Wakefield MA

Wakefield, Massachusetts is a charming town located in Middlesex County, about 12.5 miles northwest of Downtown Boston. This suburban area offers a perfect blend of tranquility, accessibility, and community spirit. Wakefield is surrounded by Reading, Melrose, Stoneham, Lynnfield, and Saugus

Strong Community

Perhaps one of the most appealing aspects of Wakefield is its strong sense of community. The town hosts several events throughout the year, fostering a close-knit atmosphere among residents. Wakefield is a town that welcomes everyone with open arms.

Recreation & Outdoor Activities: 

Wakefield is home to Lake Quannapowitt, a beautiful 247-acre lake known for a variety of water activities such as boating, windsurfing, and fishing. For those who prefer land-based adventures, the town offers several hiking locations including Breakheart Reservation and Middlesex Fells Reservation. These scenic spots provide residents with ample opportunities to enjoy nature and stay active.

Shopping & Dining:

Wakefield Plaza serves as a local hub for shopping, providing a range of stores and services. Additionally, the town is a quick drive to several other shopping centers, including MarketStreet Lynnfield and Northgate Shopping Plaza. When it comes to dining, Wakefield offers a mix of local and chain restaurants catering to a variety of tastes.


Wakefield places a high emphasis on education, with several high-quality schools serving the area. Get information about the schools located in Wakefield, Massachusetts by clicking on the links below:

Greenwood Elementary School

Walton Elementary School

Woodville Elementary School

Dolbeare Elementary School

Doyle Elementary School

Galvin Middle School

Wakefield High School

Wakefield Real Estate:

The real estate in Wakefield ranges from single-family homes to condos, so there are numerous options to choose from. Browse a variety of properties in Wakefield. Find our current listings and if you have questions about the area or would like more information on the current real estate market, contact Christopher J. Barrett. We're ready to help you find your new home!