Tanglewood Estates is a small development of homes in northwestern Franklin. These houses are located on an enclosed circle formed by Lenox Drive and Symphony Drive as well as Berkshire Drive, a cul-de-sac off of Symphony Drive. With streetlamps, no through-traffic, and paved sidewalks on both sides of the street, locals can feel comfortable going for a run or walking the dog around the block.
The homes in Tanglewood Estates are mainly large Colonials with 4 or more bedrooms, 3-5 bathrooms, and well over 3,000 square feet of living space. Most of these houses have large yards, a private porch or deck, and plenty of privacy due to the tall trees found throughout the neighborhood.
This neighborhood is within five minutes of Routes 109, 115, 126, and 140 as well as Interstate 495, making it an excellent location for commuters. Residents of Tanglewood Estates who travel into Boston regularly can also take advantage the MBTA Commuter Rail’s stop in Franklin.
Tanglewood Estates is approximately ten miles west of Patriot Place, a large shopping plaza with more than one hundred stores and restaurants. Gillette Stadium, the home of the New England Patriots, is also located in the same complex as the stores of Patriot Place. Just a few miles south of Patriot Place is a large outlet mall known as Wrentham Village. This plaza also features more than one hundred excellent eateries, shops and more. If you’d rather do your shopping locally, Franklin has a few small plazas located along Central Street, which runs horizontally through the center of the city.
This development is within fifteen miles of many large state forests including Ashland State Park, Wrentham State Forest, Franklin State Forest, and Upton State Forest. Each one of these woodland areas have dozens of trails that can be used for biking, hiking, off-roading, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, and more. Those who enjoy fishing, kayaking, or canoeing can head a couple miles north two either Populatic Pond or the Charles River, which runs alongside the northern border of Franklin.