Rich in history, Andover is an idyllic town in Northeastern Massachusetts, 23 miles north of Boston. Colonial-style houses with spacious living space dot this landscape. With views across Massachusetts, Andover provides wide open, serene spaces in New England.
Local private schools include Pike School and Phillips Academy, the oldest incorporated high school in the United States. Founded during the American Revolution, Phillips is a preparatory school often seeing its graduates move on to study at institutions such as Yale. Rivaling that of Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, Phillips Academy is one of the many schools making Andover an attractive neighborhood for families.
Downtown Andover offers residents shops and restaurants for local dining like that of Sauce and Orange Leaf.
During the summer, Andover’s Pomp’s Pond is a local favorite destination with family-friendly activities and recreation. Swimming lessons, boating, volleyball and picnics are among the activities along Pomp’s Pond.
With close proximity to Route 133, Route 128 and Route 28 residents have access to the city of Boston and Massachusetts’ neighboring state of New Hampshire. Interstate 93 and Interstate 495 intersect in Andover and two stops, Ballardvale and Andover, along the Haverhill/Reading Line of the MBTA Commuter Rail lead in and out of Andover to Boston’s North Station.