Wayland sits to the west of Boston boasting serene, picturesque New England landscapes rivaling that of its neighboring towns of Framingham and Natick. Generous yards and outdoor space characterize the homes in Wayland. Parks and playgrounds are spread throughout the open spaces of the area, providing weekend recreation for residents.
The Wayland Town Center sits in the hub of the neighborhood with convenient access to shops, restaurants and supermarkets. Local restaurants like that of Bertucci’s and The Local occupy the walls.
Cochituate State Park provides a peaceful escape with trails leading in and around the surrounding park and ponds. Summer weekends the park offer residents recreational water activities including boating, swimming, windsurfing and fishing.
Much like what occurred in Weston, Wayland experienced a 12.5% increase in closings from Q2 2019 to Q2 2020 (48 last year versus 54 this year). Offering a lower price per square foot than neighboring towns Weston and Wellesley, Wayland provides an alternative for those who want to take advantage of Massachusetts’ strong public school system without paying a premium.
Wayland’s two most expensive sales were both proximate to Wayland High School:
164 & 168 Cochituate Road - $1,950,000. Was originally listed for $2,300,000, a 17.9% discount
74 Old Connecticut Path - $2,100,000. Was originally listed for $2,275,000, an 8.3% discount
Wayland had 12 homes sales under $600,000 in Q2 2020, which is surprisingly a large number of units at this price point; last year had 9 units under $600,000 sell in Q2.