Melrose is a highly populated city of almost 27,000 people. There are many interesting locations, people, and health care opportunities in the area. Being only 7 miles from the city of Boston, Melrose MA homes for sale are almost always in demand.


Melrose was settled in 1629, incorporated in 1850, and named the official city of Melrose in 1900. It was originally called Ponde Fielde because of its many streams and ponds. The city is located north of the beautiful Mystic River.

Melrose was named by William Bogle who was a native of the burgh of Melrose, Scotland because of the similarity of the hills in this area of Massachusetts comparable to those in Melrose, Scotland.

There are many health care opportunities in Melrose. Melrose-Wakefield Hospital had the first laser surgery and cochlear implant in the world and it is also one of the first hospitals in the United States to have the option of surgery on the same day.Melrose MA Homes For Sale

Many famous individuals lived in Melrose. Some of these individuals include Brooks Atkinson, a Pulitzer Prize winner for writing, Shawn Bates and Andy Brickley, professional hockey players, Nancy Werlin who is a novelist, Myles J. Lane, a hockey player in the NHL, and Ryan Johnson, a professional soccer player.

Melrose MA Homes For Sale

Melrose MA homes for sale range from single-family properties to million dollar mansions. However, the real estate market in the area is famous for its unique Victorian homes with some of them dating from the late 1900’s.

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