Westwood Hills is a neighborhood of homes north of Salisbury Street in Worcester, Massachusetts. Westwood Drive is the area’s main road, which forms an enclosed circle with Paul Revere Road and Old Colony Road. The cul-de-sacs of Monmouth Road and Jeffrey Road are also part of the neighborhood.
The homes at Westwood Hills vary in style, including Colonials, Capes, and contemporary-style houses. Most of the residences in the neighborhood are very spacious, with 3-6 bedrooms, 2-5 bathrooms, and thousands of square feet of living space. Many of these homes also have a large yawn and an attached garage.
Two public beaches at Indian Lake — Shore Park and Indian Lake Park — are just north of the homes at Westwood Hills. Both beaches have sandy spots to lie in the sun as well as swimming areas with lifeguard supervision. Visitors can also fish for bass, perch, and more, as well as take a boat out on the lake using the public boat ramp.
Westwood Hills is surrounded by nature, including many reserves and forests. Cascades West Conservation Area, Bovenzi Conservation Park, Holbrook Forest, and Cook’s Woods are all just a short drive away. This neighborhood is also near two golf courses: Tatnuck Country Club and Green Hill Golf Course. The former is part of a private club that also features a pool, tennis courts, and a dining area. The latter is a public golf course that can be found at the northern end of Green Hill Park, the site of many athletic fields and jogging paths.
Westwood Hills is conveniently located near many highways and state routes, making it easy to travel into the center of Worcester as well as throughout central Massachusetts. Route 12, 122A, Interstate 190, and Interstate 290 are all a few miles away.
Residents can take Route 9 to White City Shopping Center or Route 70 to Lincoln Plaza. The Mass Pike, which travelers can take an hour east to Boston or a few hours west to New York, is about ten miles south of this area.