Rye, New Hampshire

The affluent seaside community of Rye, New Hampshire is set just a few miles north of the bustling Hampton Beach area of the New Hampshire seacoast.  With just over 5000 residents, Rye has a small population with little commercial business apart from seasonal restaurants and several small shops.  Stunningly luxurious homes dot the eight miles of scenic coastline that meanders from North Hampton to the south to tiny New Castle just north of this beautiful town.

The area which was to become Rye, NH was the site of the state’s first European settlement.  Established in 1632 by David Thompson, he called the settlement “Pannaway Plantation”.  Now officially known as Odiorne’s Point, it is a 300-acre State Park with picnicking, sunbathing, hiking and several miles of paved bicycle trails.  The settlement eventually became a part of the booming port town of Portsmouth but was incorporated as a part of New Castle when that town split off from Portsmouth in 1693.  Rye separated from New castle in 1726, was incorporated and officially named in honor of an English Channel town in the “Old World”.  Over the years Rye managed to annex four of the nine Isles of Shoals, located several miles off the New Hampshire coast.  The remaining five islands were annexed by the state of Maine.

Aside from the obvious history of this little town that can be found in several local museums, Rye offers the sun and sand you would expect from a seacoast community.  In addition to Odiorne’s Point State Park, there is also Wallis Sands, Jenness Beach, Ragged Neck, Locke’s Neck and Rye Harbor.  Still a fishing community, small fishing boats can be found moored in the picturesque inlets and waterways that curve their way in and out coastal route 1A.  Other activities in town include golfing at Wentworth By Sea, whale watching and just plain relaxing.  Nearby Portsmouth offers shopping of all kinds, casual and fine dining, theaters, the arts as well as entertainment of all kinds.  The Pease International Tradeport gives locals the convenience of air travel to all parts of the country, as does the Manchester Airport to the west and Boston’s Logan Airport to the south.  A trip to the incredible beauty of the White Mountain National Forest in northern NH is but a one-hour drive but gives you memories to last a lifetime.  The scenic state of New Hampshire is beautiful everywhere you look, but the North Country is truly unforgettable.

Rye, NH is a part of SAU #50 and maintains kindergarten through grade eight for its student population.  Resident children in grades in through twelve are tuitioned at the nearby Portsmouth High School.  There are currently no plans to build a high school in Rye.

Rye is an architect’s dream town just for the multitude of differing home styles found throughout the town.  Grace and beauty, style and form all compliment each other to perfection in these wonderful old and new homes.  If you think Rye may be the right town for you, your first step should be to call Jim Miller Bean Group at (603) 801-3987.  New Hampshire is a wonderful state to live in and we’d love to tell you all the reasons why.  Give us a call today and start living the New Hampshire Lifestyle tomorrow!

Rye Elementary School (k-5)
(603) 436-4731

Rye Junior High School (6-8)
(603) 964-5591

Portsmouth High School (9-12)
(603) 431- 5080

Current Rye New Hampshire Real Estate MLS Listings for Single Family Homes

Rye NH Single Family Homes for Sale

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Rye NH Single Family Homes for Sale

30 Properties Found. Page 1 of 2.
Photo of Listing #4768627

9 Heather Dr, Rye

$6,495,000 - 5 Beds, 8 Baths, 9,299 Sf

MLS® # 4768627

Photo of Listing #4791480

1308 Ocean Blvd, Rye

$3,599,000 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,072 Sf

MLS® # 4791480

Photo of Listing #4774471

45 Church Rd, Rye

$2,995,000 - 3 Beds, 7 Baths, 7,258 Sf

MLS® # 4774471

Photo of Listing #4792298

239 Wallis Rd, Rye

$2,495,000 - 5 Beds, 7 Baths, 8,712 Sf

MLS® # 4792298

Photo of Listing #4797916

897 Washington Rd, Rye

$1,850,000 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 4,039 Sf

MLS® # 4797916

Photo of Listing #4807254

161 Wallis Rd, Rye

$1,695,000 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,900 Sf

MLS® # 4807254

Photo of Listing #4805802

170 Love Ln, Rye

$1,649,000 - 4 Beds, 5 Baths, 6,167 Sf

MLS® # 4805802

Photo of Listing #4779551

160 South Rd, Rye

$1,649,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 3,272 Sf

MLS® # 4779551

Photo of Listing #4786138

Lot 10 Stoneleigh Perserve, Rye

$1,596,900 - 4 Beds, 6 Baths, 3,502 Sf

MLS® # 4786138

Photo of Listing #4760414

Lot 3 Stoneleigh Perserve, Rye

$1,589,900 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,595 Sf

MLS® # 4760414

Photo of Listing #4791063

3 Love Ln, Rye

$1,549,900 - 3 Beds, 5 Baths, 2,786 Sf

MLS® # 4791063

Photo of Listing #4789174

Locke Rd, Rye

$1,533,440 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,798 Sf

MLS® # 4789174

Photo of Listing #4808738
New Listing

5 Whitehorse Dr, Rye

$1,499,900 - 6 Beds, 6 Baths, 7,035 Sf

MLS® # 4808738

Photo of Listing #4760422

Lot 4 Stoneleigh Perserve, Rye

$1,499,400 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,218 Sf

MLS® # 4760422

Photo of Listing #4807976

163 Love Ln, Rye

$1,295,000 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,228 Sf

MLS® # 4807976

Photo of Listing #4743546

60 Causeway Rd, Rye

$1,285,000 - 5 Beds, 6 Baths, 5,463 Sf

MLS® # 4743546

Photo of Listing #4806699

446 Central Rd, Rye

$1,269,000 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,971 Sf

MLS® # 4806699

Photo of Listing #4800083

15 Willowbrook Ave, Rye

$989,993 - 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,904 Sf

MLS® # 4800083

Photo of Listing #4700652

55 Old Beach Rd, Rye

$949,900 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,368 Sf

MLS® # 4700652

Photo of Listing #4804916

10 Jenness Ave, Rye

$929,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,789 Sf

MLS® # 4804916

Photo of Listing #4808167
New Listing

550 Long John Rd, Rye

$899,000 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,796 Sf

MLS® # 4808167

Photo of Listing #4774521

23 Foss Cir, Rye

$824,900 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,076 Sf

MLS® # 4774521

Photo of Listing #4792575

201 Washington Rd, Rye

$809,900 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,880 Sf

MLS® # 4792575

Photo of Listing #4806545

27 Dow Ln, Rye

$779,900 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,140 Sf

MLS® # 4806545

Photo of Listing #4808316
New Listing

11 Glendale Rd, Rye

$775,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,416 Sf

MLS® # 4808316

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Listing information last updated on June 6th, 2020 at 1:36am EDT.