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$809,000
5 Beds
2.5 Baths
3,300 SqFt
0.14 Acre Lot
5,940 Sqft Lot
Status Contingent
Property Type Single Family
Year Built 1770
Neighborhood Salem Common
Days on Website 59

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$809,000 – 1 Forrester St, Salem, MA 01970

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Courtesy of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty, Michael Selbst.

Description

Presenting the soulfully preserved & updated 1760 John Ives house, exuding old world spirit with modern improvements ideally suited for the way we live today. 5 BR 8217;s + office, 2 189; baths, Graciously proportioned rooms with original Georgian woodwork blend seamlessly with renovated bathrooms, custom kitchen and rebuilt attached mudroom with half bath. Significant additional improvements to this home include dipped/reglazed/restored historic windows w/storms, rebuilt firebox & relined flue in LR, significant deleading, newer roof, replaced boiler, rebuilt attached barn, foundation upgrades & new granite steps at front & side doors. Almost every room has 2 exposures resulting in a bright cheery house throughout the day. Romantic 2 story attached barn could be storage + a great workshop/craft space, or possible inlaw/rental unit (2 family zoning). Ideally located on the Salem Common near the playground, a short distance to the commuter rail, the PEM, & all that downtown Salem has to offer.

Property Details and Features

Location

  • City: Salem
  • State: Massachusetts
  • ZIP code: 01970
  • County: Essex
  • Beachfront
  • Neighborhood: Salem Common

Listing

  • Price: $809,000
  • Listing ID: 72426067

Bedrooms

  • 5 bedrooms

Bathrooms

  • 2 full bathrooms
  • 1 half bathroom

House

  • 1770
  • 12 total rooms
  • 3,300 square feet
  • Frame
  • Antique
  • Color: Tan

Lot

  • 0.14 acres

Property

  • Bay
  • Public

Water

  • Natural Gas

Energy Saving

  • Storm Windows

Taxes

  • Tax ID: 2136950
  • Tax year: 2018
  • Tax amount: 8573

Parking

  • Off-Street
  • 2 parking spaces

Basement

  • Basement

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