In 1701 there was an area named Brimfield, and from that Monson, Massachusetts was born. It was in 1760 that Monson was created as a separate district, and in 1775 it became a town. Situated in Hampden County, Monson is bordered by Palmer on the north, Wales and Brimfield on the east, Connecticut on the south, and Hampden and Wilbraham on the west. This charming Southern Massachusetts town is only one-hundred fifty-seven miles from New York City, seventy-eight miles from Boston, forty miles from Worcester, and seventeen miles from Springfield. Comprised of 44.84 square miles, Monson is home to around 8,600 residents and is a great place to buy a home.
In addition to a long history and great location, Monson also has a charming downtown area. In Monson’s downtown, there are opportunities to enjoy everything from seafood to prime rib. You can enjoy traditional dining and homemade ice cream at Westview Farms Creamery, and picturesque views of the Pioneer Valley at the Tea House Brewery. Beyond the dining options, other points of interest in Monson include the Keep Homestead Museum, which includes a sculpture garden and button museum, the Quaboag Country Club, Queen Bee Winery, River Hollow Family Golf Center, and Silver Bell Farm. Furthermore, recreational opportunities abound at the numerous Monson parks, outdoor creation sites, and hiking areas. Conant Brook Dam provides opportunities to hike, bike, fish, hunt, and during the winter months, ski and snowshoe. There are hiking trails, athletic fields and a playground at Flynt Park. At Peaked Mountain you can enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of Vermont’s Green Mountains to Mount Wachusett, as well as excellent hiking. Addition hiking opportunities can be found at Flynt Quarry and Keep Homestead. And Veteran’s Field and Dave Grieve Park are also great places for outdoor recreation.
In addition to all of these wonderful amenities, Monson also has top-notch public schools. Students living in Monson are served by Quarry Hill Community School, Granite Valley Middle School, and Monson High School. The diverse real estate in Monson is also enticing. Homes for sale in Monson include properties of varying architectural styles, sizes, and ages. Monson homes come in a broad price range as well, so whether you are a young, single professional, a family with children, retirees or fall somewhere in between, you can find a Monson property that suits your needs and budget. If you would like to learn more about available real estate in Monson, Massachusetts, please allow us to assist you and contact us today.
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