MLS® ID: 4733124
282 Rockland Street
Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 03844 $798,000
Hand crafted by a master carpenter’s apprentice back in the day, discover a world of sumptuous woodwork, impressive balustrades and exquisite, traditional Victorian detail, all juxtaposed against the finest modern amenities. The living room with its period mantel, working fireplace and herringbone maple floors is the perfect place for social discourse and relaxation. An ample formal dining room has hosted magnificent dinner gatherings. But the kitchen’s authentic cabinetry, granite counters and magnificent Garland stove pleases the most particular domestic chef. Upstairs, a dramatic third-floor master has exposed beams, cathedral ceilings and huge walk-in closet. There is a sophisticated bath, finished in custom tile straight from the pages of Architectural Digest. Appointments include a sauna, bidet, Four-body and range shower and whirlpool bath. Four ample bedrooms are found on the second floor where there is all-hardwood flooring. Up to date utilities like Rinnai tankless water heaters and a Lennox hot air system with two-zone central air ensure reliable comfort throughout the year. The hillside property has hassle-free off-street parking and is situated in a blissfully quiet, downtown neighborhood, rich with local history. Watch the world go by from your mahogany front porch. Invite friends to enjoy the Annual Fireworks atop an authentic Widows Walk. Savor life in a home with a sense of place, yet firmly grounded in the best of contemporary living.