The gorgeous coastal city of Salem, Massachusetts has a tagline that says it all, “Still making history.” And indeed this unique Essex County community is a must-see destination for visitors and prospective homebuyers alike. Here you will find an intriguing history that includes everything from pirates and trading, ocean ships and settlers, witches, and literature that made waves. Situated on the gorgeous North Shore, Salem is one of the essential seaports in the history of the Puritan Americans. Today this bedrock of New England history is home to approximately 41,500 residents, as well as the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem Maritime National Historic Site, Pioneer Village, Salem Willows Park, and the Seven Gables.
In addition to a great location, rich history, and being home to numerous points of interest, Salem also offers two historic residential neighborhoods, the Charter Street Historic District and the Federal Street District. While a combination of both tourist and suburban areas, Salem has many other remarkable neighborhoods as well, including the McIntire District, Pickering Wharf, Salem Neck, Witchcraft Heights, North Salem, Downtown Salem District, South Salem, and The Point. As home to the infamous 1692 Salem witch trials, forever memorialized in The Crucible by Arthur Miller, Salem has embraced its cultural identity. One of the local elementary schools is called Witchcraft Heights, cop cars have witch logos, the local high school sports’ teams are the Witches, and the site believed to have been used for many public hangings is now an often used sports field named Gallows Hill.
Salem also has a vibrant downtown area with over sixty fabulous cafes, restaurants, coffee shops, and retailers. In fact, the first-ever “Best Shopping District” award of the Retailers Association of Massachusetts was presented to downtown Salem. With many splendid options for dining, shopping, and entertainment, this one-of-kind city is a must-see for prospective homebuyers. Available real estate in Salem is varied and include properties to suit single professionals and retirees, as well as families with several children. Homes for sale in Salem include houses of various architectural styles, each with its own distinct advantages. Whether you are looking for a low-maintenance efficient space, or something large and luxurious, Salem real estate has you covered. If you would like to learn more about the available properties in Salem, Massachusetts, please contact us today so we may assist you in your home search.
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