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Amanda Armstrong

8 Rio Drive

$830,000 8 Rio Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930
Waterfront on the marsh with water access - a prized location just down from iconic Good Harbor Beach and minutes from the incomparable vistas of the Back Shore and the innumerable amenities of the fast-rising city of Gloucester. Move here knowing you will soon be living your best life --- near the ocean. Watch the sun rise daily behind the Twin Lights on Thatcher Island, and enjoy the colorful galleries and cafes of Rocky Neck or the bustling shops, restaurants and historic attractions of downtown Gloucester. This custom contemporary home offers a versatile floor plan featuring three finished levels with the ability to age in place living all on one level as needed. A total of four bedrooms, with three full baths including a primary suite on the 2nd floor. Shed on property, with raised garden beds. Town water, gas and sewer connections.
  • Sold
  • 4
  • 3
  • 1961
    Year Built
  • 2,928 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 2,928 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 7,405 Sq.Ft.
  • MLS® ID: 73077991
  • Type: Residential
  • Year Built: 1961
  • Architecture Styles: Contemporary
  • Water Frontage: ['Waterfront', 'Beach Front', 'Stream', 'Frontage', 'Direct Access', 'Marsh', 'Beach Access', 'Ocean', 'Walk to', '1/10 to 3/10 To Beach', 'Beach Ownership(Public)']
  • View Description: Scenic View(s)
  • Elementary School:East Gloucester
  • Middle School: O'malley
  • High School: Gloucester


  • Total Bedrooms: 4
  • Total Bathrooms: 3
  • Full Bathrooms: 3
  • Laundry Room: Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile, Main Level, Remodeled, Washer Hookup, First Floor
  • Flooring: Tile, Carpet, Laminate, Flooring - Laminate, Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile, Flooring - Wall to Wall Carpet
  • Appliances: Range,Dishwasher,Refrigerator,Freezer,Washer,Dryer, Plumbed For Ice Maker, Utility Connections for Gas Range, Utility Connections for Electric Oven
  • Other Interior Features: Cathedral Ceiling(s), Closet/Cabinets - Custom Built, Lighting - Overhead, Cable Hookup, High Speed Internet Hookup, Entrance Foyer, Sitting Room, Office, Den, Internet Available - Unknown

Exterior & Building

  • Water Source: Public
  • Utilities: for Gas Range, for Electric Oven, Washer Hookup, Icemaker Connection
  • Roof: Shingle
  • Lot Features: Flood Plain, Cleared, Level, Marsh
  • Parking: Paved Drive, Off Street, Paved
  • Heat Type: Forced Air, Baseboard, Heat Pump, Natural Gas
  • Air Conditioning: Heat Pump, Ductless
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Substructure: Concrete Perimeter, Slab
  • Disability Features: No
  • Other Exterior Features: Balcony - Exterior, Porch, Porch - Enclosed, Deck, Deck - Wood, Balcony, Rain Gutters, Storage, Screens, Garden


  • Sales Price: $830,000
  • Real Estate Tax: $8,208/yr
  • Zoning: R-10

8 Rio Drive

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