About Brookline, MA
Written by Allan Dalton with Bill Kuhlman
Welcome to Brookline, MA’s TownStory℠…which is intended to further illuminate what Brookline presents to all those considering a move to or within Greater Boston.
When considering where to live, it is hard to go wrong with any area within the highly sought after Greater Boston…a city referred to as the Athens of America. Yet, given this impressive litany of lifestyle opportunities, one would be hard pressed to find any Brookline resident willing to reconsider or second-guess their choice to live in their beloved Brookline.
An enviable location, excellent educational opportunities, and abundant parks and recreational resources are only a few of the many reasons residents cherish their town. With remarkable real estate options, residents of Brookline enjoy the convenience of the big city and the comforts of a suburban haven.
In collaboration with Bill Kuhlman, a highly accomplished Brookline Realtor with Kuhlman Residential, Town Advisor has created this short real estate town documentary to introduce you to the top 5 attributes of Brookline, Massachusetts.
1. Where Urban and Urbane Meet:
Located directly adjacent to Boston, Brookline has seen its population continue to grow over the past 2 decades. With greater emphasis and reliance being placed upon residing in pedestrian and transportation friendly areas close to vital services, Brookline is an ideal location.
Brookline has satisfied growing residential yearnings for decades as the community has always attracted those seeking vibrant, vital and sophisticated environments. A community deeply connected with all of Boston’s culture is not content with simply enjoying the many cultural opportunities, but also actively participating in them.
2. Enviable Location and Commuting Convenience:
Unlike other Boston-based communities, Brookline remains culturally sovereign and completely independent from Boston’s governance. Yet, ironically, Brookline enjoys far greater convenience and commuting comfort along its three Green line MBTA trolleys to many of Boston’s more important venues and attractions that almost any section of Boston.
Remarkably many Brookline residents also routinely walk to Fenway Park, Boston College, and Boston University, as well as world-renowned hospitals located in the Longwood Medical Center. For those in need of convenient automotive access to the many corporate campuses along route 128 all this requires is a several mile trip along route 9 or the Mass Pike, each of which connects all of New England.
3. Remarkable Parks and Recreational Resources:
Brookline offers a broad range of parks and recreational opportunities to its more than 58,000 residents. Those seeking private resources may take advantage of The Country Club for a round of golf on their award-winning course. For those in search of a public park filled with ecological splendor, Olmsted and Riverway Parks are both immensely popular among residents and visitors alike.
To many, the crown jewel of Brookline’s impressive array of parks is the 64-acre Larz Anderson Park. The park offers playing fields, gardens, waterways, picnic areas, and great open spaces and incredible views of the Boston skyline.
4. Educational Excellence:
Brookline’s resident children may attend public school in one of the town’s 8 elementary schools, 8 grades K-8 schools, and 1 comprehensive high school. There are also 7 private schools located in Brookline, and numerous others around the Greater Boston area.
Brookline is renowned for their early education program, which seeks to expose children to the finest education. The town’s commitment to educational excellence and exceptional human development may explain why it is consistently ranked as one of the best in the state, and why the state is ranked one of the best in the country.
5. Real Estate Opportunities:
Whether you are looking for a rental, a contemporary condominium, a house in the hills overlooking Boston, or a charming home on a quiet, tree-lined street, there is a piece of Brookline real estate for you.
Regardless of where you choose to live in Brookline, you will enjoy access to restaurants, specialty stores, and a myriad of activities and opportunities to connect with other town residents. In addition, you will find yourself enjoying remarkable convenience to all that both Brookline and Boston represent.
Brookline, Massachusetts, offers its residents countless reasons to cherish their beloved town. With notable residents and a distinguished history, it remains full of character and charm. As part of the Greater Boston area, residents of enjoy the convenience of the big city and the comforts of a suburban haven. Brookline is full of residents who proudly point out how close they are to the city of Boston…just as those in Boston proudly point out how close they are to the town of Brookline.
Real Estate Town Documentaries presented by Town Advisor would like to thank Bill Kuhlman and the residents of Brookline for their indispensable aid in showcasing Brookline, Massachusetts.