Single Family for Sale: 53 Austin Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801

6 beds
1 full, 5 three quarter, 1 half baths
5,100 sqft
53 Austin Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801
6 beds
1 full, 5 three quarter, 1 half baths
5,100 sqft
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Type Single Family
Style Federal
Beds 6
Total Baths 1 full, 5 three quarter, 1 half baths
Square Feet 5,100 sqft
Lot Size 0.42 acres
Year Built 1804
Taxes Paid $37,777

City Portsmouth
County Rockingham
School District Portsmouth School District

MLS 4962951
Status Active
DOM 60 days
Located just steps away from vibrant downtown Portsmouth, this historic federal home built in 1804 features 5,100+/- sq ft, 6 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms. Known as the Pickering-Heffenger house, these walls have a story to tell. It was host to a peace treaty ball between the Japanese and Russians during the Treaty of Portsmouth in 1905. The elegance of another era is evident throughout this three-story sun-filled home with exquisite crown moldings and trim, arched doorways, marble fireplace surrounds, and the lovely, curved staircase with its decorative spindles , a center focus of the entry hall. History meets today’s standards seamlessly with a large bright updated kitchen featuring stainless appliances, loads of cabinetry and a large center island. The kitchen opens to a dining area with access to the multi-level terraced garden, a quiet private oasis. The first floor comprises the kitchen/dining room, parlor, living room, and an even larger dining room all designed to entertain. Upstairs each bedroom is ensuite with bath and fireplace. The property also offers a large courtyard that can accommodate 8 cars, and a 3-car garage. A separate renovated carriage house features 3 well-appointed two-story rental units netting north of 100K in yearly rent. Located within walking distance to Market Square, this is an opportunity to own a bit of history, a statement home on a quiet street, in the heart of Portsmouth. Change of use allows for commercial use & commercial construction

Room Features

Bedroom with Bath 18 x 19
Bedroom with Bath 2 11.1 x 15.8
Dining Room 23.7 x 21.6
Family Room 18.7 x 18.1
Kitchen/Dining 20.8 x 16.1 and 11.6 x 16.7
Laundry Room 14.9 x 6
Living Room 28.4 x 18.7
Primary BR Suite 17.3 x 17.6

Lot & Building Features

Appliances Cooktop - Gas, Washer, Refrigerator, Range - Gas, Oven - Double, Microwave, Dryer, Dishwasher
Features Interior Attic – Walkup, Skylight, Primary BR w/ BA, Natural Light, Laundry - Basement, Laundry - 1st Floor, Kitchen/Dining, Kitchen Island, Fireplaces - 3+, Dining Area, Blinds
Utilities High Speed Intrnt -Avail, Internet - Cable
Construction Wood Frame
Cooling None
Heat Source Gas - Natural
Heating Baseboard, Hot Water
Parking Description On-Site, Paved, Parking Spaces 6+
Sewer Public
Tax Year 2022
Taxes Paid $37,777
Water Public
Water Heater Off Boiler
Basement Description Bulkhead, Unfinished, Sump Pump, Concrete Floor
Foundation Fieldstone
Lot Description City Lot, Level, Landscaped
Roof Shingle - Asphalt
Features Exterior Fence - Partial, Storage, Porch - Covered, Outbuilding, Natural Shade
Exterior Clapboard, Wood Siding, Wood
Total Rooms 12
Garage Yes
Garage Type Attached
Full Baths 1
3/4 Baths 5
Half Baths 1

Community and Schools

Elementary School Little Harbor School
Junior High School Portsmouth Middle School
Senior High School Portsmouth High School

Price History of 53 Austin Street, Portsmouth, NH

Date Name Price Difference
07/26/2023 Listing Price $3,600,000 N/A
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Direct: 603-660-2876
116 Lovering St
Manchester, NH 03109
Listed by LandVest, Inc./New Hampshire, Sam Howard
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