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South Suburban Town of Canton Massachusetts

The town of Canton is a suburban community which borders Boston on the northern edge, offering comfortable living in a well situated Boston suburban area. The area is rich in academic, cultural, recreational and dining, with convenient access to Boston’s vibrant financial institutions and cultural activities.
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Canton Town Hall

The Canton Town Hall. This beautiful brick structure was built nearly 200 year ago and has served as the central point for Canton government ever since. Originally the building contained a large auditorium where citizens gathered to debate and vote on town issues and provided a place for town entertainment functions. Today the building serves as office space for many town government agencies.

Cobb Corner Shopping

Cobb Corner and the Village Shops offer one stop shopping for all your daily needs. Conveniently located in Canton, on the Sharon and Stoughton town lines.
Especially for Pets, Starbucks, Duncan Donuts, Loft Fashions, Artin Jewelers, Edible Arrangements
Harbor One Credit Union. Bertucci's Italian Resturant. C. B. Perkins Tobacconist, Chico's Fasions, Chiropractic Health Group. CVS,
Shaws Supermarket, Coldwell Banker, and more!

Canton Viaduct

Canton Viaduct was built in 1834-35 in Canton, Massachusetts, for the Boston and Providence Railroad (B&P). At its completion, it was the longest (615 feet) and tallest (70 feet) railroad viaduct in the world; today, it is the last surviving viaduct of its kind. It has been in continuous service for 179 years; it now carries high-speed passenger, commuter and freight rail service.
The viaduct was the final link built for the B&P's then 41-mile mainline between Boston, Massachusetts; and Providence, Rhode Island. Today, the viaduct serves Amtrak's Northeast Corridor. It is approx. 215 miles from Pennsylvania Station in New York City, and approximately 15 miles from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) from South Station in Boston.
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Canton High School

The Canton High School is one of six public schools serving the town. It is the only public high school in the town, serving a population of 20000+ residents. A multi million dollar addition was added 5 years ago and today the school is the envy of many surrounding towns. This state of the arts complex is located on Washington Street, just a short walk from the town center.

Boston Commuter Rail

Canton is fortunate to be served by three commuter rail stations and two commuter lines offering fast, convenient transportation directly to Boston’s Back Bay and South Station. Canton Junction station and RT. 128 stations are serviced by the Providence RI line and the Canton Center station is serviced by the Stoughton line. Additionally service to NYC is available from the RT. 128 station.

Sherman Woods Condominiums

Sherman Woods Condominiums, an attractive complex of modern 2-3 level Townhomes and single floor units. Built in 1998 this complex is conveniently located within steps of Canton Junction Commuter Rail Station, offering direct rail service to Boston’s Back Bay and South Stations. Homes in this complex start at approximately $300k and up.

Paul Revere Village Condominiums

Paul Revere Village Condominiums. This attractive complex was built in 1998 and offers a variety of floor plans from single floor to 2 and 3 floor townhomes. Just steps from the Canton Center Commuter Rail, offering a quick convenient commute to Boston. Homes in this complex start at approximately $300k and up.

Stony Brook Estates

Stony Brook Estates. This beautiful subdivision, which is located in the northeast section of Canton, convenient to major highways and the Boston commuter rail. Typically homes in this subdivision range from 4 bedrooms up, approximately 3000+ square foot of living area, with 1 acre lots and start at approximately $800k and up.

Canton Woods

Canton Woods and Preserves. These lovely subdivisions are located in the north east section of Canton, near the spectacular Blue Hill and the Milton town line. Beautiful single family homes generally located on over 1 acre lots with convenient access to major highways and three Boston commuter rail stations. Typically these homes are 4 bedrooms and up, with approximately 3000+ square feet of living area and start at approximately $800k for resale homes. New Construction is also available.

Spring Valley Subdivision

This lovely subdivision was built in the 1970's and is located within a short walk to Canton's center and public transportation. Homes in this area are generally 4 bedrooms with 2 to 3 baths and situated on 1/2 to 3/4 acre lots. Homes in this area begin in the high $300k range and go up into the $600k range for nicely updated properties.

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