Town Manager Bob Halpin said an agreement to sell the 14-hole, Framingham, Mass., golf course has been reached, but under the state’s law on beneficial property tax treatment, the town has a right of refusal to match a bona fide offer once the buyer files notice with the town clerk.
The owners of the 68-acre Millwood Farms Golf Course in Framingham, Mass., have put the property on the market, and Town Manager Bob Halpin said it has reached an agreement to sell, The Framingham (Mass.) Tab reported.
In his report to selectmen, Halpin said the property was listed for $5.1 million. Under the state’s Chapter 61A law on beneficial property tax treatment, the town has a right of refusal to match a bona fide offer once the buyer files notice with the town clerk, the Tab reported
“The town has 120 days from the date of that official notice to make decisions and that clock has not begun,” Halpin wrote in his report.
The unique 14-hole public golf course is located on the historic site of Millwood Farms, a former award-winning dairy farm. It was built by Anne and Bill Drake in 1968 and has been owned and operated by the Drake family for 47 years, the Tab reported.
The owner of the course could not be reached by the Tab for comment before press time.