The town of West Roxbury is located in the southwestern corner of Boston. West Roxbury is well known for its legacy of famous authors such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau and Nathaniel Hawthorne. It is also a beautiful destination for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy activities such as hiking, mountain biking and trail running. Residents tend to prefer these activities in Millennium Park, which encompasses over one hundred acres of trails, gathering spaces with picnic tables, and recreational playing fields.
The neighborhood of West Roxbury is classified as a Boston suburb and includes mostly single-family homes ranging in sizes from 3,000 square feet to 6,000 square feet with an average price of around $550,000. There are a small percentage of multi-family homes that are around 3,000 to 5,000 square feet in size with an average price point of about $650,000. As for smaller buildings like apartments and condos, West Roxbury offers few on the outskirts of town, closer to central Boston.
Local attractions include over twenty restaurants and coffee shops located around Centre Street in the downtown area. Culinary offerings include Irish pubs, Indian, Italian, American, Thai, Middle Eastern and Chinese cuisine. A few of the most popular places to grab a satisfying bite to eat are the Masona Grill, which serves Peruvian-style food and West On Centre, which is your classic American family-style restaurant with large servings of comfort food and a cozy, relaxing atmosphere. Downtown West Roxbury also offers exercise classes like yoga, pilates and various cardio fitness classes. Some other main attractions include the Westerly Burial Ground, Theodore Parker Church, and The West Roxbury Branch Library.
West Roxbury can provide a welcoming, comfortable, and lively place to live for any family that is looking for the convenience of living close to Boston but prefers the security of a small-town environment. If you are interested in buying a home in West Roxbury please do not hesitate to contact us!
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