Situated 12 miles south of the city of Boston, Braintree is a suburban New England city that has been named after a town in Essex, England. It is recognized as a city according to the Massachusetts law even though it is officially referred to as a town.
Incorporated in the year 1640, Braintree was initially settled in 1625 before it was later colonized in 1635. The city is surrounded by a number of towns from every direction. It shares a border with Weymouth on the east, one with Randolph to the west, a boundary with Quincy to the north along with another with Holbrook to the south.
If you are looking for homes for sale in Braintree, you are sure to find a number of historic and Colonial style houses. In essence, the charm of the town is reflected in the make-up of different homes that may seem like they were built centuries ago. Since the town has access to the MBTA Red Line and also hosts CapeFLYER train service, moving around places is not a hassle.
SOUTH SHORE PLAZA
Those who are fond of shopping will absolutely love to spend their evenings in the massive South Shore Plaza. Housing some of the leading stores such as Lego Store, Apple Store, Target and Macy’s, South Shore Plaza offers a wide range of choices for food, clothing and so much more.
If you’re looking for something even more adventurous, try the F1 Boston to race your friends on indoor European style kart tracks. A great place for corporate and social functions, the place also features a full bar and restaurant, Ascari Bar & Grille.