In Norfolk County there is a splendid town known as Walpole, Massachusetts. The Town of Walpole encompasses the distinct census-designated place known by the same name. The census designated place named Walpole is a considerably smaller community composed of 2.9 square miles and home to approximately 5,200 residents. The Town of Walpole, on the other hand, has around 24,100 residents. Walpole boasts a great location just thirteen miles south of Downtown Boston and under twenty-four miles north of Providence, Rhode Island. Walpole is bordered on the north by Dover, on the south by Foxboro, on the east by Sharon and on the west by Norfolk and Medfield. Named for Sir Robert Walpole, this remarkable community also has a long rich history having been settled in 1659 then incorporated in 1724.
Not only does Walpole boast a great location and rich heritage, the town also has wonderful recreation opportunities. Though cold in the winter, Walpole has delightful spring and summer temperatures that make it easy for residents to enjoy the multiple parks and athletic fields. For example, the 89 acre Francis William Bird Park in Walpole boasts winding walking and biking paths, tree groves, glistening ponds, a playground, basketball backboard and four tennis courts. Walpole residents also enjoy easy access to great public transportation including the Franklin Line of the MBTA which runs from Boston’s South Station to Walpole and Plimptonville.
With all of these wonderful features, Walpole is a great place to buy a home. Homes for sale in Walpole vary in price depending upon the property’s age, size, architectural style and location within the community. Single family homes are the most plentiful and the most expensive real estate option in Walpole. While some homes have listing prices near $3 million, the average listing price for a single family home in Walpole is nearer to $638,600. Condos are the least expensive housing option in Walpole, with an average listing price around $386,800. There are not many from which to choose, but the few multi-family homes for sale in Walpole have an average listing price around $1.3 million.
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