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About Wellesley

Wellesley is a picturesque community with tree-lined streets, beautiful historic and modern homes, and attractive parks. Wellesley is considered part of Greater Boston, but it has a small town feel and a real sense of community spirit. The town attracts mainly affluent professionals, families, and students who are attending the prestigious Wellesley College and Babson College. Wellesley, MA real estate ranges from grand Colonial estates to attractive single-family homes, modern townhouses, and condos.

Wellesley Real Estate Statistics
Total Property Listings 76
Average Home Price $1,528,401
Highest Listing Price $8,995,000
Lowest Listing Price $16

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81 Properties Found. Page 1 of 7.
Photo of Listing #73121838

51/53 Abbott Rd, Wellesley

$8,995,000 - 9 Beds, 7 Baths, 11,988 Sf

MLS® # 73121838

Photo of Listing #73110011

40 Old Farm Rd, Wellesley

$6,398,000 - 6 Beds, 8 Baths, 7,800 Sf

MLS® # 73110011

Photo of Listing #73045783

31 Cranmore Road, Wellesley

$6,000,000 - 6 Beds, 6 Baths, 7,500 Sf

MLS® # 73045783

Photo of Listing #73066168

194 Pond Road, Wellesley

$5,999,000 - 5 Beds, 7 Baths, 9,995 Sf

MLS® # 73066168

Photo of Listing #73077093

78 Arnold Road, Wellesley

$5,895,000 - 6 Beds, 7 Baths, 9,215 Sf

MLS® # 73077093

Photo of Listing #73098469

Lot B Hundreds Road, Wellesley

$5,799,900 - 6 Beds, 8 Baths, 7,818 Sf

MLS® # 73098469

Photo of Listing #73097780

19 Longmeadow Rd, Wellesley

$4,795,000 - 6 Beds, 8 Baths, 8,748 Sf

MLS® # 73097780

Photo of Listing #72973384

76 Bristol Road, Wellesley

$4,600,000 - 6 Beds, 7 Baths, 7,800 Sf

MLS® # 72973384

Photo of Listing #73102933

8 Hampshire Rd, Wellesley

$4,575,000 - 5 Beds, 7 Baths, 6,800 Sf

MLS® # 73102933

Photo of Listing #73102935

110 Hundreds Rd, Wellesley

$4,150,000 - 5 Beds, 5 Baths, 4,927 Sf

MLS® # 73102935

Photo of Listing #73122346

100 Linden St ##301, Wellesley

$3,551,900 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,260 Sf

MLS® # 73122346

Photo of Listing #73114049

3 Ordway Rd, Wellesley

$3,499,000 - 6 Beds, 5 Baths, 6,087 Sf

MLS® # 73114049


About Wellesley, MA

Wellesley is a charming town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts about 15 miles west of downtown Boston. It has an interesting history with a number of name changes throughout its evolution.

The area where the town sits today was originally settled as part of Dedham in the 1630s. Within a few decades, there were enough families to justify splitting the community off into its own town, which was named Needham. The site of the future town of Wellesley was called West Needham.

For most of the 18th and 19th centuries, West Needham was a small farming town. However, that all changed when the railroad came to town in the 1830s, connecting West Needham to Boston and the world at large. 

As the town grew, the residents decided they needed their own identity that was separate from Needham. In 1881, the town was officially named Wellesley to honor wealthy benefactor Horatio Hollis Hunnewell, whose mansion was named Wellesley after his wife’s maiden name of Welles.

Today Wellesley is best known for its highly ranked schools. This is the home of Wellesley College, a women’s college that is consistently ranked as one of the best liberal arts colleges in the United States. Wellesley is also home to Babson College.


Discover Wellesley, MA Real Estate

Wellesley is an affluent community and this is reflected in its real estate offerings. Wellesley homes for sale can be incredibly impressive with soaring ceilings, multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, and sprawling lawns. That being said, it is possible to find moderately priced homes as well.

Architectural styles in Wellesley vary from traditional Cape Cods and Colonials to modern constructions with sleek lines and high-end materials like stone and rich woods. The majority of Wellesley real estate is in Wellesley Hills and Wellsley Farms.

Luxury homes in Wellesley typically sit on large lots and are surrounded by beautiful landscaped grounds. Most have spacious suites and living areas, as well as all the amenities you could ask for in a home. Common features you might find include:

  • Hardwood floors
  • Fireplaces
  • Granite Countertops
  • Custom cabinetry
  • Walk-in closets
  • Deluxe bathrooms
  • Marble accents
  • Porches
  • Media Rooms
  • Wet Bars
  • Multi-car garages.

If you’re not ready to buy real estate in Wellesley, MA yet, there are many homes for rent in the town. You can find large single-family homes with up to five or six bedrooms, as well as modestly priced townhomes and condos. 

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What to do in Wellesley, MA

Wellesley has everything you need within the community, from grocery stores to shopping malls, restaurants, museums, and parks with hiking trails. No matter what time of year it is, there is always something to do in Wellesley.

Linden Square is the main shopping center in Wellesley and home to various brand name fashion stores, banks, restaurants, and lifestyle venues. Wellesley Square and Church Square also have a number of shops.

There are over 25 miles of trails in Wellesley, many of which make their way through forests and past rivers and ponds. The Maugus Hill trail takes you to the highest point in the town. Boulder Brook Reservation also offers great views.

Art lovers can spend hours perusing the contemporary art at the Davis Museum at Wellesley College. The collection includes paintings, photographs, and sculptures. They also have rotating exhibitions that change on a regular basis. 

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