The town of Wayland, west of Boston in Middlesex County, was originally settled in 1673 as part of the Sudbury Plantation. The town is now an affluent suburban community within easy commuting distance of Boston.
The town was named after Francis Wayland, a preacher and president of Brown University, who established the first free library in 1848.
The town is praised by residents for its country charm and for its location, which makes all of the Boston area's cultural and recreational opportunities available. The school system is also a source of pride to the community and is regularly ranked as one of the top ten school systems in Massachusetts.
Wayland is the home of two public golf courses, Wayland Country Club, and Sandy Burr Country Club. There is a town beach located on Lake Cochituate that offers swimming and a boat launch to its residents and guests. There are conservation areas for hiking and horseback riding. Wayland is primarily residential but recently opened the long-awaited Wayland Town Center to provide numerous shopping venues and restaurants.
|Land Area:||16 square miles|
|Distance to Boston:||17 miles|
|Government:||Open Town Meeting
Board of Selectmen
|Public Schools:||3 Elementary Schools
1 Middle School
1 High School
|Hospital:||Newton Wellesley Hospital, Newton|
|Transportation:||Commuter Rail to Boston
(3 Stations in town)
Privately sited on a 1.7 acre lot in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Wayland, this special multi-level Colonial is tucked into a wooded landscape. On a quiet ...
Listing courtesy of Engel & Volkers Wellesley.
The “Eagles Nest”: a Mid-Century Modern home with open floor plan, vaulted cedar ceilings, skylights, and hardwood floors is tucked away in a serene private wooded settin...
Listing courtesy of www.HomeZu.com.
Well maintained charming center entrance colonial home with plenty of space.Formal living room with a fireplace, an amazing family room with pocket doors, large spacious ...
Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Boston Metrowest.
This Cochituate Classic awaits its new owners. Built in 1915, this beautiful colonial was renovated in 1990 and has since been upgraded & lovingly maintained by the curre...
Listing courtesy of Thread Real Estate, LLC.
Delightful Adams Lane colonial with excellent curb appeal and lovely manicured lot within walking distance to Claypit Elementary School. Updated, open concept kitchen, fr...
Listing courtesy of Advisors Living - Weston.
Come take a look at the Custom Built Cape that is situated on a culdesac and is located in desirable North Wayland! This new construction home offers 6,427 square feet of...
Listing courtesy of LAER Realty Partners.
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