A lovingly restored Salem townhome listed for $999k

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The unit offers three stories of living, three bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and stunning blue cabinetry.

Unit 1, a Salem townhouse at 3 Federal Court, has three bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Robert Moreno

This recently restored historic home in the heart of Salem offers upscale, modern renovations while maintaining its classic period charm.

No. 1, a terraced house converted into 3 Federal CourtIt is one of two units and is located across the street from the Colonial from around 1829.

Melissa skomurski from Churchill Properties has listed the house for $999,000. The three-story unit has a total of seven rooms, including three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in a total of 2,561 square feet of living space. It’s located 0.3 of a mile from commuter rail station.

The main entrance of the house has the original restored door and the side lights with an elongated crescent window above, indicative of houses within the historic center of the city. McIntire District.

As you enter the long front hallway, with a 10-foot ceiling, you pass a striking staircase on the left. To the right is a fireplaced dining room with multiple windows, hardwood floors and a beautiful bronze-toned chandelier.

The half bathroom to the left, with marble floors and a maritime blue vanity, includes a concealed washer/dryer setup, stone countertop, and storage.

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The eat-in kitchen, featuring classic blues and soft grays that carry throughout the home, is located down the hall. It features quartz countertops, a porcelain tile backsplash, a wet bar with a glass mosaic tile backsplash, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas range. A bronze-toned rectangular chandelier hangs above an island with a sink and seating for four.

To the right is a sitting room with a fireplace and a matching lamp.

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Upstairs there are two bedrooms on the second floor, ranging from 240 to 272 square feet. Both have fireplaces, hardwood floors and crown molding.

They share a full bathroom painted a soft gray with a patterned tile floor, a shower with a tile surround, and a double vanity with white cabinets.

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An impressive multi-purpose room with exposed beams is at the top of the stairs on the third level and can be used as an office or sitting room. A full bathroom, found to the right, features a robin’s egg blue vanity and tiled walk-in shower with a seat.

The hallway ends in the master bedroom, which measures 210 square feet and offers built-in bench seating, knee wall storage, hardwood floors, and a walk-in closet with custom shelving.

. –Roberto Moreno
. –Roberto Moreno
. –Roberto Moreno

The townhome has oak floors on the first and second floors, but broad pine on the third. All original doors, doorknobs and windows were stripped and restored.

Unit includes two deeded off-street parking spaces and the HOA fee is $400/month.

The property also includes a carport that will be restored and marketed as a third semi-detached house.

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