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South End of Portsmouth, Walk To Town, 3 Story New Englander, Family Friendly

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
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Portsmouth House Rental Photos and Description

Sleeps 10, 4 Bedrooms. 1.5 Baths, farmers porch and back patio with grill

Take in a quintessential New England weekend. Come enjoy our lovely home.

Less than 0.5 mile walk (leisurely 8 minute walk) to Market Square, this house built in 1906 is a 3-story New Englander in the south end of Portsmouth, dead end street, 3 bedrooms on the 2nd floor, 3rd floor walk up to a 4th bedroom. Central A/C in first 2 floors of house, window A/C unit on 3rd floor, farmers porch to take in a beautiful new England summer and fall night. Patio in the backyard with Weber grill for barbecues. Portsmouth, NH is a wonderful destination town, great dining, excellent night life, NH ocean beaches less than 4 miles away, Kittery, ME outlet shopping very close by. One of the best farmers market is a block away on Saturday mornings. The South Mill Pond Park is 1+ blocks away- (free public access) having a dog park, playground, tennis courts, basketball court. Easy walk to Prescott Park, Strawbery Banke and many other attractions in town by foot.

A 6-8 minute walk to Strawbery Banke.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Ben and Kristin Otis
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
August 28, 2016

About Ben and Kristin Otis

We currently live in Portsmouth and enjoy traveling with our 3 small children to visit family and friends. We constantly remind ourselves that we live in this wonderful destination location

Ben and Kristin Otis purchased this house in 2006

Why Ben and Kristin Otis chose Seacoast

This location is amazing, 1 block from the Farmer's Market on the weekend, 1+ block from the south mill pond- dog park, playground, tennis and basketball courts, public library, 0.4 miles from market square, a leisurely walk, located on a dead end quiet street, you are an easy walk back from downtown with a quiet, friendly neighborhood.

What makes this house unique

Farmers porch on the front overlooking the street, semiprivate back patio with grill.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

South End of Portsmouth, Walk To Town, 3 Story New Englander, Family Friendly
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Family feel with local charm

  • 5 of 5

A great area for families. We had fun walking and exploring the town. House was large enough for our big family.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to stay in Portsmouth

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to stay! The location is fantastic; very close to the center of Portsmouth. The house was comfortable and clean. What a great option for a vacation!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Keene NH

Excellent rating!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent experience, great location within walking distance to down town.

Perfect for our family! Owners extremely nice and easy to deal wth😊

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming house, great owners

  • 5 of 5

We were two families with 3 kids and this house was the PERFECT accommodation for us. There was more than enough room for all of us, the kids especially loved the playroom filled with toys, and the adults really loved the character. We about a block away from the playground and downtown Portsmouth was also a manageable walk with 3 kids under 7. The owners were incredibly responsive during the booking process, giving us excellent area recommendations for our family and leaving out their pack and play and high chair for our youngest guest. They even texted the first evening to make sure everything was ok and reminding us about the delightful Saturday morning farmers' market which was also only 1 block away (something that we had inquired about in our first contact). The neighborhood was very family-friendly, and the neighbors even shared some of their sporting equipment with our kids. Portsmouth was very charming, with a ton of great shops and restaurants. Overall a really great experience! We would do it again in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home, very convenient to downtown Portsmouth.

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at this house for a girls weekend with a group of friends and it was perfect! There were 9 of us and the house had plenty of room for us all to be comfortable. The sleeping arrangements were great, spread out across the top two floors, and there was plenty of room on the first floor for us to all eat meals and hang out together. The house is also in a very convenient location so it was easy to walk to downtown Portsmouth. Plus, Ben and Kristin were very helpful throughout the entire booking process, answering any questions and providing helpful materials when we arrived about things to do in Portsmouth. I would definitely recommend this to anyone looking to stay in Portsmouth!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

A few of my friends and I stayed at this house for a girls weekend and truly enjoyed it! The house was lovely, provided ample room and was in a great location. We came up right after a blizzard, so we were not able to walk to downtown, but in any other circumstance you definitely could. The owners are extremely nice and easy to work with! I would absolutely recommend staying at this place! :)

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
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Portsmouth House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

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Pet Fee $100

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Portsmouth House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1622 sq. ft.
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , On 3rd floor, semi private, located on opp. sides of attic
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , twin over twin bunk bed (3 beds total in this room)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

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