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

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

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.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ben and Kristin Otis (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english

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 New Hampshire

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.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)
South End of Portsmouth, Walk To Town, 3 Story New Englander, Family Friendly
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
5

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 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Keene NH
5

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 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

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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5

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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5

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
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boston, MA
5

Great Location, great home. Who could ask for anything more?

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I, a bunch of early 30 somethings, visited Portsmouth for Columbus weekend and were very pleased with our choice in accommodation. The location of the property is excellent: within an easy 5 minutes walking distance from downtown, located in a quiet neighborhood, and offers a great space to grill and enjoy the outdoors. In terms of the property, there was more than enough room for us to spread out, the house was very clean (a BIG plus). Actually, classifying this place as a property doesn't do this place justice: it feels very much like a home, which gives it a very unique charm. The fifth star, however, was truly earned based on the extra effort that Ben and Kristin put into making sure that we enjoyed our stay. Everything from connecting to wifi to “how to access downtown Portsmouth by foot” was clearly laid out. They even recommended and left out a few games for our party to enjoy during our stay – it’s the little things that make a stay truly memorable. With regards to recommendations, this property has a unique feature in that I’d recommend it to both big families and groups of friends alike. Without a doubt, I’d rent from them again, and have recommended their property to my friends and family.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Portsmouth House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
$500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100

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Amenities

Portsmouth House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1622 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 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)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

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