Attractive and Unique Church

Special Purpose for Sale
Sale Pending
Catylist Listing ID: 30675482
Property Subtypes: Assembly/Meeting Place
Status: Pending
Building Size (RSF): 5,552 SF
Gross Building Area: See Agent
Gross Land Area: 0.23 Acres
Sale Price: $895,000
Property Use Type: Vacant/Owner-User
Sale Terms: Cash to Seller
Cap Rate: Undisclosed
Last Updated: 2/13/2021

Overview / Comments

This beautiful building showcases Greek Revival architecture with a 1,000+/- SF vaulted sanctuary with a 17'6"+/- foot ceiling, ornate detailing and a recessed altar. The building consists of three floors including church school rooms, offices and ancillary rooms. It is walking distance to Market Square and other Portsmouth attractions while being nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood.

The building is serviced by a 3-stop lift providing access to the first floor and the lower level from the outside entrance.

Parking includes 3+/- front to back spaces in the church driveway. Rockland Street offers parking on both sides and is not heavily traveled nor intensely used for parking. Free municipal parking is available at the intersection of Middle Street and Miller Avenue (subject to certain restrictions).

Additional Details

Nearest MSA: Boston-Cambridge-Newton
County: Rockingham
Submarket/Township: Portsmouth
Taxing Authority: City of Portsmouth
Tax ID/APN: Map 129/Lot 008
Property Located Between: Miller Avenue and Broad Street
Property Visibility: Fair
Largest Nearby Street: Miller Avenue
Feet of Frontage: 98
Highway Access: From I-95 take Exit 7 to downtown Portsmouth and drive to Middle Street. Continue on Middle Street to Miller Avenue; go 0.2 mile and turn right onto Rockland Street. Property is on left.
Site Description: Building is sited above street grade on rolling topography.
Area Description: Primarily residential neighborhood
Total Number of Buildings: 1
Number of Stories: 3
Property Condition: Excellent
Year Built: 1924
Year Renovated: 2014
Roof Type: Gable
Construction/Siding: Brick
Exterior Description: Brick and stone exterior with wood trim.
Parking Type: Surface
Parking Description: Parking on-site includes 3± front to back spaces in the church driveway, with ample on-street parking on Rockland Street. Free municipal parking is available at the Masonic Temple Lot, 351 Miller Avenue (subject to certain restrictions).
Passenger Elevators: 1
Sprinklers: None
Heat Type: Natural Gas
Heat Source: Central
Air Conditioning: Engineered System
Interior Description: The building consists of three levels. The lower level consists of open space and church school rooms. First floor includes the sanctuary and two large ancillary rooms. The sanctuary level has AC. The upper level includes a private office and a conference room, and an organ loft. There are two bathrooms and a two stop lift.
Zoning Description: Located in the General Residence A zone, which permits 1-4 unit residential buildings and family daycare facilities by right and permits religious uses, group daycare and assisted living by special exception
Lot Frontage: 98.6
Water Service: Municipal
Sewer Type: Municipal
Land Ownership: Owned

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Demographic Statistics

Proximity: 1 mile 3 miles 5 miles
Total Population: 10,692 27,952 41,786
Median Age: 41.78 42.13 42.78
Households: 5,379 13,191 18,988


Photograph of Listing Agent

David F. Choate, III

Colliers International NECPE Member
Photograph of Listing Agent

Abigail K. Morneault

Colliers International NECPE Member
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