Community Profile: Dover

Nestled on the banks of the Charles River, just 15 miles outside Boston, the idyllic town of Dover has its roots tracing back to 1640.  With rolling green hills and farms, Dover offers a bit of tranquil country living just a stone’s throw away from the city.

Highlights of Dover

Noanet WoodlandsDover

Located on nearly 600 acres, the Noanet Woodlands features more than 17 miles of trails for walking, horseback riding, and even cross-country skiing. For a more strenuous trek, ascend Noanet Peak for views of Boston. Download a trail map of Noanet Woodlands before your next visit.

Chickering Playfields

Located off of Dedham Street, Chickering Playfields is used for soccer, baseball, lacrosse, and children’s sports camps .

Powisset FarmDover

Open year-round, 7 days a week – stroll the farm lane past 12 acres vegetable gardens, live animals, and pick-your-own flowers and herbs. The Powisset Farm Stand sells locally produced eggs, meat, honey, jam, and more.

Channing Pond

Whether the sun is shining bright or it is an ice cold day. Channing Pond is a great place to spend time with friends, the kids, or some peaceful alone time. Grab a fishing pole or lace up your skates.

Norfolk Hunt Club

The Norfolk Hunt Club is one of the oldest registered Fox Hunts in the United States. Norfolk began as a drag hunt in Dedham, Massachusetts in 1895 and moved to Dover, Massachusetts in 1903. View information on their events here.

Live in Dover

Check out these stunning homes in Dover – all currently on the market!

118 Farm St. Dover

A contemporized “Arts and Crafts” home thoughtfully designed to capture the elements of nature and natural light. Sited atop a private knoll, overlooking 3 acres of spectacular landscaping

16 Snow’s Hill Lane Dover

This elegant French country estate has been thoughtfully updated to combine its timeless design to many sought after amenities. Presiding over 4.8 acres of privacy, the home is embellished by beautifully landscaped lawns and gardens, patios and a wonderful heated, in ground pool.

27 Tubwreck DriveDover

Elegant custom designed country manor located in the desirable Tubwreck Estates. Exquisite details and expertly crafted residence created by well known local builder.

137 Centre St Dover

Exquisite five bedroom residence beautifully sited on 4.9 acres, offering flawless design, superb finishes and outstanding quality throughout.