The water views are spectacular and the location is perfect for experiencing all that Boston's North Shore has to offer. This seaside cottage is located on Lothrop Street at Independence Park & Beach on Beverly Harbor, which the Boston Globe selected as one of the ‘20 Best Streets in Boston and Beyond’ in 2012. You will be instantly captivated by the waterfront activity just steps from the front door...sunbathing, swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding, wind surfing, fishing, boating and sailing. Kayak and paddle board rentals, several beaches, parks, fishing piers and marinas are all just steps away.
Just a few blocks away is the vibrant downtown area with numerous restaurants, cafes and shops as well as the train station.
Just 2 miles away is downtown Salem, known worldwide as the site of the infamous Salem Witch Trials of 1692. There's much to see and do related to the trials throughout the city. Other tourist favorites include Nathaniel Hawthorne's House of the Seven Gables and the world-renowned Peabody Essex Museum. Salem also boasts many fine restaurants, waterfront dining, unique and antique shops and a vibrant nightlife. Whether you prefer a walking or trolley tour, there is much to see. Additionally, Boston Harbor Cruise Line operates a ferry from Salem Ferry Center to Long Wharf in Boston to continue your explorations.
If you care to venture out beyond your immediate surroundings you will find the Beverly Train Depot is just 2 minutes away. Northbound will take you to Gloucester, Rockport, Ipswich and Newburyport and southbound to Salem and Boston. Centrally located within an 18 mile radius extending from Boston to Newburyport to Cape Ann, you'll find these popular destinations as well as Salem, Marblehead, Essex, Ipswich, Gloucester and Rockport convenient by train or car. Whether your interests lie in the beauty of rugged New England coastline, the pristine beaches of Gloucester and Ipswich, antiquing in Essex, Boston and Salem attractions, history, Boston sports, theatre, museums, restaurants or whale watching…it’s all close by.
When you are finished exploring the treasures of Boston's 'Gold Coast', return home for a quick dip in the ocean or a leisurely stroll along the harbor and coastline and perhaps a cocktail as you enjoy a relaxing evening watching the waterfront activity from your seaside, cottage apartment.
This newly renovated and fully equipped, 2 bedroom, third floor loft apartment has an oceanfront balcony, private, rear deck and entrances, fully equipped kitchen, linens, and central air for your comfort and enjoyment.