Franklin Massachusetts is conveniently located off of Route 495 in Norfolk County. Franklin enjoys an ideal location as it is easy to get just about anywhere including Boston, Cape Cod and Providence. There are two exits to get on and off the highway including Route 140 and King Street.
The proximity to such large urban centers combined with a good school system has made Franklin a popular destination town for those looking for a place to call home.
An added bonus that Franklin enjoys is the benefit of having the train that goes right into Boston. A number of residents who work in Boston use the train on a daily basis to avoid the morning commute along 495 and the Mass Pike.
You will find the convenience of a major shopping center in Franklin that features a Super Stop and Shop along with multiple restaurants located along Route 140.
Franklin is one of the few communities in this part of Massachusetts that still has a fair amount of new housing stock still being built. You will find both condominium and single family new construction developments. There are ample younger developments which is one of the desirable factors leading home buyer to choose Franklin as their final landing spot.
To learn more about Franklin including information on real estate, schools, demographics, restaurants and more see Franklin MA Info.
Just further North on 495 you will also find a few other communities worth checking out. If you are budget conscious and want more home for your money, Milford would be a good choice. One of the premiere destination towns in the area with top rated schools, closer proximity to Boston and top notch neighborhoods would be Hopkinton. Both of these towns are radically different from one other with Milford having a much bigger commercial base and Hopkinton having a much more “country” feel to it.
If you are interested in other towns in the general area and have not settled on a specific town yet then take a peek at Maximum Real Estate Exposure where you will find tons of local real estate information on local communities throughout the Metrowest Massachusetts area including market reports, town profiles, as well as pointers on buying and selling a home.