Woonsocket is one of the most heavily French-Canadian cities in New England. Historically, the city has been called, “La ville la plus française aux États-Unis” (The most French city in America).
This property at 65 Viva Way is off an historic Road called Elder Ballou in the desirable East Woonsocket area. Woonsocket lies directly south of the Mass border. It also borders Cumberland, RI. Woonsocket is home to the corporate headquarters of CVS Caremark, Landmark Medical Center, and the historic Museum of Work and Culture. Beginning in 1979, Woonsocket became home of the Autumnfest, an annual cultural festival that takes place on Columbus Day Weekend, at the World War II Veterans Memorial State Park. Also unique to the city is The Stadium Theatre, a restored historic theatre used as a performing arts Center.
There are nearby shopping areas in Bellingham, Ma, Wrentham outlets, and Emerald Square Malls. Nearby Cumberland, RI offers a scenic Diamond Hill State Park, Ice Cream machine for a treat, and a fruity wine selection at Diamond Hill Vineyards. For the golf enthusiast, there are a number of golf courses including Bungay Brook Golf Club in Bellingham, The New England Country Club in Bellingham, Wentworth Hills Country club in Plainville, and Kirkbrae Country Club in Lincoln, RI.
This location is strategically positioned with access to interstate 99, 295. 95, 495, Route 1 and 146, nearby commuter rail service from Franklin, just 25-50 minutes to Providence, Boston, and Worcester.