Winchester is a small town located north of Arlington and eight miles from downtown Boston. The town is a considered a bedroom community and many professionals working in Boston are attracted by the Winchester MA real estate market.
Outdoor lovers who enjoy water activities will be pleased to know that Winchester has several bodies of water, including the Mystic Lakes, Wedge Pond, Winter Pond, and the Aberjona River. The Winchester Boat Club is the place to join if you wish to sail casually or competitively on the Mystic Lakes. Wedge Pond with Borggaard Beach and Splash Park is a popular spot for families with children during the summer months. There is also the Winchester Swim and Tennis Club with a large swimming pool, 5 tennis courts and bocce courts. If you like golf, check out the Winchester Country Club with 18-hole course available only for members.
Apart from all of Boston’s attractions there is always something to see and do in Winchester. Every year, to kick off the summer, the Winchester Town Day is held when residents and visitors can browse exhibits, play games, compete in athletics, enjoy local cuisine, listen to music, attend the health fair, and watch fireworks. Other interesting venues in the area include the Griffin Museum of Photography with many unique photo exhibits, the Winchester Seniors Association, Next Door Theater and more!
In 2010, Winchester earned the “Green Community” designation by the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources and participated in the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) Solarize MASS pilot program in 2011. Thanks to this program 35 residents had solar systems installed on their properties. The town also received a $250,000 Green Communities Grant allowing for LED street lights installed which saves the town’s electricity costs by $50,000 each year.
Winchester MA Real Estate For Sale
The convenient location close to the city of Boston, excellent schools and lots of New England charm keep the Winchester MA real estate market hot.
When it comes to buying your dream home you should consider hiring an exclusive buyer agent to help you browse through Winchester homes available 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 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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