Perhaps the largest neighborhood in Reading, the desirable West Side offers a diverse selection of terrific homes. From quaint capes to ideal bungalows, and sprawling ranch houses to remarkable antique colonials, the West Side offers the perfect home for almost anyone. The variations in house style mean an abundance of pleasing options for prospective home buyers. West Side homes tend to offer anywhere from cozy 2 bedrooms to remarkable 6 bedroom houses, and as such, the prices in this appealing neighborhood vary widely from starter homes, to large luxury estate homes.
Reading’s inviting West Side is composed of the area to the east of I-93 and north of I-95, south of Route 129 and west of Route 28. To make the community even more alluring, there is an MBTA commuter rail stop as well. The prestigious Woburn Street Historic District is located in the northeast area of the prime neighborhood, with some houses dating back to the late nineteenth century. However, there are also sensational newly constructed homes in the West Side, built as recently as 2018. The ideal neighborhood, West Side residents may enjoy exploring the picturesque the Thelin Bird Sanctuary, or spending a pleasant weekend afternoon at the softball field or tennis courts of Sturges Park.