Welcome to the Tobias Lear House—a beautifully rejuvenated 18th century, light-filled, Georgian home located in Portsmouth’s picturesque South End neighborhood! Staying at the stunning Tobias Lear House, where President George Washington took tea in November of 1789, will immerse you in Portsmouth’s rich history, but provide you with all the comforts of the 21st century. With Pistataqua River views and an ideal location just moments from Strawberry Banke and Portsmouth’s downtown, this vacation rental property provides a one-of-a-kind experience. 

Beyond its stunning and historic front parlors, comfortable den, and up to date kitchen, the Tobias Lear House also features two special bedroom suites. Madame Lear‘s chamber boasts a gas fireplace, as well as an en suite bathroom. The second bedroom is known as the “family suite” and is made up of two individual bedrooms. This suite offers beautiful views of the gardens as well as the Piscataqua River.