Wellesley holds an emphasis on education through its excellent public school system, community spirit and quality of life.

Welcome to Wellesley

A high-end and luxurious suburb with a fantastic quality of life
West of Boston, Wellesley is the premier high-end suburb in Massachusetts. Wellesley is highly walkable, featuring luxury dining, shopping options, and beautiful parks and recreation. With a mix of historic and contemporary architecture, the streets around Wellesley are simply stunning. Many lovely homes are punctuated by lots of green space, with parks and ponds for walking, swimming, hiking, and more. Wellesley is in a great location, near central routes to Boston and other excellent parts of New England. In three hours, you can be skiing in the White Mountains or splashing on the beach on Cape Cod.

What to Love

  • High-end community with exceptional properties
  • Luxurious options for shopping and dining
  • Highly walkable, neighborhood feel

Local Lifestyle

Wellesley is luxurious and features stunning homes with an emphasis on community. It features high-end shopping and dining, beautiful historic nature preserves, and beautiful gardens. With some of the best schools in the state, Wellesley is the perfect place to raise a family. The city combines a fantastic quality of life with all the amenities you could need within the suburb itself.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

A Wellesley staple, the Linden Store is known for its highly-rated service, professionalism, and some of the best sandwiches and soups in the neighborhood. With a quaint deli atmosphere, the Linden Store provides classic lunch and breakfast options.

Locally owned, the Fells Market is a Wellesley tradition with 30 years of providing the freshest groceries, including their famous marinated steak tips. With a grocery front stocked with handmade bread, homemade sides, and a full-service deli serving only the best meats and cheeses, the Fells Market is truly a neighborhood favorite. If you’re ready to get a charcuterie board set up for your next get-together, you will want to stop at Wasik’s Cheese Shop. This local favorite has some of the best cheeses, pasta, and wines.

Smith & Wollensky is a classic steakhouse featuring prime, dry-aged steaks, seafood, and creative cocktails. The elegant dining room features rich, powerful decor and an expansive wine list. For a classic taste of New England, Captain Marden’s Seafood offers delicious, homestyle seafood favorites in a comfortable and cozy setting.

Tatte Bakery is a New England favorite. Featuring delectable French pastries in a hip cafe that could easily be found on the Champs Elysee, Tatte serves coffee, tea, and snacks throughout the day.

Things to Do

Wellesley is an upscale neighborhood with no shortage of beautiful activities for the entire family. Wellesley Country Club features a perfectly manicured course, with a stunning atmosphere bringing New England estate vibes. With a high-end pool and fitness center, it’s no wonder this location has been chosen for dozens of championships sponsored by the USGA and Mass Golf.

Linden Square is a high-end, open-air shopping mall featuring dazzling luxury brands and day-to-day staples like medical care and banking. Linden Square also features fun events for the entire family.

Elm Bank is a luxurious 18th-century estate that hosts the stunning gardens of the Massachusetts Horticulture Society. With plenty of walking paths and events, guests can wander the gardens for a relaxing afternoon. Also at Elm Bank is the Festival of Trees. This celebration showcases decorated holiday trees to bring winter cheer to the season.

For more time spent in nature, residents have nearby Morses Pond: a large sandy beach, playground, and plenty of room for swimming. It’s dog friendly, so the whole family is welcome. Brook Path is also another option for enjoying time outside. The path offers space for walkers, runners, and bikers to enjoy nature.


Wellesley is served by Wellesley Public Schools, a highly-rated district for students in grades K12. It is also home to several highly-rated colleges. Students may enroll at:

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