The MLS is showing 6 rental properties currently available in Westwood, ranging from a 1 bedroom, 1 bath apartment for $1,210/month to a 3,000 SF 4-bedroom, 3-bath single family home for $2,800/month. You are right, schools are good and it's only about 20 minutes to Boston. There is also commuter rail service into Boston as well. For a little more money, you might want to check out Needham, MA as well. Great schools, more rentals (28 active rentals right now) and close to Boston as well.