West Roxbury Real Estate

West Roxbury is a family-friendly neighborhood located approximately 30 minutes from Downtown Boston. Despite being a city neighborhood, West Roxbury feels more like a suburb with its single-family homes, spacious backyards, and tree-lined streets. Residents cite the relative affordability of properties there as well as an abundance of parking and green spaces as major draws. The housing stock ranges from traditional colonials to newer condos and apartments. Centre Street and the VFW Parkway are the main thoroughfares running through town, offering quality neighborhood hangouts, including a bakery, coffee shops and number of eateries. Occupying 4.2 square miles, West Roxbury’s 31,000 residents enjoy Brook Farm and Millennium Park, a park created from a former landfill but now home to scenic walking trails and a boat launch along the Charles.   Read more about West Roxbury real estate.

West Roxbury Homes & Condos For Sale

New
218 Allandale #a, Boston
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,297 SqFt

218 Allandale #a, Boston

$1,650,000
200 Mount Vernon Street, Boston
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 3,533 SqFt

200 Mount Vernon Street, Boston

$1,600,000
74 Park Street, Boston
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,187 SqFt

74 Park Street, Boston

$845,000 ↓ $4,000
New
34 Greaton Road, Boston
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 2,246 SqFt

34 Greaton Road, Boston

$819,000
New
22-24 Potomac Street, Boston
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,950 SqFt

22-24 Potomac Street, Boston

$799,000
1571 Centre Street #a, Boston
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,954 SqFt

1571 Centre Street #a, Boston

$799,000
583 Baker Street #583, Boston
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 1,600 SqFt

583 Baker Street #583, Boston

$799,000
102 Partridge Street, Boston
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,598 SqFt

102 Partridge Street, Boston

$779,000 ↓ $20,000
New
181 Lasell, Boston
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 1,400 SqFt

181 Lasell, Boston

$769,900
77 Desoto Road, Boston
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,432 SqFt

77 Desoto Road, Boston

$761,000
75 Corey Street #75, Boston
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,155 SqFt

75 Corey Street #75, Boston

$749,900
New
9 Berwick Street, Boston
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,793 SqFt

9 Berwick Street, Boston

$699,000

More About West Roxbury Real Estate

 West Roxbury Location

West Roxbury is sometimes confused with Roxbury but the two neighborhoods are not connected and separated by Jamaica Plain and Roslindale. West Roxbury borders the town of Brookline to the north; the city of Newton to the northwest; Roslindale to the northeast; the town of Dedham to the southwest; and Hyde Park to the southeast. The Needham branch of the MBTA Commuter Rail serves West Roxbury with three stations in the community – Bellevue, Highland, and West Roxbury. 

West Roxbury History

Similar to its neighboring communities, West Roxbury is a streetcar suburb that grew with the construction of the West Roxbury branch of the Boston and Providence Railroad as well as the development of electric streetcars. Its acclaimed parks have interesting back stories. Brook Farm, a 179-acre National Historic Site, was once home to an experimental Utopian community in the 1840s which attracted writer Nathaniel Hawthorne and several other notable Transcendalists. The community ultimately faltered but provides acres of enjoyable walking trails today. Nearby Millennium Park was created from dirt excavated from the Big Dig. In homage to the project, the developers call part of the property abutting the shore of the Charles “Dump Shoreline,” despite there being no trace of any waste in the park’s serene grounds.

 

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