Real Estate in Cohasset, MA
Buying a home in Cohasset, or selling a house in Cohasset can be made smoother by choosing a realtor who specializes in South Shore towns in Massachusetts. Alice Pierce of Coldwell Banker in Hingham knows the town of Cohasset and the market. She has lived in Hingham all of her life.
Cohasset is a small, coastal town southeast of Boston located next to Hingham. The dramatic coastline is spotted with stunning homes overlooking the Atlantic ocean. One often sees visitors driving, biking or walking the famed Jerusalem Road, a breathtaking curved road that follows the rocky coastline. The village center includes a town common, known by many as the setting for The Witches of Eastwick movie. Its small pond and fountain is surrounded by a lush, green area of grass and several shade trees where people often picnic or just sit on one of the benches to take in the beauty of this New England town.
Cohasset, MA: What’s it like to live in Cohasset
“I have lived in Cohasset for thirty years and it hasn’t changed that much, unlike other desirable towns. It is still just as quaint and familiar as the day we moved in.”
“We moved to Cohasset because of the schools. Great town, everyone looks out for each other's kids.”
“The commute into Boston is remarkably stress-free with the commuter train being right here.”
“We are a boating family and the opportunities for this are in our back yard.”
“Rather than being an uppity town, the residents of Cohasset are nothing short of spectacular! I have so many friends from so many different walks of life.”
The town area of Cohasset has several small streets with quaint storefronts, fine dining and an art center. There is also a fine hotel in the area called The Red Lion Inn.
Cohasset, MA: Recreation
The town of Cohasset has multiple areas of open, green space within the town boundaries. There is a 120 acre organic farm that borders Little Harbor, and many areas of wetlands and forest that are off-limits to developers. Whitney Thayer Woods is a 824 acre conservation area that borders Wompatuck State Park, also part of Cohasset. Wompatuck has paved bike trails and hiking along with cross-country skiing. There are three beaches along the bay, and the Cohasset Yacht Club, Cohasset Sailing Club and a public boat launch in Cohasset Harbor.
Cohasset MA has a swim center, sailing club and recreation department, all of which are very active. Sandy Beach is a private beach club for residents only and provides a lifeguard during summer months. In addition, the Cohasset Sports Complex has an indoor space of 22,500 square feet of un-boarded wall-to-wall top of the line turf field which can be divided up into 4 training fields, 2 mid size fields for league play, or even one full size field. There is a private tennis club and golf club as well.
Cohasset, MA: Shopping and Conveniences
Rte 3A in Cohasset is names Chief Justice Cushing Highway and has multiple shopping areas within easy reach of all Cohasset neighborhoods. Public transportation is available on the commuter rail line with direct service into Boston.
Cohasset, MA: Schools
Cohasset has 3 public schools including Joseph Osgood elementary, Deer Hill School elementary and Cohasset Middle/High School.
Cohasset, MA: Climate and Weather
Cohasset summers are warm to hot, often with ocean breezes. The winters are generally mild with occasional northeastern storms blowing in from the Atlantic.
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