1 Forrester StreetSalem, MA 01970MLS Number 72426067

  • Price: $809,000
  • Est. Mortgage of $/month
  • 156 Days on Market
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Federal 30-year interest rate: 4.17% last updated on Apr 18, 2019
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  • 5Bedrooms
  • 0.14Acreage
  • 3Bathroom
  • 1770Year Built

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Presenting the soulfully preserved & updated 1760 John Ives house, exuding old world spirit with modern improvements ideally suited for the way we live today. 5 BR's + office, 2 ½ baths, Graciously proportioned rooms with original Georgian woodwork blend seamlessly with renovated bathrooms, custom kitchen and rebuilt attached mudroom with half bath. Significant additional improvements to this home include dipped/reglazed/restored historic windows w/storms, rebuilt firebox & relined flue in LR, significant deleading, newer roof, replaced boiler, rebuilt attached barn, foundation upgrades & new granite steps at front & side doors. Almost every room has 2 exposures resulting in a bright cheery house throughout the day. Romantic 2 story attached barn could be storage + a great workshop/craft space, or possible inlaw/rental unit (2 family zoning). Ideally located on the Salem Common near the playground, a short distance to the commuter rail, the PEM, & all that downtown Salem has to offer.

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  • Garage
  • Parking Spaces2
  • Parking DescriptionOff-Street


  • Year Built1770
  • ConstructionFrame
  • Property TypeDetached
  • Full Bath2
  • Bathroom3
  • Half Bath1
  • FoundationGranite
  • Rooms12
  • Bedrooms5
  • Lead PaintYes, Certified Treated
  • BasementYes


  • HeatingHot Water Radiators, Radiant, Gas
  • Heat Zones2
  • CoolingWindow AC
  • Electric Features110 Volts, Circuit Breakers
  • WaterCity/Town Water
  • Hot WaterNatural Gas
  • Utility Connectionsfor Gas Range, for Electric Dryer, Washer Hookup
  • Energy FeaturesStorm Windows
  • SewerCity/Town Sewer


  • Number of Photos30

Basic Information

  • Virtual TourClick Here
  • Date Listed11/21/2018
  • StatusUAG
  • Property TypeSF
  • List Price$809,000
  • MLS Number72426067
  • PricePerSqFt$245


  • Acreage0.14
  • Home Owners AssociationNo
  • Square Feet3300
  • Square Feet SourcePublic Record
  • Road TypePublic
  • Lot Size5940
  • Lot DescriptionCorner
  • MAIN LOBB5918


  • Amenities
    • Highway Access
    • House of Worship
    • Marina
    • Medical Facility
    • Park
    • Private School
    • Public School
    • Public Transportation
    • Shopping
    • T-Station
    • University
    • Walk/Jog Trails
  • Appliances
    • Dishwasher
    • Disposal
    • Dryer
    • Freezer
    • Microwave
    • Range
    • Refrigerator
    • Washer


  • Building Number1
  • StreetForrester Street
  • TownSalem
  • StateMA
  • Zip01970
  • Zip Code 44001
  • VillageSalem Common
  • CountyEssex
  • DirectionsWashington Square to Forester Street
  • Adult CommunityNo


  • Fire Places1
  • FlooringWood, Tile, Stone / Slate
  • Interior FeaturesCable Available


  • Exterior FeaturesPatio, Gutters, Barn/Stable
  • ExteriorWood
  • Property StyleAntique
  • Roof MaterialAsphalt/Fiberglass Shingles
  • Colortan

Water Body

  • WaterfrontNo
  • BeachfrontYes
  • Beach DescriptionBay
  • Beach OwnershipPublic
  • Miles to Beach0 to 1/10 Mile


  • Year Built DescriptionApproximate
  • Year Built SourcePublic Record
  • View Count1

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