Gleason Pond is a small pond near the center of Framingham, Massachusetts. Dennison Avenue, Prindiville Avenue, and Concord Street, which makes up part of Route 126, all surround the pond. The Boston-Worcester Turnpike and the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) are just a few miles north of this pond, so locals can easily drive west into Worcester or east into Boston.
The homes near Gleason Pond are located in a neighborhood on either side of Route 126. There a variety of houses near the pond, most of which are 2-4 bedroom ranches, Capes, and Colonials with multiple bedrooms. Some of the larger homes in the area also have a spacious lawn and an attached garage. Bishop Terrace, a condominium complex with 2-3 bedroom townhouse units, is only about a mile east of this pond.
Gleason Pond is the smallest of the four ponds near the center of Framingham. Farm Pond and Waushakum Pond, the two largest ponds in the city, are popular among locals as fishing, canoeing, and kayaking spots. The homes near these ponds are only a short drive east of Lake Cochituate, which also accommodates larger motorized boats via a wide public launch ramp. There’s also a public beach on the eastern side of this lake known as Wayland Beach. Those who want to hike or observe nature can make the short drive to one of many nearby state parks such as Hopkinton State Park, Ashland State Park, and Callahan State Park.
The homes near Gleason Pond are just north of Downtown Framingham, the site of many small plazas that feature banks, fitness centers, and grocery stores,. The downtown area is also where you’ll find many of the city’s most popular local restaurants. This pond is also about a ten minute drive away from the large shopping complex in western Natick that features hundreds of stores and restaurants between Cloverleaf Marketplace, the Natick Mall, Sherwood Plaza, and Shoppers World.