Franklin Oaks is a neighborhood of homes a couple miles south of the Charles River in Franklin, Massachusetts. These houses are located south off of Partridge Street on a Hancock Drive, Winthrop Drive, Corey Way, and Lantern Lane. Each of these roads is a cul-de-sac with streetlamps and sidewalks.
The homes in the Franklin Oaks neighborhood are mostly 3-5 bedroom, 3-5 bathroom Colonials with multiple thousands of square feet of living space. Most of the houses in this area have an off-street driveway, attached garage, large lawn, and a patio or deck area. This quiet neighborhood has no through-traffic, making it a great place to walk the dog or jog around the block.
This neighborhood is just a few miles north of two of Franklin’s most popular outdoor attractions: Franklin State Forest and Chilson Park. Franklin State Forest is a 800+ acre state forest that features many different trails for mountain biking, off-roading, hiking, or cross-country skiing when the snow begins to fall. During the summer, many locals visit Chilson Park as it is the site of Chilson Beach, which is located along the northern coast of Beaver Pond. Populatic Pond, a popular local fishing hotspot, is also just a couple miles east of Franklin Oaks.
Patriot Place and Wrentham Village, two of the area’s premiere shopping plazas, are both about ten miles east of Franklin Oaks. Between these two plazas, visitors will find hundreds of stores and restaurants, a movie theater, and Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots and New England Revolution. If you’re not in need of a major shopping complex, you can find many of the essentials along Route 140 in Franklin. There are many banks, supermarkets, and local businesses along this street. Those looking to enjoy some city nightlife can also head about 25 miles directly south in Providence or Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
This neighborhood is centrally located between many state highways including Route 115, Route 126, Route 140, and Interstate 495. Franklin Oaks is also just a few miles away from an MBTA Commuter Rail stop in Franklin. These transportation options allow residents of the development to easily commute to work or travel throughout the state.