Faulkner Homestead in South Acton
South Acton used to be the most industrialized area of Acton. In the 18th century many, many mills and other small industrial developments were in this area and using water power generated by the Fort Pond Brook. South Acton includes the Faulkner Homestead, which is the oldest home still standing in Acton.
The Homestead was owned by the Faulkner family who also owned and operated a mill that was just across the street from the family home. The Jones Tavern is another antique building that is still standing, and dates back to the Revolutionary War era. It is open to the public several times a year. South Acton is also home to the MBTA commuter rail station. The area of South Acton is a short drive from the town of Maynard.
You will find a nice mix of homes in the area, from new construction to antique colonials. The area has it all. Everything is a short walk or drive away, with commuter access very nearby and trails and parks also a short distance. Buyers can expect to find homes ranging from $200,000 for a condo to up to $470,000 for a single family home. The area has something for everyone, whether a family or single professional.
If you’re interested in exploring properties in Acton or elsewhere in MA, contact your local expert Betsy Purcell at (978) 758-7414 to get started today!