Ipswich was founded by John Winthrop Younger, who was also the founder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Since the town is a popular tourist destination, Ipswich MA real estate market attracts many families and retirees.
Ipswich is famous for Crane Beach which consists of a four mile long sandy beachfront, with dunes and a pitch pine forest. Five and a half miles of hiking trails through the dunes and forest are accessible from the beachfront. In addition to its recreational value, Crane Beach is an important nesting site for the threatened piping plover birds. Crane Beach was established in 1945 as a gift from Richard T. Crane Jr. along with Castle Hill and the Crane Wildlife Refuge. The rolling hills of Castle Hill offers summer concerts for the public with its breathtaking view. There is much beautiful scenery in Ipswich. Drive out Ipswich Neck or look for the Rowley River, Eagle Hill River, and Roger Island River.
Ipswich is also known for its delicious clams, which are celebrated every year in the Ipswich Chowderfest. You can’t help notice the iconic Ipswich Clam Box built in the shape of an actual clam box serving the best fried clams in New England. You also can’t miss the regular lines of customers waiting patiently along Route 1A for their favorite seafood selections.
There is also a full education from elementary schools to middle and high schools. Ipswich High School was given the title of one of the best public high schools in the Boston area. The public schools of Ipswich have also been given the title of one of the best performing arts programs. With its new Middle School and High School building, Ipswich has an amazing schooling system, a full and interesting history, youth sports programs feeding into the successful high school and many beautiful locations to enjoy.
Ipswich MA Real Estate
With excellent schools, rolling hills and ocean views, Ipswich MA real estate properties are not the cheapest ones around, but definitely worth the price. Below you’ll find a small sample of Ipswich MA real estate properties available for sale right now.
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