Cape Cod Area & Community Information
The Cape Cod real estate market offers over 560 miles of pristine shoreline in Massachusetts and is synonymous with the New England seaside lifestyle. It has long been a summer destination for many people all over the world. However, for the year-round population of 230,000 residents on Cape Cod a visit just is not enough. Cape Cod’s real estate market is an intriguing lifestyle, combined with a home listings that features luxury estates on the waterfront, golf courses, condominiums, single-family homes, cottages and much more have made many visitors new residents.
Cape Cod, which is also known as Barnstable County, is described geographically by a separation into three areas. The Upper Cape real estate market is closest to the mainland and is the home of the towns of Bourne, Falmouth, Sandwich, and Mashpee, where Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket are accessed through a ferry connection. Mid-Cape's towns include the Barnstable real estate market, Yarmouth real estate market, Dennis MA real estate, Brewster real estate, Harwich real estate and Chatham real estate which are known for its stunning beaches and as Cape Cod's industrial and commercial center. The Lower Cape includes the towns of Orleans, Eastham, Truro, Wellfleet, and Provincetown. The Lower Cape is home to the Cape Cod National Seashore and is often recognized for having the best beaches in Northeast America.
With the Atlantic Ocean a constant backdrop to the beauty of Cape Cod, the seaside lifestyle permeates daily life here. Cape Cod has nearly 60 public and private beaches, making the experience of living by the sea exceptionally accessible. Known world wide as a sports anglers' paradise, Cape Cod is the area for fishing enthusiasts who want to reel in a prize catch. Cape Cod is perfect for other outdoor activities including biking along many scenic trails, kayaking trips, whale watching, long walks on a romantic beach, and of course boating. Golfers find that Cape Cod has many courses to indulge in their favorite past time on one of the 27 public courses and 15 private courses on the peninsula.
Although much of the Cape Cod real estate landscape is centered on its Cape Cod beaches, a vibrant arts scene is supported by the many galleries and museums that present a variety of local, national and international works which add to the its ambiance. Local theatres and other performance venues provide an incredible array of shows throughout the year, giving Cape Cod a true sense of creative vibrancy. Cape Cod's towns host a variety of festivals, fairs and holiday events during the year, including the annual Naukabout Music Festival where the arts, music, and food enhance spending time with family and friends for a great weekend in August. Throughout the year, Cape Cod's many stores and businesses have something for every need, and shoppers enjoy visits to antique stores, national retail stores and everything in between. Dining on Cape Cod is just as eclectic, and fresh seafood is a staple on many restaurant menus, but you can also enjoy your meals at chain restaurants and world-class establishments.
Buying real estate on Cape Cod is a terrific investment, and the homes for sale on Cape Cod offer a variety of price ranges and styles to suit any need. Cape Cod is within one day's drive to major cities including Boston, New York City, Washington, DC and Canada, making it attractive to second home buyers, too. For all of your Cape Cod real estate needs, be sure to contact Seaside Village Properties who will be your best guide to everything Cape Cod has to offer!