Homes For Sale In Rowley Massachusetts

Living in Rowley Massachusetts ……

Rowley, Massachusetts  ~ Approximately 28 miles miles from Boston, Rowley, MA sits Rowley lies along the Atlantic Ocean north of Cape Ann, the mainland separated from the ocean by a small portion of Plum Island and Plum Island Sound. It was an area that originally started as a farming and mills to support such activities. In the 1600s there was an active “fulling” mills (used to make fabric, mostly wool and cotton) and grist mills (to grind corn). Today the town continues the rural feel of it’s heritage as it is a right to farm community where backyard chickens are all the rage. A nice town with sometimes a sleepy feel it suits those who are looking for a quiet town but close enough, 7 miles to Newburyport for example, to have a walkable city offering restaurants and shops. What is very interesting is this area encompasses spectacular coastal woodlands, salt marshes, and tidal creeks. The Mass Audubon Rough Meadows sanctuary, manages in collaboration with the Essex County Greenbelt, is part of the Great Marsh ecosystem. The area has been designated an Important Bird Area and Area of Critical Environmental Concern. There are well marked trails to explore and enjoy the outdoors.
Rowley RiverfrontDepending on your housing needs the Rowley real estate market offers many home options. Rowley real estate offers rentals of apartments, condominiums, and single-family homes. If your housing needs are long-term, the Rowley real estate market also offers condominiums, and single-family homes for sale. Anyone considering Rowley real estate needs to ask: Is the neighborhood the right fit?
Rowley Business
Town of Rowley, Ma 
A suburb of the Greater Boston area, Rowley has a total area of 20 square miles, of which 18 is land and 2 is water. When looking at the map of Rowley it spans from the Atlantic Ocean over Route 1 to I-95. Fertile soil abounds in this area while supporting a community of approximately 5,500 people.

Government of Rowley, Ma 
Rowley, Ma uses the Town Meeting form of government and elected selectmen serve as the presiding government officials. Anyone may attend Town Meeting but only registered voters may vote.


Rowley HomesCommuting from Rowley, Ma 
Several options exist for commuters out of and into Rowley, MA via car:

    Routes 1A, 1, 133 serve as the main transportation corridors.
    Interstate 95 (I-95) also runs by the town.  The

MBTA Commuter Rail train stops in Rowley and offers 282 parking spots terminating in Boston at North Station (60 minute ride). Access to the south side of Boston can be accessed via the T and/or local buses.

Home in RowleyPopulation of Rowley, MA 

According to the Census of 2000 there were approximately 5,500 people, and 5,800 in 2010

Rowley Flea MarketWater Supply and Sewage Treatment of Rowley, MA 

The source of Rowley’s water comes from three groundwater wells located on Town-owned parcels of land within the Parker River Basin. The water department monitors the system and makes every effort to provide good quality drinking water. Well #3 & Well #5 are treated and filtered through a treatment plant.

Trash Pick-up in Rowley, Ma  The town offers a recycling center but trash pick up is offered through a private sector contractor.

Electric Service in Rowley, Ma
As a small municipal light department, Rowley Light, RWLP stands out among the crowd. Customers say they have always had consistently reliable electric service for close to 50 years.

Education of Rowley, Ma 
The Rowley Public School District is part of the Triton regional school system consisting of:  Pine Grove Elementary serves Rowley while Salisbury and Newbury have their own elementary schools. The Triton Middle and High School are located in Newbury on the same campus.

Every year the State of Massachusetts requires public school districts to participate in Standardized Testing called the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS). The test scores are published in the  Boston Globe  &  State of Massachusetts Elementary and Secondary Education
Massachusetts offers a program entitled “School Choice” which allows students from neighboring towns to attend the local public school if there are spaces available and if the local School Committee decides this is in the best interest of the district. If there are spaces available, a notice is published in the local paper. There has been some discussion as to parents of children exercising this option to provide some compensation to the schools district. Each district is different so, please check with administration officials for the current policy.
Rowley Public LibraryLibrary System in Rowley, Ma 

The Rowley Public Library hosts many programs conducted that are worth exploring.

Terrain of Rowley, Ma 

Breathtaking coastal marsh lands are a part of Rowley’s terrain and most of the hiking/walking is done in the Mass Audubon preserve. Other place to hike are in adjacent towns such as NewburyRowley Estuary which shares similar geographic terrain or Georgetown which offers forest. Rowley also offers a great 9 hole golf course which is open to the public.

Rowley Rough MeadowsPoints of Interest located in Rowley, Ma



Homes For Sale In Rowley, Massachusetts

Rowley Antique ShopperThere are many types of homes for sale in Rowley, Massachusetts! Each Month we publish a “E-Newsletter” that details the number of sales so you can see the raw data.  Sign up for our “E-Newsletter” and get the housing scoop.  Additionally, we will set up an IDX feed for homes that are for sale in Newburyport that you are specifically interested in.  For example if you only want to see home with “in-law units” then we will custom make your home search.  Just fill out the inquiry so we can get the information to you.

How’s the Housing Market in Rowley, Massachusetts?

What happened in 2020?  In this video we uncover what happened in Essex County and more! If you would like additional information and/or specific to Rowley we have those numbers too! Just reach out whenever you are ready.

Boston Suburb Housing Market 2020 Moving to Boston

Why Work With Hottel Real Estate?

We only represent you in the transaction.  A lot of real estate agents will represent both sides and, we think that is a conflict of interest. Our clients consistently get a lower price than expected and make a good long term investment when they are a buyer.    Our sellers get the highest price because we help you get the property for sale and we implement cutting edge marketing programs.  Having been an urban planner, background in appraising and a Masters in Historic Preservation we bring knowledge that other agents and companies don’t have.  We are constantly pushing the envelope with marketing because if we don’t’ get the results you are looking for, we don’t have a business.  When you commit to us we commit to you so, when the time is right for you to buy, sell, rent or invest we are here to serve you.  We will be doing this for a long time so, you and your schedule is our time frame.  Welcome to the Hottel Real Estate Family!

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