Are you looking for a community near Boston perfect for young families? West Roxbury MA is part of the City of Boston with a suburban setting.
West Roxbury is a popular destination for young families in Boston. The area is known for the easy commute into the city and for a friendly atmosphere. Whether you dine at one of the many restaurants or hike the trails in Millennium Park, there’s always plenty of family-friendly things to do around West Roxbury. Ready to find your new home? Search West Roxbury MA houses for sale.
Location: West Roxbury is a neighborhood in Boston’s southwestern corner.
History: West Roxbury, was originally part of the town of Roxbury and home to a 19th century experimental, utopian community frequented by such notable writers as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry David Thoreau. (Wikipedia)
Neighbors: Roslindale to the northeast, the Town of Dedham to the west and south, the Town of Brookline to the north, and the City of Newton to the west
MBTA Service: West Roxbury has 23 MBTA bus stops. The Needham Line has 3 rail stations (Highland Station,West Roxbury Station, Bellevue Station).
Population: According to the 2010 Census, West Roxbury population is 30,446.
Schools: Residents of West Roxbury are part of the Boston Public School system. There are Private Schools in the area as well.
Urban Science Academy received a bronze medal from US News and World Report. 55% of students enrolled at Urban Science Academy enroll in AP courses.
Home Prices: In 2012 the average price of a single-family home in West Roxbury was $421,000.
Corey Road Farmer’s Market
There’s a new market in town! The market is a collaboration between Temple Hillel B’nai Torah, Theodore Parker Unitarian Universalist Church, West Roxbury Main Streets and Silverbrook Farm in Dartmouth.
Stop by the Corey Street Farmers’ Market for fresh produce and products. In addition to Silverbrook Farm, the market will host food tables from West Roxbury’s BakerBaker, Jamaica Plain’s Amir’s Natural Foods and JP Licks, among others. Crafters include jewelry made by a Mattapan artist, Fused Glass Works by Sasha from Brookline, and Imagine That Face Painting from Watertown and more.
The Market is open to all and free to attend starting at 11 a.m. on Sunday, at 120 Corey St., Temple Hillel B’nai Torah in West Roxbury.
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