The town of Dedham, Massachusetts is situated in the Boston metropolitan area.
People who prefer a relaxed ambience will enjoy Dedham. There are over 50 parks nearby for residents to discover, such as Stony Brook Reservation and Wilson Mountain Reservation, making them very easy to get to. Most areas in this town are reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially around one of the railway lines or Yankee Division Highway.
Most homes in Dedham were constructed prior to the 1960s, during its latest housing boom. Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing around 60% of the dwellings in this town, and the remaining properties are mainly large apartment buildings. Home owners occupy roughly three quarters of the dwellings in Dedham and one quarter are rented. This town has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Accessing one of approximately 20 supermarkets on foot is feasible for some, but not all, property owners in Dedham. There are also a limited number of choices for those who cherish nearby restaurants and cafes. Regarding education, it is a rather short walk to get to primary schools from most properties for sale in Dedham. On the other hand, it can be difficult to reach high schools on foot. Residents have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
A car is an excellent transportation option in Dedham. Most properties for sale are a rather short drive from the closest highway, such as Yankee Division Highway, and it is very easy to access a place to park. However, the public transit service in Dedham is not very frequent. Thankfully, there is the Endicott Station and Dedham Corp Center Station on the Franklin Line. Property owners have access to a few bus lines. Dedham is not especially conducive to traveling on foot since running common errands is at times challenging by walking.