Winter Street and Bogle Street see a moderate to high level of traffic. The traffic on Bogle Street is mostly as a result of people driving to Rivers School and therefore consistent with drop-off and pick-up times, whereas Winter Street has a more consistent flow of traffic throughout the day. In general, WInter Street is closer to the Mass Pike and so has a higher level of noise than Bogle Street. I worked with a client to buy a house on Bogle Street and then to sell that same house a few years later, and depending on where the property is on Bogle Street, there can be some water/wetland issues. The pros of these two streets are that they are conveniently located near the Wellesley line, are on the Southside of Weston (which has an appeal, especially for re-sale) and have easy access to commuting routes....not to mention that they are lovely roads with many beautiful houses.
I hope this information helps. Please let me know if you have any other questions or need for additional information in the Weston and Wellesley markets.
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Mary, as for River St., there is one property on the market right now that is rather close to Rt. 95/128. Proximity to a main highway is most often a detriment and is reflected in the price of a home.
Best of luck to both of you in your searches!! Andrea
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I do too agree with Lisa as Winter Street and Bogle Street do have a moderate level of traffic but is also convenient to many locations.
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great answers here already, wanted to add a couple of points: You might see a little bit of traffic on Winter street closer to rt 30 because of the Westgate Church. It's nothing overly busy that will create a traffic jam. That will be your (small) weekend traffic add on. And river's school area will be quiet during the weekend.
Winter street is tree lined, so noise gets softened, plus if the house has new windows you will not hear the pike inside. When outside, noise is more a matter of personal perception and general knowledge that the highway is close by. It also depends where exactly the property is located. I have seen a house in Wayland / Natick area, that was built literally in between the pike and rt 30, you could hear and see both roads.
I personally like that Winter street is close to both Pike and rt 30, it gives you more options when choosing your itinerary. it's still a very quiet and beautiful street.