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Historic Colonial in the 'Witch City', Steps to Salem Common

13 Reviews
Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 6 nights


Salem House Rental Photos and Description

House, 6 Bedrooms, 3.25 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Come experience Historic Salem, in our 3 story Historic Colonial Home built in 1808. Recent updates include remodeling of all bathrooms, new Furniture and upgraded pillowtop Beds, Completely remodeled Kitchen with granite countertops and Stainless Steel Appliances. We still kept much of the old charm of this historic home including original hardwood floors, Windows, doors,Trim and Horsehair Plaster Walls.

The house has a large dining room with 8 place seating, full kitchen, a living rooms(2 full size couches and a flat screen TV )and a Family room (sectional sofa with flat screen TV)6 bedrooms(6 Queens) 1 bedroom on the first floor, 3 bedrooms on the 2nd floor and 2 on the 3rd floor. 2 full Baths both are in-suite on the 2nd floor and one 1 and 1/2 baths on the main floor. New Gas Furnace and a wonderful handcrafted New England Soapstone wood burning stove.

Off-Street Parking for 1 auto and plenty of street parking for additional cars. The Month of Oct we are limited to 1 street parking permit,

!Free Wireless Internet

Walk to everything in Salem, the House of the Seven Gables, Hawthorne Hotel,Salem Commons, Peabody Museum, Salem Harbor, Pirate Museum and The Witch Museum are all within a 5 minute walk. There are wonderful restaurants all within walking distance of the house(Google says there are 60+ within a mile)

Warning: Home is Historic, which includes difficult stairs which may not be suitable for infants/young children or the elderly, Drafty windows,limited electrical outlets, tight fitting doors, loose doorknobs etc. THIS HOUSE IS 200 YEARS OLD, IT IS NOT A HOTEL.



25% Non-refundable deposit required

Credit card Damage Deposit

Keywords: Salem common, derby wharf,

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Cole Schlack
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2016

About Cole Schlack

My Wife and I live in a Ski resort town in Utah, we have 4 children. We purchased this property because we love to visit New England. Go Red Sox

Cole Schlack purchased this house in 2008

Why Cole Schlack chose Merrimack Valley & Essex County

It is a great historic building in a fun historic town, easy access to Boston and the rest of New England.

What makes this house unique

A single room at the Salem Waterfront Hotel will cost you $278 per night plus tax. Here you get the whole house for a little bit more


based on 13 traveler reviews

Historic Colonial in the 'Witch City', Steps to Salem Common
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 13 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We were very happy with the home, it was in walking distance of everything that we wanted and needed to do. We sat in the yard every evening and enjoyed cocktails!! Wonderful family vacation

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

This house was a great place for us to stay while in Salem for a wedding. We all had a great time though two of the bedrooms were very uncomfortable due to the fact that they only had fans and no window AC units. A few hours of door repair is also in order e.g. missing door knobs, broken hinge, doors that wouldn't close completely or lock.

Other than that we all enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco

Perfect Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This was an incredible location to explore Salem and the Boston area. This very large home met all of our needs. It is in a beautiful neighborhood, close to the downtown area. It has a large kitchen and dining area, and comfortable living room. Highly recommend for any large family or group of friends!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Antonio Tx

Wonderful house

  • 5 of 5

We had the most wonderful experience and renting this home for our family vacation was perfect! The house itself is beautiful and was nice and clean. The rooms were perfect for our large group. The kitchen was well stocked and had all the utensils we needed. Perfect location.. I ran at the park every morning and along the shore. We plan to do it again soon!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winnebago, IL

Historic Home in Great Location

  • 2 of 5

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Six of us, all adults, stayed in this home for 10 days in Sept. It is well located - easy access into Boston, good restaurants and fun atmosphere in Salem. The home offers lots of room and privacy for all. However, it didn't meet expectations for cleanliness or give us a welcoming feeling upon our arrival. We had to call the property manager a number of times to take care of routine maintenance items. It was disappointing based on the cost of this property. There was no heat in the downstairs bedroom and the furniture in the second family room left a lot to be desired. We wanted a historic home with character and we got that but overall, we would not stay there again.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I feel this guest is being a bit dramatic, the house was clean and as advertised, it would seem she worked very hard to not enjoy her stay. Complaining of AC not being cold enough and then the Fireplace not having wood for a fire. We did everything we could to complete her demands and since upgraded some problem areas including replacing the Lobster Statue that she felt was old and worn out. We remind all potential guests that this a 200 year old home, home being key word, it is not a hotel. We work diligently to keep the home in good repair and clean at a very reasonable price.
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this BEAUTIFUL historic home for a lovely weekend in November! The house is such a wonderful place and it is within walking distance of everything that is Salem! You are not going to find a better rental in the area especially for the price! I can't wait until our next stay at the house! The owner Cole was SO helpful with everything including instructions on the house as well as things to do in the area! I am SO glad we chose this destination! Top ratings in our book! :)

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Boston Logan
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Boston Ferry
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Fishermans Wharf
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Collins Cove
Car: recommended

walk to Salem Witch museum, Hawthorne Hotel


Rates & Availability

Salem House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 1 2016
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Late Fall
Nov 2 2016 - Dec 15 2016
3 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2016 - Nov 27 2016
6 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $200

Holidays and special events may have addition stay requirements or Higher Rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Salem House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (6), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Walkway to Water
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing

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