Norwell Real Estate

 Norwell is a small town on the South Shore located east of Route 3 and approximately 20 miles south of Boston. Like many South Shore towns, it offers picturesque waterfront properties and has experienced a building boom accompanied by rising real estate values. At 21.2 square miles and just 10,000 residents, however, Norwell is smaller and more rural than its neighbors. Its southern border is formed by the North River, offering superb kayaking and canoeing opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Open spaces are also in abundance, including Stetson Meadows and Norris Reservation on the river and Jacobs Pond Conservation Area in the northwest corner of town. Families tout Norwell’s top-notch public school system as a significant draw. In 2010, Norwell’s South Shore Charter Public School was named America’s Greenest School. More recently, the town invested more than $3 million to open the Clipper Community Complex on the Norwell High School campus. The facility features an Olympic-sized track and two lighted artificial-turf fields, among other state-of-the-art track and field amenities.  Read more about Norwell real estate.

Norwell Homes & Condos For Sale

77 Accord Park Drive, Norwell
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

77 Accord Park Drive, Norwell

$17,500,000
121 Old Oaken Bucket Road, Norwell
  • Lots and Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

121 Old Oaken Bucket Road, Norwell

$5,000,000
61 Bridge Street, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 9,155 SqFt

61 Bridge Street, Norwell

$4,400,000
64 Stoney Brook Lane, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 5,771 SqFt

64 Stoney Brook Lane, Norwell

$3,399,999
367 Circuit Street, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 6,713 SqFt

367 Circuit Street, Norwell

$3,000,000
46 Cedar Point, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 5,010 SqFt

46 Cedar Point, Norwell

$2,600,000
225 Prospect Street, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.5 Baths
  • 5,593 SqFt

225 Prospect Street, Norwell

$2,499,000
427 Main Street, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 4,290 SqFt

427 Main Street, Norwell

$1,739,000
2 Schooner Way, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 4,785 SqFt

2 Schooner Way, Norwell

$1,595,000
5 Schooner Way, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 4,755 SqFt

5 Schooner Way, Norwell

$1,575,000
64 Samuel Woodworth Road, Norwell
  • Lots and Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

64 Samuel Woodworth Road, Norwell

$1,499,000 ↓ $26,000
64 Samuel Woodworth Road, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,620 SqFt

64 Samuel Woodworth Road, Norwell

$1,499,000 ↓ $26,000
15 Parker, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 3,534 SqFt

15 Parker, Norwell

$1,489,000
111 Street, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 5,300 SqFt

111 Street, Norwell

$1,419,000 ↓ $30,000
262 Main Street, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 4,186 SqFt

262 Main Street, Norwell

$1,299,000
625 Main Street, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 4,726 SqFt

625 Main Street, Norwell

$1,225,000
41 Woods Road, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,335 SqFt

41 Woods Road, Norwell

$1,099,000 ↓ $1,000
265 Old Oaken Bucket Road, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,044 SqFt

265 Old Oaken Bucket Road, Norwell

$1,025,000
4 Tiffany Road, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,650 SqFt

4 Tiffany Road, Norwell

$975,000
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668 Grove Street, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,628 SqFt

668 Grove Street, Norwell

$899,000
109 Parker Street, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,785 SqFt

109 Parker Street, Norwell

$849,900 ↓ $4,000
64 Cushing Hill Road, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 3,143 SqFt

64 Cushing Hill Road, Norwell

$849,000
16 Bay Path Lane, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 3,398 SqFt

16 Bay Path Lane, Norwell

$779,900 ↓ $20,000
19 Damon Farm Way #18, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,110 SqFt

19 Damon Farm Way #18, Norwell

$739,000 ↓ $10,000
223 Summer Street, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 1,616 SqFt

223 Summer Street, Norwell

$649,000
22 Donovan Farm Way #22, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,167 SqFt

22 Donovan Farm Way #22, Norwell

$625,000
61 Prospect Street, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,322 SqFt

61 Prospect Street, Norwell

$619,000
153 High Street, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 1,372 SqFt

153 High Street, Norwell

$564,900
514 River Street, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,251 SqFt

514 River Street, Norwell

$545,000 ↑ $10,100
135 Norwell Avenue, Norwell
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 1,500 SqFt

135 Norwell Avenue, Norwell

$399,999 ↓ $29,001

More About Norwell Real Estate

Norwell Location

Approximately 30-38% of Norwell is wetlands with many protected areas and open spaces. Much of Norwell’s eastern border lies along the North River where Norwell once flourished as a major shipbuilding center. The town is bordered by Hingham on the north; Pembroke to the south; Hanover and Rockland to the west, and Marshfield and Scituate on the east and northeast. Route 3 passes through Norwell twice across the southern and western corners of the town while Route 123 is the major route through town. The nearest rail service is the Greenbush line of the MBTA’s commuter rail in neighboring Scituate.

Within the town, Norwell started its “pathways” initiative in 2015 to create mixed use pedestrian and cycling paths to connect the high school, middle school, and town center. The goal is to allow residents and students to traverse Norwell’s busiest roads more safely and efficiently.

Norwell Recreation

In addition to hiking and water sports along many of Norwell’s preservation and wildlife areas, the town boasts a thriving arts community. The James Library & Center for the Arts features a 90-seat concert hall, an art gallery and free lending library. The Company Theatre is an acclaimed troupe that has entertained audiences since 1979 and is a repeat recipient of the Moss Hart Award for outstanding New England productions. The Norwell Village area Historic District lies in the center of town paying homage to Norwell’s roots as a shipbuilding center in the early 19th century. Norwell is also known for innovative health facilities concentrated around town center.

Norwell History

Norwell was originally part of Scituate, settled in 1634 and later incorporated in 1849. The town changed its name to Norwell in the 1880s in honor of Henry Norwell, a dry goods merchant who helped fund the maintenance of many town roads. Norwell dominated the shipbuilding industry in the early 19th century with some of the finest frigates, schooners, whalers, and merchant vessels crafted along the North River.

Norwell claims an eclectic mix of luminaries who were either raised or now live in Norwell, including Animal Planet host Jeff Corwin, blues singer Susan Tedeschi, and actress Jennifer Coolidge of “American Pie” fame.

 

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