The Cliffs Neighborhood of Marblehead:
New Listing at 22 Shorewood Road:
22 Shorewood Road is a spacious and updated home that sits on a 1/3 of an acre in a tranquil setting in the coveted Cliffs neighborhood of Marblehead. This is the ideal family home with 4 bedrooms and 4 baths, 9 rooms and over 4000 square feet of living space! The layout is ideal for entertaining with oversized rooms throughout and a spacious kitchen with breakfast bar that leads out to an expansive deck overlooking the back yard. There are 3 fireplaces and an enormous lower level recreation room with a pool table (included), built-in bar and fireplace. Additional amenities include an attached 2-car garage, 3-season porch, central-air and private master suite with sitting area. This neighborhood is a favorite among families and includes access to Wyman Cove Beach and Association. If you enjoy the outdoors and an active lifestyle, the 4.1 mile Rail Trail, Wyman Woods hiking trails, Lead Mills and Gatchell Playground are a short stroll away. This home checks all the boxes and more..don’t miss out!
Wyman Cove Beach and The Marblehead Cliffs Improvement Association:
This neighborhood association includes 230+ families with rights to Wyman Cove Beach and field. The Cliffs neighborhood consists of the area bordered by Rainbow Road and along West Shore Drive to Pequot and Calumet and including Ridge and Ratlin Roads. Membership is $85 per year which allows the association to maintain the beach and field and hold several annual events including a kick-off-to-summer marshmallow roast, happy hour gatherings, potluck barbecues and kids games.
Wyman Cove Beach has picnic tables, community grills, a kayak/SUP rack, swim float and several benches and chairs positioned to view the stunning sunsets. You’d be hard pressed to find a better location on the West side of Marblehead for watching the sun set over the Salem Harbor. Marblehead Cliffs Improvement Association has its own Facebook Page with photos of past events and information regarding the Association and the beach.
Lead Mills and Wyman Woods:
In addition to Wyman Cove Beach, The Cliffs neighborhood has access to some of Marblehead’s best open spaces and conservation areas. Lead Mills is a 4.5 acre field and trail bordering Salem Harbor that was purchased by the Town of Marblehead in 2013. This beautiful open meadow has spectacular views of the Salem Harbor and is maintained by The Marblehead Conservancy. It includes a beach and trails connect to Wyman Woods. Lead Mills can be accessed by the Rail Trail from the entrance on West Shore Drive or a hike-in path off of Pinecliff Drive.
Marblehead’s Wyman Woods is a 43 acre conservation area with ¾ of a mile of trails, wetlands and forest with views of Salem Harbor along the way. (Photo courtesy of Marblehead Conservancy) Marblehead Conservancy Inc.
Gatchell’s Park is adjacent to Wyman Woods and at the edge of the Cliffs Neighborhood. It is a favorite spot of Marblehead children and adults alike. Gatchell Playground consists of 8.33 acres with a basketball court, Little League Baseball fields, a Midget Football field, playground equipment, bleachers, benches, restroom facilities, snack shed and parking. It’s located at the intersection of West Shore Drive and Lafayette Street. In the winter it’s a busy spot for sledding. There is also a weekly camp at Gatchells run by Marblehead Park & Rec each summer.