Melrose MA is located in the Greater Boston area about seven miles north of Boston. Melrose MA homes for sale attract home buyers looking for a property which is close to Boston but in a peaceful and suburban like environment.
In the past, Melrose was referred to as “Ponde Fielde” because of a great number of ponds in the neighborhood, as well as “Mystic Side” due to its close proximity to the Mystic River. The name of the town comes from the burgh of Melrose in Scotland due to the fact that both communities share similar looking hills. One of the long-time residents William Bogle who is a native of Scotland suggested the name in 1850.
Melrose has a charming Victorian downtown with an abundance of small, family-operated shops and great restaurants. Due to its unique character, in 1982, downtown Melrose was added to the National Register of Historic Places. The city also offers its residents an excellent school system, many business and career opportunities as well as several health care and elder care facilities.
Outdoor lovers will enjoy walking trails, picnic areas and many recreational activities around Ell Pond, Pine Banks Park and a garden city ‘green belt’ that includes the Middlesex Fells Reservation. There are also two golf courses and Morelli field which is a state-of-the-art baseball facility.
Melrose MA Homes and Real Estate
The Melrose MA real estate market is considered one of the hottest ones in the country. With an easy and convenient commute Boston and Cambridge professionals constantly search for great deals on Melrose MA homes for sale. Apart from an excellent location, the town’s unique architecture with Victorian and Colonial homes graced by mature tree lined streets is another irresistible selling feature.
When it comes to buying your dream home you should consider hiring an exclusive buyer agent to help you browse through Melrose MA homes for sale now. It happens quite often where home buyers find themselves in the midst of a bidding war struggling to get the property they want. If you’re working with an exclusive buyer’s agent like Buyer’s Choice Realty, you can be certain your agent works only for you negotiating on your behalf for the best price possible.
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