Harborwood is a large neighborhood of homes east off of Pond Street in Franklin, Massachusetts. The homes in this area are mostly located along Southgate Road, Coronation Drive, and Parliament Drive. This neighborhood is a great place to go for a run or walk the dog, as there are sidewalks on both sides of the road.
The homes in the Harborwood neighborhood vary in style and size, but include mostly Raised-ranches, Capes, and Colonials with 3-4 bedrooms and multiple bathrooms. Many of the houses in the area also have a patio or deck, large lawn, and a paved, off-street driveway. Locals are just a short drive from Route 126, Route 140, and Interstate 495, making it easy to travel throughout the state or commute to work.
Locals of this development can take Pond Street directly south into the center of Franklin, where you’ll find a handful of shopping plazas as well as many banks, supermarkets, local businesses, and pharmacies. Larger shopping complexes can be found throughout Franklin’s neighboring cities including Wrentham, Natick, Foxborough, and Milford. Wrentham Village Premium Outlets, the Natick Mall, Patriot Place, and Quarry Square Shopping Center are all within fifteen miles of Harborwood.
Harborwood is about a ten minute drive north of Franklin State Forest, Chilson Park, and Franklin Country Club Golf Course, three or the city’s most popular outdoor attractions. Visitors of Franklin State Forest have access to many different nature trails which can be used for off-roading, hiking, mountain biking, and more. Chilson Park is a bit smaller, but features a small, sandy beach on the northern edge of Beaver Pond, the largest body of water within the park. Franklin Country Club Golf Course is a private, 18-hole golf course run by a former PGA Tour professional golfer. Locals can also play a round at one of the nearby public courses such as Bungay Brook Golf Club or Heather Hill Country Club, both of which are a short drive south of Franklin.