New Home Communities in Portsmouth, VA

It's the city with the world's largest natural harbor, home to America's oldest naval shipyard, and houses one of the largest concentrations of period architecture in America. Portsmouth is also known as a wonderful living destination for families. Portsmouth's recognition as one of the most "livable" cities in the USA by International Livable Communities is testimony.

One factor that makes living in Portsmouth so desirable is the vast range of outdoor activities you can enjoy. Boating, cycling, golfing, urban hiking, canoeing and even rowing are just some of the recreation options. Many of Portsmouth's folks love to tee off at the Bide-A-Wee Golf Course or Links at City Park. The city's more than 80 miles of navigated waterways can be explored through readily available ferries and water taxies. But if you want nature in its full glory, Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve is the place to go.

Portsmouth's history, arts and cultural activities scene is just as varied. A trudge through Hill House and its 150 year old exhibits is sure to give you the goosebumps. The credentials of Cedar Grove Cemetery as a place of cultural and historical importance is reinforced by its inclusion in Virginia's official register of historical sites. Besides the fabled naval shipyard, other historical places of interest include Fort Nelson, Trinity Church, Watts House, and the Methodist Church.

Portsmouth is also home to numerous museums showcasing its past. While the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center is known for its exquisite art exhibits, the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum celebrates the life and successes of more than 300 renowned athletes. You're sure to take a liking to the original fine crafts housed at Riverview Gallery and the Visual Arts Center popular for its high-tech art displays.

The city also counts many places where you can spend a lovely evening with your family. The centrally located nTelos Wireless Pavilion hosts numerous live music performances while the Commodore Theatre is perfect for families with its movies and light dinners. Other sources of wholesome family entertainment include the Willet Hall and the Portsmouth Community Center.

History's influence in Portsmouth is evident in all aspects. You can experience this first-hand while shopping in any of the city's six popular neighborhoods. Be it the antiques at High Street, Way Back, and Skipjack, or the arts at Olde Town Gallery, you can always buy a piece of Portsmouth's history. Adding a touch of specialty are places like Anderson-Wright, Karen Marie, Ma Maison, Small Pleasures and Kitchen Koop.

The dining options in Portsmouth are just diverse. American cuisine dominates the taste buds here with places like Baron's, Flagship, 757, Gosport, and Stove serving a stream of patrons all day long. Your other options include fast food joints like Subway, Starbucks, and Rita's Pizza.

It's hard to think of anyone not wanting to relocate to Portsmouth. The natural beauty, historical significance, fabulous neighborhoods, high quality education, ample shopping and dining options all make Portsmouth a fine place for families to settle down. Your family can experience it with the help of New Home Source. We feature all homes available for sale in Portsmouth and help narrow down the search through detailed pictures, statistics, and first-person accounts. With New Home Source, you can be a proud owner of the perfect Portsmouth home!

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    New Port at Victory by Chesapeake Homes

    New Port at Victory by Chesapeake Homes in Norfolk-Newport News Virginia
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    256 Harmony Dr
    Portsmouth, VA 23701

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    From $219,990 - $249,990

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    Portlock Square by Zirpoli

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    The Cottages at Norfolk Highlands by Wetherington Homes

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    From $269,900 - $282,400

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    Elizabeth Place by Wirth Development Corporation

    Elizabeth Place by Wirth Development Corporation in Norfolk-Newport News Virginia
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    From $549,900

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    Summer Park by Stephen Alexander Homes

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    Stephen Alexander Homes in Chesapeake, VA

    From $421,900 - $503,900

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    The Homestead by Ryan Homes

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    From $299,990 - $360,990

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    Brabble Shores by Howard Hanna William E. Wood

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    Chesapeake, VA 23323

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    Creek's Edge by Wetherington Homes

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    From $254,900 - $272,746

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    Summerwood at Grassfield by Ryan Homes

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