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Lake Attitash

One of the area’s hidden gems, Lake Attitash is 360-acres, bordered by Amesbury and Merrimac Massachusetts. It features breathtaking sunsets, sunrises, clean water for swimming, kayaking, sailing, paddleboarding, wildlife, summer and ice fishing…the list goes on.
Over the years it has evolved from a popular summer retreat to a year round community.
Labor Day weekend brings the annual boat parade where boaters decorate their boats and treat spectators on the shore and on their docks to some good wholesome fun.

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Welcome to Lake Attitash

Located on the border of Merrimac and Amesbury, Lake Attitash the 360-acre lake, is popular with seasonal tourists, second-home dwellers and year-round residents. Its location, breathtaking sunsets, clean waters, and active communities make it an increasingly popular location for residents and tourists alike.

Mornings and sunset hours will bring fishing boats, kayaks, canoes and small sails of every color imaginable. Friends and neighbors gather on decks or on pontoons and the annual 4th of July boat parade is just one of the many community activities enjoyed in the summer.

Wildlife abounds at Lake Attitash, eagles swoop for perch, mergansers, coots, loons and swans harkent the beginning of spring and cygnets and duckling trail behind their parents in little lake parades. The reflection of colorful leaves greet residents each year and in the winter you will find ice fishers and skaters on the lake. A wonderful place to live all year long, Lake Attitash is growing in popularity as one of the area’s hidden gems.

Lake Attitash Real Estate Insights

Cottages and summer residences are being replaced with year-round homes. Homes and land listed on (or near) Lake Attitash are in high demand and are often sold within weeks of being listed.