Welcome to Newton Highlands
Newton Highlands is one of 13 villages in Newton, Massachusetts, and includes a historic district with a mixture of residential and commercial properties. Homes in the area have a range of styles, including classic colonial and modern streamlined architecture. Most homes sit on medium to large lots. Residents enjoy easy access to Boston with the light rail system passing directly through the village.
What to Love
- Easy commute to Boston
- Interesting architecture
- Hip, urban-suburban lifestyle
The urban-suburban mix of Newton Highlands gives residents a fun, yet relaxing, atmosphere. They have access to fantastic shopping and dining while still enjoying the relaxed lifestyle of the suburbs. In addition, access to parks and other recreational activities allows for an active outdoor lifestyle.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Newton Highlands offers residents access to fantastic dining and shopping. Needham Street is one of the shopping districts in the village and has multiple fitness centers, department stores, and restaurants. Residents enjoy a meal and drinks at District 118 Kitchen and Bar, where they experience made-from-scratch comfort food, fine wine, and craft beer. Another local favorite is Farm Grill and Rotisserie, a family-owned Greek restaurant with a Mediterranean atmosphere. Patrons indulge in chicken kabobs, gyros, and baklava while enjoying a glass of wine or beer.
The intersections of Lincoln and Walnut streets provide additional restaurants, shopping, and services. The Lakon Paris Patisserie has exceptional croissants, monkey bread, and a brioche cinnamon roll accompanied by a classic espresso, cappuccino, or latte. Locals enjoy starting or ending their day here. A visit to Indulge candy store is the perfect stop to find a sweet treat for yourself or give as a gift. They offer birthday, anniversary, and housewarming gifts along with bulk candy.
Also on Lincoln Street, Buttonwood is a new American restaurant with a rustic and relaxed atmosphere. The comfortable seating invites patrons to take their time enjoying the various dishes the restaurant offers. The menu includes Greek salad, Icelandic cod, grilled pork chop, and cast-iron cornbread with honey-tabasco butter.
The Lincon and Walnut street district also has many cute shops, including Lux Couture, a luxury women's clothing store, and Adamas Fine Jewelry. A favorite salon in Newton Highlands is the Station Row. It is an award-winning salon with a minimalist and light-filled space designed to allow relaxation while having your hair styled.
Things to Do
Newton Highlands has a multitude of entertainment options for residents to enjoy. There are many area parks, including Newton Highlands Playground. It has trails and is home to Mustang Field, a soccer and field hockey arena. There is also a baseball diamond and open greenspace for any outdoor activity.
Upper Falls Playground is a community park nestled into a bend in the Charles River. It is a two-level park, with the first level containing a small fenced-in playground with swings, a baseball diamond, and tennis courts. The second level has a dog park where dogs enjoy leash-free playtime.
Cold Spring Park provides residents with baseball diamonds, a soccer field, and tennis and basketball courts for their use. Additionally, they have multiple trails for residents to use. The park also hosts the Newton farmers’ market every Tuesday.
Newton Highlands Village Day is a 5K race filled with fun and excitement. Following the race, attendees enjoy fantastic food, music, and a beer garden. In addition, there are children's activities, including bounce houses and face painting. There are also vendor booths full of fun artistic gifts, health and beauty products, and other unique and fun items.
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