Quality of Life
The Blackstone River Valley National Heritage
Corridor, run by the National Park Service, is one hallmark
of the area's unique combination of lifestyle and industry.
The park's 40 miles of scenic views, historic sites and peaceful
riverbanks offer escape and recreation in many forms. Quaint
New England villages dot the landscape, combining fine dining,
culture and safety in an ideal family setting. Leading museums
of art, history and science circle the Valley, and each of
the Valley's eleven towns adds its own unique stamp to the
area's engaging personality. It's idyllic surroundings make
the Blackstone Valley a destination place for retail and tourism,
and a natural draw for relocation of skilled workers.
Sending art around the world
From a converted 17th century farmhouse in Sutton,Vaillancourt
Folk Art ships its hand-painted chalkware figurines and other
folk art peices around the world. Today Vaillancourt Folk
Art is one of the nation's fastest-growing lines of fine collectibles.
Why should you live in the
- Housing costs 20% less than the I-495 Corridor
- Nearby renown Colleges and Universities including: Brown University,
- Clark University, Holy Cross College, Johnson & Wales,
RISD and Tufts
- Home to world-class golf courses
- $130,000,000 in school building expansion projects
- Four season recreation
- Thousands of acres of National and State park land
- Southwick's Zoo - New England's largest
The Blackstone Valley offers a skilled,
dedicated work force with a heritage of innovation and industry.
The Valley has also proven attractive for retailers interested
in serving its growing population.
Quality housing in a range of settings and pricing is available
throughout the Valley.
Blackstone Valley Median Residential Sales