Amesbury sits on the banks of the Merrimack River, which bordering its southern limits, and the New Hampshire border sits to the north. It's one of the two most northerly cities in Massachusetts with a population of 16,300. The town was originally part of neighboring Salisbury until 1667 and is named after an English town where many of its residents came from. The Powwow River also runs right through the middle of the city on its way to the Merrimack, and from atop Powwow Hill, people can as far as ten miles in any direction.
This city is full of history with sites such as Alliance Park, where one of America's first naval ships was built, the Bartlett Museum, which showcases the home of founding father Josiah Bartlett, and the century-old Chain Bridge. This is the only suspension bridge in Massachusetts, and the original was one of the first in the country when it was built in 1810.
Leasing options are plentiful in Amesbury, and renters can find excellent 2-bedroom apartments like one on Main Street on the edge of downtown. The house has a large eat-in kitchen with up-to-date appliances, and there's a bright and spacious living room on the main floor. There's also a shared deck that all renters share. However, this rental has no laundry services and doesn't allow pets.
Other options include 1/2 house-duplexes such as one found on Winkley Street. This rental offers 2,000 square feet of room with two beds and two baths. This also comes with its own 2-car driveway, a large multi-purpose entry room and a large kitchen with high ceilings. There's also a private deck that opens out of the living room and hookups for a washer and dryer. No dogs are allowed though some small cats may be considered.