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Charming, Antique Home In The Heart Of Historic Salem

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Charming First Floor, 1 Bedroom Apartment In The Derby Waterfront District

Our 1813 home is the best of both worlds; historic in character but with modern amenities. The first floor apartment's living room overlooks historic Derby Street and features period details such as wainscoting and original hardwood floors. The living room includes a pull-out double bed, HDTV, DVD player & cable.

Because one of the owners is a baker, you'll be delighted to find a modern, sunlit and very well-equipped kitchen, with granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances including dishwasher, microwave, gas range & oven. The kitchen also features a Keurig coffee maker with an assortment of coffees, teas and hot chocolate as well as a french press, for those who prefer the ceremony involved in brewing the traditional perfect cup!

The bedroom, decorated in calming coastal tones is the perfect retreat after a long and bustling day enjoying salem's exciting activities, museums and history. The bedroom includes a double bed, New England writing desk, HDTV and all the peace you could desire.

A modern bathroom, featuring tiled shower & bathtub, also includes all of the personal touches to make your stay complete, such as soft, absorbent towels and local soaps, shampoos and lotions.

On-street (free) parking is available on Derby St. and in the Salem Ferry lot all year except for October 1 - November 1. Parking in the Waterfront and Downtown garages is also available and is recommended from October 1 - November 1.

With such a welcoming and charming home, you could be tempted to stay inside during your entire stay but just steps from your front door are all of the attractions Salem has to offer. Four doors down, stands the Nathaniel Hawthorne House of the Seven Gables and a few steps further you arrive at Ye Olde Pepper Candy Companie, America's oldest candy company (since 1806).

Located on the waterfront, Derby Street extends further into the heart of Salem past the Maritime National Historic site which features several sites to explore such as The Friendship, a reconstruction of a 171-foot three-masted East Indianman built in 1797 and the Custom House, to name a few.

The list goes on and on, including the Peabody Essex Museum, one of the 25 largest art museums in the nation, a vibrant downtown that is home to some of the best restaurants on the North Shore and dozens of unique shops and museums where one can go to learn all about the infamous Salem Witch Trials.

More Details

Owner
George Bradbury
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 26, 2017

About George Bradbury

Jodi and I purchased this home in August of 2013 after selling our first home, which was also located in Salem. We knew we wanted to remain a part of the vibrant and historic community of Salem and we had our hopes set on finding a condo in the heart of downtown, close to our favorite places such as Jaho Coffee House and Turtle Alley Chocolates!

When the opportunity to own an historic home that would afford us the opportunity to be in the precise location we had hoped for and to have space to share all that we love about our home and special city to others, we simply couldn't resist.

We hope that you will come and enjoy all that our home and our city has to offer. Our greatest hope is that it will bring you as much joy as it brings to us.

George Bradbury purchased this apartment in 2013

Amenities

Salem Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • A modern bathroom, featuring tiled shower & bathtub, also includes all of the personal touches to make your stay complete, such as soft, absorbent towels, hair dryer, soap, shampoo and conditioner.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Pull out queen-sized sleep sofa
  • The bedroom, decorated in calming coastal tones is the perfect retreat after a long and bustling day enjoying Salem's exciting activities, museums and history. The bedroom includes a double bed, New England Writing Desk, HDTV and all the peace you could desire.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(73 traveler reviews)

Charming, Antique Home In The Heart Of Historic Salem
average rating of 4.890411 based on 73 reviews
5

Charming Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Cozy, attractively decorated and impeccably maintained apartment near the historic Salem waterfront. We felt welcome and at home for the weekend, in spite of the frigid conditions that prevailed outdoors.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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4

Great location in an adorable historic town!

  • 4 of 5

The house was cute and clean and had everything that we needed. We were in for 2 nights and there was great looking coffee in the cupboard, but we didn't get to try it due to the great coffee shops right down the street. There are restaurants, shopping and museums all within walking distance. The house of 7 gables is right down the street.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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5

Great Rental!

  • 5 of 5

My trip Salem was for work. George was awesome from the day of arrival until departure. We meet by chance the first day, he was very welcoming. He kept me well informed of requirements for the area, weather, even check in to make sure things were going well. The week I was leaving there was a snow storm in the area. George text to let me know about parking and also recommend I leave my car at work and uber home so I wouldn't drive in the storm nor be snowed in and unable to get to work the next day (best idea ever 😃). During this time there was also a tornado that hit my home town. George also texted and asked about my family/friends! Words can't express how pleased I was with my stay. I definitely recommend this house for ANY occasion.

Thanks George and Jodi!!!

P.S. While in town pass by Jodi Bee Bakes! It was delicious. I recommend the chocolate chip cookie with sea salt 🍪 😋

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Lovely Stay

  • 4 of 5

My husband, daughter and I enjoyed Thanksgiving in the house this year! We brought most of the food pre-cooked, but found the kitchen nicely equipped with everything we needed. The house itself is cozy, cute, beautifully cared for, nicely decorated, and perfectly located. There's a bedroom for two and a pull-out couch in the living room that worked for our daughter. The water and the House of Seven Gables are just a block away; restaurants and the Peabody Essex Museum are a 5-10 minute walk. Owners George and Jodi are responsive, flexible and helpful. When I thought I had left a book and an iPad charger behind, George scoured the house looking for them. All in all, we had a wonderful time and would certainly go back.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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5

perfect

  • 5 of 5

great location with everything we needed!

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nutley, NJ
5

We loved it, great location!

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 3 wonderful nights. The house is in a great location and within walking distance to all the major attractions. The house was very clean and cozy. This is my fourth trip to Salem and I would highly recommend staying here. George communicated with you before and during the trip and answered any questions we had. Thank you for a fantastic rental!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Rates & Availability

Salem Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring - Summer 2017
Apr 14 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$195
Fri,Sat
$1,050
$2,500
 
 
Haunted Happenings/October'17
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$195
From
$350
Fri,Sat
$1,600
$5,500
 
 
Thanksgiving Holiday 2017
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,050
$2,500
 
 
Winter Holiday 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,050
$2,500
 
 
Spring - Summer 2018
Apr 13 2018 - Sep 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$195
Fri,Sat
$1,050
$2,500
 
 
Haunted Happenings/October'18
Oct 1 2018 - Nov 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$195
From
$375
Fri,Sat
$1,600
$5,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$150
Fri,Sat
$900
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Jaho Coffee & Tea
The Picklepot
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Jodi Bee Bakes
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Logan International Airport, Boston, MA (BOS)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
In A Pig's Eye, Derby Street, Salem, MA
Nearest Ferry
0.1 Miles
Salem Ferry, Blaney Street, Salem, MA
Nearest Golf
2.7 Miles
Old Salem Greens Golf Course, Salem, MA
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Salem Commuter Rail Station, Salem, MA
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Route 128
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
In A Pig's Eye, Derby Street, Salem, MA
Nearest Ski
34 Miles
Nashoba Valley Ski Area, Westford, MA
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Winter Island/Waikiki Beach Salem, MA
Car: not necessary

Founded in 1626 by Roger Conant, Salem has a rich history that includes a key role in the spice trade with the East Indies, being the birthplace of the National Guard and the home of the infamous Salem Witchcraft Trials of 1692. Today, Salem is a vibrant urban community with a bustling downtown full of an eclectic mix of shops and restaurants. Our waterfront is no longer a hub of the spice trade but is still very active with both recreational and commercial uses.

Each year, over a million visitors from around the globe visit Salem. During their stay tourists visit our world-famous museums, are fascinated by the City’s historic architecture and learn about Salem’s past.

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