Revealed: The Top 10 Neighborhoods in Plymouth, MA

Plymouth, Massachusetts is a picturesque coastal town nestled along the eastern coast of the United States. Though popular for its rich history and historic relevance, today the town is full of family friendly neighborhoods, exceptional real estate options and an abundance of amenities. Plymouth is a great location for those who wish to live among beautiful scenery and tranquility. Stunning beaches, lush parks, and historical landmarks are found dotted throughout the town adding to the allure of Plymouth.

The Pinehills

The Pinehills is a vibrant community that offers beautiful housing options among quiet and safe streets. Residents are attracted to the neighborhoods for the award winning homes, ample amounts of green space and amenity rich “city center”.

The Pinehills Real Estate:

Many of the homes for sale in The Pinehills are newer properties that are styled after traditional New England architecture. Everything from cozy cottages to large luxury estates can be found in the 12 distinct areas that make up The Pinehills. As one can imagine, with such a large mix of real estate options comes equally diverse pricing. Homes for sale in The Pinehills fall on both sides of the spectrum with affordable options as well as luxury choices.

Education in The Pinehills:

Schools that service The Pinehills community fall under the administration of the Plymouth School District. Students in the area attend nearby South Elementary School, Plymouth South Middle School and Plymouth South High School. These schools offer exceptional education opportunities as well as many extracurricular activities.

What’s Nearby:

The Pinehills features just about everything a homeowner could want or need. The community was designed with amenities and activities in mind. Residents of the neighborhoods that make up The Pinehills have access to perks such as The Village Green which is located in the heart of the community and features restaurants, medical offices, legal offices, mechanic services, wellness centers and even a post office.

The Pinehills Golf Club is a top notch course designed to rival the nations premier courses. Residents of the community can enjoy daily rounds, the expansive practice facility and PGA level instruction.

A social club known as The Stonebridge Club is a well loved feature of the community. There are over 90 clubs available to be joined with membership as well as two impressive pools and a state of the art fitness center.

Commutes:

Residents of The Pinehills enjoy quick and easy access to the downtown Plymouth area. Travel to the downtown district takes just over 10 minutes depending on traffic. A straight shot north on MA-3 will have travellers at their destinations in no time.

Boston, Massachusetts falls roughly 45-50 minutes north of The Pinehills community. Travellers also enjoy an easy route along MA-3 N for the majority of the journey.

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Chiltonville

Chiltonville is a small, suburban village-esque neighborhood just south of Wellingsly. The area is a great location for those looking to set down roots, raise a family or enjoy retirement. It is ideally set near many of Plymouth's great amenities including restaurants, shops, beaches and historical sites.

Chiltonville Real Estate:

Homes for sale in Chiltonville are primarily single family detached homes. The area features a collection of houses that range in style and size. Comfortable bungalows, Cape Cods and historic Victorian homes line the mature tree lined streets. The average listing price for homes in Chiltonville fall around $500K, with housing options falling slightly below and select properties reaching well beyond 1 million dollars.

Education in Chiltonville:

The Plymouth County School District serves students residing in the Chiltonville neighborhood. Area children will attend schools such as Nathaniel Morton Elementary School, Plymouth Community Intermediate School and Plymouth North High School.

What’s Nearby:

Chiltonville falls roughly 10 minutes south of the downtown Plymouth district. Residents of the neighborhood enjoy the close proximity to many of the area's attractions such as the beautiful shores of Plymouth Bay and Cape Cod Bay. Downtown Plymouth provides access to many unique shops, restaurants, historic areas and sites such as The Mayflower and Plymouth Rock.

The historic golf course, Plymouth Country Club is set beside the community to the east and offers members access to premier championship golf. Rolling terrain, stunning scenery, well kept greens and lush fairways greet golfers on a daily basis.

Commutes:

Chiltonville is only about a 10 minute drive south of downtown Plymouth. Other popular areas that are travelled to include Boston which is about an hours drive north and Providence which is roughly the same distance west.

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Cedarville

Located near the southeastern corner of Plymouth is the charming neighborhood of Cedarville. Full of character, Cedarville is a desirable area for buyers of all types. It’s close proximity to parks, recreation areas, golf courses and more draw in potential homeowners from all over town.

Cedarville Real Estate:

Homes for sale in Cedarville primarily consists of smaller condo/apartment style units and medium sized single family detached homes. The average price of real estate in Cedarville falls around the $400,000 mark which makes it an attractive option for first time homebuyers as well.

Education in Cedarville:

Cedarville residents with school aged children have the option to send them to nearby schools that are managed by the Plymouth School District. The closest schools to the Cedarville community include South Elementary School, Plymouth South Middle School and Plymouth South High School. Bridgeview Montessori School is also in the Cedarville area.

What’s Nearby:

Located within the neighborhood of Cedarville is the Elmer E Raymond Jr. Memorial Park. The park offers visitors use of a fully equipped playground, tennis courts, baseball diamond, basketball courts and ample amounts of greenspace.

Also nearby is the highly rated Whites Cliff Country Club. The course sits atop a 175 foot cliff offering stunning views of Cape Cod Bay. The premier course provides golfers with top of the line golf amenities, impeccably kept grounds and a well equipped clubhouse.

Commutes:

Cedarville residents can head into Plymouth, which provides access to restaurants, shops, everyday necessities, historic areas, entertainment venues and more. Depending on travel speed and traffic the trip to the city center should take approximately 15 minutes. Further travel into the exciting city of Boston is roughly an hours drive north and Providence is an hours drive west.

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Redbrook

Redbrook is one of Plymouth’s newest and most exciting neighborhoods. The master planned community is set atop a 1,400 acre parcel of land and is projected to have a total of 1,200 homesites upon completion. Phases of the neighborhood are still under development making Redbrook a great location for those who wish to build their dream home in the beautiful town of Plymouth.

Redbrook Real Estate:

There are a variety of home styles and sizes to be found in the Redbrook community. A section of detached single family homes, attached townhomes, twin homes and detached condos are planned for areas throughout the community. The diverse housing landscape found in Redbrook ensures that whatever your wants or needs there is something to suit your lifestyle! Depending on size and style of homes prices in the Redbrook community greatly vary.

Education in Redbrook:

The Redbrook community falls within the limits of the Plymouth School District. Redbrook students will have the opportunity to attend well rated schools in the area. The closest schools to the Redbrook community include South Elementary School, Plymouth South Middle School and Plymouth South High School.

What’s Nearby:

Residents of Redbrook will have access to a handful of exciting and entertaining amenities. The community will feature a full service YMCA, a meeting house used for private events and activities, a farm to table restaurant, as well as a healthy and therapy healing pond. There is a great amount of natural greenspace throughout Redbrook. Residents are able to enjoy the number of trails, ponds and scenic areas throughout the community.

Close to downtown Plymouth and under an hour from Providence and Boston, residents of Redbrook have easy access to a ton of amenities from grocery stores to pharmacies to restaurants, shops, entertainment areas and more.

Commutes:

Heading into Plymouth? The trip should take about 20 minutes north on the MA-3. Providence and Boston are an hour away, Boston to the north and Providence to the west.

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Manomet

Manomet is a village area along the eastern coast in Plymouth, Massachusetts. It is a scenic and friendly community that boasts a number of beautiful beach areas, amenities, and parks. Though technically part of the town of Plymouth, Manomet residents enjoy a tight knit village community.

Manomet Real Estate:

There are a number of small neighborhoods that make up the larger community of Manomet, such as Manomet Bluffs and Manomet Point. Homes throughout the neighborhood are made up of full time residences and vacation properties. Many of the homes are historic cottages and medium sized single family dwellings. A large number of properties in Manomet enjoy waterfront living and direct access to the beach. Homes for sale in Manoment, Plymouth generally fall between the low $400K’s and high $900K’s depending on size, style and location.

Education in Manomet:

Manomet officially lies within the Plymouth boundaries and as such area students are provided public education by the Plymouth School District. Directly within the community is the Manomet Elementary School which begins students' educational journey. From there the nearest schools include Plymouth South Middle School and Plymouth South High School.

What’s Nearby:

A popular area attraction for Manomet is the beautiful White Horse Beach. The beach is nestled along Cape Cod Bay just south of Priscilla Beach. Located at the beach is a large rock that showcases an American Flag which was painted by local teenagers in 1941 as an act of support for those who enlisted in the army as a response to the bombing of Pearl Harbor. The beach is also home to the famous Independence Day celebration which is held annually on July 3rd. A tradition that dates back the 1800’s, the family friendly event draws crowds from all over the area.

Briggs Field is near Manomet and offers visitors use of a baseball diamond, basketball courts and tennis courts. There is also a great deal of greenspace located at the neighborhood park.

Commute:

Though Manomet itself features a number of amenities, restaurants, shops and more, downtown Plymouth is also a short distance away. Travellers can expect the trip to take roughly 15 minutes or so. Providence and Boston both fall about an hours drive from Manomet, Boston to the north and Providence to the west.

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Micajah Heights

Located in the northwestern section of Plymouth, surrounded by lakes is the Micajah Heights neighborhood. A primarily residential area, Micajah Heights surrounds its name sake, Micajah Pond and Little Micajah Pond.

Micajah Heights Real Estate:

The Micajah Heights neighborhood consists of a mixture of smaller, cozier bungalows and cottage style properties and medium sized two storey and cape cods. Property for sale in Micajah Heights can be found listed between the low to mid $100K’s to the low to mid $400K’s.

Education in Micajah Heights:

Schools that fall near the Micajah Heights community are in the western section of the Plymouth School District. Students have the option to attend schools such as West Elementary School, Plymouth Community Intermediate School and Plymouth North High School.

What’s Nearby:

Micajah Pond and Little Micajah Pond are in the heart of the Micajah Heights neighborhood and provide area residents with opportunities for water sports, scenic walking areas and sightseeing. There is a launch area on the southern side of Micajah Pond.

Just south of Micajah Heights is a great amount of greenspace at the Rocky Pond Conservation Area. The conservation area is owned by the town of Plymouth and is open to the public for use. The 33 acre park features over ½ mile of trails.

Further recreation opportunities can be found at the nearby Myles Standish State Forest. The park features 26 square miles of forestry and greenspace as well as 16 ponds and lakes dotted throughout. Visitors enjoy the many trails, wildlife and more found throughout the park.

Commute:

Though being nestled by two ponds and surrounded by plenty of natural forestry may make residents feel as if they are miles away from any urban area, they are in fact only 10 minutes for Plymouth’s downtown core. Once there, residents will have access to a number of shops, restaurants, entertainment venues and historic sites.

Other popular cities include Boston and Providence, both which fall approximately 1 hour from the Micajah Heights neighborhood. Boston lies to the north while Providence falls to the west.

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Shallow Pond Estates

The neighborhood of Shallow Pond Estates is named after Shallow Pond which is an 18-acre pond site that is set within the Manomet area of Plymouth. The community abuts the north shore of Shallow Pond and runs to the east towards Route 3A.

Shallow Pond Estates Real Estate:

Homes for sale in Shallow Pond Estates are typically large, single family homes in a variety of sizes and styles. Generally homes listed in Shallow Pond Estate offer between 3 and 5 bedrooms and 3 and 4 bathrooms. Many of the homes are set atop generous lots providing additional outdoor living and recreation space.

Colonial homes tend to dominate the architectural styles available in Shallow Pond Estates providing ample amounts of living space. Properties listed see asking prices falling between the mid to high $300K’s and upper $600K’s.

Education in Shallow Pond Estates:

Plymouth County School District administered education to the students that reside in the Shallow Pond Estates community. Schools in the area include Indian Brook Elementary School, South Plymouth Middle School and South Plymouth High School.

What’s Nearby:

Shallow Pond Estates is ideally located near many of Plymouth’s beautiful recreation areas. Not only is the beach under 1 miles away, the Indian Brook Conservation area falls just to the south of the community. This 51 acre site is owned by the City of Plymouth and is open for public use. Visitors are able to take advantage of the scenic trails that wind through the park.

Downtown Plymouth is a short distance from Shallow Pond Estates and provides residents with easy access to the many restaurants, shops, entertainment areas and cultural sites found within the city. Being set besides Route 3A offers homeowners a direct route into the city.

Living along the coast has many benefits. Residents of Shallow Pond Estate are able to quickly take advantage of the stunning shorelines with Colony Beach and Pilgrim Beach falling under 1 mile to the east. Soak in the sun or stroll along the waterways, either way you will want to enjoy the beautiful beaches that practically fall in your backyard.

Commute:

Shallow Pond Estates residents enjoy the quiet and calm neighborhood which is set away from the hustle and bustle of any downtown core. Though when the need arises they are able to quickly access the city’s amenities, job opportunities and more. Shallow Pond Estates falls just over 15 minutes south of downtown Plymouth and just under an hour from Boston or Providence.

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White Island Shores

White Island Shores is technically a census designated place that falls within the city of Plymouth. The area falls alongside White Island Pond and is home to just over 2,300 residents. The community is located slightly north of the Blue Star Memorial Highway.

White Island Shores Real Estate Market:

Homes for sale in White Island Shores are varied in style and size. Predominantly single family detached homes, properties tend to range between Cape Cod, Colonial and Victorian styles. Homes for sale in White Island Shores typically offer between 3 and 6 bedrooms and 3 and 4 bathrooms. Homeowners of the community enjoy spacious lots and two- or three-car garages.

Prices for homes for sale in White Island Shores tend to fall between the low to mid $200K’s and the mid to high $500K’s.

Education in White Island Shores:

Schools within the White Island Shores area are operated by the well rated Plymouth County Public School District. Students residing in the family friendly community will have the opportunity to attend schools such as South Elementary School, South Plymouth Middle School and South Plymouth High School.

What’s Nearby:

White Island Shores is located to the southwest of Plymouth, Massachusetts. The scenic and quiet area is dotted with many ponds, lakes and water reservoirs. Residents enjoy the beautiful scenery and suburban feel of their tight knit community.

White Island Pond is set alongside the neighborhood and provides homeowners with a great location to swim, boat, kayak, canoe and more. Summer days are spent along the pond's shores with family and friends enjoying the sunshine. Fishers enjoy some of the best freshwater fishing available in the area at White Island Pond.

Most shopping and dining options available to residents of White Island Shores are actually located in Wareham, Massachusetts which is located about 15 minutes to the west of the community. A quick drive down Blue Star Memorial Highway will grant residents access to many major retailers such as Walmart Supercenter, Lowe's Home Improvement and many more.

Commutes:

White Island Shores residents are able to take advantage of Plymouth’s downtown district which is rich in history, amenities and recreation, as they fall just 20 short minutes from the city. Easy access to town is provided via the many major roadways that run along the coast offering direct routes.

For those heading into Boston, the trip, depending on traffic and travel speed, should take about an hour. Providence is roughly the same distance, however towards the west of the community.

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Wellingsley

Wellingsley, also frequently known as Jabez Corner or Hobs Hole, is a neighborhood that falls just one mile south of Plymouth’s downtown core. The community is most noted for being the oldest separate neighborhood within the town. Set along Plymouth Bay, Wellingsley offers residents spectacular views and close access to Plymouth.

Wellingsley Real Estate:

Being an in-town community, Wellingsley real estate market is quite diverse. Properties range from cozy apartment style condos to large, waterfront estate homes. Many of the homes for sale in Wellingsley offer stunning views of nearby Plymouth Bay or direct waterfront access.

Properties listed for sale in Wellingsley also drastically range in price. A 1 bed, 1 bath condominium can be found beginning in the low $300K’s, whereas a large, detached single family dwelling on a generous size lot, or waterfront property can quickly surpass the 1 million dollar mark.

Education in Wellingsley:

Students who reside within the Wellingsley neighborhood will have access to education provided by the Plymouth School District. Area schools available to students of Wellingsley include Nathaniel Morton Elementary School, Plymouth Community Intermediate School, Plymouth North High School and Plymouth Alternative High School.

What’s Nearby:

Being a centrally located neighborhood, Wellingsley is closely situated near many of the best amenities Plymouth has to offer. From the tasty restaurants to one of a kind shops and stores that line the downtown area, Wellingsley residents enjoy easy access.

Of course a major attraction of the area is that is nestled along the scenic shores of Plymouth Bay. Residents can quickly enjoy the beautiful beaches and stunning scenery found along the coast. Regardless of season, the waterways offer homeowners some of the nicest views along the east coast.

Commute:

Plymouth’s downtown district is only 1 mile for homeowners of Wellingsly. Residents can take advantage of the many amenities located within the heart of the town and in many cases walk or bike to access them.

Other popular locations include the thriving and exciting city of Boston which is accessible in under an hour of Wellingsley. Providence, Rhode Island falls around the same distance from Wellingsley, however to the west of the community.

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Billington Sea

Billington Sea is a quiet and calm area of Plymouth that offers residents ample access to many of Plymouth’s outdoor recreation sites. Residents of the community enjoy the nearby 296-acre warm water pond that is located by the neighborhood and provides opportunities for fishing, kayaking, canoeing and more.

Billington Sea Real Estate:

Homes for sale in Billington Sea are typically spacious, single family detached homes. A variety of sizes and styles can be found dotted throughout the community from cozy bungalows to large, colonial homes. With the varied real estate options, Billington Sea caters to a wide number of buyers from singles, retirees to young families.

Prices for homes for sale in Billington Sea are greatly affected by size and style of home. A smaller property can be found starting in the low to mid $200K’s, whereas a stately colonial home can be found in the mid to upper $500K’s.

Education in Billington Sea:

Students who reside in the family friendly community will have the opportunity to attend schools that are administered and managed by the Plymouth School District. Area schools include Federal Furnace Elementary School, Plymouth Community Intermediate School and Plymouth North High School.

What’s Nearby:

Billington Sea is a beautiful warm water pond that is fed into by underground water and nearby cranberry bogs. Residents enjoy the easy access to the pond which allows for small water crafts and fishing. Simply strolling around the area is a common activity for many Billington Sea residents.

Further outdoor recreation is quickly accessible for Billington Sea residents at Morton Park. Morton Park is the largest park located in Plymouth consisting of 200 acres of forest and shoreline. Residents enjoy beautiful pathways and scenic water views.

Commute:

Heading into downtown Plymouth is a quick and easy trip for residents of Billington Sea. The exciting and eclectic downtown core falls just under 10 minutes from the neighborhood and provides access to many restaurants, shops and historic sites.

Boston, Massachusetts and Providence, Rhode Island are both nearby popular destinations and both are about an hour commute from Billington Sea. Boston is set to the north of the neighborhood whereas Providence is located to the west.

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Plymouth is a beautiful coastal town that offers a variety of family friendly neighborhoods for buyers to choose from. A rich history that is evident in many parts of town, including many neighborhoods provides a scenic and diverse real estate landscape. Homeowners in Plymouth enjoy their close proximity to the stunning coast as well as the many quiet and friendly communities that are dotted throughout town. Plymouth is a great place to set down roots, raise a family and enjoy the simpler things in life.

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