Attractions in Winchester, MA
Potential buyers of Winchester real estate may be wondering what else is in store for them besides the beautiful Winchester homes for sale and the charming and affluent town nestled into this part of Massachusetts. Such home seekers will be happy to know that many scenes of natural beauty as well as attractions that are fun for the whole family await them when they explore what Winchester real estate has to offer.
Along with the New England flora and fauna surrounding Winchester homes, real estate enthusiasts will also find the Aberjona River which feeds the many ponds and creeks as well as the Mystic Lakes, Wedge Pond, and Winter Pond. In addition to hiking, strolling, fishing, and photography, residents and visitors alike can enjoy the Winchester Boating Club's sailing contests, boat rentals, and other fun activities on the waters of the Mystic Lakes.
Wright Locke Farm
Whether you're family lives with you at your new Winchester home or they're visiting or exploring Winchester, bring them out to a Family Farm Night at the Wright Locke Farm. Families can bring a picnic, enjoy the farm animals, and see all kinds of family friendly musical entertainments and storytellers. If there's no family fun night available when you want to visit the farm, there's always the rich history of this operational agricultural experience that was founded in 1638 and still provides fresh produce today. There is even a display of historically significant agricultural devices that were used on the farm when it began.
Black Horse Tavern
This tavern is sited by the Massachusetts Historical Society as a significant meeting place during the American Revolution. It later became the Black Horse Bootery and was torn down after being in service for a little over a hundred years (in 1892). As of August 9th, 2010, the Black Horse Tavern is once again fully operational with its historical significance preserved in its stories. While it may not be a meeting place for revolutionaries anymore, it's certainly still significant for meeting neighbors, colleagues, and friends.
Those looking to buy Winchester homes may also like to know that residents can enjoy the attractions of the Winchester Country Club and the Winchester Swimming and Tennis Club. Owning Winchester real estate comes with the opportunity to be a member of these clubs with the use of the country club's 18- hole golf course, the swimming and tennis club's pool, multiple tennis courts, and bocce ball. Many Winchester apartments come with similar amenities, giving the residents of this town a luxury life.
You might be exploring Winchester rentals or homes for sale but don't forget about these attractions while you're making your visit to the Winchester area. Take a walk along the Mystic Lakes, see the Wright Locke farm's collection of historical agricultural devices, and stop in at the Black Horse Tavern when you are considering real estate in Winchester, MA.