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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. 7 Beds,  8 Baths
    9,986 sqft   lot 6.30 ac
    Listed with Engel & Volkers Wellesley
    MLS 72778477
  2. 5 Beds,  7 Baths
    8,717 sqft   lot 2.01 ac
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Realty - Weston
    MLS 72782671
  3. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    8,114 sqft   lot 9.46 ac
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 72808378
  4. $2,439,000
    4 Beds,  7 Baths
    7,100 sqft   lot 1.01 ac
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72805680
  5. 7 Beds,  7 Baths
    9,999 sqft   lot 3.06 ac
    Listed with JDS Realty Group
    MLS 72804645
  6. 5 Beds,  6 Baths
    5,715 sqft   lot 1.80 ac
    Listed with Calumet Real Estate LLC
    MLS 72773616
  7. 4 Beds,  5 Baths
    5,387 sqft   lot 2.05 ac
    Listed with Dover Country Properties Inc.
    MLS 72804435
  8. 6 Beds,  6 Baths
    5,150 sqft   lot 2.91 ac
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72797023
  9. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    5,297 sqft   lot 40,076 sqft
    Listed with Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
    MLS 72796021
  10. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    4,500 sqft   lot 43,560 sqft
    Listed with William Raveis R.E. & Home Services
    MLS 72809136
  11. 4 Beds,  5 Baths
    6,421 sqft   lot 1.57 ac
    Listed with Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
    MLS 72787697
  12. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    4,573 sqft   lot 1.14 ac
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Realty - Needham
    MLS 72789757
  13. 5 Beds,  4 Baths
    4,260 sqft   lot 2.01 ac
    Listed with Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
    MLS 72805924
  14. 5 Beds,  5 Baths
    5,232 sqft   lot 28,314 sqft
    Listed with Gibson Sotheby's International Realty
    MLS 72800112
  15. 4 Beds,  5 Baths
    5,288 sqft   lot 1.58 ac
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72801433
  16. 2 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,549 sqft  
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72808448
  17. 2 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,549 sqft  
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
    MLS 72808302
  18. 5 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,233 sqft   lot 2.00 ac
    Listed with Robert Koritz Real Estate
    MLS 72798263
  19. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    4,127 sqft   lot 1.08 ac
    Listed with www.EntryOnly.com, LLC
    MLS 72781321
  20. 3 Beds,  4 Baths
    4,509 sqft   lot 43,560 sqft
    Listed with Rutledge Properties
    MLS 72809548
  21. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,200 sqft   lot 1.10 ac
    Listed with Blue Ocean Realty, LLC
    MLS 72789319
  22. 5 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,755 sqft   lot 43,560 sqft
    Listed with Campion & Company Fine Homes Real Estate
    MLS 72792023
  23. 4 Beds,  4 Baths
    3,649 sqft   lot 1.25 ac
    Listed with Pinnacle Residential
    MLS 72796392
  24. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,086 sqft   lot 2.00 ac
    Listed with Dover Country Properties Inc.
    MLS 72797797
  25. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,258 sqft   lot 1.05 ac
    Listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Robert Paul Properties
    MLS 72783023
  26. 3 Beds,  1 Bath
    1,053 sqft   lot 1.50 ac
    Listed with Dover Country Properties Inc.
    MLS 72798370
  27. 2 Beds,  3 Baths
    1,730 sqft  
    Listed with Coldwell Banker Realty - Westwood
    MLS 72809876
  28. 2 Beds,  2 Baths
    2,084 sqft  
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 72802583
  29. 4 Beds,  3 Baths
    3,147 sqft  
    Listed with Compass
    MLS 72788368
  30. lot 2.51 ac
    Listed with ERA Key Realty Services-Bay State Group
    MLS 72801152
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