McIntyre Historic District downtown Salem, 1min walk to sites, wedding venues, & dining, parking

Belle Femme
$460.71 - $875.71 / night   in Salem  
6 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms Sleeps 12

Belle Femme is located in the McIntire Historic District of Salem, next to many historic, cultural and wedding venues. What a great space to share an extended family vacation or celebration – there’s room for everyone: grandparents, siblings, cousins. Belle Femme provides 18th century open concept living - the kids can be playing board games in the huge dining room while the adults converse in the living room. Every room in Belle Femme exudes a unique character with bold wall paper and stylish furnishings.

Belle Femme accommodations start with the amazing views of local professionally manicured gardens and historic mansions. Spacious and gorgeously furnished with newly finished wood floors throughout. As you land in 2nd floor entryway, you can immediately appreciate the historic approach to open concept - a large landing, Living Room, and Dining Room are all visible. The Belle Femme Living Room, easily accommodates 10 adults, with beautifully appointed furnishings: 2 comfy couches, club chairs, a big screen TV, and working vinyl record player.. The front hallway, as big as some living rooms, provides a relaxing rocking chair and an historic organ. The front landing leads to a porch overlooking the gardens and mansions of the Salem's Historic McIntire District.

The Dining room easily seats 12 for those large celebration dinners. Consider using a local caterer to host a lovely dinner in your private dining room. The large kitchen is fully appointed with full size refrigerator, double sinks, 5 burner gas stove, and 2 large pantries. Just off the kitchen you'll find the laundry.

Each bathroom has historic sinks and showers inside large clawfoot tubs.

About Belle Femme accommodations: You enter the home from the classic front porch, in the entryway you'll see antique intercom and gorgeous antique wooden doors. As you walk up the staircase, you enter Belle Femme on the 2nd floor. On the second level, guests find a huge kitchen, dining room, living room, large entryway, front porch, 2 bedrooms and 1 bath. The 3rd level boasts 4 additional bedrooms and the 2nd bathroom.

***** Belle Femme Accommodation Highlights:

- Fully-equipped kitchen with full size appliances, coffee maker, blender, dishwasher, & more!

- Large Living room with TV, 2 comfy sofsa, chairs and plenty of seating for everyone

- Large dining room with plenty of space & seating for 12.

- Air conditioning & heating in each room - each guest controls their room's temperature.

- Washer & dryer.


- Big Screen smart TV

- Parking: Belle Femme has off-street tandem parking for 2 large or 3 small cars.

- Excellent location - walk to everything!

As with each of our iTrip North Shore properties, Belle Femme features a "starter kit" of a few-days worth of supplies for guests that includes toiletries, toilet paper, paper towels, dish detergent, & more. The beds at Belle Femme are fully made and ready for your arrival with freshly laundered linens. A set of towels for each registered guest are included in the rental rate.

Sleeping Arrangements (maximum capacity of 12):

1 King Bedroom on the 3rd Floor (Sleeping Capacity 2)

- 1 King Sized Bed

- 2 Generous bureaus

- Bedside Tables with Lamps

- 3 Walk-In Closets

3 Queen Bedrooms (Sleeping Capacity 6)

- 1 on 2nd Floor and 2 on 3rd Floor

- 1 Queen sized Bed in each bedroom

- Generous Bureau

- Bedside Tables with Lamps

- Good Sized Closet

1 Full Bedroom on 3rd Floor (Sleeping Capacity 2)

- 1 Full sized Bed

- Generous Bureau

- Bedside Tables with Lamps

- Good Sized Closet

- Seating for 2

1 Twin Bedroom on 2nd Floor (Sleeping Capacity 2)

- 2 Twin sized Beds

- Generous Bureau

- 2 Bedside Tables with Lamps

- Good Sized Closet

Bathroom Facilities:

- Each Bathroom has a large clawfoot tub and shower combination

- Antique sink

- A luxury PACK N PLAY is available for an additional charge

*** Belle Femme Guidelines

- Smoking is strictly prohibited. Guests will be fined and immediately evicted if there is any evidence of smoking found anywhere in this home.

- No pets allowed!

- Please NO PARTIES, EVENTS, PERFORMING ARTISTS OR BANDS ARE ALLOWED AT ANY TIME. These are cause for eviction with no refund and may damage our ability to offer the home for future guests exposing you to liability.

- Please know the lower level is occupied by long-term residents.

- Visiting like a local means being neighborly. Please be respectful of the owner's home and considerate to the neighbors at all times.

Salem is a historic, coastal city, located on Massachusetts' North Shore. It is a New England bedrock of history and is considered one of the most significant seaports in Puritan American history. Salem's cultural identity reflects its role in the infamous Salem witch trials of 1692; Witch logos adorn Salem police cars, taxis, magazines, & newspapers.

The city is home to the House of the Seven Gables, Salem State University, the headquarters of Salem Willows Park, Pioneer Village, Salem Maritime National Historic Site, and the Peabody Essex Museum. It also features two historic residential neighborhoods, the Federal Street District and the Charter Street Historic District. Salem is a residential and tourist area which includes the neighborhoods of Salem Neck, Downtown Salem District, The Point, South Salem and North Salem, Witchcraft Heights, Pickering Wharf, and the McIntire Historic District (named after Salem's famous architect and carver Samuel McIntire).

*** About Properties managed by iTrip North Shore

Guests staying at all iTrip North Shore managed properties receive the following:

* Welcome Home pack with treats!

* All baths are stocked with additional fresh towels for guests.

* All beds are ready made for guests with freshly laundered sheets & fresh towels for each registered guest.

* Starter pack, containing paper towels, toilet paper, dish soap, scrubber, dish towel, and dishwasher cleaner to get you going for your stay.

* Cleaning is done with green cleaning products.

82 Federal St Salem, MA 01970
Property Type: Townhome Beds: 7 Accommodates: 12 Check In: : 4pm Bedrooms: 6 Check Out: : 10am Bathrooms: 2.0 Pet Friendly: No
Air Conditioning Big Screen TV Cable Carbon Monoxide Detector Central Heat Clothes Dryer Coffee Maker Deck Dishwasher Family Friendly Full Kitchen Garden Views Hair Dryer Heating Historic Center Ice Maker Internet Internet Access Iron and Board Kitchen Laundry Microwave Parking Porch Private Entrance Refrigerator Satellite or Cable Smoke Detector TV WIFI Washing Machine
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Reviews - 4.9 stars based on 12 reviews
Belle Femme
5/5 stars
The house gave the family room to have personal space while at the same time having a place to visit. Was walking distance to downtown, train, ferry, and the attractions.
Reviewed on Aug 23, 2019 by Sandy, Indiana   Report
Belle Femme
5/5 stars
We are pleased with everything here. Having a wonderful visit with our family. Peggy
Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019 by Peggy, Whiteford , Maryland   Report
Belle Femme
5/5 stars
I was in town on business with a colleague and we decided to bring our families to enjoy Salem. Belle Femme and Liann did not disappoint. The house was impeccably clean and had all the right touches to complete our stay. Thank you for your hospitality... looking forward to visiting again sometime. Marcy
Reviewed on Jul 27, 2019 by Marcy, Manchester   Report
Belle Femme
5/5 stars
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Belle Femme. A couple minor issues were immediately resolved to our satisfaction, thanks to the quick, friendly and professional responsiveness of our lovely hostess, Lianne. The property was Definitely as advertised.. a lovely historic old home. As an improvement for future guests, I would recommend an improved supply of toilet paper. Even though it was advertised as such, One roll per bathroom for 12 guests is a bit too conservative. I am a frequent user of vacation rental properties all over the IS and internationally, and have never had less than an unlimited supply of TP. Cheap and a nice convenience(necessity) for guests. I would also recommend portable or window air conditioners for the main living areas. Thanks again Lianne Mike
Reviewed on Jul 22, 2019 by Mike, Lakewood, CA   Report
Belle Femme
5/5 stars
Belle Femme was a gorgeous, historical home in the thick of Salem. Liann was present upon arrival and took care to have repairmen in while we were at a family affair. We had 12 family members in town for a wedding and could not have been happier with our stay. Liann also let some of our group in early to drop off wedding favor bags and a birthday cake prior to check in. It was a dream to book and stay. I highly recommend for large groups.
Reviewed on Jul 9, 2019 by Arianna, Mays Landing, NJ   Report
Belle Femme
5/5 stars
The house was beautiful and clean! It was easy to get into the house and to check out. Perfect location makes an easy walk to town. I could not recommend this property enough!
Reviewed on Jun 10, 2019 by Mary,   Report
Belle Femme
5/5 stars
This house is beautiful, so conveniently located with a ton of character and great energy.
Reviewed on Jun 8, 2019 by Michele, Bedford, NH   Report
Belle Femme
4/5 stars
This historic home was just what we needed for our family and thoughtfully prepared. We were here for our daughter’s wedding and found the space great for a large group for wedding preparations. The kitchen was very well equipped with quality amenities. There was a large dining table and lots of seating. This is not a place for anyone with difficulties with stairs or stepping in and out of a claw foot tub for bathing. The 6 bedrooms were spacious and most had portable air conditioners. It was a nice walk to some nice restaurants and downtown. Several large umbrellas were placed by the front door. There is limited parking for smaller vehicles but street parking was a several minute walk for the rest. We would stay here again.
Reviewed on Jun 1, 2019 by Tim & Laura, Ballston Lake, NY   Report
Belle Femme
5/5 stars
Absolutely amazing trip! Friends and myself surprised my sister for her bachelorette party. She has wanted to go to Salem forever. The house is beautiful, right in town, and had plenty of room for our group of 10. I recommend the Spellbound ghost tour (18+) as well as the Adriatic restaurant in town. What a great trip!
Reviewed on May 6, 2019 by Kristina, Millsboro, DE   Report
Belle Femme
5/5 stars
Our party of 9 enjoyed our 3-night stay. Everything was super clean, the beds were comfortable, and we liked the furnishings. We had fun trying out a working record player to play holiday music on vinyl records! We cooked several meals and there were plentiful dishes, pots and pans, and cooking utensils. (Only missing items we noticed- a large casserole dish and a large serving platter). The steps in this house are steep -- may not be ideal for young children who are not fully competent on steps or those with mobility challenges -- but it was fine for our group with older kids. The location is convenient for touring in Salem. There was some unloading dock noise early one morning from an adjacent commercial building, but it could only be heard in one of the six bedrooms. Overall, thumbs up. We would stay at this rental house again.
Reviewed on Dec 31, 2018 by Lisa, Phoenixville, PA   Report
Belle Femme
5/5 stars
The home is beautiful located in historic Salem. Walking distance from great museums, shops and restaurants. A must stay.
Reviewed on Nov 5, 2018 by Ramona, Howell   Report
Belle Femme
5/5 stars
Its a beautiful home located right in the middle of historical Salem. Walking distance from all the museums and shopping. Great restaurants and lots to see. Our family had a great time.
Reviewed on Nov 4, 2018 by Ramona,   Report

Thank you Ramona! We loved hosting your family's visit. Belle Femme is such a perfect home for a large family gathering. It's location is perfect for walking to everything.

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