SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

Homes of the Week

August 9, 2013

English Commons at Topsfield -- new model home opening today

Setting the standard for easy living in a maintenance-free, 55-plus community

The real estate market is back, and it’s very active on the North Shore. At the new 55-plus community being developed in Topsfield by Carl Berry and Alan Berry of C.P. Berry Homes — English Commons at Topsfield — the community is nearing the 75 percent sold milestone. Only 13 new homes and two model homes remain available for sale. One is a brand-new model home that will be available for viewing starting today, Aug. 9.

The community is located at the gateway to Topsfield and is an open space paradise all its own, including a 50-acre conservatory surrounding the new, maintenance-free homes being built by C.P. Berry Homes. Here, residents enjoy the carefree lifestyle that is part of this active-adult condominium community. Rather than worrying about the cares of home upkeep, residents (and their children and grandchildren) can enjoy the 4-acre center common green with scenic gazebo and a Nicklaus-design putting green, stroll the walking path to the Clubhouse (which includes a gathering room, reading room, fitness center, heated swimming pool and large, furnished sundeck), or hike the natural walking trail through the preserved open space.

Homes start at 2,800 square feet and offer customization and expanded living spaces up to nearly 4,000 square feet. All homes are built to Energy Star Level 2 certification (meaning energy savings of over 35 percent compared to a home constructed to code) and include C.P. Berry Homes’ exclusive two-year New Home Warranty.

The on-site Sales Center and model homes are open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Our homeowners say it best ... “We love our new home.”

Drive through a C.P. Berry Homes community and ask the residents how they feel about their home. Our reputation is the foundation of our business and our homes. We’ve been building homes for generations and plan to continue to do so, long into the future.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Homes of the Week
  • Longbranch1 Enjoy breathtaking views, cool summer nights on the Atlantic

    Should you be in the market for a seaside home with a "twist," search no more, for this breathtaking Rockport home located on Andrew's Point is possibly unlike anything you have previously seen. From its soaring ceilings to its walls of glass to its

    July 25, 2014 4 Photos

  • Turner1 Turner Hill showcases existing homes on market

    As the development team for The Residences at Turner Hill finalizes plans for new residential offerings and enhanced amenities at the 311-acre community in Ipswich, there is currently an opportunity to purchase one of the few remaining villas and tow

    May 16, 2014 3 Photos

  • anderson1 Newburyport Colonial offers flexibility, convenience, solutions

    As family circumstances become more complex, finding the perfect living situation in which to "co-exist" can be challenging. While privacy is often the big trade-off, it doesn't always have to be. So, should you be in search of a "multi-generational"

    July 25, 2014 5 Photos

  • point1 Vacation year-round on beautiful Plum Island

    Should three-hour backups at the Bourne and over-the-top tallies at the gas pump still be fresh on your mind from the Fourth of July, you may be rethinking your summer plans going forward. While the lure of Cape Cod may be tempting, the "less travele

    July 18, 2014 4 Photos

  • arts1 Come home to something different in Wenham

    Custom designed and masterfully constructed, this pristine Wenham residence is quintessential New England at its finest. Presenting natural materials on the exterior and featuring clean lines and simple forms throughout its interior, this definitive

    July 18, 2014 4 Photos

  • witham3 Gloucester home is serene retreat Though its location makes it prime real estate for beach lovers, even the most ardent fans of the shore may find it hard to leave the confines of this gorgeous house. Sited just a short distance from Good Harbor Beach, this meticulous property with s

    July 11, 2014 5 Photos

  • turner1 Turner Hill ready for summer Home & Garden tour IPSWICH -- The charming residential golf community of Turner Hill, located at 3 Manor House Lane in Ipswich, welcomes all to a solstice celebration at its summer Home & Garden tour being held July 12 to 20. Experience Turner Hill's unique history and

    July 11, 2014 3 Photos

  • Bridge1 Outstanding views combine with luxurious living on Marblehead Neck

    Panoramic vistas, spectacular water views spanning as far off as Boston and a magnificent home from which to admire those may sound like a fantasy for most. However, should you be in the market for just that, search no further, for this stunning cont

    July 4, 2014 3 Photos

  • Forster1 Sun-lit stunner affords incomparable sweeping views

    Pleasing "all of the people, all of the time" may seem a monumental task, but this breathtaking shingle-style Colonial in Manchester-by-the-Sea might possibly come close to doing just that. For when it comes to real estate, whether you gravitate towa

    June 27, 2014 4 Photos

  • rose1 Join in the festivities and take another look at The Residences at Rose Court

    If you think you have seen The Residences of Rose Court, think again. As the new season unfolds, so does a fresh look for one of Danvers' latest and greatest multigenerational communities. PSR Real Estate Marketing representatives Tina Brzezenski and

    June 20, 2014 3 Photos

HOMES SPECIAL
NDN Video
Famous Internet Cats Help Big Cause With Viral Video Snoop Dogg Narrating Animal Footage Is Perfect Tigers Acquire David Price - @TheBuzzeronFOX Russell Brand Slams Sean Hannity Over Gaza Conflict Segment Chapter Two: Composing for a film in retirement Woman's Dive Goes Terribly Wrong Brian Williams Reports on Daughter Allison Williams' 'Peter Pan' Casting News Did Jimmy Fallon Look Up Heidi Klum's Dress? What Drama? Miranda Kerr Poses Topless Plane crashes in San Diego Costco parking lot Justin Bieber Takes To Instagram To Diss Orlando Bloom You Won't Believe the Celeb Cameos in "Sharknado 2" Pitch Invading Morons Cause Chaos - @TheBuzzeronFOX Orlando Bloom 'Takes a Swing' at Justin Bieber In Ibiza Sadie Doesn't Want Her Brother to Grow Up "Maxim" Hotness! See Jessica Alba's Sizzling Spread Two women barely avoid being hit by train Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Orlando Bloom and Justin Bieber Reportedly Came To Blows In Ibiza Meet the Man Behind Dumb Starbucks