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Alissa Christie


We here at Bentley’s Real Estate hope everyone escaped this past weekends heat wave! I have some featured listings, many with a pool or a beach that might help keep you cool! These listings are a mix of class, luxury and convenient lifestyles. If you need a tranquil and private place to live? We have that too. Let’s first cool off by the beach, and the beach doesn’t get any closer than 10 77th Street:

Surrounded by beautiful Nantucket-like beaches and the serenity of salt-air, this custom designed waterfront property has the most striking panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and mouth of the Merrimack River. The beach is at your fingertips with a quiet path located outside the front door. Built from the ground up in 2014 with impeccable craftsmanship and distinctive architectural elements to capture beautiful water views from almost every room.

If life on the water is a little too close for comfort, you can always live across the street from it! 4 Harrison Street is as close to the water one can get without being on it, while at the same time providing you the views:

Open the door to this Newburyport classic and you will be wowed with countless luxuries. An open floor plan, spectacular chef’s kitchen, high ceilings, two-car garage, and stunning “picture-perfect” view of the Merrimac that will leave you in peace at the end of a long day. All on a double lot! The kitchen is made for the daily chef with abundant storage, beautiful cabinetry, fresh granite countertops, new appliances and a great flow outside for al fresco dining and entertaining. Spend summers relaxing under the sweet red maple tree, framing the beautiful yard.

If you’re looking for low maintenance, modern conveniences, and the beach, then 580 Winnacunnet Road #102 is where it’s at. If you don’t like saltwater, these condominiums offer their own pool by the seashore:

A stone's throw to the ocean and beach, you will love living at Hampton Shores! Wake up each morning to the salt air and feel the ocean breeze from your private deck. Just four years young, this condo has all the amenities you are looking for, with an open concept living and kitchen, granite counters, stainless appliances, hardwood floors, tiled master ensuite shower. Enjoy two deeded parking spaces and a heated pool. Indoor secure storage unit for Bikes and Beach Chairs. Perfect for year round or a seasonal home. Your beach lifestyle is calling!

If you’re looking for luxury and elegance away from the ocean, but still need a pool for these sweltering New England Summer Days, check out 14 Powers Road in Andover. This listing provides meticulous landscaping, and lots of privacy on just under seven (7) acres of land:

Socialize w/ your guests in the open family room, or unwind by the wood burning fireplace, wet bar, and built-ins. Relax in the attached sunroom or soak up the sun this summer with an in-ground pool, large deck and private backyard, with irrigation and tick control and putting green! Plenty of room for extravagant gatherings with a dining room that also opens to the deck. The two-level upstairs includes a master with huge double closets and bath with an oversized shower & jacuzzi tub.

Coming back to The Greater Newburyport area, 173 Garden Street in West Newbury has lush grounds & gardens, a cottage, and a studio arts enthusiasts. Lots of updates, including the kitchen and a 3 year septic and 2 year heating:

The main house is sunny and bright and welcomes you with wide pine floors, an updated kitchen with new appliances, huge pantry and spacious mudroom. You will love the new office, wood burning fireplaces and custom built-ins, wonderful for all the Pinterest fans! The cozy family room has doors opening to a large deck and stone patio where you are guaranteed to enjoy endless summer nights entertaining friends. Retreat upstairs to 4 bedrooms, including a master with walk-in closet, a cedar closet & freshly renovated bathroom.

The final feature listing brings us back to Newburyport. 34 Daniel Lucy Way is surround with beauty and in the shadow of Maudslay State Park. This is a custom colonial with an open floor plan, with room for a personal office or au pair suite:

A natural beauty in a park-like setting on one of the largest lots in Cherry Hill, just a stone’s throw to Maudslay State Park. You will love the neighborhood, with walking trails and easy access to Maudslay with 19th century gardens and plantings, rolling meadows & towering pines. Built with the highest level of quality! Complete, w/ dining room, living & family room and a finished lower level with gym, this is an opportunity!