Swampscott Real Estate

Located 12 miles northeast of Boston on the Atlantic Coast, Swampscott is a quiet, seaside town known for its pristine beaches. Occupying 6.7 square miles, Swampscott was once known as a popular resort area in the 1800s. Today Swampscott's 14,000 residents enjoy the area's suburban feel and relatively close proximity to Boston. The town is designed around Monument Square, the vision of Frederick Law Olmsted, who also designed Central Park. And, the Town Hall is the former home of Elihu Thomson, who went on to found General Electric. Neighborhoods include the villages of Beach Bluff, Phillips Point, and Phillips Beach with its sprinkling of waterfront estates and condos along the shore.   Read more about Swampscott.

Swampscott Homes & Condos For Sale

45 Littles Point Road, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 8,399 SqFt

45 Littles Point Road, Swampscott

$6,500,000 ↑ $510,000
21-25 Northstone Road, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 7,700 SqFt

21-25 Northstone Road, Swampscott

$3,599,999
35 Littles Point Road #w101, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 2,650 SqFt

35 Littles Point Road #w101, Swampscott

$2,850,000
21 Northstone Road, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 7,000 SqFt

21 Northstone Road, Swampscott

$2,599,999 ↓ $190,001
17 Lincoln House Point #17, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,312 SqFt

17 Lincoln House Point #17, Swampscott

$2,575,000
15 Lincoln House Point #15, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 2,739 SqFt

15 Lincoln House Point #15, Swampscott

$2,565,000
3 Williams Terrace, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 3,263 SqFt

3 Williams Terrace, Swampscott

$1,795,000
29 Northstone Road #3, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 3,108 SqFt

29 Northstone Road #3, Swampscott

$1,499,000 ↓ $100,000
57 Puritan Road #1, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,270 SqFt

57 Puritan Road #1, Swampscott

$1,174,900 ↓ $175,000
2 Smith Lane, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,022 SqFt

2 Smith Lane, Swampscott

$995,000
New
9 Boynton Street, Swampscott
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,219 SqFt

9 Boynton Street, Swampscott

$799,900
New
199 Burrill Street, Swampscott
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,468 SqFt

199 Burrill Street, Swampscott

$799,900
51 Walker Road Unit 2 #2, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,143 SqFt

51 Walker Road Unit 2 #2, Swampscott

$649,900
257 Burrill Street, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,764 SqFt

257 Burrill Street, Swampscott

$599,000
68 Stetson Avenue, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 2,417 SqFt

68 Stetson Avenue, Swampscott

$589,900
187 Burrill #2, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,840 SqFt

187 Burrill #2, Swampscott

$585,000
69 Plymouth Avenue, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 1,568 SqFt

69 Plymouth Avenue, Swampscott

$584,900 ↓ $10,100
14 Elliott Street, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,314 SqFt

14 Elliott Street, Swampscott

$509,900 ↓ $5,100
57 Puritan Road #2, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,020 SqFt

57 Puritan Road #2, Swampscott

$499,900
199 Burrill Street #2, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 986 SqFt

199 Burrill Street #2, Swampscott

$439,900
199 Burrill Street #1, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,013 SqFt

199 Burrill Street #1, Swampscott

$429,900
2 Paradise Road, Swampscott
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 1,100 SqFt

2 Paradise Road, Swampscott

$425,000 ↓ $24,900
New
50 Essex Street #2, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 698 SqFt

50 Essex Street #2, Swampscott

$355,000

More About Swampscott

 Swampscott Location

Swampscott lies along a mostly rocky coast, although it encompasses six beaches and a number of small parks and ponds. Swampscott borders Marblehead to the northeast; Salem to the northwest; and Lynn to the southwest while the town's water rights extend into Massachusetts Bay. Commuters use the Newburyport and Gloucester MBTA lines to get into Boston's North Station.

Swampscott Recreation

Swampscott is considered a family-friendly community with its six beaches offering different waterfront options from the scenic hideaway of Whales Beach to the more public promenade on King's Beach. Parks and playgrounds include Abbott Park, Hadley Playground and Phillips Park. Once unused land, Beach Bluff Park has been transformed into a park with a miniature Stonehenge, ideal for observing the sun come up between the plinths as well as walks along the beach.

The Mary Baker Eddy House is a historic landmark, commemorating the founder of the Christian Science religion who established the religion while still a resident of Swampscott.

Swampscott History

Swampscott was first settled in 1629 but wasn't officially incorporated until 1852. The town derives its name from the Indian word for "red rock." While Revere claims the honor of being the oldest beach, Swampscott by default, is the oldest resort area. Back in the late 1800s when Boston's elite summered in Swampscott and several other North Shore communities, Lynn marked the dividing point between Revere's "poor beach" and Swampscott's more affluent resort town. Swampscott has been the site of a number of movies, including "Manchester by the Sea," "Joy," "The American Hustle," and even segments of the MTV series "Real World."

In another claim to fame, Swampscott is the birthplace of Marshmallow Fluff. Accomplished Swampscott citizens include the actress Carol Channing; the actor Walter Brennan; TV personality Leslie Stahl; David Lee Roth of Van Halen; and Charlie Baker, the current governor of Massachusetts.

 

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