Homes for Sale in West Medford, MA

West Medford, as the name itself says, is the westernmost neighborhood of Medford, Massachusetts. The suburb is the largest district of the city, bordered by Mystic River to the south, Mystic Lake to the east, and parts of the Middlesex Fells Reservation and Winchester north. The neighborhood is separated from the Medford Center district along Governors Avenue, which serves as its eastern border. The suburb is mostly residential, but it does have a well-established commercial section centered around the West Medford Train Station. Other notable locations within this community include the Medford – Brooks Estate, the Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford High School, and Medford Boat Club.

Homes in West Medford feature the classical home style predominant throughout the Greater Boston Region with its beautifully crafted Colonial-style residences built in the early part of the 20th century. A variety of home builds are built from this original layout, with a significant number of them being rebuilt into multi-family residences and low-density condos. Townhouses, duplexes, and triplexes are also common home types available to buyers considering purchasing a home in the neighborhood.

Property prices in West Medford start around the mid $400,000s and go as high as $1.4 million. Waterfront properties tend to fetch a higher price tag, and the larger condo-style residences provide a more spacious living arrangement and rental opportunities. However, the community’s typical home option is the single-family houses that feature two to four-bedroom and one to three bathroom layouts. These properties typically start with 1,100 sqft in floor space, with larger residences coming in at 2,500 sqft.

Market Overview

Medford Real Estate Information

Median Home Price

$717,000

Median Sale Price

$750,500

Median Price Per Sqft

$406

Number of Households

22,917

Median Days in Market

99

Median Rent

$2,200

What's To Love

You’ll love the MBTA commuter rail access! West Medford is a more quiet area of Medford, home to many residential options and small gems like Snappy Patty’s & C.B. Scoops Ice Cream! You’ll love walking the Mystic Lake Paths and having quick access to the Middlesex Fells Reservation.

What's Not To Love

There aren’t a ton of restaurants in West Medford, but you’re still close enough to Medford Center or East Arlington to enjoy some delicious options!

Is it for me?

Who is this neighborhood for

Great for families looking for more space and a more suburban feel without being too far from the city.

Find Your Home

Latest homes for sale in West Medford

21
Contingent

$1,495,000

5 Pine Ridge Rd

Medford, MA, 02155
Beds3Baths4SqFt3,499MLS#72904422
30
Active

$1,250,000

70 Traincroft NW

Medford, MA, 02155
Beds4Baths4SqFt2,533MLS#72883260
37
Contingent

$1,249,000

129 Sharon Street

Medford, MA, 02155
Beds4Baths4SqFt4,685MLS#72894118
25
Active

$1,075,000

32 Lincoln Rd

Medford, MA, 02155
Beds4Baths2SqFt3,316MLS#72892527
39
Open House
Price Changed

$969,900

66 Shepherd Road

Medford, MA, 02155
Beds5Baths3SqFt3,500MLS#72903049
38
Open House
Active

$950,000

16 Welgate Rd

Medford, MA, 02155
Beds4Baths3SqFt2,883MLS#72892149
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Meet the locals

Who Lives in Medford

Population

56,915

Median Age

35.3

Median Household Income

$120,481

Home Ownership Percentage

56.2%

Education: Associates Degree or Higher

59.42%

Cost of Living Score

157.0

Entertainment

Things to do in West Medford

Dugger Park

Riverfront park with lovely open spaces, five tennis courts, two basketball courts, and a playground.

West Medford Community Center

Community recreation center providing an ideal function space for different youth programs and local events.

West Medford Train Station

Mass transportation option connected to the Lowell Line.

The Brooks Estate

Scenic nature preserve known for its vast wooded spaces, water features, outdoor trails, and historic structures.

Education

Schools in West Medford

School Name
Grades
Admission
Brooks Elementary School
PK – 5
Public
St. Raphael Parish School
PK – 8
Private
Medford High School
9 – 12
Public
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West Medford Map

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