Perfect fusion of modern living style with the character of an antique home, all nestled in the coveted South End of Portsmouth. Upon entering the home there is a mudroom which leads into the living room highlighted by exposed beams, working wood fireplace, and built-ins. Kitchen has gone through a major renovation with all new stainless steel appliances including gas range, soapstone countertops, and tiled backsplash. Towards the rear of the home is the good sized family room (24 x 12) plenty of space for relaxing or entertaining. Rounding out the first floor is the dining room and updated half bath.On the second level there are 2 bedrooms and an office that could also be used as a 3rd bedroom. Full bath has been tastefully updated with tiled shower, 3 year old roof, fresh interior paint throughout most of the home & laundry brought up from the basement to the 2nd floor are just a few more recent updates. This property has coveted off street parking, there is a driveway with room for at least 2 cars. The backyard is perfectly sized, fully fenced backyard with views looking into the gardens and antique houses of Strawberry Banke. Enjoy the mature plantings of English rose, peonies, French double white lilacs, knockout rose, and red stick boxwood. They just don’t make homes and neighborhoods like this anymore, come be part of something special!