An immediate suburb of Boston, Newton is the 11th largest city in Massachusetts. In 2012, Newton was voted by Money magazine as the fourth best place to live in the United States. It is known for it’s excellent education system, making it a highly sought town for families.
Newton, MA Villages
13 villages together make the City of Newton. No matter where you live in Newton, you are never far from a lively center, or public transportation to get you into Boston with ease.
You’ll find single-family homes of every size in Newton. Because of it’s size, and diverse villages, it’s important to get to know the different areas of the town when you begin your home search.
Known for easy commuting both inbound and outbound. It has quick access to both I-90 (Massachusetts Turnpike) and I-95, and a commuter rail station on the Framingham line. Search for Auburndale 02466 Homes.
Chestnut Hill 02467
Home to Boston Collage and some of New England’s most beautiful homes, Chestnut Hill has numerous commercial areas mostly around Route 9, as well as a Green line T station. Search Chestnut Hill 02467 Homes.
Newton Center 02459
Newton Center has the largest commercial area of any other village, located around the Beacon Street and Center Street junction. There is a Green line stop, many independent and chain stores and restaurants. The 02459 zip code also includes the area known as South Newton. Search Newton Centre 02459 homes.
Newton Corner 02458
In Newton Corner you’ll find the Crown Plaza and the turnpike’s exit 17. This convenient area is well served by the bus system. This was the first area of Newton that was settled by Europeans. Search Newton Corner 02458 homes.
Newton Highlands 02461
With it’s commercial center around Walnut and Lincoln Street, the Highlands also have a Green line T stop. There are several interdependent stores and restaurants and general New England quaintness. Search Newton Highlands 02461 homes.
Newton Lower Falls 02462
One of the country’s first paper mill was built in Lower Falls, which borders on Wellesley in the north side of the city. The Charles River runs through here.
Newton Upper Falls 02464
Newton Upper Falls has a small commercial center of it’s own, but is located near Needham Street commercial corridor. It is served by the Eliot station on the Green line. Search Newton Upper Falls 02464 homes.
The commercial center of Newtonville lies along Walnut Street and bisected by the Turnpike. The robust center has both restaurants and shops, located a short walk from Newton North High School. Both Trader Joe’s and Wholefoods Market are located on Washington Street. Search Newtonville 02460 homes.
Nonantm borders Watertown to the North and has local shops and restaurants. The area is known for it’s Italian heritage and it’s historic name meaning “blessing or prayer” from the Algonquin Native American.
With a small commercial area, Waban is served by the Green line. There are several restaurants and a Whole Foods nearby. Search Waban 02468 homes.
West Newton 02465
On Washington street you’ll find several local cafes, restaurants, and shops. The West Newton Cinema plays independent and foreign movies. There is a commuter rail station, easy access to I-90. Search West Newton 02465 homes.
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Real Estate in Newton MA
Below find information about sold single-family houses in Newton, MA in 2012:
Range of prices: $215,000 – $5,130,000
Average price: $970,000 Median price:: $800,000
Below find information about sold condominiums in Newton, MA in 2012:
Range of prices: $130,000 – $1,345,000
Average price: $510,000 Median price:: $454,000
Below find information about sold multi-famiy house in Newton, MA in 2012:
Range of prices: $360,000 – $1,885,000
Average price: $661,000 Median price:: $635,000
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