Rent to Own Homes near Abington, MA

  • Although it's only 20 miles from Boston, Abington has an appealing small-town feel. Founded in 1668, this city of 16,228 enjoys a temperate climate, with winter highs in the upper 30s and summer highs only in the mid-80s. Famous as the birthplace of Toll House cookies and Timberland Shoes, there's nothing corporate about this bucolic, scenic New England town, which seems to have stepped right out of a Thornton Wilder play or a Colonial American history book.

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Top 6 Reasons to Live in Abington, MA

  • Parks for outdoor fun! Locals congregate at Island Grove Park, a 17-acre municipal park located in the southwestern area of town. Another popular recreational area is Ames Nowell State Park, a year-round site that offers a ball field, picnic areas and miles of wooded trails.
  • Places to rent! The median gross rent in Abington is $1,141, but rent to own houses and monthly rental homes are available at a variety of price points throughout the town. The area of Plymouth Street, for example, might list a beautiful one bedroom house for around $1,400 a month, with amenities such as new appliances and fireplaces. Apartments are also available in abundant numbers, including bargain-priced ranch-style apartments in the area of Bedford Street for less than $1,200 a month.
  • Healthy housing market! The housing market in Abington has remained healthy, with median sale prices around $338,300. For beautiful renovated Victorian-style New England homes, be sure to check the neighborhood of Hancock Street. Likewise, the area around Washington Street features a number of three and four bedroom homes with luxury interior features.
  • Seafood and home-cooked meals! For great beer and home-cooked food, try Abington Ale House, which offers comfort dishes such as Buffalo wings and homemade clam chowder. Another favorite is Lobster Barn, a mecca for seafood lovers thanks to specialties such as baked seafood casserole.
  • Two centuries of history! With its roots in Colonial America, Abington attracts history buffs who come to visit sites such as the North Abington Depot, which dates back to the 1890s. Another attraction is Dyer Memorial Library, which contains fascinating artifacts and documents that date back to the early 1800s.
  • Great locally-owned shops! In addition to a few commercial chain stores, Abington also boasts a number of eclectic, locally-owned shops that attract locals and visitors alike. One popular stop is The Christmas Place, which is billed as the largest Christmas shop in New England. Another favorite is South Shore Pottery Shop, which sells artisan-crafted decorative items.