Welcome to Wayland

From top ranked schools to beautiful preservation land, Wayland is a quiet, welcoming community.

Key Details


family friendly, commuter friendly, historic, preservation


Commute Times
North Station MBTA - 35m by train, 25m by car
Boston Common Green Line - 50m by train, 24m by car
Harvard Square MBTA - 1hr by train, 21m by car

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Situated 15 miles west of Boston, Wayland encompasses more than 15 square miles, giving residents an abundance of beautiful public outdoor space. Wayland takes pride in its rich history dating back to Colonial times and modern buildings maintain their traditional structure throughout.

From top ranked schools to beautiful preservation land, Wayland is a quiet, family-friendly community.

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What to expect:
Families are initially drawn to Wayland for their top schools and athletic programs. They settle down here because, around every corner, there is a friendly face to say hello and an overall sense of community and safety.

Rural meets suburban living in a setting that’s ideal for families.

The lifestyle:
Historic community preservation is a cornerstone of Wayland. The past and the future collide when modern architecture meets bridges, farms and monuments dating back to the 1600s. The new Wayland town center doesn’t disrupt the small town feel, but adds convenience to residents with local services and shopping spots.

Small town feel with historic landmarks and boutique shops and restaurants.

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Unexpected appeal:
Residents can skip the drive north for hiking or south to Cape Cod. Wayland is its own outdoor oasis, complete with public areas for water sports and tranquil views to enjoy on a walk.

Access to several bodies of water including Dudley Pond, Lake Cochituate and a residents-only private beach.

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The market:
The single-family homes in Wayland are known for their Colonial character, while the stately homes feature expansive yards and exterior brick details. This town is coveted by families, with home values appreciating year after year.

Mid-range single family homes and high-end, luxury mansions.

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You'll fall in love with:
Wayland residents enjoy all of the wide open spaces have to offer. Take a scenic drives along Pelham Island, Rice Road and Lincoln Road or get your steps in with a hike along one of the local conservation trails.

Endless greenery that’s a haven for nature lovers.

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