Carlisle, MA 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Carlisle is a quaint town northwest of Boston that offers peaceful natural surroundings and relaxed living. The town is home to Great Brook Farm State Park, providing a variety of outdoor activities. 55+ communities in Carlisle are great for homebuyers who want small town living with easy access to major metropolitan amenities.

Carlisle is a quaint town northwest of Boston that offers peaceful natural surroundings and relaxed living. The town is home to Great Brook Farm State Park, providing a variety of outdoor activities. 55+ communities in Carlisle are great for homebuyers who want small town living with easy access to major metropolitan amenities.

Climate & Geography in Carlisle

Carlisle is located in Eastern Massachusetts, with natural areas and conservation properties designating much of the town’s geography. Great Brook Farm State Park and Cranberry Bog are on Carlisle’s northern side, and Towie Land and Davis Corridor located on the southern half of the town.

Carlisle experiences all four seasons, with sunny summers and colder winters. The wide range in temperatures provides a climate that is suitable for both summer and winter outdoor activities.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment in the Carlisle Area

Carlisle offers a variety of options for those who love outdoor recreation. Towie Land provides some of the town’s most popular hiking trails for scenic views in a wooded area.

Great Brook Farm State Park contains the Ski Touring Center, a well established site for cross country skiing in the winter months. In the summer, activities like hiking, canoeing and fishing are popular at the park.

For those who love music, Carlisle Chamber Orchestra and the Carlisle Community Chorus both hold performances and concerts throughout the year.

Carlisle Cost of Living & Taxes

Carlisle has an overall higher cost of living than the national average. Sales tax rates in Carlisle, however, are on the lower end of average, at 6.25 percent. Median home cost in Carlisle is on the higher side when compared to the state and national averages. Social Security is not taxed in Massachusetts which is advantageous for Carlisle 55+ community residents on a budget.

Health Care in Carlisle

Both the state of Massachusetts and the Boston area score on the higher end of Gallup’s Well-Being Index.

There are no hospitals located in Carlisle, however, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital is a short distance away in Bedford. Massachusetts General Hospital is located roughly 25 miles from Carlisle, and was ranked No. 1 in the state and No. 2 in the country by U.S. News.


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Garrison Place - Carlisle, MA

Garrison Place

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  • Mid $800ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 16 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2018 - 2019
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Meadow Ranch Community

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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
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