Marlborough, MA Real Estate
With three major highways passing through the city and a beautiful natural setting surrounding it, Marlborough has perhaps the most advantageous location of all the MetroWest communities. This city of around 40,000 residents is known for its employment opportunities in a variety of professional fields, including the tech, medical research, and finance industries. It also provides an incredible opportunity to live a relaxed lifestyle in an upscale single-family home on a lush, suburban property. In fact, the selection of Marlborough homes for sale offer many types of homes ideal for families and young professionals, from spacious detached homes to low-maintenance condos to townhomes that many feel provide owners with the best of both worlds. When exploring the Marlborough real estate market, you'll see why many Eastern Massachusetts residents choose this town as their ideal place to live.
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The residential areas of Marlborough are an ideal atmosphere to raise a family, with traditional homes on generously sized properties with luscious green lawns lining the safe, peaceful streets. The most common type of single-family homes found in the Marlborough, MA real estate market are those built in the Colonial Revival architectural style, along with American vernacular homes that boast expansive porches. The majority of these homes were built in the mid-to-late-19th century and are among the most charming homes you'll find, although once you step inside you'll notice that most homes also have updated interiors with modern kitchens and bathrooms. Other style of detached homes in Marlborough include Cape Cods, Tudors, and cottage-style homes.
Naturally, homes at the highest end of the market offers the most square footage, with Marlborough's most elegant estates exceeding 4,000 square feet on interior space on properties that range from just over one acre to nearly five acres. However, you might be pleasantly surprised to know that, despite the architectural beauty and serene forests that surround these homes, the price tag is generally well under $1 million. Other single-family homes in Marlborough provide between 2,000 and 2,500 square feet and are usually listed from $300,000 to around $500,000.
In the multi-family market, there are a variety of different styles of low-rise condo buildings and townhomes dispersed throughout the city that normally sell for under $300,000. Most condos feature wonderful balconies, while many of the townhomes have a great deal of yard space and floor plans that are almost as large as most single-family homes. These homes are ideal for first-time buyers, downsizers, or anyone who feels they just don't need a stately Colonial home to be satisfied in one of prettiest cities in Eastern Massachusetts.
It's not difficult to find something to do in Marlborough if you're a fan of nature and outdoor recreation. The area surrounding Fort Meadow Reservoir provides a number of walking trails and beaches, not to mention opportunities for boating and kayaking out on the water. Meanwhile, the Assabet River Rail Trail runs through the city and just east of its borders and is a great leisurely stroll for residents of all fitness levels. Golfers can hit the links at either Charter Oak Golf Course or the Marlborough Country Club, both of which routinely receive rave reviews from guests.
The school system in Marlborough is also well reviewed, with Richer Elementary and Marlborough High School providing a great learning environment and plenty of top notch extracurricular facilities for students. There are also a number of renowned private schools in the area.
Finally, Marlborough provides possibly the easiest commute to anywhere in the MetroWest region, with Boston only 45 minutes away by car and Routes 495, 290, and the Massachusetts turnpike all passing through the city.
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