Weston is a small town located in Middlesex County, on the perimeter of the Boston metro area. The town has an estimated population of around 11,000 permanent residents and is considered one of the country’s most affluent towns with over 1,000 or more households. During the late 1600s, the town was established as the West Precinct of Watertown, one of the earliest settlements in Massachusetts Bay. It was officially incorporated as the town of Weston in 1713. Today, Weston is known for its tranquil, countryside setting and strong sense of community. The town is an excellent place to raise a family, with its top-notch school system, pedestrian-friendly environment, and family-friendly destinations.
The Weston Public School District serves five schools: Country School (K-grade 3), Woodland School (K-grade 3), Field School (grades 4-5), Weston Middle School (grades 6-8),
and Weston High School (grades 9-12). Weston Windows, an integrated pre-school, has classrooms within Woodland and Country Schools, and was established to educate
children with special needs aged three years old and above. Since 1969, the town has also participated in the METCO program, a voluntary program that aims to increase diversity
by offering more educational opportunities for students in Boston. Weston is home to many exclusive private schools. The Meadowbrook School of Weston, The Cambridge
School of Weston, The Rivers School, The Rivers School Conservatory, and The Gifford School. There is also one college located in Weston, Regis College. The Weston Community
Center offers nearly 500 programs over the course of the year. The center is located on the same campus as the Field School, Woodland School and Country School. Memorial
Pool is located in between Woodland School and Country School. The Town Pool is a big hit with residents offering a fun place to gather and swim.
Weston Real Estate
Weston’s scenic charm is largely attributed to the town’s architectural diversity. Buyers will be able to find Cape Cod-style homes, Colonial Revivals, Tudors, and other elegant architectural designs. There’s a wide selection of excellent properties to choose from in Weston. Homes in the area can fit any type of lifestyle or budget. You will find well-built Colonials on scenic tree-lined streets, sprawling 6-bedroom homes with first-class features and amenities, and stunning expansive lots with opportunities to build your very own dream home. Most of the homes are beautifully appointed, with features such as professionally landscaped grounds, gourmet kitchens with large center islands and new stainless steel appliances, sun-filled family rooms, elegant formal dining rooms and master suites with spectacular views.