Rent to Own Homes near Dedham, MA

  • Welcome to Dedham, site of America's first man-made canal, lots of gorgeous parks, and numerous historic sites. Located in Norfolk County and just 12 miles southwest of Boston, Dedham is a town full of charm and hospitality that offers close access to Boston's never-ending fun and excitement. Home to nearly 25,000, Dedham offers a mix of nature, entertainment, nice neighborhoods, and housing options, all of which combine to make a good spot in the metropolitan region to settle down.

Check out over 300 Dedham, MA rent to own homes for sale, which may include auction properties, for sale by owner, and more.

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Top 4 Reasons to Live in Dedham, MA

  • Get a uniquely designed historic home! This community has roots that are deeply planted in the ground. Founded in the mid-1600s, you'll find people who have lived here for generations, as well as new transplants. As 34.2 percent of housing units in Dedham were built prior to 1940, you'll find plenty of historical homes. The oldest timber-frame dwelling in the nation -- the Fairbanks House -- is located here, as is the Endicott Estate, a gorgeous mansion from the 19th century. While these two properties can't be bought or leased, numerous historical lodgings in neighborhoods like East Dedham can.
  • Live in a convenient location! Dedham is located a short 40-minute drive from Boston, where residents can enjoy theater, shows, dining and shopping. Residents and visitors also have access to a rail line and bus line provided by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Transportation services provide easy access for most residents to Boston, surrounding towns, and the local area. Furthermore, whether you live near the Dedham Town Forest or Barnes Memorial Park, you get proximity to Interstates 495 and 95 and Highways 1, 24 and 28.
  • Choose to lease or buy! Whether you are looking at rent to own houses, rental homes, or homes for sale, Dedham is a great option. Seventy-one percent of city residents own their pad, while 29 percent rent, which means both renters and homeowners are welcome in Dedham. Neighborhoods like Riverdale and Greenlodge often have both for rent and for sale listings.
  • Enjoy an active lifestyle! Residents of Dedham are extremely active and the town hosts a variety of community events and activities all year round. In addition, the town is full of places to spend a fun afternoon. Dedham Mall features a range of familiar retailers and is great for splurging or running errands. The Wigwam Pond boasts awesome fishing and is wonderful for a stroll in nature. Golfers are certain to have a good time playing a round at the Dedham Country and Polo Club. Meanwhile, Blue Hills Reservation, which is a massive nature reserve just outside town, is the spot for hiking, cycling, and taking in views of the great Northeastern outdoors.