Location, Location, Location!
For those interested in a country lifestyle with the all the beauty of some of Massachusetts’ more well-known historic towns, Lincoln is the place to buy. Located about 20 miles West of Boston, Lincoln offers a quiet town feel, beautiful historic homes, museums, and an immense 70 miles of trails through conservation land. The town’s understated feel attracts artists, doctors, writers, conservationists, entrepreneurs and CEOs alike.
The 2-acre zoning law gives the town a rural feel and the many ultra-contemporary homes have been tastefully constructed to coexist peacefully with the town’s charming historic feel.
Lincoln by the Numbers
- Lincoln Population: 7,218
- Square Miles: 15
- Distance from Boston: 20 miles
- 2017 Average Home Price: Single Family $1,164,000; Condo $485,000
- 2017 Median Income, with Children: $ 254,000
- 2018 Property Tax Rate Per $1,000: $13.60
- High School Average SAT Scores: 1,759
Things to See and Do
Aside from scenic beauty and a quaint town center, Lincoln holds many recreational activities such as Drumlin Farm Sanctuary, the DeCordova Museum, the Gropius House, the Ephraim Hartwell Tavern and Captain William Smith House in the Minuteman National Historic Park, and the Carroll School. The Lincoln Recreation Department offers enticing seasonal activities for residents of all ages.
For the active person, Lincoln is home to 70 miles of trails. The town itself is made up of about 40% conservation land, all open to exploration. Due to all the open land, Lincoln is an excellent place to visit for activities such as swimming, horseback riding, boating, fishing, ice-skating, and cross-country skiing.
With some of the top ranked schools in Massachusetts, Lincoln is an excellent option for any family. Continuing to carry the small town feel, Lincoln houses it’s K-8 public school at the Lincoln Campus, a beautiful 40-acre wooded landscape. Lincoln Sudbury-Regional High School in Sudbury continually receives excellent rankings and high SAT scores and college attendance rates. View the Lincoln Public Schools’ website for more information or click the links below for more information about each school.
- Hanscom Middle School
- Hanscom Primary School
- Lincoln Preschool
- Lincoln Sudbury Regional High School
- Minuteman High School
The Town of Lincoln website is filled with local information to help you get acclimated with the area.
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Elizabeth Crampton, Premier Agent, CRS
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage