MARBLEHEAD, MA – Residents of Marblehead now have a rare opportunity to live in one of the city’s most historic homes.
The city is accepting applications for two apartments in the city-owned Pickett House on Franklin Street. The house was gifted to the city in 1852 under the last will and testament of Moses A. Pickett and the city essentially acting as owner.
It is an apartment on each floor, each with a bedroom and a bathroom. Each apartment has a large kitchen/dining room, newer appliances, granite countertops, and a remodeled bathroom. The second floor apartment has a carpeted bedroom and hardwood flooring in the living room. The first floor apartment has a carpeted bedroom and living room.
There is a common courtyard.
The restrictions described in Pickett will applyincluding that the tenants pay “moderate rent” and are “natives of said town of Marblehead”.
Residents wishing to apply must send a letter of interest and an application to the Marblehead Board of Directors, Abbot Hall, 188 Washington Street, Marblehead, MA 01945.
(Scott Souza is a Patch Editor covering Beverly, Danvers, Marblehead, Peabody, Salem and Swampscott. He can be reached at [email protected] Twitter: @Scott_Souza.)