New Orchard Hill Estates
220 Orchard Hill Drive, Oxford, MA 01540
Ph: 508-987-8121; Fax: 508 987-3807
Property Manager: Brenda Wilson
Applications will be accepted for the affordable apartment wait lists. Please contact the manager for information about market-rate apartments.
New Orchard Hills is located on an expansive piece of land that is blooming with trees and verdant landscaping and features big, beautiful Robinson’s Pond in the lovely community of Oxford, Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Turnpike, Interstate 395, and Route 146, are all close by, as are such popular stores as Market Basket and Home Depot, which all add up to make this property an ideal place to call home.
Located 11 miles south of Worcester, the property has 215 apartment homes within 19 wood clapboard buildings, including 88 apartments that receive a HUD subsidy to keeps rents at 30 percent of adjusted gross income. Of the total number, there are 84 one-bedroom, 77 two-bedroom, 47 three-bedroom and 7 four-bedroom apartments. Each of the 10 garden style buildings has a laundry room, and there are laundry hookups in each of the 9 townhouses. The floor plans are spacious and include walk-in closets. Heat and hot water are included in the rents.
Residents enjoy gathering in the Community Room, which includes a kitchen. There is a playground for the children to scamper about, as well as basketball and tennis courts for young and old to enjoy. Parking is abundant for both tenants and guests.
No pets are allowed except service animals. There is smoking only in one’s apartment, not in the common areas.
The town of Oxford was settled in the mid to late 1600s and incorporated in 1713. It is the birthplace of Clara Barton, the founder of the American Red Cross, and also of Elliot Joslin, the first doctor in the United States to specialize in diabetes. He founded the Joslin Diabetes Center. The total population in 2000 was 13,502 people. So, for those who like quiet, town life, New Orchard Hills is a perfect choice to call home.