West Framingham is just west of Downtown Framingham and Framingham State University. Route 9 and the Mass Pike both cross through this part of the city, making it easy for locals to drive west into Worcester or east into the center of Boston. The other main roads in the area are Salem End Road, Parker Road, and Badger Road.
Most of the homes in West Framingham are situated in a small neighborhood off of one the area’s main roads. There are many condominium complexes in the area including The Lantern at Warren Woods, Oak Terrace, and Chapel Hill Condominiums. Those looking for something larger can find Colonials, Capes, ranches, and split-entry houses with three or more bedrooms. Many of the larger homes in this part of this city also have attached garages and large yards.
West Framingham is just a couple miles away from many public parks in western Southborough and central Framingham. Fayville Park, which features a playground, basketball courts, and athletic fields, can be found near the southern coast of the Sudbury Reservoir. On the opposite side of the reservoir is St. Marks Golf Course, a 9-hole course that’s open to the public. Locals can fish, swim, or ride a cartop boat on Farm Pond, Learned Pond, or Waushakum Pond, all of which are located a couple miles east in central Framingham.
The homes in West Framingham are centrally located between large shopping areas in Natick to the west and Westborough and Shrewsbury to the east. All of these shopping centers are easily accessible via Route 9, which is also known as the Boston-Worcester Turnpike. In Natick, shoppers can find anything they’re looking for at the hundreds of stores and restaurants between the Natick Mall, Cloverleaf Marketplace, and the Natick Mall. Those traveling west of this area will find the Stagecoach Plaza, Shrewsbury Crossing, and White City Shopping Center, all of which are located directly on Route 9.