Homes for Sale on the North Shore, MA
Located north of Boston and south of the New Hampshire border is North Shore, one of the most beautiful and unique regions in the country. Comprised of 30 miles of gorgeous rocky coastline, North Shore is quintessential New England with its picture-perfect miles of preserved beaches, marshes, wetlands, rivers and forest, while offering its residents a wealth of first-class museums, shops and art galleries and some of the finest and award-winning restaurants, schools and cultural centers.
North Shore is steeped in rich history dating back to the Pilgrims and encompasses the cultural and vibrancy of working-class communities and the uniqueness of historic and wealthy homes. From quaint fishing villages to the tranquil scenery of preservation lands and horse farms, North Shore offers a vast variety of neighborhoods and price ranges of homes for everyone.
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Beverly is always nominated as one of the best places to live in Essex County. Search MLS listings in the distinctive neighborhoods of Ryal Side, Downtown Arts District, Cove, Prides Crossing, Beverly Farms, North Beverly and Centerville.
Essex offers its nature-loving residents the opportunity to explore its rich tidal waters, wonderful array of restaurants featuring its local and award-winning seafood, and a rich heritage with the Essex Cultural District.
This gorgeous coastal community with a dense suburban feel, boasts of a hometown spirit brimming of maritime history, fresh seafood and a spectacular working waterfront. Residents, a mix of young professionals, artists and retirees, take advantage of the natural beauty of Gloucester, its independent shops, award-winning restaurants, beautiful beaches, parks and nature trails.
Hamilton & Wenham
With beautiful beaches, serene landscapes, historic homes, winding roads, and locally owned businesses, the neighboring towns of Hamilton and Wenham offer a rural-suburban feel on the North Shore of Essex County. Families enjoy the abundance of parks and highly regarded regional school system.
Famous for its clams, celebrated annually at the Ipswich Chowderfest, and for Crane Beach, a barrier beach near the Crane estate, the rural setting of Ipswich offers its residents a sense of being surrounded by nature with its farmland, marshes, river, dunes and beaches.
Manchester by the Sea
Manchester-by-the-Sea epitomizes your classic Norman Rockwell town with its boat-filled harbor, white church spires, and charming tree-lined downtown where residents enjoy unique retail shops, great restaurants, enticing galleries, jewelry stores, boutiques, and all sorts of art festivals, concerts, and annual traditions throughout the year.
A close-knit community with a population of just over 20,000 and its roots in the commercial fishing and yachting industries, residents love Marblehead for its sparse suburban feel and stay for its idyllic beaches and laid-back vibe.
Situated on the north-most tip of Cape Ann, Rockport is a small, quaint seaside village an hour north of Boston and is primarily a suburban residential town of about 7,000. With its many shops, studios and restaurants jutting out from the town’s center into the charming harbor, Rockport is a picture-perfect New England town.
Salem is populated with many young professionals who enjoy the urban-suburban feel with lots of restaurants, shops and the year-long celebrations of a city steeped in rich history by offering its residents a month-long celebration of Halloween, restaurant weeks, Salem Arts Festival, Salem Film Fest and more.