What’s on the Market in Sherborn, MA


I lived in Sherborn for 11 years…my kids basically grew up there, with my son starting out at Pine Hill Elementary in first grade, and graduating from the high school in 2013.  I may be biased, but Sherborn is a great place to raise a family.  Incorporated in 1674, until more recently Sherborn was a farming community.  Now it is primarily a “bedroom” community of just over 4,000 residents.  Located approximately 25 miles from downtown Boston, many residents commute into the city or to areas along the hi-tech corridor of Rt. 128.

Sherborn has a single elementary school, and combines with the neighboring town of Dover (population 5,600) for middle and high school.  The Dover-Sherborn Regional High School is consistently ranked as one of the top high schools in the greater Boston area, often coming in at the #1 spot.

214 Farm Rd - waterfront home for sale in Sherborn

Sherborn has a rural feel, with working farms and horse farms a common sight.  The town has a small town center with a restaurant, a gas station, two wine stores, a Walgreen’s and a Dunkin’ Donuts, among other things.  There are also three churches, a library and a community center which can be rented out for events.  The town also has a hidden gem in Farm Pond, a small, pristine body of water that is available to residents.  Sailing lessons and a swim team, along with a sandy beach with lifeguards make this a popular place in the summer.  The town is also home to numerous trails, including Rocky Narrows, part of the Trustees of Reservations properties.

Homes currently on the market in Sherborn range in price from $440,000 to $3,725,000, with a median price of $949,000.  Below are a few highlights of what is available in Sherborn right now.


85 Brush Hill Road, listed at $699,000

Offering 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths, this ranch offers single level living with over 3,000 square feet.  This home offers an updated kitchen and baths and beautiful hardwood floors, all on an acre of land.


113 South Main St, listed at $1,149,000

This home combines the best of old and new…the original part of the home was built in 1780 and at one time was known as Wares Tavern.  A significant addition approximately 10 years ago also served to update all the systems.  Offering 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths on over 3 beautifully landscaped acres, this home is fully updated and perfect for entertaining.


60 Washington St, listed at $1,650,000

Bridle Brook Farm dates back to 1734.  Offering 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths, this 4900 square foot home is on almost 11 acres.  Multiple outbuildings include a 6 stall barn with tack room.  The grounds offer an in ground salt-water pool and spa along with an outdoor kitchen.  Updated for today’s living needs, this home has it all.

If you are interested in seeing any of these homes, or if I can help you find another home in the Sherborn/ Dover area, please contact me, I would love to help!



About Lisa Van Dore

I have lived in Sherborn, Dover and most recently North Walpole, for a total of 15 years (and counting). Having recently been through the process of selling a home and buying (and renovating) a new one, I understand the conflicting emotions of excitement and anxiety inherent in the process, whether you are a seller or buyer, whether this is your first home purchase or your tenth. I have a BA from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Indiana University. My early career found me working as a CPA, and later as the controller of Crate & Barrel. More recently I spent seven years running my own personal training business. I understand the hard work and dedication necessary to build a business and a reputation...most of my personal training clients came to me by referral and my first client was still with me when I decided to leave personal training. This speaks to the level of effort I put forth for my clients, week after week. On a more personal note, I raced triathlon for seven years and more recently completed my first half marathon. In my free time I enjoy cooking, reading, Maine, hiking and, in the fall, following college football...my teams are the University of Michigan (Go Blue!) and Texas Christian University (Go Frogs!).
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