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Charming, Antique Home In The Heart Of Historic Salem

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 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
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
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

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average rating of 4.894231 based on 104 reviews
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Loved it.

  • 5 of 5

Great location - walking distance to lots of interesting sights. Charming home with everything we needed for our family of 3.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely place in a great location

  • 5 of 5

The house was great and in the perfect location for exploring Salem at Halloween. George was really helpful and we had everything we needed, would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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A real winner! Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

The stay was so much fun. The location of the property is close to everything. Right across the street from the House of Seven Gables. An easy stroll to all the downtown activities. We really loved the Dr. Orloff Wax museum. There's also a great show at the Peabody Museum. We ate at Bambolino's and Howling Wolf Taqueria. Both were awesome. The apartment was lovely, everything you need for your stay. Very nicely appointed. The kitchen had everything we needed. The bed was comfy too. We recommend this property highly!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved our stay in Salem!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful apartment! Super great location. Will be back for sure.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Love this property! Would definitely stay again! Within walking distance to everything Salem has to offer. The space was clean, had a fantastic kitchen, comfortably slept four, and was decorated nicely. A++++++

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Great home. Walkable to everything. Had an awesome visit to Salem.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Jaho Coffee & Tea
The Picklepot
"The Picklepot is perfect for picking up fresh, high quality spices & salts from around the w..."
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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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

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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