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Well entrenched maritime roots have helped Portsmouth evolve into the waterfront city that it is today. The busy harbor handles the largest volume of freight on the East Coast, and boasts a world renown ship building industry
Portsmouth real estate is as diverse as the many neighborhoods that grace this historic town. From cottage style homes and Victorian mansions to modern condos, Portsmouth homes offer something for everyone.
See below for descriptions of the various communities in Portsmouth:
In addition to the many historic homes, Downtown Portsmouth also features high end multi-family homes such as “The Myrtles at Olde Towne,” and new single-family homes reproduced with Victorian style themes.
Downtown neighborhoods include: Olde Towne, Park View, The Myrtles at Olde Towne, Port Norfolk, Swimming Point, Westbury, Downtown Historic District, and London Street Infill Housing.
Whether it's the modern master-planned community of Lake Shores, or the treasured 1940's Glenshellah waterfront homes, real estate in Midtown neighborhoods satisfies a large cross-section of buyers.
This area also features modern family subdivisions such as New Port at Victory and Kings Gate Crossing.
Churchland VA real estate combines convenience with a suburban feel that gives residents the best of both worlds. This northwest neighborhood of Portsmouth is located at Churchill Blvd. and W. Norfolk Rd., just below Highway 164 - central to all main thoroughfares and amenities...[read more about Churchland and view listings]
Feel free to call Toll Free 800-671-0293 Local 757-410-8500, or email with your questions about the various new developments in Portsmouth. One of our sales associates will be happy to answer your questions.
The history of Portsmouth has been preserved through the many designated historic districts and famous sites dating back to the Civil War.
An afternoon in Downtown Portsmouth can be spent strolling through the unique stores and antique shops, outdoor cafes, or with a scenic walk along the Seawall. The city also has the largest children's museum in the state.
Water taxi or the Elizabeth River Ferry provide a convenient form of transportation to the waterfront sights and activities in Portsmouth and Norfolk.
A short drive will take you to Golf Bide-A-Wee, named the “best municipal course in Virginia” by Golf Digest, many hiking and nature sites, or Virginia Beach.
This thriving city boasts six successful business parks, and a large retail sector including charming downtown specialty shops and restaurants, a conference center and 6,500-seat amphitheater. In addition, Downtown Portsmouth is about to undergo a $158 million facelift which is expected to result in about $29 million in revenue over a 10 year period.
Larger businesses in Portsmouth are often related to the maritime industry, such as cargo terminals, marine engineering and ship building among others. Portsmouth is also home to the largest U.S. naval hospital, and the oldest shipyard that employs over 7,500. The Port of Hampton Roads handles the largest volume in the East Coast.
If you have any questions about real estate in Portsmouth, or any of the surrounding neighborhoods, please don't hesitate to email, or call Toll Free 800-671-0293 Local 757-410-8500.