Rye, New Hampshire is home to approximately 8 miles of beautiful coastline, making it the Seacoast's town with the most miles of water frontage along the Atlantic Ocean. It's favored by many for its beautiful beaches and actually draws a large tourist contingent each summer for families looking for that quintessential New England summer vacation.
Rye has a number of sandy beaches to choose from, but two of the more popular are Jenness Beach and Wallis Sands. If you are looking for great seafood, local residents will likely point you to Ray's Seafood or Petey's Seafood, both which offer fresh caught lobsters and fried seafood.
Home prices in Rye rank right at the top for the Seacoast. In fact, last year the average home in Rye sold for just over $900,000. New Hampshire is known for it's high property taxes and that is certainly the case up and down the Seacoast. However, the Town of Rye offers some of the lowest property tax rates in the area and it's one (of the many) reasons families look to Rye for buying property.
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