Price
$ 2,900,000

179 Pleasant Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801  
  • 6 beds
  • 7 baths
  • 7,239 sqft

179 Pleasant Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801  

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?

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Listing Type
Single Family
Listing ID
4516050
Bedrooms
6
Bathrooms
7
House Size
7,239
Listing Status
Active
Year Built
1784
County
Rockingham
Full Bath
4
Half Bath
2
Floors
2.5
Rooms
13.0
County School District
Portsmouth
School District 3
Portsmouth High School
TaxYear
2015
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    100 Market Street Suite 200 Portsmouth, NH 03801 | Phone: (603) 431-1111
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