179 Pleasant St
Portsmouth, NH 03801

6 Bd   7 Ba   10,024 Sqft
Historic 1784 home of Captain Thomas Thompson, one of the first naval officers commissioned by the Continental Congress. Capt. Thompson commanded the Frigate USS Raleigh, which was built on Badgerâs Island in 1776. The USS Raleigh is depicted on the NH State Seal. The 5,692 SF home has always been in private ownership and retains the aesthetic, architectural heritage of the period. Contiguous buildings include a shed, barn and a renovated 5+ room carriage house with 1,547 SF. Corporate meetings, nonprofit philanthropic initiatives and political gatherings have taken place in the parlor. National and local politicians, well-known film and theatre personalities and international dignitaries have been guests of honor at these events. Historic neighboring properties include; The Governor John Langdon House and Strawbery Banke. This home has history, legacy, presence and yet, there are still stories to be written. Are you the next author? Are you the next steward of this magnificent Portsmouth property?
  • Zipcode: 03801
  • Days on Movoto: 39
  • Year Built: 1784
  • HOA:
  • $/Sqft: $289
  • Lot: 40,075 Sqft
  • Property Type: Single Family
  • MLS#: 4516050
  • MLS:
  • Listing Office: Bean Group / Portsmouth
  • Listing Broker: Barbara Dunkle
  • Movoto last checked Northern New England Real Estate Network for new data 4 days ago
  • Northern New England Real Estate Network last updated this listing 1 week ago

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Real Estate Market Statistics of 179 Pleasant Street , Portsmouth

Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Total Inventory For Sale

95 Homes

+2% m/m -27% y/y

Median List Price


-1% m/m +41% y/y

Median Days On Market

89 Days

+2% m/m +5% y/y

Median House Size

2,350 Sqft

0% m/m +35% y/y

Median Price Per Square Foot

$281 /Sqft

0% m/m -2% y/y

Median Price

179 Pleasant St in 03801 is currently listed for 2,900,000. As of today, , this is 300% above the median price of $725,000 for the city of Portsmouth, NH and 292% above the median of $739,000 for ZIP code 03801. Right now, there are 103 properties for sale in 03801 and 95 properties listed for sale in Portsmouth. Those 95 properties are made up of 57 single family homes and 38 condos. The square footage of 179 Pleasant St is approximately 10,024, which is 327% above the median size of 2,350 square feet in Portsmouth and 282% above the median size of 2,625 square feet in ZIP code 03801. This property's price per square foot is $289, which is 3% above the $281 median in 03801 and 3% above the $281 Portsmouth median.

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Built in 1784, this 6-bedroom, 7-bathroom single family house at 179 Pleasant St is approximately 10,024 square feet and comes with 6 parking spots. It is listed on 09/16/2016 for $2,900,000 with a cost per Sqft of $289. 179 Pleasant St is located in the Portsmouth School District. The closest school is Portsmouth Middle School.

179 Pleasant St has been on the market for 39 days. The median days on the market for properties in this area is 89 with a median list price of $725,000 and median cost per square foot of $281. It's currently listed as active under the MLS #4516050.

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