The Duxbury Lifestyle
Ideal Location in Duxbury, Massachusetts
The Village at Duxbury is conveniently located close to all the amenities and services needed to achieve the retirement lifestyle you’ve earned. Situated on Route 53 close to Route 3, The Village offers all the advantages of coastal living close to Boston and Cape Cod. Our campus is less than 40 miles from Boston Logan International Airport, cultural centers, and world-class healthcare.
Duxbury, Massachusetts epitomizes New England small-town charm. First settled in 1624 by Myles Standish and John Alden, the town was incorporated in 1637.
Duxbury began as a farming community, played an important role in the shipbuilding industry following the Revolutionary War, and eventually became a summer resort.
Today, Duxbury is a seaside suburb with a population just over 15,000, approximately 35 miles south of Boston with excellent schools, outstanding community services and protected conservation areas. Nearby commuter rail provides easy access into Boston. Bordered by Duxbury Bay and the towns of Plymouth, Kingston, Pembroke and Marshfield, Duxbury has a total area of 37.6 miles – 23 square miles of land and 14 square miles of water. The Town of Duxbury owns and maintains approximately 3,000 acres of land for public walking trails and enjoyment.
Snug Harbor on Duxbury Bay is one of the most attractive and active recreational boat basins on the Massachusetts coastline. The Atlantic Ocean continues to influence the seaside character of the community – Duxbury Beach is picturesque and unspoiled, and the Duxbury Bay Maritime School serves more than 1,800 students during summertime boating. Cultural events and the arts are integral to the lifestyle with the Art Complex Museum and the South Shore Conservatory of Music at the Ellison Center hosting many fine events.