Where marsh meets farmland, Essex is a quiet, beautiful town known for its antiques, fried clams, and marsh views.
Sold over $1 million
(total homes sold: 32)
Avg. Sales Price 2021
Essex is home to beautiful conservation lands, a plethora of outdoor activities, top rated schools and a charming downtown. Essex encourages small entrepreneurs with locally-owned businesses such as antique shops, farms, restaurants and creative stores. Imagine walking up in the morning to the birds chirping as you soak in the stunning views of the Essex River Estuary salt marsh. Enjoy life outdoors with direct access to the river way and an abundance of nature and tranquil wildlife. Picturesque downtown a number of delicious restaurants on the water, charming stores, a marina and so much more.
Grab a small boat or your paddle board / kayak and explore the Great Marsh which includes 25,500 acres of barrier beach, dunes, salt marsh and water bodies from Cape Ann to Salisbury, Massachusetts. The Essex salt marsh creates intertidal habitats that provide food, refuge and habitat for fish, birds and fauna. The Great Marsh continues to be an integral part of Essex's coastal community and culture.
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