Winchester is a bedroom community of approximately 6 square miles with a population of 20,000 plus residences. The town of Winchester borders Woburn, Stoneham, Medford, Arlington, and Lexington.
This town is truly a hidden gem. Winchester holds two commuter rail stops to Boston on the MBTA line which are located between the Town Hall and the First Congregational Church right in downtown Winchester. It is a quintessential New England town with wonderful local shops and restaurants. Situated right in the center of town is the Commons, an ideal place to relax. Imagine being surrounded by beautiful trees and sitting next to the water fountain. There are plenty of benches to sit down and take in the relaxation. Mid June to September are extra special as you can walk through and take advantage of the local Farmer's market.
There are plenty of hiking and biking trails in the Fells Reservation to take advantage of. If you enjoy boating, the Mystics lakes and Winchester boat club are located within the town. Winchester has several major bodies of water, including the Mystic Lakes, Wedge Pond, Winter Pond, and the Aberjona River, as well as several minor bodies of water such as Sucker Brook and Sachem Swamp.
Winchester has five elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. Winchester public schools have achieved superior performances on the MCAS exams since their inception, and the district is consistently ranked by editorial reviews such as Boston Magazine as one of the best in Massachusetts.
Last but not least, residing in Winchester is nationally reknown Winchester Country Club, an 18 hole Donald Ross designed private golf club.