Are you considering moving to Wellesley? Whether you are looking for a larger home or are downsizing, the real estate in this area offers so many options. Right now home prices are affordable and interest rates are low so it's a good time to consider moving here.

There are so many reasons to relocate to Wellesley, and it would be impossible to list them all here. But, here are a few great reasons to make this town your home.

Excellent Education Opportunities

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                                                               Wellesley College Library. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

The home of three colleges, Wellesley College, Massachusetts Bay Community College and Babson College, Wellesley is packed with education opportunities. The city has the second largest concentration in the United States of people that hold advanced degrees.

But, the education excellence doesn't stop there. Wellesley High School has been ranked in the top 100 public high schools in the nation and has been known for having high test scores. The elementary schools here are excellent too and the city has both public and private schools for children.

Proximity to Historical Places

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                                                             Wellesley Town Hall. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Wellesley was settled in the 1630s, so it has a rich history with lots of historic sites for you and your family to explore. Wellesley has a historic district with old business buildings and many homes that were built during the 1860s. Wellesley is only a 20-minute drive from Boston and its many historical landmarks. The area is home to several historic sites, and when you invest in Wellesley real estate, you are becoming part of a historic area of the country. 

Rewarding Job Opportunities

Wellesley has many employment opportunities. In fact, many large businesses have offices in or near Wellesley and are some of the major employers in the city. This area has done very well as far as business success goes, and is surrounded by businesses in many industries including financial, biotec, pharmaceutical and education. 

Some major businesess in the area include Sun Life Financial, Harvard Pilgrim Heath Care, Roche Bros., Biogen Idec and Towers Watson. The many educational institutions here are also large employers and Wellesley College, Babson College, Massachusetts Bay Community College and Dana Hall School are all among Wellesley's top 10 employers.

Enriching Cultural Events

This city hosts several cultural events each year that are perfect activities for a night out or a weekend family activity. Wellesley's Wonderful Weekend includes a Veteran's Day parade and one of the best firework shows in the country. The Wellesley Symphony Orchestra and the Hunnewell Arboretum add to the cultural offerings here. 

Recreational Variety

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                                                            Wellesley College Boathouse. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Wellesley has a lot to offer when it comes to recreational activities. The town has yoga studios, a skating center, a country club, an athletic club, golf clubs and a children's day camp. The city boasts 12 parks and reservations several different ponds that all offer recreational opportunities. Wellesley is also only a short drive from the Massachusetts Bay.

Wellesley has so much to offer and is the perfect town for those looking to move to the suburbs, relocate their family or downsize to a condo. To find a Wellesley home for sale, contact Christine Norcross at 781-929-4994.