Listed By:
Ricardo Rodriguez & Associates with Coldwell Banker Realty Portsmouth NH; Off: 603-334-1900
53 Bagdad Road, Durham, NH
$ 699,900
Property Attributes
  • MLS#4956809
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CityDurham
  • AreaStrafford
  • Zip03824
  • StyleGarrison
  • Year Built1713
  • Taxes$ 8175
  • Price$ 699,900
  • Bedrooms3
  • Full Bathrooms2
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage2033
  • Lot Size2.4 Acres
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Property Description

Introducing a historic gem! The Garrison House of Capt. Jonathan Chesley constructed in 1716 offers a captivating glimpse into New England's rich architectural heritage. Nestled in the heart of Durham, NH, this residence exudes timeless charm and character, providing a unique opportunity to own a piece of local history. As you explore this 3 bedroom home, you'll be enchanted by the warmth and authenticity of the original features many of which have been lovingly restored by the current owner. You will also find a modern kitchen complete with granite countertops, wide-plank hardwood floors, exposed ceiling beams, and period woodwork that creates an ambiance that effortlessly blends the past with the present. Outside, the property showcases a sprawling 1 acre yard with mature trees, a barn and a workshop for all your hobby and storage needs. This property also transfers with a separate adjacent 1.4 acre lot that can be kept as it is or explored for investment opportunities. This Garrison home's historical significance is not to be overlooked. Imagine the stories and memories that have unfolded within its walls over the past three centuries. Owning a home with such a rich heritage allows you to be part of a proud tradition and bring your creativity to develop your own chapter in this remarkable piece of history. Property is sold as-is.

Middle School High School
Oyster River Middle School Oyster River High School
Price History
6/13/2023 Listed $824,900
7/17/2023 6% - $779,900
8/22/2023 11% - $699,900

General Features

3/4 Baths 2
Area NH-Strafford
Assessment Amount 281500
Bathrooms 2
Block 41/42
Construction Post and Beam, Wood Frame
Construction Status Existing
Cooling None
Electric 100 Amp
Flood Zone No
Garage Yes
Heating Radiant Electric, Stove - Gas
High School Oyster River High School
Middle School Oyster River Middle School
Price Per Sq Ft 344.27
Road Frontage Yes
Roof Shingle - Asphalt, Shingle - Wood
School District Oyster River Cooperative
Seasonal No
Sewer Concrete
Status Active
Stories 2
Style Garrison
Tax Gross Amount 8175
Tax Year 2022
Type Single Family
Utilities Cable
Water On-Site Well Exists
Water Heater Electric
Year Built 1713
Zoning RA

Interior Features

Basement Yes
Basement Access Type Interior
Basement Description Concrete, Crawl Space, Dirt, Partial, Interior Access
Beds 3
Heating Fuel Electric, Gas - LP/Bottle
Sqft-apx Fin Above Grade 2033
Sqft-apx Total 5413
Sqft-apx Total Finished 2033
Sqft-apx Unfn Above Grade 2176
Sqft-apx Unfn Below Grade 1204
Total Rooms 7

Exterior Features

Driveway Dirt
Exterior Cedar, Clapboard
Foundation Concrete, Fieldstone
Garage Capacity 4
Garage Type Other
Lot 0/0
Lot Description Wooded
Lot Size Area 2.4
Road Frontage Length 200
Roads Public


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 03824

Statistics provided by Inside Real Estate

AVG $620K
AVG $8,190
AVG 176
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1824
AVG 27
Data Provided by Walkscore® not using MLS data