The Blue Hills' Newest Neighbor: Wolcott Woods, a Modern 55+ Community

By: Greta Gustafson By: Greta Gustafson | March 31, 2021 | Home & Real Estate, Sponsored Post,

A 47-acre estate property neighboring the Blue Hills Reservation is getting a makeover. Northland Residential’s newest neighborhood, Wolcott Woods, is underway in Milton. This 55+ community offers newly built townhomes and the renovation of three historic homes; the Wolcott Mansion originally built in 1890, and the Devens and Manor houses built in 1940.


Northland has assembled a team that includes the award-winning land planning firm, Ryan Associates, and the nationally recognized architectural firm, Union Studio, to orchestrate this new chapter for the property that was once the summer retreat of Massachusetts’ Governor Roger Wolcott.


“We view Wolcott Woods as a timely response to the growing demand for high end, ‘active adult’, maintenance-free living in the Boston suburbs,” said Jack Dawley, President and CEO of Northland Residential. “Whereas Milton is a well-regarded address south of Boston and the Canton Avenue site is truly outstanding, we expect that Wolcott Woods will likely draw interest from a broad geographic pool of prospective buyers. Our recent success with newly built townhomes at Woodmere at Brush Hill, Duxbury Woods and The Residences at Black Rock has proven that there is a wide swath of buyers willing to relocate for this type of housing.”


The residences feature modern amenities and layouts while also honoring the property’s heritage through unique materials and design elements. Already, 50% of the residences available in the project’s first phase have sold.

“We are very excited to be partnering with Northland to market Wolcott Woods,” said Slater Anderson, LandVest Vice President and Managing Director, Real Estate. “Our companies are aligned in our pursuit of excellence and our dedication to offering top quality real estate and Wolcott Woods could not be a better representation of our beliefs. The highest quality design and build set within a picture-perfect location.”


The architectural style of the new duplex townhomes and single-family detached condominiums is classic, while the interior designs are tailored for a modern lifestyle. With open floorplans for comfortable gatherings, these properties, complemented by their remarkable setting, “live” like a four-season vacation retreat. Accented by unique exterior finishes of shingle, brick and clapboard, and stucco, all of the two or three-bedroom plans feature first floor owners’ suites, great rooms with fireplaces, and dining areas flooded with natural light. Superior finishes include gleaming hardwood floors, quality cabinetry, quartz countertops, and SubZero, Wolf, and Asko appliances. Entertainment sized decks, full basements, and two-car attached garages complete these designs.


This convenient location affords ready access to outdoor recreation and area amenities such as University Station, the Blue Hills Country Club, and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, as well as Routes 128, 95, and 93.

Prices starting at $1,475,000.

Visit or contact Greta Gustafson, LandVest | Christie’s: [email protected], 617-686-6258.

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