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Portsmouth, NH Luxury Real Estate

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Luxury Homes and Lifestyle in Portsmouth, NH: A classic yet contemporary New England community

Portsmouth is the hub of the seacoast and with New Hampshire having the smallest coastal area of any state bordering the ocean, this makes waterfront properties in Portsmouth all the more coveted.  Sitting on the Maine border on the mouth of the Piscataqua River, the city of 21,000 people is located conveniently less than an hour north of Boston, east of Manchester, and south of Portland.  As the largest city on the seacoast, it serves as an important center of commerce for the region and it is a place where where the fishing, technology, retail, and tourism industries all coexist in a progressive business environment.  Portsmouth is enticing both the young and old for it’s rich history yet active social and cultural climate.  Forbes Travelers dubbed the city as one of “America’s Prettiest Towns” and Money Magazine recognized it as “one of the top five best places to live in America”.

Portsmouth, NH Real Estate: Something for everyone

New Hampshire real estate in the picturesque downtown Portsmouth is the ultimate place to call home if you are looking for a perfect balance of convenience and composure.  Prevention Magazine named it one of the top 100 best walking cities in America and The National Trust for Historic Preservation designated Portsmouth as  "one of the most culturally rich destinations in the country with a stimulating mix of historic buildings, sidewalk cafes, great restaurants, galleries, jazz clubs and distinctive artisans' boutiques".  Portsmouth real estate offers a wide variety of housing options in all price categories, ranging from Victorian estates, to antique homes, to townhouses on the water, to newly built and converted condos, and to modern suburban houses, all of which are conveniently located close to everything that the city has to offer.

Sights and smells of a stately New England community

Participate in arts and cultural programs or observe the brick paths and sprawling gardens at the waterfront Prescott Park, or take a tour of the Strawbery Banke Museum which accentuates the history of the seaport since 1635.  Portsmouth offers an abundance of unique local businesses, including art galleries, boutique shops, and restaurants.  Taste fresh produce and meet new friends every Saturday at the farmers market.  The arts scene flourishes here, as it is home to a number of venues for plays, concerts, musicals, and much more.  Portsmouth has a thriving economic environment too, and you should take advantage of Portsmouth’s free wireless set-up perfect for businesses and visitors looking to spend time downtown.  A number of tech firms have relocated to Portsmouth resulting in the city being dubbed the “e-coast”.  With scenic beaches right at the doorstep and a short ride from ski mountains, Portsmouth is a place you can be proud to call home year-round.

Portsmouth is a place where many home buyers initially come as visitors returning again and again before ultimately making it their primary home.  Did I mention there is no income nor sales tax?  If you want to have everything Portsmouth has to offer right at your fingertips, browse Portsmouth, NH homes for sale.
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 Explore the New Hampshire Seacoast region, a quaint slice of heaven along the Granite State’s small but mighty 18 miles of Atlantic Ocean shoreline. Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty specializes in luxury properties just south of the Maine border, from the cobblestone streets of historic Portsmouth, to the scenic island community of New Castle and the sandy beaches of Rye.
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