Sudbury is a town in Middlesex County with a population of 17,659, an increase of 5% since 2000. Sudbury has access to routes 20, 117, and 27 and is about 24 miles to Boston.
The average sale price for a single-family home in Sudbury is $ 740,142 and $ 646,642 for a condo. The property tax rate in Sudbury is $18.03.
Sudbury has made our 25 Hottest Towns list for the 1st and 3rd Quarters in 2013.
Year to date average home prices are up for both single family and condos compared to the same period last year. The average price for a single family home increased 6% and the average price for a condo rose 1%.
Watch John and Anthony with Shannon Mulaire at the Fox 25 News Sudbury Zip Trip
What Makes Sudbury a Great Town to Live In?
Sudbury is known for its excellent schools, proximity to Boston, and rural character. The real estate website Movoto ranked Sudbury as the safest places to live in Massachusetts. Sudbury was incorporated in 1639, so this year the town of Sudbury is celebrating its 375th anniversary. All year Sudbury will host special events to celebrate including a parade, a fair, a field day, a road race and more. Sudbury is home to Longfellow’s Wayside Inn, the oldest operating inn within the U.S. and the location for our Zip Trip live broadcast on June 20th. The Wayside Inn Grist Mill is the first working mill to be built as a museum. The Grist Mill currently produces 5–15 tons of flour per year which is used in the restaurant’s baked goods and is sold in the Inn Gift Shop. The Goodnow Library in Sudbury serves not only as the town’s borrowing library, but also as a cultural hub for children and adults alike. The Library hosts book clubs for teens, crafts and story time for preschool kids, and events such as moderated panels on the creativity process for writers. See Pictures at the Fox 25 News Zip Trip to Sudbury!
The Sudbury Park and Recreation Department has many programs and activities for residents. Facilities include the Atkinson Pool, Fairbank Community Center, toddler playground, tennis courts, basketball courts, sand volleyball court, outdoor skating area, and fields for baseball, field hockey, lacrosse, softball, and soccer.
The Jean Lind Teen Center is a Park and Recreation program located at the Fairbank Community Center. The Teen Center provides Sudbury youth with the option to socialize and have fun on Friday nights in a safe, supervised, and well-equipped setting. Other recreation areas include Davis Field, Frank G. Feeley Field, and Haskell Recreation Area.
Sudbury has several popular restaurants such as well-known Bullfinch’s which offers dining as well as catering, and Franco’s Trattoria, which serves traditional Italian food and has been open since 1978.
The Sudbury School system consists of four elementary schools, one middle school, Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School and Minuteman Regional High School.
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We have lived in Sudbury 38 years. Our children grew up here. The population is growing and million dollar homes are abundant.
I like the mixed population of young and old and how active seniors are through the Sudbury Senior Center and various temples and other religious affiliations. It is a quiet town, nice shops and restaurants, good schools, friendly people, clean and lots to do.
My husband likes the rural character and its proximity to other towns and to Boston. There is a lot of culture here and history and orchestras, i.e. the Lincoln-Sudbury Civic Orchestra. We feel safe here and know many people which is a nice aspect.
We are close to Concord and its medical facilities, too.
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Thank you for your comments Judy and David. We hope to see you on Friday!
-John and Anthony