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Welcome To Jamaica Plain

Fondly known to many as JP, Jamaica Plain is one of Boston’s “greenest” neighborhoods with its famous Emerald Necklace park system. Jamaica Plain’s architecture varies greatly, as triple-deckers and large Victorians are found throughout the neighborhood, and more recently, luxury loft condominiums. Learn more about Jamaica Plain real estate below.

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About Jamaica Plain

Jamaica Plain is a neighborhood located in the southern part of the City of Boston, Massachusetts.

Downtown Boston is about a 25 minute drive from Jamaica Plains, around 5.5 road miles. Downtown is also easily accessible via public transportation - around a 30 minute trip on the “T” Orange Line.

Jamaica Plain has great public transport links. Along with the Orange Line, there’s also the Green Line, several bus lines and Commuter Rail stops within the neighborhood.

In addition to its transport links, Jamaica Plain is a popular place to live thanks to its diverse, tight-knit neighborhood and its peaceful green spaces. Trails loop around Jamaica Pond and through the vast Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, both links in the Emerald Necklace chain of parks.

Jamaica Plain, MA Real Estate

The Jamaica Plain real estate market features quite a mix of homes for sale. Sizable as triple-deckers and large Victorian homes can be found throughout the neighborhood. In recent years, Jamaica Plain has seen the development of apartments and luxury condos.

With Jamaica Plain ever increasing in popularity amongst Bostonians, homes here have great appreciation potential. Numerous new housing projects have been completed recently, so new units are going fast.

Living in Jamaica Plain

Jamaica Plain is an exciting place to live. Thanks to an influx of new buildings and residents, the area is experiencing somewhat of a boom right now. New businesses are popping up, here and there, adding to the already rich and vibrant culture of restaurants and independent shops.

For outdoor activities there’s the great Jamaica Plain Pond. The pond is surrounded by 1.5 miles of walking track, making it an extremely popular place for Bostonians to walk, fish, row and sail. Jamaica Plain is also home to the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. This is Harvard’s free outdoor tree & plant museum, which offers walking tours and other family activities.

And, thanks to Jamaica Plain’s excellent public transport links, the City of Boston truly is all yours to discover. Whether you want to walk the Freedom Trail, go to a Red Sox game or do some shopping on Newbury Street - you can go at any time that suits you.

JP is filled with lovely family-run restaurants, hips shops and cozy bars. There’s also a great selection of Latin American eateries clustered around Hyde Square. Centre Street is Jamaica Plain’s main hub of activity. It boasts a lively mix of shops and restaurants, and is home to the legendary J.P. Licks- a great place to enjoy some ice cream, frozen yogurt or coffee at the original location.

For beer lovers, you can’t visit Jamaica Plain without doing the Sam Adams Brewery Tour. Here you can view the brewery process first-hand, while sampling the famed produce afterwards.

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