Holden, Ma. Real Estate Information
The Town of Holden is a small residential community bordering Worcester. It lies just south of the Wachusett Mountain ski area in Princeton, Ma. The town has small business presence, and one industrial park. A ride through town on Main St gives a person a good feeling about driving through Holden. It retains a nice small-town charm.
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Holden, MA. If you would like more information on any of these Holden real estate listings, just click on a property to access the full details. From there, you can request more information or schedule a tour. And we’d be happy to provide you with disclosures, past sales history, dates and prices of properties which have recently sold nearby, and more, so just let us know how we can help!
And, for your convenience, feel free to register for a free account to receive email alerts whenever new Holden, MA homes come on the market that match your specific criteria.
Around the Town
Routes 190 and 122A are the principal access points to the town, and connect it with Worcester and the rest of the state. The town is part of the Wachusett Regional School District and shares that with Paxton, Princeton, Rutland, and Sterling. The town is also part of the Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School District in Fitchburg.
The Alta Vista Bison Farm located a short drive away in Rutland Ma is the areas only Buffalo farm with Buffalo meat available. Several scenic watersheds, and many open spaces are available for outdoor enthusiasts.
While the home prices are substantially higher than points west of Worcester you get what you pay for. Resale values are consistently above average in Holden. The town has a great appeal that quickly becomes apparent as you drive through town.
Originally a rural farming area, the town began to change in the 1800s. Villages began to develop throughout the town around textile mills that were taking advantage of the water power provided by the local streams and rivers. Today Holden is mostly a residential community with a very nice assortment of businesses.
I have found Holden to be a nice community offering good services to its residents. The town common offers numerous functions for families during the summer evenings that I have attended.