Oakham Ma. Real Estate Information
Oakham is a quiet residential community which features lovely open spaces located 16 miles from Worcester Ma. The town has preserved its rural and agricultural past, and several farms are found in the town. The only major access that connects it to Worcester is Route 122. With no large commercial development, the town maintains a quaint and unique flavor. The center, which consists of the town hall, a field stone library, church and small circular common, have not changed since the turn of the century.
The highest point in Oakham is located on Maple Street, and rises to a height of approximately 1,200 feet above sea level. The town is located in the watershed area of the Quabbin Reservoir and approximately 30% of the land is owned by the MDC.
Residents of Oakham have an independent, and self-sufficient nature due to the rural location of the town. Small family businesses serve the towns immediate needs, while volunteers and part-time employees supplement various programs and projects.
The Dismas House is a working farm located in Oakham Ma. It is used as a reentry facility for inmates from Worcester County House of Corrections. Farm operations produce revenue that sustains the Dismas House. Support from area foundations, along with private donations also assists their mission.
A small staff, complemented by work study students from the College of the Holy Cross, and other volunteers manage every aspect of each resident’s stay.
Pine Acres is a very nice campground in the town of Oakham. They offer seasonal and daily camping. Having been to the campground I can say that it’s quite nice, and offers a great family experience. Situated on Lake Dean the campground offers numerous activities sure to keep a family entertained.
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