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Why pay $3,000,000 or $4,000,000 for a town-home in Boston, when you can get twice the square footage for half the price in some fascinating communities North of Boston?  

“In a time where telecommuting and flexible hours are more prominent, many buyers are opting to have more space over a shorter commute” says Alissa Christie, broker/owner of Bentley’s Real Estate in Newburyport and “Currently a $3,000,000 - $4,000,000 price point in Boston will get you a town-home with an average of just over 2000 square feet”. 

Less than an hour North of Boston, you will find some amazing communities ranging in ambiance from small, historic cities to bedroom communities, to beach towns where cool ocean breezes float in from the Atlantic Ocean. “Many fabulous homes are offered in the $1,000,000 to $1,500,000 range and give buyers the opportunity for a more relaxed, laid-back lifestyle. These homes all have well over 3,000 square feet.”

According to the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing luxury amenities are “trending towards ‘wellness’ and that the ultra-wealthy are moving away from business as being their first priority to finding a place of ‘balance”. 

Here are a couple of our current featured listings offered North of Boston. Click on the links for more information!

9 Woodsom Drive, Amesbury, MA 01913 offered at $1,299,900:

This one-of-a-kind Craftsman style Estate home is magically nestled in a meadow bordering Woodsom Farm. Encompassing over 7,000 SF and custom built with the highest level of quality, design and energy efficiency, the home’s stature melds seamlessly with the natural landscape. The exclusive estate includes 2.25 magnificent acres with stunning hillside views, and abuts 350 acres of conservation land, creating ultimate privacy.

35 High Road, Newbury, MA 01951 offered at $1,496,000:

The “House on the Hill” – presenting an elegant blend of history and modernity in an inimitable setting overlooking Newbury’s Upper Green, once ‘the trayneing green’ during the Revolutionary War. The home's stunning millwork, original doorknobs, high ceilings and bold yet tasteful features will transport you to a time when quality architecture and elaborate details were customary. Yet, masterfully renovated with modern luxuries such as a sunny chefs kitchen, wet bar, open family room, ensuite baths, updated systems and central air.

Honorable mention goes to the following properties:

83 High Ridge Road, Boxford, MA  01921, 5 Palfrey Road, Gloucester, MA 01930, 6 Meadow View Lane, Andover, MA 01810, and 140 Jeffrey's Neck Road, Ipswich, MA 01938.

If the above doesn’t suit your fancy, you can always visit us online and search our luxury property listings. Bentley’s REALTORS® are experienced professionals and can help find your next luxury home. Please contact us and we can answer any questions you might have. Check in or register for the latest updates and information from Bentley’s Real Estate. Thanks for reading!