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Welcome to Dover, MA

Dover is located in Norfolk County just 15 miles southwest of Boston. The town is bordered by Medfield, Needham, Natick, Sherborn, Walpole. Wellesley, and Westwood. This predominantly residential town is nestled on the south banks of the Charles River. Dover residents appreciate the bucolic and rural setting. Residents  support the protection and acquisition of open space to maintain this iconic lifestyle.  The population is approximately 6,300 with just over 2,000 households. 

Our Community

  • Dover has a small center of town built around the Town House (Town Hall), the Police & Fire Stations and the Caryl Community Center. The twon center also plays host to a market, wine shop, post office, sandwich shop, dry cleaner, gas station, and several other small, locally-owned businesses.
  • Dover is the site of both Noanet Woodlands and about half of Hale Reservation. Together they total about 1800 acres. There is also trail access into Rocky Woods Reservation and Pegan Hill Reservation. These reservations are all open to the public, and have well-marked trails for walking, horseback riding, and off-road biking. 
  • The Dover Town Library has been awarded “America’s Star Libraries – Top Rated Libraries” every single year by the Library Journal since 2014.  The library offers virtual reality equipment, computers, cooking tools and other household items for free to library members along with cultural events and classes.
  • The Dover Parks and Recreation Department offers recreational activities for all ages including the annual Dover Days fair, 5 K runs, a fishing derby, Concerts on the common series, children’s programs, and summer camps.
  • The Dover Cultural Council supports classes and events in the community with grants from the MA Cultural Council.
  • The median home value in Dover is $1,106,700. Dover home values have gone up 5.8% over the past year are predicted to rise 4.3% within the next year. The median list price per square foot in Dover is $315, which is higher than the metro Boston average of $280. The median price of homes currently listed in Dover is $1,795,000.

Dover Schools:

Dover’s schools are consistently ranked as top in the state and the nation.   Since 2013, Dover-Sherborn High School has been named as the #1 public high school in greater Boston, by Boston Magazine. U.S. News & World Report named Dover-Sherborn High School a Gold Medal School, ranking them 65th in the nation.  

  • Dover has three public schools—Chickering Elementary School (grades K-5), Dover-Sherborn Middle School (grades 6-8), and Dover-Sherborn High School (grades 9-12).  Chickering School is under the Dover School Committee, while the two secondary schools are the responsibility of the regional school system.
  • The private, independent Charles River School (Pre-K-grade 8) is located in the town's center.

 

Here are current MLS listings in the Dover, MA area:

 


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  1. 5 beds,  9 baths
    10,118 sqft   lot 6.69 ac
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Wellesley - Central St
    MLS 72490107
  2. 5 beds,  9 baths
    11,500 sqft   lot 2.53 ac
    Listed with Boston Moves Real Estate, LLC
    MLS 72507154
  3. 5 beds,  7 baths
    8,053 sqft   lot 8.30 ac
    Listed with Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
    MLS 72527327
  4. $3,900,000
    2 beds,  4 baths
    7,026 sqft   lot 2.52 ac
    Listed with Engel & Volkers Wellesley
    MLS 72537545
  5. $3,900,000
    7 beds,  10 baths
    7,100 sqft   lot 2.52 ac
    Listed with Engel & Volkers Wellesley
    MLS 72520864
  6. 4 beds,  5 baths
    6,017 sqft   lot 11.50 ac
    Listed with Dover Country Properties Inc.
    MLS 72489231
  7. 4 beds,  5 baths
    6,440 sqft   lot 14.01 ac
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72497910
  8. 5 beds,  7 baths
    8,000 sqft   lot 2.36 ac
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
    MLS 72518868
  9. 4 beds,  7 baths
    8,682 sqft   lot 3.00 ac
    Listed with Douglas Elliman Real Estate
    MLS 72503247
  10. 0 beds,  0 bath
    lot 9.82 ac
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Wellesley - Central St.
    MLS 72495358
  11. 5 beds,  6 baths
    7,020 sqft   lot 1.51 ac
    Listed with Robert Paul Properties
    MLS 72519754
  12. 5 beds,  5 baths
    7,282 sqft   lot 1.35 ac
    Listed with Dover Country Properties Inc.
    MLS 72509884
  13. 5 beds,  7 baths
    7,305 sqft   lot 3.30 ac
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72499397
  14. 6 beds,  5 baths
    6,654 sqft   lot 1.72 ac
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72516237
  15. 4 beds,  4 baths
    5,233 sqft   lot 1.77 ac
    Listed with
    MLS 72500891
  16. 6 beds,  4 baths
    4,420 sqft   lot 6.00 ac
    Listed with
    MLS 72487892
  17. 5 beds,  4 baths
    6,739 sqft   lot 2.30 ac
    Listed with Robert Paul Properties
    MLS 72498299
  18. 5 beds,  6 baths
    6,295 sqft   lot 2.02 ac
    Listed with RE/MAX Distinct Advantage
    MLS 72514755
  19. 4 beds,  6 baths
    5,566 sqft   lot 2.39 ac
    Listed with Dover Country Properties Inc.
    MLS 72525380
  20. 4 beds,  5 baths
    7,208 sqft   lot 43,560 sqft
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty
    MLS 72498917
  21. 5 beds,  6 baths
    5,638 sqft   lot 2.03 ac
    Listed with The Florian Real Estate Group
    MLS 72490121
  22. 3 beds,  5 baths
    2,761 sqft   lot 1.50 ac
    Listed with Robert Paul Properties
    MLS 72497821
  23. 5 beds,  3 baths
    4,144 sqft   lot 1.70 ac
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Needham - 936 Great Plain Ave.
    MLS 72502761
  24. 4 beds,  4 baths
    4,726 sqft   lot 1.17 ac
    Listed with Dover Country Properties Inc.
    MLS 72488652
  25. Price Drop
    4 beds,  4 baths
    4,293 sqft   lot 2.20 ac
    Listed with Shea Realty Group
    MLS 72515739
  26. 0 beds,  0 bath
    lot 4.25 ac
    Listed with G.K. Development
    MLS 72498413
  27. 4 beds,  4 baths
    3,838 sqft   lot 1.01 ac
    Listed with Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. - Needham - 936 Great Plain Ave.
    MLS 72527128
  28. $1,300,000
    6 beds,  4 baths
    lot 2.77 ac
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72526598
  29. $1,300,000
    0 beds,  0 bath
    lot 2.77 ac
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72526600
  30. $1,300,000
    6 beds,  4 baths
    lot 2.77 ac
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72514871
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