Thursday, February 18, 2010

Winthrop, Massachusetts Community Tour

Welcome to Winthrop Massachusetts, also known as Winthrop by the Sea! Winthrop is a picturesque, small coastal hamlet nestled at the Northern entrance to historic Boston Harbor. You actually feel that you can reach out across the water and touch the great city from here. It is only 15 minutes to Boston by auto and less than 25 minutes by public transportation. Having only 1.6 square miles to its area, many Winthrop residents know one another by first name. Because Winthrop is a peninsula that is actually East of Boston, the ocean, harbor and Boston skyline views are quite stunning and majestic.

Winthrop boasts four yacht clubs, two marinas and a golf course. Miles of sandy beaches provide weekend entertainment on those hot summer days. Winthrop has just completed a state of the art commercial and residential pier to support the fishing industry, boaters and a commuters’ ferry to Boston. Winthrop also offers an ice rink, a youth center, Community Theater, plenty of children’s parks and ball fields and never ending community functions such as Fourth of July fireworks, summer Boston harbor cruise, parades, old fashion family day at the beach, a Historical Association Strawberry Festival, citizen’s award banquet, a taste of Winthrop and Holiday Tree Lighting Festival. Winthrop is also a great walking town with miles of ocean side sidewalks and a general overall secure environment.
With two new elementary schools, Winthrop is making an investment in its children. Winthrop offers pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, two elementary schools, middle school and a high school. Winthrop’s high school graduates are accepted to top colleges and Universities in the U.S. and Winthrop’s sports teams are known throughout the state of Massachusetts as top contenders. Winthrop has also made an investment in its Senior Citizens with a state of the art Senior Center.

Winthrop offers an array of housing from elegant 1900 Victorians, to ranches, condominiums, and two and three family homes. Some of these homes and condominiums offer the excitement of waterfront and beachfront living. Winthrop’s Deanne Winthrop House is one of the oldest homes still in use in the country.

With six different business areas in town, Winthrop residents can do most of their necessary shopping right here in Winthrop. Many small restaurants, bistros and cafes add to Winthrop’s ambience and appeal.

Come visit our Winthrop by the Sea only minutes to the big city, yet offering the comforts and security of a small seaside village.

Winthrop by the sea….a world of difference, just minutes away.
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