Welcome to Newton
A nature enthusiast’s dream destination
Composed of 13 different villages
within 18.33 square miles, Newton is a lovely town with something to appease everyone. Thanks to its many tree-lined streets, Newton is known as “The Garden City.”
Natural areas include ponds and lakes, and there are many spots for walking, biking, and other leisure activities.
First settled in 1630
as part of Cambridge, this community was established as New Towne in 1688. Exponential suburban growth occurred with the construction of the Boston and Worcester Railroad in 1834.
The median home value is approximately $915 thousand
, making this neighborhood a hub for the well-to-do. You can spot many architectural styles
in the area, including Queen Anne, Colonial Revival, and Tudor Revival. Whenever you’re ready to move your family to this beautiful nature-loving town, give real estate agent Miroslava Fitkova
a call. Miroslava resides in Chestnut Hill and has sold over $300 million worth of real estate.
What to Love
People & Lifestyle
Nature enthusiasts and families adore this close-knit suburb. There are countless outdoor recreation opportunities, plus parks, cafes, bars, and restaurants for inhabitants to enjoy. Most Newton residents own their homes
, and young professionals and families love the area for its various attractions and revered public schools. With a mere 16-minute drive to Boston
, one can enjoy a peaceful existence at home and travel outwards to pursue metropolitan endeavors.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Keep yourself amused with a variety of accessible pastimes. The Paintbar
is a “paint-and-sip” establishment where you can relax with a glass of wine as you express yourself artistically. West Newton Cinema
is a theater where you can catch an indie film or popular movie and even schedule a private screening.
is a prime shopping center that features stores like women’s fashion boutique Betsy Jenney
, with clothes for all occasions, and Pink Domino
, a clothing store for girls and young women. Alternatively, if you’re looking for discounted home decor, shoes, beauty products, travel essentials, and apparel for the whole family, stop by Marshalls
With so many delectable dining options in Newton, your only trouble will be deciding which restaurant to try first! Thistle & Leek
is a local gastropub with offerings such as duck and foie gras terrine and charred leeks with romesco and Marcona almonds. For plant-based diners, Walnut Grille
serves up interesting plant-based dishes like polenta benedict for brunch and Thai red curry for dinner. Grab a local brew to drink, Catalan pork stew for your main, and coconut panna cotta for a sweet finish to your meal at Sycamore
Things to Do
The variety of parks, bars, and outdoor recreation activities in Newton will keep you and your family plenty busy. Check out the four-day festivities of Boston Greenfes
t, which showcases sustainable, eco-friendly businesses and restaurants. Two featured businesses include Aquafrica Solutions
, which is dedicated to bringing clean water to Nigeria and other African nations, and Follain
, a clean and sustainable, GMO-free beauty product company.
Hammond Park Reservation
features fishing, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, cross-country skiing, and educational programs. Hit the green at one of the most esteemed country clubs in the Northeast, Brae Burn Country Club
. Brae Burn has two different golf courses and various dining options to ensure your family enjoys a well-rounded day trip.
There are several prestigious educational institutions in Newton, including:
- Mason-Rice Elementary School, grades K5, a public school with an “Hour of Code” which promotes problem-solving, critical thinking, and STEAM (Science Technology English Arts Math) programs
- Newton Country Day School, grades 5-12, a private all-girls Catholic school, which has many extracurricular clubs such as Chemistry Club and a student-run newspaper, The Heart
- Newton North High School, grades 9-12, a public school with college preparatory courses