Marshfield Zip Trip
This week, the final stop of the 2017 Zip Trip Season is in Marshfield, MA. The event will be held from 6am-10am at Harbor Park, on Joseph Driebeck Way, Marshfield, MA. Be sure to come visit our table and say hello to our agents!
Watch Carol and Michelle on the On the Market Segment in Marshfield!
Local south shore town, Marshfield, Massachusetts is located on the eastern shore board roughly 30 minutes from both Boston & Plymouth.
Marshfield, like almost every town, is broken up into different neighborhoods and sections of town. Being a beach town, you’ll find many smaller homes scattered throughout the beach, along with typical Colonial Home and cul-de-sac neighborhoods more inland. The median single family home value according to MLS is $447,518 and $231,748 for condos in Marshfield.
Marshfield is a great place for just about any age group. From retired folks to young families with children, it is a popular place for just about anyone to be full time or seasonal residents.
The town has 4 beaches and a 5th beach just minutes over the border in neighboring Scituate. These beaches are a popular place to go for a walk, run or just to have a relaxing day. Other notable outdoor activities include 2 golf courses, Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary & Mass Audubon’s North River Wildlife Sanctuary. The town is filled with elementary schools and parks that have fields, along with a brand new high school which has turf and grass fields for public use.
Food & Drink:
Between Marshfield Center, Brant Rock & Plain Street there are plenty of restaurants and a handful of bars in town. There are certainly great restaurant options from Polcari’s Bridgeway Inn, Haddad’s Ocean Cafe & Station Eight to more pub/sports bars including a Cask’n Flagon and KKaties Burger Bar.
If you have children, you’ll be sending them to a good public school system in Marshfield, MA. The town is broken up with 5 elementary schools, 1 middle School & a brand new Marshfield High School. The Marshfield High School Rams are fortunate to have a brand new facility and building that was finished in time for the 2014-2015 school year.
Marshfield has a vast history dating back being occupied by Native Americans and Pilgrim settlement in 1620. Fast forwarding into the 19th century, Marshfield grew into a major shipbuilding town with over 1,000 ships being built along the North River. In 1941, one of the largest fires in terms of structures destroyed occurred in Marshfield. In only 3 hours, there were 446 houses, 96 garages, 12 stores, 2 casinos, and 1 post office burnt to the ground.
Today, Marshfield is a suburban town with main residents working in nearby communities along with commuting into Boston. During the summers, the number of beaches drives a large group of tourist population. As well, during the summer, Marshfield has an annual fair that drives a lot of publicity.
Marshfield has a handful of businesses throughout the town but a majority of residents work in nearby towns along with Boston. Marshfield residents have multiple options to commute into Boston including driving, bus, the MBTA commuter rail out of Scituate and a ferry out of Hingham.
As of June 2017, Marshfield was recorded to have an unemployment rate of 3.6%, which is lower than the 4.4% across the whole state. The largest employed companies in Marshfield include Marshfield town hall, Green Light, Marshfield High School & Preventia Diagnostics LLC.