A Place To Explore
Arlington is the perfect place to walk around Spy Pond Park, just one of many parks in the area. You can also rent canoes or kayaks, go fishing, paddle board, spend time at the playground, or explore the trails at Menotomy Rocks Park. Be sure to check out the abundance of restaurants, bakeries, and shops along Massachusetts Avenue, and don’t miss out on Robbins Farm, which was voted one of the top 10 playgrounds in the state.
Homes in Morningside are characterized by larger plots of land providing wonderful neighborhoods with nice yards and areas for playing. It is known as one of the more affluent neighborhoods in Arlington.
The rolling hills of Morningside run along the edge of the Winchester Country Club and Golf Course. You might sacrifice some walkability for peace and quiet, yet you’re never far from all the Arlington and the surrounding communities have to offer.
School Districts Include: Stratton, Bishop
Arlington Heights has always been a much desired location for its diversity, space, and excellent elementary schools. More affordable housing options than the surrounding towns of Belmont, Lexington and Winchester make this a popular place to enter the Arlington market.
The Heights is home of great restaurants such as Trader Joe’s, Panera Bread, The Meat House, Jimmy’s Steer House, Balich 5 &10, and many more. Take a walk around the reservoir or along the Minuteman Bikepath!
Arlington Heights runs along either side of Massachusetts Avenue from about Bow Street to Brattle Street. While it has mostly single family homes, there is a mix of housing types that offer a little something for everyone.
School Districts Include: Pierce, Dallin, Brackett
The Arlington Center Historic District includes the civic and commercial heart of Arlington, Massachusetts. The cross-section of Mass Ave, the Pleasant St Historic District, and Broadway is home to many great restaurants and shop.
There are also convenience stores, coffee shops, fitness centers, CVS, the Regent Theatre, entrance to the bike path, and Robbins Public Library – home of the first free continuous children’s library in the nation. Vibrant Arlington Center is truly a highly desirable location for many.
School Districts Include: Bishop, Thompson
Jason Heights is known for its classic Victorian homes. You will find large, prestigious homes, many listed on Arlington’s Historical Commission’s registry of architecturally significant homes. Many of those homes also have Boston views, and are in proximity to Menotomy Rocks Park, one of the most special places in the town. It has a pond, a big playground, lots of walking trails in the hilly woods.
Jason Heights is one of Arlington’s most desirable areas with proximity to Robbins Farm Park as well as the Arlington Center business district (Regent Theater, Robbins Library, Tryst, and many more). People who love the outdoors as well as a vibrant neighborhood enjoy the contrasts of Jason Heights.
School Districts include: Brackett, Bishop
What’s not to love about East Arlington? (or Cambridge North, as it has become!) There is a lot to do in this neighborhood, such as “the 1920s-era Capitol Theatre, sister cinema to the Somerville Theatre; Barismo, a destination for serious coffee lovers; Quebrada Baking, a cozy bakery that looks straight out of Bavaria; or go fishing and kayaking at Spy Pond.
East Arlington is known for its walkability to shops, restaurants and transportation, and it is the most urban of the Arlington neighborhoods. No strip malls here and there are plenty of gems along Mass. Ave. including the Fox Library, Maxima Gift Center, Flora, and many more.
School Districts include: Thompson and Hardy