Burlington MA

Burlington MA

Discover Burlington, Massachusetts: A Christopher J Barrett, REALTORS Guide

Welcome to Burlington, Massachusetts - a vibrant and thriving community located just 20 miles northwest of Boston. With a population of over 28,000 residents, Burlington offers the perfect balance of small-town charm and modern amenities. Whether you're a longtime resident or just passing through, there's something for everyone in Burlington. From shopping and dining to outdoor recreation and cultural attractions, this town truly has it all.

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An Overview of Burlington, Massachusetts

Burlington, located in Middlesex County, is a suburb of Boston and one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. This town boasts a population of approximately 26,000 and offers a suburban feel with plenty of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. It's a diverse community with a balance of both residential and commercial areas.

Neighborhoods and Housing

Burlington neighborhoods are known for their charm and variety. From the spacious, single-family homes of Fox Hill to the newer developments in Seven Springs, there's something for everyone. Whether you prefer a cozy, historic home or a sleek, modern condo, we can help you find your perfect fit. The median home value in Burlington is around $600,000, making it an affordable option compared to other Boston suburbs.


Burlington is home to some of the top schools in the state. The Burlington Public Schools district includes four elementary schools, one middle school, and the highly rated Burlington High School. There are also several private and charter school options available. For higher education, Burlington is close to renowned institutions like Harvard University and MIT.

Recreation and Entertainment

There's never a dull moment in Burlington. Nature lovers will enjoy exploring the Mill Pond Conservation Area, while history buffs can visit the Burlington Historical Museum. If shopping is your thing, the Burlington Mall and Third Avenue retail district offer a wide range of stores and restaurants.

For dining, Burlington has an eclectic mix of cuisines to choose from. You can enjoy everything from classic Italian at Tuscan Kitchen to innovative Asian fusion at Redstone American Grill. And don't forget to try the local craft beers at Tavern in the Square.

Economy and Employment

Burlington's economy is thriving, thanks to its diverse business environment. The town is a hub for technology and healthcare companies, including Oracle Corporation and Lahey Hospital & Medical Center. With Boston just a short drive away, many residents also commute to the city for work.

Community and Lifestyle

Burlington offers a strong sense of community. The town hosts numerous events throughout the year, including the Burlington Farmers Market and the Summer Concert Series at the town common. The Burlington Recreation Department also offers a wide range of programs for all ages, from sports leagues to art classes.

Burlington is more than just a place to live; it's a place to call home. Its balance of small-town charm and big-city amenities make it a wonderful choice for anyone looking to buy a home in the Boston area. At Christopher J Barrett, REALTORS, we're ready to help you explore all that Burlington has to offer. Contact us today to start your home buying journey!


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