Belmont, Massachusetts homes for sale
Belmont, Massachusetts Real Estate and Community Info.
“The Town of Homes” is a fitting nickname for Belmont, one of Massachusetts most scenic and luxurious residential areas. Located just nine miles Northwest of Boston; Belmont Massachusetts has been a haven for writers, artists, academics, and philosophers for nearly 100 years. Originally Belmont stood as the premier Colonial New England destination for the freshest and highest quality produce available. “Belmont” actually became a term of distinction for describing large and superior goods. Today, Belmont is one of the most affluent and desirable communities in the Commonwealth. The town features some of the best, and most innovative, educational opportunities in all of New England.
Shopping and Dining
Belmont’s affinity for showcasing the best the Northeast has to offer, is never more evident than in the culinary adventures which await Belmont travelers and locals alike. In 2007 Chef/Owner Tom Cutrone introduced the patrons of Belmont to Savinos Grill located in lively Cushing Square. Since that time, Tom and his amazing fusion of Mediterranean style cuisine, complementary wine menu, and stunning Nuevo-Tuscan décor, has cemented Savino’s as one of Belmont’s best eateries. Another of Belmont’s best culinary experiences is found at Kardish Indian Cuisine located just off of Leonard St. Kardish’s culinary artistry is only matched by their friendly attentive service. With high quality fresh spices and their mastery of both Indian cuisine standards and innovations, Kardish is home to some of the most delectable fare in the Boston area.
Belmont features three distinct commercial centers: Waverly Square in the west end of town, Belmont Center in the center of town, and Cushing Square - named for the towns original benefactor John Perkins Cushing - located in the south of town. Both the Waverly Square and Cushing Square provide ample shopping destinations for their residents. Cushing Square boasts several Salons/day-spas, Jewelry galleries, and clothing boutiques. One of the favorite dining destinations is Mark & Toni's. The square is also home to some of Belmont’s best bakeries, perfectly placed for that mid-shopping snack. Belmont Center is Belmont’s premier shopping hot spot. Belmont Center such dining destinations as il Casale, Patou Thai, Kashish Indian Cuisine, Asai or Stonehearth Pizza. There are plenty of shopping destination as well. Macey's, Bessie Blue, Marcou Jewelers and Belmont Toys just to name a few.
Parks and Recreation
Despite the town’s quaint size, Belmont features several outdoor recreation areas, including Payson Park, which hosts an annual music festival that has been a symbol of joy and summertime in Belmont of over 20 years. From Swing bands to Rock bands, the Payson Park Music Festival provides the perfect soundtrack to warm Belmont summer evenings. Luxury is always on the menu at the prestigious Belmont Country Club. For over 100 years, the Belmont Country Club has been providing unrivaled exclusivity to its members. Luscious golf courses, manicured clay tennis courts, and tremendous fine dining, are just a few of the world-class amenities offered to Belmont Country Club members.
Belmont is one of Boston’s most desirable suburbs. Due to its close proximity to the city and to Cambridge, Belmont has had several Nobel Prize winners as residents. The town’s commitment to academic excellence shapes its landscape and its residents, and provides the ideal community for families at all stages of life. Whether a gorgeous Colonial is on the horizon, or a spacious ranch style is a better fit, Belmont provides a quality of living that is as unique and inviting as its residents.
Schools, Health, Transportation
Belmont is renowned around the Northeast for quality of its public schools. Belmont high school has an award-winning reputation for developing the highest quality students. Their academics, athletics, and fine arts programs are considered some of the finest in the greater Boston Area. There are also several outstanding private schools, including Belmont Hill School, for residents to choose from. Trains, buses, and w state highways provide ample transportation to Belmont residents, with commuter train stations at both Waverly and Belmont center.