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Homes of the Week

April 4, 2014

Enjoy a whole new lifestyle in Old Marblehead

If what they say is true, and location is everything, your home search ends here, for this beautiful Colonial townhouse nestled in the heart of Old Town Marblehead has it covered. Just steps from the beach and all that this quaint village has to offer, this sun-filled tri-level is newly presented for sale and just in time for spring.

“It is really all about the lifestyle,” says Realtor David Ashton of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. “There are not many homes for sale in this area, and none possess what this one has. It is distinguished by its easy access to a picturesque downtown, the harbor front, the commuter rail and the high-speed Salem Ferry. People fall in love with this part of town for all of the things that can be enjoyed here, like biking, kayaking, shopping and dining.”

While the building has historic roots that date back to the 1800s, it saw a total restoration in the 1990s when the once single-family was converted to three condominium units. This particular home, the first for sale in more than 10 years, features sun-filled rooms, original wide pine floors throughout, skylights and a partially covered wraparound deck and porch from which to enjoy cool summer breezes and unobstructed views of the neighborhood and beyond.

Perfect for entertaining, the first floor boasts a wonderful flow with a generous living room and a spacious eat-in kitchen complete with walk-in pantry, stainless-steel appliances, recessed lighting and a large glass slider to the aforementioned deck. Up the stairs find two bedrooms, two full baths and a secluded third floor with wall-to-wall carpeting ideally suited for an in-home office, playroom or additional bedroom.

While parking in the area tends to be at a premium, fear not, for this property includes two deeded off-street assigned parking spaces and shared guest parking, as well as on-street parking. Additionally, this home features a kitchen pantry with washer/dryer hookup and a low monthly condo fee, and it is pet-friendly.

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