The City of Groton adopted the motto “All Are Welcome” in 2017, your Groton Real Estate Guide will detail why you will want to live nestled among rolling hills and scenic views. This “hidden gem” of Massachusetts was officially settled and incorporated in 1655 – that is NOT a typo – history abounds and goes back a long time with frontier drama, attacks, burning down, revolutionary battles all shaping what stands today as a prideful historic town of about 12,000 folks. Loads of period charm and protected open space surround a perfectly preserved historic town center.
Sitting northwest of Boston, Groton is considered a bedroom community of same. This Groton Real Estate Guide will demonstrate why a commute from Groton is a great plan! The city is just under 34 square miles in size with over 30% of that as protected open space, giving residents a rural feel with the ease of getting to Boston within an hour – timing depends on location and time/day, of course. Still, Groton is considered a part of the Greater Boston Metropolitan Area. Also nearby are New Hampshire ski areas and lakes.
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When in open air space – use it! Groton Trails Network is now your outdoor encyclopedia. Over 100 miles of maintained trails for the enthusiast of all things nature. Streams. Farms. Ponds. Wildlife. Fields. Get your fresh air by walking, biking, hiking, rollerblading, etc. You will love exploring via this network.
Your Groton Real Estate Guide would not be worth two cents without mentioning Bancroft’s Castle at the top of Gibbet Hill. Beautiful views combined with unique history. Get your fill of pics from the top!
We said Groton has a rural feel, well, this is evident with the authentic working orchard of Autumn Hills Orchard with pears, apples, grapes, peaches, and more. Check out the chance to PYO (pick your own) while enjoying the amazing landscape views. If you like the agricultural and rural life, you will also enjoy Luina Greine Farm, an alpaca farm with school programs!
Arts and Culture are frameworks of Groton along with history. The Indian Hills Music Organization is building a state of the art center in Groton, expected to be complete in 2022. This organization includes a music school, orchestra, performances, and more. If music is your jam, this is the spot for you.
Groton Public Schools achieve consistent high ratings both at the state and federal level. Offerings include advanced placement coursework and the global scholars and senior internship programs. The Groton Real Estate Guide will also point to excellent college preparatory/boarding schools in Groton – Lawrence Academy at Groton and The Groton School.
For higher education, options abound with the nearest large university being Southern New Hampshire University, and the myriad of New England choices within just hours of Groton.
The Groton Real Estate Guide takes no shame in admitting some of the best flavors are found in this “small town” in New England! To give you just enough sampling to drool, here are some of the best:
Dolce Amar is a European bakery owned and operated by Raffaella, a native of Sicily, Italy. She is a self-taught baker and artist creating the most amazing pastries, breads, cakes. You owe it to yourself, and anyone you love, to visit this gem at least once in your lifetime.
Forge & Vine is an open kitchen, farm-to-table concept restaurant. The place is perfect for everything from a family dinner out to date night to entertaining business clients.
Filho’s Cucina is a family-owned Italian eatery with one of the most talented chefs in New England. A menu filled with Italian favorites, good luck choosing.
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