Charlton, a town incorporated in 1755 possesses the highest land elevation between the seacoast and the Connecticut River to its west. Initially a purely rural town, Charlton's proximity to several major highways and large cities has made the town see residential development. Nevertheless, it still retains much of its rural character.... Show all »
Charlton, a town incorporated in 1755 possesses the highest land elevation between the seacoast and the Connecticut River to its west. Initially a purely rural town, Charlton's proximity to several major highways and large cities has made the town see residential development. Nevertheless, it still retains much of its rural character. Charlton lies never more than fifty miles from New England's largest cities: Boston, Hartford, Providence, Springfield and Worcester. It is accessible to Interstates 395, 84 and 290 as well as to the Massachusetts Turnpike Route 90, the state's main east-west artery. This convenience, proximity and an abundance of available land, make the town of 9500 residents a great community of potential growth.
Geographically, Charlton is bounded by Sturbridge on the west, Spencer on the north, Leicester on the northeast, Southbridge and Dudley on the south and East Brookfield on the northwest. Worcester is 17 miles northeast; Springfield 36 miles west and Boston is 40 miles east. This small New England town is served by a town government consisting of a board of selectmen and by open town meetings. There is a full-time police department and fire department as well as a school district of two elementary schools, one middle school and one regional high school shared with Dudley. Additionally there is a regional technical high school in Charlton.
The town has an active network of community and recreational organizations that sponsor events such as an Easter egg hunt, the Charlton Old Home Day and an annual Christmas tree lighting on the town common. There are also many local restaurants and pubs throughout the town. Notable points of interest are the grave of Grizzly Adams at the Bay Path Cemetery and the Ryder Tavern that once had General Lafayette of the American Revolution as a guest.
ZipRealty helps you find current homes for sale in Charlton, MA.
We show up to 30% more
than other websites, including new homes for sale, condos for sale, townhomes for sale, foreclosed homes for sale and
land for sale.
Set up your unique Charlton real estate search criteria to see results that match what you're looking for.
Explore maps, photos, schools and more to get an idea of what your life would be like in a new neighborhood.
Find a local
Charlton real estate agent
to work with by reading realtor reviews left by buyers and sellers like you.
If you want to know what your home is worth, you can
instantly view home values
for any address by visiting our Seller Center.
If you're planning to sell your home, you can also see how much similar homes are selling for in Charlton to get an idea
of how to price your home.
Local real estate services provided by:
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
52 Second Ave, 3rd Floor
Waltham, MA 02451
Website provided and owned by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.
Copyright 1999-2015 and Patent Pending, ZipRealty. All rights reserved.
Follow Us On
The information being provided by MLS Property Information Network, Inc. is for the consumer's personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumer may be interested in purchasing. Any information relating to real estate for sale referenced on this web site comes from the Internet Data Exchange (IDX) program of the MLS Property Information Network, Inc.. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is not a Multiple Listing Service (MLS), nor does it offer MLS access. This website is a service of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, a broker participant of MLS Property Information Network, Inc.. This web site may reference real estate listing(s) held by a brokerage firm other than the broker and/or agent who owns this web site.
The accuracy of all information, regardless of source, including but not limited to open house information, square footages and lot sizes, is deemed reliable but not guaranteed and should be personally verified through personal inspection by and/or with the appropriate professionals. The data contained herein is copyrighted by MLS Property Information Network, Inc. and is protected by all applicable copyright laws. Any unauthorized dissemination of this information is in violation of copyright laws and is strictly prohibited.
Copyright 2015 MLS Property Information Network, Inc.. All rights reserved.
Data last updated: Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 3:07 AM