Stiles Reservoir is large body of water that covers more than 400 acres of Spencer, Massachusetts. The reservoir is relatively deep, with an average depth of 15 feet and a maximum depth of 28 feet. The public is welcome to swim in the reservoir or ride motorized boats, jet skis, kayaks, and more on the water.
There are many homes near Stiles Reservoir, most of which are right along its western coast. Many of the residences can be found on Woodland Lane, Clark Road, Wilson Avenue, and Chickening Road, all of which are within half a mile of the the reservoir. The homes near the reservoir are mostly spacious Colonials, Capes, and contemporaries with 2-4 bedrooms and 1-3 bathrooms. Smaller cottages can also be found along the shore. Almost every home in the area has a gorgeous view of Stiles Reservoir and many have direct access to the water.
The homes near Stiles Reservoir are a short drive away from the city of Auburn, which is home to many excellent stores and restaurants. Along Route 12, visitors will find the Auburn Plazas Shopping Center, Heritage Mall, Federal Plaza Shopping Center, and the Auburn Mall. There are well over 150 shops, eateries, and more between these three sites. Those living by the reservoir are also just a short drive from Worcester, the site of many more stores and restaurants as well as performing arts theaters including Palladium and the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts.
Stiles Reservoir isn’t the only body of water in the area that’s excellent for fishing, swimming, and other water activities. Cedar Meadow Pond and Burncoat Pond are just a few miles north of the reservoir, while the public beach at Spencer State Forest alongside Howe Pond and is just a short drive west. Those looking to travel throughout the rest of central Massachusetts can hop on Route 9, Route 31, Route 56, or the Mass Pike, the longest highway in the state.