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What's Nearby
 
 

WHAT'S NEARBY?                                                      
 
 No matter what you’re looking for, whether it’s proximity to Boston, major highway systems, Essex County (Ipswich, Gloucester, Essex), shopping centers, the many beautiful beaches of Boston’s North Shore, New England mountains...
... Everything is nearby!
 
Education:
 
The Town of North Reading offers a highly regarded public education system.
Public school transportation is at the entrance of Mid Iron Drive.
For higher education, Merrimack College, Salem State University, and North Shore Community College are all nearby.
 
Nearby Towns:
  • Boston – 35 minutes
  • Salem and its famous witchcraft history – 30 minutes
  • Newburyport -25 minutes, recently voted the # 2 Destination in the North East by the New York Times.
  • Ipswich - 40 minutes with spectacular Crane Beach
Recreation:
  • Ipswich River Park – 5 Minutes
  • Peabody Bike Trail – 5 Minutes
  • Crane Beach in nearby Ipswich - 40 minutes
  • Plum Island / Parker River National Wildlife Refuge – 35 minutes
  • Ogunquit “Beautiful Place by the Sea” , Maine – 60 minutes
  • Skiing & Mountains: The two largest Mountains in New England, Sunday River in Maine and Killington in Vermont are less than 3 hours away and many smaller mountains are even closer.
  • Public Golf: There are many public courses nearby such as Sagamore Golf Course, Middleton Golf Course, Reedy Meadow Golf Course and Hillview Golf Course.
Transportation:
  • Car to Boston – 25 minutes
  • Car to Logan Airport (Boston) – 35 minutes. Limo services are available from local providers.
  • Commuter Rail to Boston via Reading Station – 45 minutes
 
Shopping (Major Retail):
  • Market Street - 15 minutes
  • North Shore Mall – 20 minutes
  • Liberty Tree Mall – 20 minutes
  • Outlets at Kittery– 40 minutes
 
Shopping (Daily Needs):
  • Stop and Shop
  • Market Basket
  • Big Y
  • CVS
  • Home Depot
  • Lowes
  • True Value Hardware
Dining:
The North Shore is home to some of the finest restaurants available.
Here is a sample in the immediate vacinity. 
  • Teresa’s Prime
  • Teresa's Grille "19"
  • Teresa's Italian Eatery
  • Kitty’s
  • Main Street Grill
  • Angelica’s
  • 99’s
  • Richardson’s Ice Cream
  • Pellana
  • Capital Grille
  • Venetian Moon
  • Alta Forno
 
Theater:
  • North Shore Musical Theatre in the Round
  • Stoneham Theatre
  • Movies:
    Liberty Tree Mall
 
Emergency:
  • North Reading Fire and Police Department are located one mile from the entrance to The Greens.
  • Medical:
    Winchester Hospital Family Medical Center – 10 minutes
    Beverly Hospital -- 30 minutes
    Lahey Hospital Peabody-- 30 minutes
    North Shore Medical Center -- Salem 32 minutes
    Anna Jacques Hospital -- Newburyport  30 minutes
    Massachusetts General Hospital -- Danvers, 20 minutes
    Massachusetts General Hospital -- Boston, 45 minutes

The Greens…
a secluded place to live yet convenient to everything.