129 State St, Portsmouth

$2,850,000

3 Beds
4 Baths
3,859 Sqft
.07 Acres
0 Garages

A color-splashed renovation in historic Portsmouth. Enter through the back door – a glossy portal color-blocked in electric shades of pink, green, yellow, and blue—and you’ll get a hint at the interior design. Like the White House’s famously color-coded rooms, this kaleidoscopic home comprises 12 rooms, and almost every one is dedicated to a different bold hue. On the second floor in the home’s Red Room a fireplace made of local fieldstone interrupts the monochromatic scheme on one wall, while frame molding and built-in bookshelves add depth to the others. The Kitchen embraces a fiery yellow. In the butler’s pantry, the sunny paint covers the cabinets and walls, while 17th-century Dutch tiles adorn the backsplash and French Petite Granite tiles furnish the floors, which are fixed with radiant heating. The kitchen walls feature countless shades of lilac, pale blue, and yellow blended together-almost making the lavish 18th century French chandelier look as if it’s casting a rainbow of light around the room. From the French blue sitting room to the rear foyer in purple paneling, each living space takes on a tone of its own. The off-white master bedroom is the most neutral room in the home, making its balcony the star, looking down into the gated courtyard below. In the 1880’s the property served as a warehouse and then later as an office space—incredible considering the transformation in to the beautiful residential brownstone that exists today. *Boston Magazine’s Sofia Rivera

Jane Chase, Legacy Properties Sotheby's Int'l Realty.

Essential Information
MLS® #4726989
Price$2,850,000
Bedrooms3
Bathrooms4.00
Full Baths2
Half Baths1
Square Footage3,859
Acres0.07
Year Built2012
TypeResidential
Sub-TypeResidential
StyleTownhouse
StatusActive
Community Information
Address129 State St
AreaPortsmouth
CityPortsmouth
CountyRockingham
StateNew Hampshire
Zip Code03801
Amenities
Parking Spaces4
GaragesDirect Entry, Heated
Utilities

Internet - Cable, Underground Utilities

Parking

Driveway, Garage, On-Site, Parking Spaces 4

Interior
CoolingCentral AC
FireplaceYes
# of Stories3
Interior

Hardwood, Other, Slate/Stone, Tile

Interior Features

Attic, Dining Area, Draperies, Fireplace - Wood, Fireplaces - 2, Kitchen/Dining, Master BR w/ BA, Soaking Tub, Walk-in Closet, Walk-in Pantry, Wet Bar, Laundry - 2nd Floor, Other, Security

Appliances

Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Exhaust Hood, Microwave, Other, Oven - Double, Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Washer, Wine Cooler, Mini Fridge

Heating

Forced Air, Multi Zone, Radiant

Fireplaces

Fireplace - Wood, Fireplaces - 2

Exterior
ExteriorBrick, Clapboard
RoofShingle - Asphalt
ConstructionWood Frame, Masonry
Exterior Features

Balcony, Fence - Partial, Garden Space, Natural Shade, Patio, Other

Lot Description

Landscaped, Level, City Lot, Curbing, Other, Sidewalks, Street Lights

Foundation

Granite, Poured Concrete, Other

Additional Information
Date ListedNovember 7th, 2018
Days on Market517
ZoningCBB
Listing Details
AgentJane Chase
Office

Legacy Properties Sotheby's Int'l Realty

Property History
Price Reduced from $2,950,000 to $2,850,000
Price Reduced from $3,250,000 to $2,950,000
Price Reduced from $3,500,000 to $3,250,000
Price Reduced from $3,950,000 to $3,500,000
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Listing information last updated on April 8th, 2020 at 10:36am EDT.