Grafton, Ma. Real Estate Information
Grafton is a semi-rural town about 8 miles east of Worcester and was originally settled by Nipmuc Indians. In 1671 a church and school were established by a missionary near the present town common. Winding country roads featuring open pastures with old barns speak of the quiet past of this nice town.
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Around the Town
Grafton has seen a steady incline in home prices due to its location in Worcester County. The town is well managed and median income is always consistently higher than most towns its size. Like many New England towns, Grafton’s place as a major contributor to the Industrial Revolution cannot be denied. I have always liked the rustic feel of Grafton. The town’s location, just east of Worcester, and easy access to the Mass Pike make it a convenient place to live. Old historic homes dot the landscape of Grafton. A drive along North Street features many of these stately residences.
Summers in Grafton bring the Summer Concert Series on the common. This is a great venue to relax outdoors with your family and listen to nice music. There are plenty of outdoor activities available and several riding stables for horse enthusiasts. In 2012 Grafton placed 51st of the state’s 351 high schools and was ranked 1,306 in the country. A good school and community places Grafton as a great place to live.