Homes For Sale In Salisbury Massachusetts
Living In Salisbury Massachusetts ………..
The Story of Salisbury, Massachusetts ~ Approximately 40 miles from Boston, Salisbury, MA is a large geographic town with the Atlantic Ocean as one border and the Merrimack River and marshland on the east and south and Seabrook, New Hampshire and Amesbury, Ma on the north and west respectively. Most of the density is along the road corridors (that pretty much looks like a pinwheel from the center of town and most noticeable from an aerial view) and along the coastline. Salisbury’s history was a summer resort town with a summer carnival activities complete with arcades and an amusement park. Similar to other seaside resort towns Salisbury also had a carousel called “Flying Horses”, and a roller coaster! There were famous performers that came to Salisbury before they were famous like Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, Liberace and Glenn Miller. the park has since closed and became condominiums.
Depending on your housing needs the Salisbury real estate market offers many home options. Salisbury real estate offers large single family homes, older smaller homes, beach cottages, apartments and condominiums. Anyone considering Salisbury real estate needs to ask: Is the neighborhood the right fit?
Town of Salisbury, Ma
A robust town with regional shopping centers just over the town lines in almost every direction, industrial areas, commercial support business and residential homes. Access to the highways of I-495 and I-95 are conveniently located at the west end of town.
Residential Neighborhoods Salisbury offers short double loaded streets where most of the homes have been built from the 1950s – to current day and those homes reflect the popular construction at the time of that decade.
Commuting from Salisbury, Ma
Several options exist for commuters out of and into Salisbury MA via car. Interstate 95 (I-95) and Interstate 495 (I-495), which allows easy access to other parts of the state and into the City of Boston. Route 1 is a favorite corridor since the traffic isn’t too bad.
The MBTA Commuter Rail train stops in Newburyport and offers 814 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.
Population of Salisbury, MA
According to the Census of 2010 there were approximately 8,300 people, and about half that for households. 2,514 households, and 1,815 families residing in the town. for the most part the town is built out.
Government of Salisbury, Ma
The Town of Salisbury is a 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. Join a meeting a experience it! The town services are primarily funded through the residential property tax and the tax rate may be raised however, taxes may not be raised more than 2½% (locally known as State “Proposition 2½” ) unless approved by the voters at Town Meeting and it must be a separate budget line items, not wrapped into an overall budget proposal.
Water Supply and Sewage Treatment of Salisbury, MA Salisbury provides town water to the entire town of Salisbury and with respect to sewage, some of the town is on sewer and other homes are on septic systems.
Trash Pick-up in Salisbury, Ma Trash and recycling is not provided by the town and is at the residents cost .
Electric Service in Salisbury, Ma Electric and Natural Gas Service is provided by National Grid
Education of Salisbury, Ma
The Salisbury Public School District is the Triton Regional School District serving the towns of Newbury, Rowley and Salisbury. The schools are: The Salisbury Elementary School, The Newbury Elementary School, Pine Grove School in Rowley, Triton Middle School and Triton High School.
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.
Library System in Salisbury, Ma The Salisbury Public Library hosts many programs conducted that are worth exploring.
Terrain of Salisbury, Ma
The town has a total area of 17.9 square miles with the Atlantic Ocean and a lot of marsh land. Salisbury Beach State Reservation, is a State Park which includes the entire seacoast and it offer daily use and overnight camping with motor vehicles or tents. In the south-eastern part of the town lies marsh land that was used in the past for harvesting salt marsh hay. Other more natural estuaries are also found in the land west of the Atlantic Ocean behind the residential area. This marshland attracts wildlife and shore birds. Several brooks and creeks run through town as well.
Points of Interest located in Salisbury, Ma
- Salisbury Beach Boardwalk
- Blue Ocean Music Hall
- Rings Island
- Salisbury Beach State Reservation
Homes for Sale in Salisbury, Massachusetts
There are many types of homes for sale in Salisbury, 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.
Housing Market in Salisbury, 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 Salisbury we have those numbers too! Just reach out whenever you are ready.
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