Portsmouth VA Real Estate

One can't mention Portsmouth without referring to its maritime roots. This waterfront city is famous for its shipbuilding, has the world's largest and deepest harbor and a Port that handles the largest volume of freight in the East Coast.

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A Rare Find! 1.29ac Br...

$899,000
Portsmouth, VA
4 br, 4 ba, 4,300 ft² Residential
Price:
$899,000
City:
Portsmouth
Beds:
4
Baths:
4
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
1428750

A Rare Find! 1.29ac Broad Waterfront On Elizabeth River, Spectacular Views From Many Rooms, Overs...

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Custom Built All Brick...

$874,979
Portsmouth, VA
5 br, 5 ba, 6,026 ft² Residential
Price:
$874,979
City:
Portsmouth
Beds:
5
Baths:
5
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
1430471

Custom Built All Brick Exqusite Lake Front Home. Over 6000 Sq/ft Home Perfect For Entertaining Fa...

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Prestigious Stately Ma...

$790,000
Portsmouth, VA
4 br, 5 ba, 4,656 ft² Residential
Price:
$790,000
City:
Portsmouth
Beds:
4
Baths:
5
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
1411849

Prestigious Stately Mansion, 4.93 Acres Inground Pool, Teen Quarters, 3 Fp, Sun Deck, Screened Po...

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Unique Home, Deep Wate...

$775,000
Portsmouth, VA
5 br, 4 ba, 9,516 ft² Residential
Price:
$775,000
City:
Portsmouth
Beds:
5
Baths:
4
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
1345151

Unique Home, Deep Water/pier On The Eliz Rvr; Mstr On 1st Level, Spectacular Water Views! Feature...

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Show This One 1st! 6 B...

$599,900
Portsmouth, VA
6 br, 6 ba, 4,562 ft² Residential
Price:
$599,900
City:
Portsmouth
Beds:
6
Baths:
6
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
1425487

Show This One 1st! 6 Bedrms (2 - 1st Flr Master Suites) Gourmet Kitchen,din.rm,fam Rm,game Rm,sun...

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Gorgeous Luxury Home W...

$594,450
Portsmouth, VA
4 br, 4 ba, 5,338 ft² Residential
Price:
$594,450
City:
Portsmouth
Beds:
4
Baths:
4
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
1413524

Gorgeous Luxury Home With Amazing Water Views From Every Room! Spacious Rooms W/ 10' Ceilings On...

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Opportunities Abound F...

$550,000
Portsmouth, VA
4 br, 3 ba, 3,108 ft² Residential
Price:
$550,000
City:
Portsmouth
Beds:
4
Baths:
3
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
1434561

Opportunities Abound For Both Formal Entertaining And Casual Living In This C.1830 Farmhouse. 1.7...

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Lovely Mediterranean J...

$530,000
Portsmouth, VA
5 br, 3 ba, 4,002 ft² Residential
Price:
$530,000
City:
Portsmouth
Beds:
5
Baths:
3
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
1404928

Lovely Mediterranean Jewel Located At The Best Vantage Point To Enjoy Beautiful, Rustic Lake Jea...

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Spectacular Waterfront...

$510,000
Portsmouth, VA
4 br, 6 ba, 3,800 ft² Residential
Price:
$510,000
City:
Portsmouth
Beds:
4
Baths:
6
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
1428958

Spectacular Waterfront Home And A Rare Find.a Huge Gourmet Kitchen,swimming Pool,hot Tub,dock,dee...

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Spectacular View Of Th...

$499,900
Portsmouth, VA
4 br, 3 ba, 2,876 ft² Residential
Price:
$499,900
City:
Portsmouth
Beds:
4
Baths:
3
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
1423355

Spectacular View Of The James River From This Well Maintained And Updated All Brick Ranch On Quie...

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Luxurious 5 Br, 3 Full...

$499,000
Portsmouth, VA
5 br, 5 ba, 4,785 ft² Residential
Price:
$499,000
City:
Portsmouth
Beds:
5
Baths:
5
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
1419766

Luxurious 5 Br, 3 Full & 2 Half Baths, Custom Brick Home W Deeded Boat Slip In A Showcase 2006 Ho...

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One Of The Most Beauti...

$484,900
Portsmouth, VA
6 br, 5 ba, 4,231 ft² Residential
Price:
$484,900
City:
Portsmouth
Beds:
6
Baths:
5
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
1420817

One Of The Most Beautiful Locations You Will Find! 1.52 Acres, Circular Drive, 3 Car Garage W/wor...

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View listings for any the following Portsmouth neighborhoods, or continue reading about Portsmouth below.

The City of Portsmouth

Portsmouth 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.

Portsmouth Homes

Portsmouth homes appeal to a variety of lifestyles, and are located in several distinct neighborhoods reflecting not only the city's colorful history, but its modern urban areas and traditional family communities. The shady tree-lined streets, quiet neighborhoods, and river views are common qualities found in Portsmouth real estate.

See below for descriptions of the various communities in Portsmouth:

Historic Neighborhood:

Located near the downtown waterfront the historic neighborhoods of Portsmouth include: Cradock, Olde Towne, Park View, Truxtun, Downtown Portsmouth, and Port Norfolk.

They all have their own charm and unique style reflecting a variety of architecture dating from the late 1800's to the mid 1900's. Some of these areas include Cradock with its small cottage style homes; 20 blocks of Victorian and Greek Revival style homes along the Elizabeth River in Olde Towne; and Park View with its many Queen Anne style houses.

Downtown Portsmouth:

In addition to the many historic homes, Downtown Portsmouth also boasts high end multi-family homes such as “The Myrtles at Olde Towne,” and new single-family homes constructed 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.

Midtown Neighborhoods:

Portsmouth Midtown neighborhoods include: Glenshellah, Lake Shores, Cresent Place Apartments, Port Norfolk, Waterview, Mount Hermon, New Port at Victory Village, Cavalier Manor and Westhaven.

These range from the stately 1940's Glenshellah waterfront homes built on the site of an old golf course, to the modern 150 home community of Lake Shores.

Victory Neighborhoods:

The Victory Neighborhoods include: Simonsdale, Glenshellah, Kings Gate Crossing, Westhaven, Green Lakes, New Port at Victory, Crystal Lake Estates, and Cavalier Manor.

This area also includes a combination of the new and the old, with modern family subdivisions that include New Port at Victory and Kings Gate Crossing.

Churchland:

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]

Portsmouth Amenities & Recreation

Portsmouth has a robust history and the city has made every effort to highlight its past through the many designated historic districts and 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.

Choose from other Hampton Roads Communities

If you have any questions about Portsmouth real estate or any of the neighborhoods, please don't hesitate to email, or call Toll Free: 866-576-5356, Local: 757-410-8500 ext.139.

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