North Framingham is the area of the city south of Boston Post Road and north of the Massachusetts Turnpike. The Mass Pike, the longest highway in Massachusetts, makes it easy for locals to travel throughout the state. Routes 9, 30, and 85 are also nearby.
Most of the homes in North Framingham are located in a small neighborhood off of one of the main roads in the area such as Edmands Road, Grove Street, Nixon Road, and Pine Hill Road. Houses in this part of the city vary in style in size, but you can find large Colonials with four or more bedrooms and 2-3 bedroom Capes, ranches, and split-entry homes. There also a few condominium complexes in the area.
The main attraction of North Framingham is Callahan State Park, a 1,000+ acre woodland areas with many miles of scenic trails where visitors can bike, hike, or go horseback riding. The park also has a few small streams that are accessible by kayak and canoe. There’s also a public golf course called Millwood Farms just east of the park. Golfers can also play a round at St. Marks Golf Course, Charter Oak Golf Course, or Framingham Country Club, all of which are a short drive from these neighborhoods. Those who enjoy fishing are within five miles of Farm Pond, Lake Cochituate, and Waushakum Pond, each of which are home to a variety of different species.
North Framingham is centrally located between large shopping areas in Natick and Westborough. Locals can drive west down Route 9 to Westmeadow Plaza and Stagecoach Plaza, two outdoor shopping plazas. There’s also a Regal Cinemas movie theater at Stagecoach Plaza. You can also head east down Route 9 into western Natick to a large shopping complex made up of the Natick Mall, Sherwood Plaza, Cloverleaf Marketplace, Shoppers World, and an AMC movie theater. There are more than 250 excellent stores and restaurants at this shopping area.