Learn More About Waltham, MA
Waltham has everything you could ask for: a high standard of living, a lively culture, green spaces, and a low crime rate. Its suburban air and employment opportunities have steadily attracted young adults looking to put down roots in the greater Boston Area.
A half-hour drive from Boston, Waltham is a bustling city in Middlesex County with industrial roots. Known as ‘Watch City’ for its once-thriving watchmaking industry, and home to America’s first modern factory – the Boston Manufacturing Company – and the Waltham Watch Company – credited with making the first 100% American-made watch – the city was an important contributor to the American Industrial Revolution.
Waltham is home to Bentley University and Brandies University.
If you’re looking for a home in Waltham, the diversity of options will surprise you. You can choose from apartment complexes, condos, loft apartments (usually renovated factory buildings), and colonial homes.
The median home price is $587,700
Things to Do
Waltham has a number of green spaces and several acres of undeveloped land that residents utilize for hiking and picnics. Prospect Hill Park on the west side is big and wooded with two summit points offering scenic views of the city and the Boston Basin. Nightlife, restaurants, and shops along Moody Street and Main Street attract residents from all around for local entertainment.