Lake Quinsigamond is a large lake that covers over 770 acres in both Shrewsbury and Worcester, Massachusetts. Visitors of the lake can enjoy fishing for trout, bass, salmon, and more as well as swimming at the public beach at Quinsigamond State Park. There are also many public ramps along the coast of the lake where locals can launch car top and motorized boats.
The homes near Lake Quinsigamond in Shrewsbury are mainly located in small neighborhoods off of N Quinsigamond Avenue and S Quinsigamond Avenue, which runs parallel to the lake. These homes vary in size and style, but include Capes and Colonials with 3 or more bedrooms, lakeside cottages with 2-3 bedrooms, and 1-3 bedroom condos at one of the many nearby complexes. There are also a handful of plots of land near the lake that can be used to build a new house or cottage.
There’s plenty more to do outdoors if you’re living in a home near Lake Quinsigamond. Green Hill Park, which is located on the western side of the lake in Worcester, features many walking and cycling trails, a petting zoo, athletic fields and courts, and a public golf course. On the eastern side of the lake in Shrewsbury, you’ll find many more public parks such as Dean Park, Rawson Hill, and Prospect Park. Upton State Forest, a woodland area that covers more than 2,600 acres in Upton, Massachusetts, is only about a 15 minute drive away from Lake Quinsigamond. When the snow hits the ground, skiers can hit the slopes at Ski Ward Ski Area, which is located along Main Street in Shrewsbury.
The homes near Lake Quinsigamond are conveniently located near popular shopping areas in both Worcester and Shrewsbury. In Worcester, locals can visit the Greendale Mall, Lincoln Plaza, Mill Street Plaza, or Webster Square Plaza, all of which feature dozens of outstanding shops and eateries. Most of Shrewsbury’s shopping plazas, such as Shrewsbury Crossing, Olde Shrewsbury Village, and White City Shopping Center, can be found along Main Street. Main Street makes up part of the Boston Turnpike, which travels east towards Framingham, Marlborough, and Boston, Massachusetts.