Spencer, MA Real Estate

Homes for Sale In Spencer, MA

23 Homes for sale

Property Type
Median Price
1 Condos
$167,500
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16 Single Families
$329,900
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6 Multifamilies
$119,000
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Spencer, MA Overview

The Town of Spencer is located in central Worcester County, twenty minutes west of Worcester and about forty five minutes from Springfield. Largely residential, Spencer has been a supplier of workers in all categories for nearly every industry in the greater Worcester area. Ease of travel to all sections of the county makes Spencer a desirable area in which to live. Route 31 gives access to Holden, Fitchburg, Leominster in the north; Charlton, Oxford and Southbridge in the south. Route 49 gives easy access to Sturbridge, Brimfield, Southbridge, the Mass Turnpike and Interstate 86 to Connecticut. Route 9 leads westerly through the Brookfields and Ware to the Amherst Campus of the University of Massachusetts and easterly to Worcester, Shrewsbury, Northborough, and Westborough. In addition to its own small commercial airfield on Paxton Road, Spencer is less than twenty minutes from Worcester airport and the industrial complex located next to it. Spencer is also home for several large dairy farms, indicating that the town's fertile soil is not only suited for residential use. Several major lakes and ponds are also located in the town, including Stiles Reservoir, Thompson Pond, Lake Whittemore, Cranberry Meadow, Sugden Reservoir and Brooks Pond, providing recreational boating, swimming and fishing for the public. Settled in 1717 by Nathaniel Wood, Spencer was incorporated as a town in 1753. It has been established as a district from a part of Leicester. Its name was assigned by Lieutenant Governor Spencer Phipps who had signed the order establishing the district. In 1784, Spencer was a major stopping place on the Old Boston Post Road's stage route between Boston and Hartford, and on to New York. Spencer's first mill was built in 1740 on Seven Mile River, the greatest source of water power in the town. In 1811, Josiah Green began making shoes, and in 1834 he built a factory. The Prouty family began to make shoes in 1820, and built their factory in 1855. In 1812, Elliot Prouty had begun to "draw" wire in a mill he had built. His business flourished in his family until 1916, when it merged with Wickwire Steel Company. At one time there were 11 factories and 26 buildings for wire drawing. The Howe family of Spencer did much to make the town famous in the annals of ingenious Americans. William Howe of Spencer developed a wooden truss bridge named for him, and his brother Tyler Howe, patented a spring bed. Their nephew, Elias Howe, Jr., may well have eclipsed them when he invented the lockstitch sewing machine.

Local Info

Population
11,645
Average Salary
$44,069
Zip Codes
01562

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New Real Estate Listings

Single Family For Sale
Main Photo: 18 Ash St, Spencer, MA 01562
320,000
  • 3 bed
  • 1 bath
  • 1,040 sq ft
18 Ash St, Spencer, MA 01562
Single Family For Sale
Main Photo: 68 Lincoln St, Spencer, MA 01562
325,000
  • 4 bed
  • 2 bath
  • 1,805 sq ft
68 Lincoln St, Spencer, MA 01562
Condo For Sale
Main Photo: 17 Bixby Rd Unit 11, Spencer, MA 01562
214,900
  • 2 bed
  • 1.5 bath
  • 1,050 sq ft
17 Bixby Rd Unit 11, Spencer, MA 01562
Single Family For Sale
Main Photo: 12 N Brookfield Rd, Spencer, MA 01562
399,900
  • 4 bed
  • 2.5 bath
  • 3,480 sq ft
12 N Brookfield Rd, Spencer, MA 01562
Single Family For Sale
Main Photo: 256 Main Street, Spencer, MA 01562
499,900
  • 3 bed
  • 2 bath
  • 2,488 sq ft
256 Main Street, Spencer, MA 01562
Multi Family For Sale
Main Photo: 63-67 Chestnut Street, Spencer, MA 01562
999,000
  • 22 bed
  • 7 bath
  • 7,991 sq ft
63-67 Chestnut Street, Spencer, MA 01562
Single Family For Sale
Main Photo: 3 R, Jones Rd, Spencer, MA 01562
605,000
  • 3 bed
  • 2 bath
  • 2,079 sq ft
3 R, Jones Rd, Spencer, MA 01562
Single Family For Sale
Main Photo: 6 Meadowbrook Rd, Spencer, MA 01562
389,900
  • 4 bed
  • 1.5 bath
  • 1,960 sq ft
6 Meadowbrook Rd, Spencer, MA 01562
Single Family For Sale
Main Photo: 11 Jolicoeur Rd, Spencer, MA 01562
544,900
  • 3 bed
  • 3 bath
  • 2,961 sq ft
11 Jolicoeur Rd, Spencer, MA 01562
Single Family For Sale
Main Photo: 134 Charlton Rd, Spencer, MA 01562
445,000
  • 4 bed
  • 1.5 bath
  • 2,560 sq ft
134 Charlton Rd, Spencer, MA 01562
Single Family For Sale
Main Photo: 11 Shady Drive, Spencer, MA 01562
799,000
  • 3 bed
  • 2.5 bath
  • 2,210 sq ft
11 Shady Drive, Spencer, MA 01562
Single Family For Sale
Main Photo: 1 Temple St, Spencer, MA 01562
240,000
  • 3 bed
  • 1 bath
  • 1,330 sq ft
1 Temple St, Spencer, MA 01562
Multi Family For Sale
Main Photo: 26 High St, Spencer, MA 01562
479,900
  • 6 bed
  • 3 bath
  • 4,118 sq ft
26 High St, Spencer, MA 01562
Single Family For Sale
Main Photo: 48 Buteau Rd, Spencer, MA 01562
324,900
  • 3 bed
  • 1 bath
  • 1,008 sq ft
48 Buteau Rd, Spencer, MA 01562
Multi Family For Sale
Main Photo: 19-21 Adams St, Spencer, MA 01562
599,000
  • 12 bed
  • 5 bath
  • 2,422 sq ft
19-21 Adams St, Spencer, MA 01562
Single Family For Sale
Main Photo: 45 Temple St, Spencer, MA 01562
322,000
  • 3 bed
  • 1.5 bath
  • 1,112 sq ft
45 Temple St, Spencer, MA 01562
Single Family For Sale
Main Photo: 14 Pine Acres Rd, Spencer, MA 01562
449,900
  • 3 bed
  • 2 bath
  • 2,204 sq ft
14 Pine Acres Rd, Spencer, MA 01562
Single Family For Sale
Main Photo: 252 Main St, Spencer, MA 01562
449,900
  • 4 bed
  • 4.5 bath
  • 3,819 sq ft
252 Main St, Spencer, MA 01562
Multi Family For Sale
Main Photo: 70 Maple St, Spencer, MA 01562
249,900
  • 6 bed
  • 2 bath
  • 1,913 sq ft
70 Maple St, Spencer, MA 01562
Multi Family For Sale
Main Photo: 28 Church St, Spencer, MA 01562
307,000
  • 5 bed
  • 3 bath
  • 2,334 sq ft
28 Church St, Spencer, MA 01562
Single Family For Sale
Main Photo: 27, 29 + Wilson Ave, Spencer, MA 01562
610,000
  • 2 bed
  • 2 bath
  • 1,253 sq ft
27, 29 + Wilson Ave, Spencer, MA 01562
Single Family For Sale
Main Photo: 57 N Brookfield Rd, Spencer, MA 01562
469,000
  • 3 bed
  • 2 bath
  • 2,454 sq ft
57 N Brookfield Rd, Spencer, MA 01562
Multi Family For Sale
Main Photo: 35 Highland Street, Spencer, MA 01562
280,000
  • 10 bed
  • 3 bath
  • 2,634 sq ft
35 Highland Street, Spencer, MA 01562
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