Cohasset, Massachusetts

A short drive on Jerusalem Road along Cohasset’s Gold Coast gives a breathtaking impression of this coastal community, lined with waterfront estate homes with dramatic ocean views.

Cohasset is located on the “corner” of the South Shore, where greater Boston Harbor ends and Massachusetts Bay begins. The charm of Cohasset Common and the surrounding downtown commercial district can not be overstated. For residents of this sought after neighborhood a cup of coffee, yoga class, or a gourmet dinner is a short walk from their front door.

Cohasset is home to a number of Commuters to the city of Boston. Many commute by car and the close proximity to Route 3A serves them well. Cohasset is located on the Greenbush line of the MBTA’s Commuter rail and there are many trains departing and returning throughout the weekday. Cohasset residents may also wish to commute by the MBTA Ferry which accessed in nearby Hingham or Hull.

Activities in all seasons keep the residents busy and involved. For outdoor enthusiasts there ’s Wompatuck State Park, Thayer, and Whitney woods for hiking. For sun lovers Sandy Beach offers seasonal lifeguards, bathrooms, and exclusive use and parking to residents of the town. The town hosts events throughout the year that draw visitors and residents alike. From town wide Road Races to the eagerly anticipated annual Memorial Day Parade which celebrated Cohasset’s 250th year in 2020.

For those interested in leisure, Cohasset has both a private Golf club and a private Yacht club.
The South Shore Art Center in the center of town offers year round programming for adults and children as well as an open gallery. During the summer months the South Shore Music Circus is home to intimate performances from bands from around the world.

Owning or renting in Cohasset offers you the small town feel you’re looking for on the coast with the charm of Historic New England.


Town Amenities:

Lenny’s Hideaway
5 South Main
Bia Bistro
Seabird Coffee
South Shore Music Circus
Cohasset Chamber of Commerce – 25 Things to See and Do
Balance Studio, Yoga/Barre/Pilates

Area School Information

Displaying schools in Cohasset

NameGrade RangeRating
Cohasset Middle/High School
Deer Hill
Joseph Osgood