The Nathaniel Hawthorne
2 Hawthorne Blvd
If you're in the market for a condo in Salem that, exemplifies local history, the Nathaniel Hawthorne is a great condo option. The condo is in the home that Hawthorne lived in for three years while he wrote the Scarlet Letter. Hawthorne wrote the book in one of the rooms in the condo. You'll enjoy the home's charming atmosphere that includes two fireplaces to keep you warm, exposed beams, and real pine floors. There is a true sense of nostalgia, and you will be glad to own a part of history that can be yours for under $150,000.
There is an open floor plan concept, with a combination family room and dining area. The kitchen area has a breakfast bar that opens onto the family room and dining area. This open concept makes entertaining and mingling with guests more fun. You'll like the loft, which has possibilities as either an office or den, truly making this condo very flexible. The bathroom off the master bedroom has a stackable washer/dryer unit, with attractive tile floors. You will want to take advantage of the trex deck on the rooftop, which offers great city views. Salem is a beautiful city, and you'll enjoy seeing it from this perspective.
This condo is off Salem Common, one of the most iconic places in the city. You'll enjoy strolling through the Common or watching performances. Salem's rich history that dates back to the earliest colonial times and many of the best attractions relate to this history. You'll want to take a look through the Witch Museum, or check out the exhibits at the Peabody Essex Museum, which has one of the best historical collections in the state. In addition to exciting museums, Salem also has several great restaurants that are worth visiting for the quality of the food.