A Town That's as Pretty as a Postcard
Drive down Market Street in Downtown Somersworth and you'll discover just how beautiful this community is. Founded in 1729, the town has embodied all of New England's charm for centuries. The heart of this community lies along the Salmon Falls River, where you'll find 19th-century factories and brick buildings repurposed into boutique stores, apartments, and professional offices. The Salmon Falls River also serves as the New Hampshire/Maine boundary, so Somersworth is close to just about everything on the Seacoast.
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Somersworth and its neighbor Berwick, ME grew up along the Salmon Falls River. As a result, the area boomed during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when textile factories and mills supported the local economy. Today, residents still appreciate Somersworth's rich history and vibrant downtown, where many of the historic factory buildings still stand.
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Why You'll Love Living in Somersworth:
Somersworth is close to everything
Right across the river is the town of Berwick, ME, which is also full of history and quaint New England scenery. In the opposite direction, Route 16 is a 15-minute drive away, giving residents easy access to New Hampshire Seacoast communities like Dover, Durham, and Portsmouth. Somersworth is also a convenient 50-minute drive from Portland, ME and 1.5-hour drive from Boston, MA.
You can find everything you need downtown
Somersworth's downtown has a small collection of restaurants, gift shops, professional services like a barber shop and financial advisors, antiques, and hardware stores, just to name a few! Many of these local business have made their home in historic brick buildings dating back to the 19th and 20th centuries.
Somersworth has fun things to do year-round
You name it, you'll find it in Somersworth: cross-country skiing, ice skating, camping, fishing, golfing (take your pick of the 18-hole Oaks golf course or the mini-golf course at Hilltop Fun Center), swimming... the list could go on and on! Don't forget to visit Somersworth's annual events, including the Hilltop City Bluegrass Festival in September and the Seacoast Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival in June.
Students don't have to travel far to go to school
Within Somersworth are four public schools (Idlehurst Elementary, Maplewood Elementary, Somersworth Middle School, and Somersworth High School), a private school (Tri-City Christian Academy), and a technical school (Somersworth Career Technical Center). There are even more educational opportunities nearby, including the University of New Hampshire in Durham and Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth.
Somersworth is a great place to retire!
Somersworth offers quick access to many of the Seacoast's amenities, no income or sales tax, a beautiful downtown, and plenty of housing options, making it a great place to retire. If you're considering retiring to New Hampshire, contact us and we will help you find the perfect home in Somersworth.
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We love everything about the New Hampshire Seacoast, which makes our jobs that much more enjoyable!
If you're considering buying or selling a home in Somersworth, contact us. As longtime New Hampshire residents and experienced Realtors, we have a wealth of resources about everything from moving tips to ways to increase your home's value. Let's talk about your goals.