Adjacent to one of the country’s largest man-made reservoirs, the Quabbin Reservoir, you will find the semi-rural community of Belchertown, Massachusetts. The town has one of the state’s most significant land areas and has experience unmatched residential development. Home to around 15,000 residents, it is an area of tremendous scenic beauty and an excellent choice for homebuyers. This delightful community also has an intriguing and long history dating back before the Civil War. In fact, prior to the end of the Civil War, Belchertown was home to a thriving carriage trade. It was in the early 1900’s the town was discovered by summer residents, and multiple large seasonal hotels were constructed. Today the large and lovely Town Common is the center of town, and there are few farms remaining.
Belchertown is comprised of approximately sixty square miles, making it geographically the second largest town in the state. The aforementioned five-acre Common is encircled by stores, offices, churches, and homes, some of which date back more than 200 years. These are only a few examples of the town’s visible history. Beyond its rich history, Belchertown also has an excellent school system. The school system operates under the citizens’ control with supervision by a professional Superintendent. Belchertown is also a member of the Pathfinder Regional Vocational School system. In addition to wonderful schools, the town also affords residents a long list of exciting recreational opportunities that include hunting, fishing, boating, golfing, snowmobiling, hiking, and cross-country skiing.
Belchertown also has impressive destinations for shopping, dining, and entertainment, which make the diverse housing options all the more appealing. Available real estate in Belchertown includes homes of varying ages, sizes, and architectural styles. Most budgets will be accommodated as homes for sale in Belchertown also come in a broad price range. Whether you are a young professional, a family with children, empty-nesters, or retirees, you will easily find a home you love in Belchertown. If you would like to learn more about property in Belchertown, Massachusetts, please allow us to assist you and contact us today.
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