Leisurewoods - Taunton

A 55+ Community in Taunton, Massachusetts

50 Highland Street,   Taunton,  MA   02780

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Welcome to Leisurewoods - Taunton

Tucked inside a heavily wooded, 80-acre site in a luxurious gated community is your dream come true: Leisurewoods Taunton.

This age-qualified community in Taunton, Massachusetts, is designed around three c’s: comfort, convenience, and community -- all at a price you can afford.

Stroll through the beautiful community for deer gazing or to enjoy a relaxing afternoon in nature. Pop by the clubhouse to play games with new friends or find a new book. Leisurewoods has everything you could need right on site, from a fitness center to a community kitchen to billiards. Beyond the gate, you will find nearby shopping and one of the top emerging metropolitan cities, packed with culture, history, events, and unique activities sure to become some of the best experiences of your life.

Community Features / Amenities
• Billiards Room  /Community/Features/777.jpg • Game Room 
• Clubhouse  • Gazebos /Community/Features/779.jpg
• Community Center /Community/Features/775.jpg • Library  /Community/Features/781.jpg
• Community Kitchen /Community/Features/780.jpg • Organized Activities  
• Fitness Center  • Shopping Nearby  
Area Attractions/ Entertainment

Taunton is one of the oldest cities in the country, founded in 1639 and incorporated in 1864. The history here is as rich as it gets, and you can sense its special story around every corner. Taunton is the ideal blend of rural and urban, with one foot in nature and the other in the conveniences of the city.

Taunton is located in the heart of southeastern Massachusetts, only 40 miles south of Boston, 18 miles east of Providence, and a shot away from Cape Cod. Most of the area’s major roads cross in or near Taunton.

Here are a few more area attractions that make Taunton such a great place to live and play:

* Less than two minutes from Leisurewoods is the Gertrude Boyden Wildlife Refuge, which features a self-guided walking tour. A three-mile-long river runs alongside the stunning walking trail, ending with a trickling waterfall.
* This refuge has free admission and is open year-round. Here, you can also find more hiking trails, a botanical garden, wooden bridges, picnic grounds, and bird-watching spots.
*  Taunton is also about 45 minutes from Plymouth and Newport.
* Taunton has more than 20 parks and recreation sites in the city.
* Wildlife abounds here, spanning birds, coyotes, turtles, geese, foxes, hawks, raccoons, otters, owls, opossums, white swans, deer -- the list goes on!
* Rent a canoe or kayak and take a guided tour through the Narragansett Bay Watershed. Special themes include: photography, snorkeling, swimming, and moonlit tours.
* Go golfing at the area courses, such as the John F. Parker Municipal Golf Course, a nine-hole public course.
* There are many places to go shopping in town, but a favorite is the The Silver City Galleria, a large, two-floor indoor shopping mall with several hundreds of stores, a movie theater, a bank, and a food court.
* Grab a bite to eat at the fine yet affordable Benjamin’s Restaurant, or one of the other many options in town.
* Don’t miss the Farmers Market, where you can enjoy local produce and products every Thursday through late October.                

Local Information / Providers
Cable: Comcast - 440 Myles Standish Blvd., Taunton - 508-969-1286 - comcast.com
Phone: Comcast - 440 Myles Standish Blvd., Taunton - 508-969-1286 - comcast.com or Verizon – verizon.com/ma
Driver’s License Bureau: Registry of Motor Vehicles - 1 Washington St., Taunton - 617-351-4500 - massdot.state.ma.us/rmv
Town Government - Taunton City Hall - 141 Oak St., Taunton - 508-821-1000 - taunton-ma.gov
Electric: Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant - 33 Weir St., Taunton - 508-824-6976 - tmlp.com
Voter Registration - Registrar of Voters - Temporary City Hall, 141 Oak St., Taunton - 508-821-1000 - taunton-ma.gov/pages/tauntonma_voters/index
Internet: Verizon - verizon.com/ma
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55+ Massachusetts Communities
50 Highland Street, Taunton, MA 02780 Phone: 508-824-2244 Fax: 312-205-1276