Reading Woods is a picturesque community in Reading, MA.

Reading Woods is a picturesque community in Reading, MA.

If you’re looking for an ideal place to work, play, relax, and retire, then you’re in luck because Reading Woods in Reading, Massachusetts has it all. This intimate 55+ community provides retirees with all of the homes, amenities, and activities they could want or need in order to live an active and maintenance-free lifestyle. Its prime location, just ten miles north of Boston, also makes it easy for Baby Boomers to explore all that the area has to offer.

Residences at Reading Woods

  Active adult homebuyers will fall in love with the variety of unique floor plans designed by premier builder Pulte Homes. Sprawled across 25 acres, this age-restricted community will have a total of 424 residences upon completion. All residences feature luxurious designs with spacious layouts, elegant master suites, energy-efficient construction, and gourmet kitchens, all of which are perfect for the downsizing adult.

Buyers can choose from 12 unique condo floor plans that range in size from 934 to 1,720 square feet with pricing starting in the mid $300s. Condo units are one level and have one or two bedrooms, one or two bathrooms, and an underground parking garage. These units also feature private balconies that make it easy to enjoy a morning cup of coffee with scenic views of the beautiful area.

Pulte Homes is also building a limited number of townhomes with pricing starting in the mid $300s to low $600s. They range in size from approximately 1,475 to 2,098 square feet and have three or four bedrooms, two or three bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage.

These attached residences are three levels and feature custom wood blinds, stainless steel appliances, recessed lighting, crown molding, nine-foot ceilings, and backyard spaces for entertaining friends. Living in Reading Woods means saying goodbye to tedious exterior home chores. This welcoming and carefree environment includes an association fee that takes care of elevator and exterior maintenance, road repair, landscaping, snow removal, and clubhouse upkeep.


Residents have more time to pursue new hobbies or share similar interests with other adults in the community. Retirees will have endless options for recreation, social engagement, and physical activity in Reading Woods. The clubhouse is the central hub of this 55+ community and offers indoor and outdoor amenities for all homeowners to enjoy. Inside the well-appointed clubhouse, residents have a multi-purpose room that’s perfect for holiday parties, social events, and casual get-togethers any day of the week.

Baby Boomers who want to maintain a health regimen and avoid gym membership fees can check out the on-site exercise room that’s equipped with cardiovascular and strength-training machines. Staying active doesn’t mean residents have to stay indoors either. They can hit the walking and biking trails that surround the neighborhood for a leisurely stroll or quick jog. Retirees can spend quality time with their grandkids at the playground or take them for a nice picnic on the green spaces found throughout the community.

Local Attractions

Another benefit to living in Reading Woods is its prime location in Eastern Massachusetts. Homeowners are close to the MBTA station and major roadways like Interstate 95 and 93, so it's easy to drive across town. Just ten minutes away, residents have plenty of dining and shopping options as well as daily conveniences like gas stations, banks, and pharmacies.

Active adults will love having several parks and golf courses close by for outdoor recreational activities. Healthcare facilities are readily available at Winchester Hospital, which is a six-minute drive from the community. The best part about this 55+ community is that it’s only 20 minutes away from Boston, where retirees can find big-city entertainment and cultural attractions as well as Boston Logan International Airport.

Baby Boomers searching for a picturesque and quiet active adult community on the east coast should look no further than Reading Woods in Reading, MA.