Due to the convenient location of the city, Wakefield MA homes for sale attract buyers who love sports and adore being outside. Wakefield has a population of about 25,000 people and was settled in 1638, incorporated in 1812, and renamed as “Wakefield” in 1868. Wakefield used to be a part of Lynn, then was incorporated as Reading. It was left as South Reading after North Reading separated from it.
The Paul K. Guillow Incorporation, one of the biggest and oldest manufacturers of flying airplane toys, has its home in Wakefield.
Other famous locations in Wakefield include Crystal Lake, used as drinking water for Wakefield, and Lake Quannapowitt, used for many different recreational activities like fishing and sailing. This lake also has the oldest island yacht club in America called the Quannapowitt Yacht Club. The lake has been an important natural resource for Wakefield.
The government of Wakefield is similar to other Massachusetts towns because it includes town meetings. Sports is also a very important part of Wakefield, especially youth sports. Wakefield High School has very popular sports programs and has won the Division 2 “Super Bowl” championship.
Wakefield includes many noteworthy residents. Some of these include; Kayla Harrison, who was the first woman to win Olympic gold for Judo; Israel Horovitz, who is a playwright and screenwriter; Dave Latham, who used to be an NFL player; and James Massone, who was a contestant on The Voice during Season 2.
Wakefield MA Homes For Sale
No matter whether you’re looking for a starter home or a mansion, Wakefield MA homes for sale won’t disappoint. Wakefield is one of the most attractive suburban communities in the Boston North Shore area.
Below we have provided you with a small sample of currently available Wakefield MA homes for sale.
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