Please be sure to explore the wonderful speciality stores and local services that have supported our house tour.
You’ll definitely want to stay at the Rogers and Brown House, a charming country Colonial Bed and Breakfast home with a fascinating historical past, but also all the modern amenities like Wi-Fi and flat screen TVs. Located at 83 County Road, the Rogers and Brown House is conveniently located in the center of all there is to see and do on the North Shore.
Whether you’re looking for local seafood, have a craving for delicately fried Ipswich clams or are planning a special catered event, Ipswich Clambake, Seafood & Catering Company’s kitchens are fired up and ready to serve their award winning clam chowder, large variety of seafood/lobster platters, surf and turf combo plates, sandwiches and salads –always homemade-always fresh.
Zumi’s is a local landmark destination on Market Street for coffee, culture and community. Voted #1 Coffee Shop in the North Shore since 2005, they serve only 100% organic fair trade coffee. And the ice cream is pretty darn good too!
Be sure to check out Chrissi’s Café on 8 Hayward Street, a unique local café & market that offers a variety of options including full-service sustainable seafood, prepared meals to go, artisan foods, local specialties and daily lunch specials with many gluten-free options.
The Coastal Greengrocer is a full service Market offering a full line of fresh fruit and vegetables as well as a large selection of cheese, and deli meats, and a complimentary dry goods and grocery department. Their focus is on daily, fresh, local, and high quality foods.
Visit Hearts ‘n Flowers for the best flower arrangements and gifts in Ipswich. They can help you find the perfect flowers for any individual or occasion and can even create a custom bouquet to fit your unique needs. Hearts ‘n Flowers delivers flower arrangements local and worldwide.
You won’t want to miss Marini Farm’s Corn Maze , an eight-acre life-size maze of living cornstalks. Other fun family attractions include bounce houses, hayrides, a pumpkin patch and their infamous apple cannon! Open 7 days a week until November 3rd.
S.C.L.Home Services is a reliable, local hardwood floor company that does floor repair, refinishing, re-coating, floor installation, as well as a range of home services. Contact Steve Lombara for a free estimate for all your hardwood floor needs.
Matt Diana Housewright has worked on some of the oldest houses in the country, developing a deep appreciation for early American building practices. Matt Diana Housewright is a full service general contracting company specializing in historic work, including detailed carpentry, timberframing, restoration, reproduction and roofing.
CHS Landscape Concepts is a full landscape company specializing in the construction and maintenance of stone walls, patios, and water features. Stonemason and arborist Timothy Chouinard will help you achieve your landscaping dreams!