Top 5 Reasons to Live in West Springfield Town, MA
Right in the shadow of Western Massachusetts' sprawling Springfield, West Springfield began life as a farming and trading community during the early years of the Bay State's existence. Since then, the town developed into a key spot for the American Revolution and Shay's Rebellion, then a center for manufacturing and industry, and eventually as a comfortable commuter community for the workers and residents of Springfield and the rest of Hampden County.
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Get out and get away, easily! One of the benefits of finding a home in West Springfield? Easy access to transportation. West Springfield features some of the state's most accessible car routes -- both Interstate 91 and the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) run right through the town) -- and U.S. Route 5 provides access to Northern New England and Hartford and Enfield directly to the south in Connecticut. Additionally, bus lines cris-cross the town; the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority can bring riders into Springfield, north to Holyoke and to other spots throughout Western Massachusetts.
Go to the fair! For New Englanders, West Springfield is the site of one of the year's biggest attractions -- the Eastern States Exposition! Every fall, right by West Springfield's Memorial Bridge, all six states of New England get together to show off their wares for the rest of the state, and there's plenty of food and events at each state's pavilion. The Maine baked potatoes are an absolute must (load them up with all sorts of hearty toppings) and the Vermont pavilion shows off the state's delicious cheese and other dairy products. Be sure to stop off at the Midway to experience some traditional carnival rides.
Tons of community events! West Springfield is a hot spot for the region's most interesting events -- everything from the Springfield Sportsmen's Show to the Springfield RV Camping & Outdoor Show. The Eastern States Exposition's grounds are also used for the fascinating Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show.
Bargains for house-hunters! If you're in the market for rent to own houses, West Springfield is the place to look. According to the most recent data, the average sale price per square feet is down over 4 percent from 2013 - making it an ideal time to find your new property. Move in, and you can eat at West Springfield hot spots like Bottega Cucina and Liquori's Pizza.
Lots of housing options! Looking for houses in West Springfield? Latest data shows there are 94 homes for sale -- so plenty of variety to choose from. That means you can spend time at some of West Springfield's hottest places, like Cal's Wood Fire Grill & Bar and Lattitude Restaurant.
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