Newton Homes for Sale
Newton is a well-known suburban community, located just 7 miles west of Boston’s downtown core. Its close proximity to the larger urban center as well as a refreshing suburban atmosphere consistently make it a popular choice for families and working professionals looking to commute to the city.
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Not surprisingly given its position as a suburban community, Newton real estate is made up of largely single-family homes on large lots. Overflowing with classic architecture, beautiful Tudor-style homes are common. Radiant red-brick exteriors dot the quiet suburban streets that gently wind under the shade of gorgeous mature trees.
It’s easy to see what makes Newton real estate so attractive, especially for those that work in the city. The small city provides a welcome breath of fresh air. Despite being among the most populous cities in Greater Boston, Newton’s small village layout has been able to maintain an irresistible small-town charm.
Newton is one of the fastest growing of Boston’s suburbs and is consistently voted among the best small cities for families in the state of Massachusetts. Along with this top position as a prime location for homebuyers comes a larger price tag. Homes for sale in Newton hold the distinction of being some of the most expensive in the state. In fact, there were times when Newton hosted the most expensive home in the state.
Newton Community Information
The city of Newton is actually made up of a patchwork of 13 villages. This means that instead of having a single community center, it actually has a number of different commercial hubs, each with a distinctive character.
Newton’s Villages include:
- Chestnut Hill
- Newton Centre
- Newton Corner
- Newton Highlands
- Newton Lower Falls
- Newton Upper Falls
- Oak Hill
- West Newton
There’s a lot to choose from. Each of Newton's villages features a quaint village center, featuring a number of fascinating restaurants, cafes and boutique shops just waiting to be explored.
Newton has garnered a lot of attention for the quality of its school system. The schools across the city and different age levels are some of the top-rated in the country. And this extends to post-secondary education as well. Famously, Newton is home to both Boston College and Boston College Law School.
For a quiet place to study for students of all ages, nothing really matches the style and grandeur of Boston Free Library. The expansive building houses the largest library in Massachusetts in a classic example of neo-georgian architecture that is quite common in public and government buildings in the area.
Located at the literal center of the community is Crystal Lake. The recreational area is a popular hangout for locals, especially in the summertime. There’s a popular beach along its southern banks and a small recreational area is great for summer bbqs with picnic tables and space to lay out a blanket.
With so many amenities, it’s easy to see why so many homebuyers choose to make Newton their home. For more information on buying a home in this phenomenal community, contact your Boston REALTORS® at The Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Warren Residential today! He’s your go to real estate agent here to help you with all your real estate needs.
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