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

$5,990,000
90 Mountwood Road, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 14,529 SqFt

90 Mountwood Road, Swampscott

$3,999,900 ↓ $299,100
95 Puritan Lane, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 4,100 SqFt

95 Puritan Lane, Swampscott

$2,900,000
9 Lincoln House Avenue, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 3,402 SqFt

9 Lincoln House Avenue, Swampscott

$2,525,000
17 Lincoln House Avenue, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,416 SqFt

17 Lincoln House Avenue, Swampscott

$2,475,000
15 Lincoln House Avenue, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 3,739 SqFt

15 Lincoln House Avenue, Swampscott

$2,425,000
11 Lincoln House Avenue, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 3,750 SqFt

11 Lincoln House Avenue, Swampscott

$2,375,000
271 Humphrey Street, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 2,461 SqFt

271 Humphrey Street, Swampscott

$1,695,000
260 Puritan Road, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,304 SqFt

260 Puritan Road, Swampscott

$1,350,000
16 Bay View Avenue, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,499 SqFt

16 Bay View Avenue, Swampscott

$895,000 ↓ $55,000
286 Humphrey Street, Swampscott
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

286 Humphrey Street, Swampscott

$845,000 ↓ $130,000
11 Manson Street, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,390 SqFt

11 Manson Street, Swampscott

$699,900
New
125 Redington Street, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 2,355 SqFt

125 Redington Street, Swampscott

$689,900
51 Shelton Road, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,056 SqFt

51 Shelton Road, Swampscott

$669,000
New
17 Middlesex Avenue, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 1,818 SqFt

17 Middlesex Avenue, Swampscott

$599,000
26 Humphrey Street #26, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 1,700 SqFt

26 Humphrey Street #26, Swampscott

$597,500
445 Essex #201, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,088 SqFt

445 Essex #201, Swampscott

$468,000
374 Humphrey #3, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 940 SqFt

374 Humphrey #3, Swampscott

$449,900
New
51-53 New Ocean Street #3, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,054 SqFt

51-53 New Ocean Street #3, Swampscott

$389,900
406 Paradise Road #3h, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 1,527 SqFt

406 Paradise Road #3h, Swampscott

$374,900 ↓ $15,000
New
499 Humphrey #3, Swampscott
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,057 SqFt

499 Humphrey #3, Swampscott

$354,900

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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