As a thriving community of approximately 22,000 residents, the town of Winchester was settled in 1640 and is the 7th wealthiest town in Massachusetts. What is even more impressive is its vibrant town center, beautiful homes and grand architecture.
The Winchester community has mastered the fine balance of town growth, conservation and recreation. Located a mere 8 miles north of Boston and boasting 2 commuter rail stations, Winchester is a highly sought after community.
The Real Estate market in Winchester remains strong. The estimated median house/condo price in Winchester for 2016 was $1,299,000, with a median size of 3.090 sf.
Winchester has many activities for its residents. There is a beach and splash park at Wedge Pond, with clay tennis courts right next door. The Winchester Boat club offers opportunities for those who like to sail. Winchester also has a swim and tennis club, as well as, a country club with an 18-hole golf course.
Winchester has a “green community” designation for its efforts in lowering energy costs. There is also town developed housing for seniors. The vast calendar of town activities and traditions include the local Kiwanis’ annual fishing derby and the yearly auction held by the Rotary club.
With a great community comes great schools and Winchester is no exception. Ranked one of the best in Massachusetts by Boston Magazine, Winchester has five elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school (renovated in 2016)
For those interested in private schools, there is a Montessori School called Children’s Own and Acera School is a private K-8 School with multi age classrooms that focuses on high ability children, and STEM education.
Below are links to the web pages for each of the public schools in Winchester:
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