charming & spacious condo will surely check all your boxes. Built in 1900, this home exudes charm; exposed brick, high ceilings, sun-filled r
Situated in the heart of Portsmouth’s West End in a desirable neighborhood, this home exudes charm matched only by the beautiful tree-lined street with sidewalks on which it’s sited. The location is central to all that Portsmouth has offer, while at
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Imagine living in Downtown Portsmouth, not "just over the Bridge" or "five minutes away," but Downtown! Walk out your front door and you've arrived! 38 State St. #4 is just the opportunity
With two lots totaling just under half an acre included, here's your chance to own a 4-Bedroom home with some hard-to-find Portsmouth acreage and privacy, while still being less than a mile to downtown. The size of the original bungalow style home wa
Stunning Greek Revival Home located only one block from Downtown Portsmouth. Originally a single family home, currently a 2 unit, bring your contractor & convert back to a single family. Tons of curb appeal and natural light, this home stands out wit
This South End townhome is a stunning example of flexible living in a great location. Originally 2 units now combined, there is plenty of space to spread out. With 2 living spaces and both a full & half bath on the 1st floor, a 1st floor primary bedr
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!!! Walking distance to many restaurants. House is in need of total rehab or tear down and rebuild new. Duplex potential with town approval. Well sized corner lot for downtown Portsmouth sitting on the corner of Tanner Ct,
Well maintained 3 bedroom colonial. Full size bedrooms. Nice flat yard. Great location and priced to sell. Seller willing to buy down the mortgage rate on this home. Seller has ownership in listing brokerage. Seller never occupied property. Please sc
Attention investors, builders and historic property enthusiasts! Incredible opportunity to own TWO unique properties in an exceptional location in the heart of historic downtown Portsmouth, NH! Both buildings have frontage on Daniel Street and are
Highly desirable Little Harbor neighborhood location. Updated, spacious, and nicely maintained, 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom New England style home with approximately 2760 square feet of living space covering 3 floors, plus additional study / office directl
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.