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Stunning homes for sale in Wellesley are waiting for you.
Wellesley is a charming affluent town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts. It is part of Greater Boston and is located in eastern Massachusetts. It is bordered on the east by Newton, on the north by Weston, on the south by Needham and Dover and on the west by Natick.
The town was originally a part of Needham and was then called West Needham, Massachusetts. During the 1880s, residents voted to secede from Needham and the town was re-christened Wellesley.
The community embraces both New England traditions and modern amenities. Today, it has the 5th highest median household and family incomes in all of Massachusetts. Real estate in Wellesley is comprised of single family homes including many estates and antique homes.
Wellesley has been recognized for its natural beauty, cultural events, educational institutions, and historical sites. It’s no wonder that many people are interested in Wellesley homes for sale.
The town concentrates on green technology. In fact, in its attempt to reduce its carbon footprint, Wellesley invested in green schools, renewable energy, waste management, and preserving and protecting resources.
Wellesley holds the second greatest concentration of residents with advanced degrees in the country. The public educations service in the area are excellent. In fact, Wellesley High School earned a gold medal in 2007 when it was ranked 70th best public high school in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.
The community also has a middle school and seven elementary schools, which include Bates, Upham, Schofield, Fiske, Hardy, Hunnewell, and Sprague. The private schools in Wellesley include Tenacre Country Day School, St. John the Evangelist, and Dana Hall School.
It is also the home of Wellesley College, Babson College, and a campus of Massachusetts Bay Community College.
There are many transportation options in Wellesley. The town is served by three stations along the Framingham/ Worcester Line of the MBTA Commuter Rail. The stations are Wellesley Square, Wellesley Hills, and Wellesley Farms.
The bus service in Wellesley is provided by the Metrowest Regional Transit Authority (MWRTA) and runs along Walnut Street, Cedar Street, and Route 9.
There are also specific transportation services for seniors. The Wellesley Council on Aging contracts out a daily low-cost minibus service offering elderly access to several local medical facilities and the Woodland MBTA station.
Wellesley is known for its historic district, with homes built circa 1860. However, in the recent years, the town witnessed a surge in condominium developments. There are several two-unit town homes built on former two-family house lots. There is also an upscale condominium complex in the heart of Wellesley Square.
There are also new houses built on tear down lots. These new construction homes are found in almost every zoning district, every neighborhood, and every price range. There are also luxury houses with an acre or more of land.
Homes for sale in Wellesley have a median listing price of $1,498,000 and a price per square foot of $440.
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Take your pick from the beautiful homes for sale in Needham.
Needham is a delightful residential town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts. It is a suburb of Boston. It is located on rocky uplands within a loop of the Charles River. Almost half of the households here are married families with children.
It developed slowly as a town of farming, grazing, and small water-powered mills. Before the 20th century, knitwear manufacturing was the town’s economic backbone. After World War II and with the opening of Route 128, Needham gained access to the developing electronics industry.
As part of Boston’s metropolitan area, Needham is surrounded by similar suburban communities. It is bordered by Wellesley, West Roxbury, Newton, Dover, Dedham and Westwood.
Proximity is one of the key appeals to Needham and this serene residential community continues to grow in desirability. In fact, many buyers are drawn to the attractive homes for sale in Needham.
Needham covers about 12 square miles. It is governed by a board of selectmen and by representative town meeting. There are a variety of municipal services and committees to make sure that residents are provided with police and fire protection, garbage collection, and snow removal. There is also a free public library, a vibrant and welcoming place for all people to gather, meet, and learn.
Needham has 5 elementary schools for grades K-5: John Eliot Elementary School, Hillside Elementary School, William Mitchell Elementary School, Newman Elementary School, and Broadmeadow Elementary School. Sunita L. Williams Elementary School is a new school that will replace the aging Hillside Elementary School once it is completed. It is scheduled to open in the fall of 2019 or 2020.
The town of Needham has one high school, Needham High School. It underwent a $62-million renovation that was completed in 2009. There are also two middle schools: William F. Pollard Middle School, for seventh and eighth grade, and High Rock School, for sixth grade only.
There are also private schools like St. Joseph’s Elementary School, St. Sebastian’s School, and Monsignor Haddad Middle School.
Needham is just 10 minutes southwest of Boston. MBTA provides commuter rail service from Boston’s South Station with four stops in Needham on its Needham Line: Needham Heights, Needham Center, Needham Junction and Hersey.
The I-95/Route 128 circumferential highway that circles Boston goes through Needham, with three ways out giving access to the town. Additionally, Massachusetts Route 135 goes through the town.
The town of Needham features a variety of public open space which includes Rosemary Pool, a public swimming pool built into Rosemary Lake. The Park and Recreation Department supervises the pool, and provides other athletic recreational programs including tennis and youth summer activities.
Are you looking for homes for sale in Needham?
Needham features a plethora of high end single family homes, townhomes, and condominiums.
The average median listing price is $1.2 million while the average price per square foot is $350.
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If you would like to talk about the specifics of the available homes for sale in Needham, you can contact me, Sheila Moylan, at (781) 956-6591.
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