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Top 10 Neighborhood Amenities in Raynham, Massachusetts

Raynham was established as a town in 1731. Raynham is located 32 miles south of Boston, in the Southeastern part of Massachusetts. The town of Raynham is located close to major highways for example Interstate 495 and Routes 24, 44, 104, and 138 passes through Raynham. Raynham is adjacent to the city of Taunton, towns of Bridgewater, and Lakeville Massachusetts. The MBTA commuter rail is located in Bridgewater.
I am a proud resident of Raynham. Raynham is a suburban community that offers the same services as nearby metropolitan Boston. The median household income is $60,449 and the median income for a family is $68,354. Raynham is part of the Bridgewater-Raynham Regional School district. In 2010, the population was 13,383. The average listing price of homes for sale was $314,643 in March 2015. Beautiful Massasoit State Park offers walking and hiking trails. Visitors enjoy canoeing and fishing on Lake Ricco. Come live in beautiful Raynham.

Raynham Athletic Club

Raynham Athletic Club is a full service gym. RAC offers family fun i.e. swimming, racquetball, basketball. RAC offers classes such as Zumba, Kickboxing, Water Aerobics, Cycling, Yoga. A member can schedule a birthday party in the indoor outdoor pool that is opened all year round. The exercise equipment is updated periodically.

Massasoit State Park

Beautiful Massasiot State Park is the site of Lake Ricco. Visitors enjoy the walking and hiking trails, as well as canoeing and fishing on the lake. Massasoit State Park is easily accessible. This tranquil setting is ideal for families and anyone desiring to experience and enjoy nature.

Watnawamintararachutis Meditation Center

The Thai Buddhist Temple opened in 2014. 500 Buddhist monks visited and worshipped at the Temple during the grand opening in 2014. The Temple is beautiful and ornate and offers tranquility. It is located off of Route 44. The Temple has enriched the culture of our town. It is open to the public and offers plenty of free parking.

Route 44 Car Dealerships

Route 44 is at the epicenter of various car dealerships i.e. Route 44 Toyota, Silko Honda, Mastria Nissan, Subaru of Raynham, McGee Chevrolet, Hyundai, Metro Volkswagen, Metro Kia, Metro Ford, Buick GMC. It is the major thoroughfare of Raynham and is travelled by residents and shoppers.

Raynham Woods Commerce Center

Raynham Woods Commerce Center is comprised of many buildings, which are home to multidisciplinary professional practices i.e. physicians, psychiatry, real estate brokerage. Walmart Supercenter, Fed Ex, and other businesses are located within the commerce center. These various businesses and professional practices are located on or nearby Paramount Drive which is off of Route 44, Cape Highway.

Raynham US Post Office

The US Post Office is located across town on Broadway, Route 138. The surrounding area is home to the famous landmark The Milk Bottle. The Milk Bottle is a restaurant built in 1926 - it is a 60-foot tall and 21-foot wide wooden milk bottle with a traditional restaurant inside! The Milk Bottle is a local eatery known for its generous portions, omelets, pancakes, and reasonable prices. Northbrook Academy a private grade school is also located in the area. Retail stores such as pizza shops, fitness center, hair salon, coffee shops etc are located on Broadway Route 138. Route 138 intersects major highways such as Interstate 495. The predominately residential area has mostly single family homes. Route 138 extends through Easton, and other small towns eventually leading into the city of Boston, MA.

300 New State Hwy - Shaws Plaza

This is Shaws Plaza on Route 44 home to Shaws Supermarket, Panera Bread, Santander Bank, and retail stores Marshalls, Dress Barn, and Game Stop. Next to Shaws Plaza is the home of Bernie & Phyl's, CVS Pharmacy, JoAnn Fabric, Cardias Mattress. On the opposite side of New State Highway, you will find Sherman Williams Paint, Jersey Mikes subs, McDonalds, IHop and other businesses. Raynham has a lot to offer and is the ideal place to live and raise a family.

Courtyard Boston Raynham

Courtyard Marriott is one of Raynham's premier hotels located on Paramount Drive off of Route 44. The Courtyard Marriott has a 4.2 star rating. Hampton Inn, with 87 guest rooms, is another 4.2 star rated hotel offers an indoor heated pool, conference rooms as well as other amenities and is located on New State Highway, Route 44. The Quality Inn a moderately priced motel is located on New State Highway, Route 44. The hotels are accessible and within minutes of the town's shopping plazas and other retail businesses. Route 24 a major highway is located minutes away.

Forge Estates

Forge Estates is comprised of 55 units of luxury townhomes located off of Route 44, Cape Hwy. Forge Estates were built in 2014 and is currently under construction upon request. Each townhome is approximately 2157 square feet. The list price starts around $329,000, which does not include upgrades. Upgrades are hardwood floors, granite countertops, etc. The townhomes are built to a buyer's specifications. The low condo fee is $145.00 a month. Forge Estates does not offer amenities such as a swimming pool, gym, clubhouse etc.

Raynham Veterinary Hospital

Raynham Veterinary Hospital was established in 1985 by Dr. Karen Reamsnyder, owner. Dr. Lelia King and Dr. Laurie Buche are practicing veterinarians. Dr. Reamsnyder was the first veterinary to practice in the town of Raynham. The hospital is accredited by AAHA(American Animal Hospital Association)which governs hospital practices and standards. Raynham Veterinary Hospital offers a full range of services, i.e. Boarding, Dental Care, Euthanasia, Pharmacy, Grooming, Wellness Exams, Radiology, Surgerical, Vaccinations, Puppy and Kitten Care, Microchipping,and Ultrasound. The hospital has seperate areas for boarding and hospital patients. A pet portal is provided on the hospital website http://www.raynhamvet.com. Hours of Operation are Monday thru Friday 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with available after hour emergencies.

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Top 10 Neighborhood Amenities in Raynham, Massachusetts