14 Old Harbor Road Rockport, MA

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Boat Slips 14 Old Harbor Road Rockport Massachusetts

Nestled among the galleries, shops, and eateries on legendary Bearskin Neck (ca. 1695) stands this harbor front property. Bearskin Neck in Rockport Massachusetts is a prime destination for locals and travelers from afar.

This property has a long history as a studio, gallery, and residence. This gambrel style home, with weathered shingles is anchored to a massive granite foundation on Rockport Pier.

No bones about it, this property needs restoration & reconstruction. It’s a challenging site and structure. However, living and working on the waterfront affords beautiful views of Rockport’s Old Harbor, the village and Sandy Bay.

On the first floor are a combination of show room, studio, workshop, and gallery and a large cut granite fireplace.

The second level offers a spacious bedroom, living room, kitchen and a deck with unparalleled views of the rocky Atlantic coast, scenic coves with working and recreational boats, and the hustle and bustle of Rockport.

For centuries the wharf has been home to heavy industries of timber, fishing, and granite. Today, Rockport is home to the world class Shalin Liu Performance Center. This property offers potential for both residential & commercial opportunities. There is coveted parking for four cars.

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22 Pine Street Hamilton, MA

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Living Room 22 Pine Street Hamilton, MA

Fabulous downtown neighborhood location. Set on .26 acres on a side street with a dead end. There are so many great details in this single level home!

You will be warmly welcomed first by the recent professionally installed paver and granite pathway. The foyer opens into the center of the home with a front to back living room and dining space with notably large windows. There is a wood burning fireplace and arched doorways. The hardwood floors extend throughout most of the house. Excellent floor plan with two bedrooms and a bathroom located privately off to one side. On the opposite side of the home the kitchen opens to a sunny breakfast room with atrium doors that bring you out to the deck. From the breakfast room a set of French doors lead into the family room. This comfortable room is spacious, front to back and has the benefit of high ceilings and windows on three sides.

The lower level has finished bonus space that is currently used as activity space, TV room, and office area. There is also a laundry room, a half bath and plenty of room for storage.

The fenced back yard has a free standing shed and is nicely landscaped with established plantings that include beautiful shrubs and fruit trees.

Move right in and immediately enjoy this well cared for home. There is a Generac® generator with transfer switch that powers most of the house. The commuter rail station, shops, restaurants, parks, many community resources and downtown businesses are nearby.

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13 Grafton Street Salem, MA

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It’s so easy to enjoy this fabulously renovated circa 1890 colonial home. Located at the end of a dead end street on .24 beautiful acres. Impressive finishes and details await you at every turn.

The front entrance from the covered farmers porch welcomes you into a surprisingly open and warm living space. The kitchen is highlighted with ample quarter-sewn oak cabinets, granite counters, breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances and is connected to the family room with a wood burning stove. Dappled light enters through large windows in the adjacent dining room. This room retains the older refinished fir floors and has a pass through to the kitchen. There is a great combination of open and private space, with a very flexible and accommodating floor plan. The living room has a tiled floor and recessed lights.

Comfortable radiant heat and the addition of mini splits cool both floors.

On the second floor are three bedrooms that share a spacious tiled bathroom. It has a tub and shower combination, double sinks and a marble counter. From the sunny main bedroom relax on the balcony that overlooks the yard. This room has a walk-in closet with custom shelving and two windows.

The lower level includes a workshop and a walk-out door to the yard.

There are hardwood and tile floors throughout, an interior/exterior sound system and beautiful window shades were added. The notable details continue outside with a fabulous front porch that faces the yard, a striking stone walled patio, brick pathways and mahogany doors and accents. Additional features include the lovely stone driveway, a separate shed and manageable gardens.

Hard to believe this is so close to the Salem commuter rail station, downtown and parks. Gallows Hill Park is nearby.

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25 Haven Way Beverly, MA

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25 Haven Way, a remarkable estate on 3.77 manicured acres. Once part of the Franklin Haven, an 80+ acre estate that stretched from the village to the beachhead and west towards Paine Avenue. It is said that Haven, the president of Merchants National Bank of Boston purchased the original 20 acres for $500 in 18461. With deeded beach access, the property optimizes timeless elegance and privacy in the very desirable village of Beverly Farms. The main structure, a Colonial Revival was built in 1929 and was once owned by Edward Pickering Parker2, of the Parker Brothers game manufacturing family, i.e. “Monopoly”. An addition was completed in 2008 by the firm Carpenter & MacNeille.

There are five bedrooms, six full and one half baths. In addition, there is a black walnut paneled den with a wood burning fireplace, formal living and dining rooms, a sunroom, and front and back staircases.

The new wing has a large chef’s kitchen with center island and a step down into a breakfast room that opens into a family room. Just off the family room is an enclosed mahogany screen porch that leads the way out to a cut granite and bluestone terrace overlooking the in-ground heated pool, spa and tennis court. There are two options for a main bedroom suite, both with private roof decks overlooking the lush green landscape that was recently curated by noted landscape architect Hugh Collins.

Additional amenities include a home office suite, exercise room, and an ensuite guest room. Enjoy radiant heat in the kitchen and in most of the bathrooms. The lower level has a craft room with a wood burning fireplace and mechanical room with a Viessmann heating system. There is central air conditioning throughout, a whole house generator and an attached 3-bay garage. The property is moments to the village center, commuter rail, and a private path to West beach. About thirty miles to Boston and Logan Airport.

1 Joseph E. Garland, The North Shore: A Social History of Summers Among the Noteworthy, Fashionable, Rich, Eccentric and Ordinary on Boston’s Gold Coast, 1823-1929 (Beverly, MA: Commonwealth Editions 1998, page 38.
2 John O’Brien, Register, Essex County Registry of Deeds, August 15, 1956 Book 4297, Page 423.

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Updated September 1, 2022


30 & 31 Apple Street Essex, MA

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Located on one of the most scenic roadways on the North Shore.

30 Apple Street Essex, MA – Exceptional property consisting of 11.5 acres currently in Chapter 61A. Serene rolling meadows bounded with old stone walls define this exquisite piece of land. This property can be purchased in conjunction with the 1816 farmhouse at 31 Apple Street. Will be conveyed with two, four-bedroom septic designs. Details for 30 Apple Street, Essex, MA.

31 Apple Street Essex, MA – Set on 9.6 acres and located on one of the most scenic roadways on the North Shore. The 1816 farmhouse at 31 Apple Street is awaiting your creative energy to bring this gem back to an antique show place. Will be conveyed with two, four-bedroom septic designs. The property is currently in Chapter 61A. The personal representative has never occupied the home. The condition of the fireplaces and systems are unknown. The property can be purchased in conjunction with 30 Apple Street. Details for 31 Apple Street Essex, MA.

The Town of Essex has a rich history of ship building, early American architecture, breathtaking vistas, agriculture, antiquing, and of course fried clams.

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19 Norman Road Hamilton, MA

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Impeccable both inside and out. This home has been cared for and updated over time. Neighborhood setting on .23 acres.

The appealing kitchen has quartz counters, stainless steel appliances, dining area, and hardwood floors. The kitchen entrance is through a windowed vestibule, and allows for easy access to the two-car garage and yard. Front to back living room with a wood burning fireplace and a built-in corner cabinet. There are arched doorways and wainscotting in the dining room, and a guest bath on the first floor. The four season room with its bead board ceiling, recessed lights and Hunter Douglas blinds add additional character to the home. French doors open out to the fabulous patio and meticulously landscaped yard with stone walls and granite steps.

On the 2nd floor are three bedrooms, a tiled bath and a bright hallway with a window seat. Quality details throughout including hardwood floors. Some of the recent updates to this home include generator panel, interior and exterior painting, new roof, gutters and patio. Partially finished basement with laundry room, workshop space and office. Easy access to downtown and commuter rail.

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Contact John & Cindy Farrell to see this home. 978-468-4180