Franklin Woods is a small neighborhood of homes near the center of Franklin, Massachusetts. The main road of the neighborhood is Bridle Path, which branches off into four cul-de-sacs: Surrey Way, Steeplechase Lane, and Phaeton Way. Locals are conveniently located just a few miles east of many major highways including Route 126, Route 140, and Interstate 495. The MBTA Commuter Rail also makes a stop near the center of Franklin.
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Most of the homes in the Franklin Woods neighborhood are four bedroom Colonials with three or more bedrooms and upwards of 2,000 square feet of living space. Most of these houses also have a large yard, attached garage, and plenty of privacy due to the surrounding woodland areas. Some homes in the area also have a waterfront view, as there are couple of small ponds nearby and a narrow stream runs perpendicular through Bridle Path.
This neighborhood is just a couple miles north of Central Street in Franklin, the site of many small shopping plazas, pharmacies, banks, grocery stores, and local businesses. Residents of Franklin Woods looking to spend the day at a larger shopping center have many excellent options, all of which are located a short drive outside of Franklin. Locals can head about thirty minutes north into Natick, Massachusetts, the site of more than 300 stores and restaurants between Shoppers World, the Natick Mall, and a couple other shopping plazas. Patriot Place and Wrentham Village Premium Outlets, two outdoor shopping centers, can each be found about ten miles east of this development.
Although Franklin Woods isn’t associated with any forest or woodland area, there are many state parks and large public forests located near this neighborhood. The closest of these forests is Franklin State Forest, a massive, 800 acre state forest on the west side of the city. Upton State Forest, Wrentham State Forest, and Ashland State Park are all located nearby as well. Those who enjoy swimming, fishing, or taking a cartop boat out on the water can head to either Beaver Pond in Franklin or Lake Pearl in Wrentham, both of which feature public beaches along their northern coast.