Wellesley is a very desirable, affluent community along the banks of the Charles River. This picturesque community boasts a highly regarded public school system, a thriving downtown with boutique shops and restaurants, easy commuting distance to Boston, a top-rated hospital, a town beach, and several small colleges, including Wellesley College, Babson College, and Massachusetts Bay Community College.
Wellesley offers easy access to Routes 9, 16, 135, 128 (I-95), and the Mass Pike. There are three Commuter Rail stations taking travelers into Boston’s Back Bay and Station Station. Commute times to Boston range from 35-45 minutes.
Summer evenings finds residents strolling over to the Town Hall Green to enjoy free concerts. Residents are proud of their local arts and cultural opportunities, such as the Wellesley Free Library, The Davis Museum and Cultural Center, and the Wellesley Players (one of New England’s oldest community theatre groups).
Wellesley residents have many options for enjoying the outdoors, including Hunnewell Arboretum and Elm Bank Horticulture Center. There are also walking/hiking trails in Centennial Reservation, Mass Bay Community College, and Maugus Hill.
Places of worship in town include the First Congregation Church of Wellesley Hills, Sisters of Charity, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Temple Beth Elohim (Reform Judaism), Unitarian Church of Wellesley Hills, Wellesley Congregational Church, and Wellesley Monthly Meeting of Friends (Quaker).
above: Isaac Sprague Memorial Clock Tower, 1928
Search Wellesley Homes for Sale
Philip Hou Real Estate
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Weston
The property listing data and information set forth herein were provided to MLS Property Information Network, Inc. from third party sources, including sellers, lessors and public records, and were compiled by MLS Property Information Network, Inc. The property listing data and information are for the personal, non commercial use of consumers having a good faith interest in purchasing or leasing listed properties of the type displayed to them and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties which such consumers may have a good faith interest in purchasing or leasing. MLS Property Information Network, Inc. and its subscribers disclaim any and all representations and warranties as to the accuracy of the property listing data and information set forth herein.
Today's Market Trends for Wellesley *
* All data pertains to single-family homes