Portsmouth

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Portsmouth

Located on the northern tip of Aquidneck Island boarding Middletown, Narragansett Bay and Sakonnet River and Mount Hope Bay, Portsmouth boasts over 56 miles of shoreline. The town has one of the most progressive farm preservation programs in New England. The public school system is one of the best in the State. If you prefer a private education for your child, the Portsmouth Abbey, St. Philomena's, and the Pennfield School , also located in Portsmouth, provide excellent alternatives.

Areas of interest in Portsmouth include:

Portsmouth: Wapping Road

Wapping Road

Properties here tend to border agriculture land protected by Aquidneck Land Trust. Wonderful array of historic farmhouses and newly constructed homes sensitively built to their surroundings.

Portsmouth: Sandy Point

Sandy Point

This neighborhood overlooks Sakonnet River with mostly newer construction of colonial and Cape style architecture. This is a quiet neighborhood with winding roads and trails along the water and farmland.

Portsmouth: Glen Farm

Glen Farm

Located near Sandy Point, Glen Farm is the home of Newport's International Polo Field and historic Vanderbilt Stables. Glen Farm Recreation also hosts a myriad of soccer, rugby and lacrosse for children and adult leagues. The homes are situated along Sakonnet River and provide an array of beautiful architecture taking advantage of their elevations overlooking Sakonnet River to Little Compton.

Portsmouth: Carnegie Abbey Golf Club and Sporting Estate

Carnegie Abbey Golf Club and Sporting Estate

Opened in 2001, this private gated member's club offers an array of ownership opportunities with the compliments of pursuits including championship golf, a clubhouse with spa, fitness, fine and casual dining. Equestrian, walking trails and yacht club are available to member's use. To purchase property, all owners must be accepted for membership (social and golf memberships are available). Private tours are available by appointment by our staff. Vanderbilt International Properties has a number of properties available for sale within Carnegie Abbey. Please see our Featured Properties for more details. Please note that Vanderbilt International Properties has private listings at Carnegie Abbey that are not publicly listed.

Portsmouth: Ferry Landing

Ferry Landing

Located at the northern tip of Aquidneck Island, this fairly new neighborhood consists of 73 townhomes with views of Mount Hope Bay, Narragansett Bay and the iconic Mount Hope Bridge which connects Portsmouth to Bristol, Rhode Island. For more information, please see our Featured Properties.

Portsmouth: Sandy Point Beach

Sandy Point Beach

Located at the end of Sandy Point Avenue the cozy beach provides residents with picnic areas, restrooms, a swimming area and saltwater fishing from the fishing pier. This is a cozy beach for small children.