Welcome to my blog. My goal is to provide you with information about the Cape and Cape Cod Real Estate. Over the next weeks and months you will find tips about how to sell or buy a home, mortgage advice, and some fun Cape Cod facts. I will provide links to things to do and events going on around the cape. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask. I hope you find this a fun informative blog and come back to visit often.
Summer visitors have been drawn to Cape Cod and the Islands ever since the American Indians came here to take advantage of the weather and bountiful sea. Cape Cod is the premier vacation destination in the North East. Today the region’s scenic beauty is enhanced by many cultural attractions. The Cape’s beaches are some of the most beautiful in the world. The traditional vacation season stretches from early spring and late into the fall. Even the winter has a charm of its own.
Thinking of Cape Cod Massachusetts as a waterfront destination for your family? There are many options to choose from on the Cape, from Mansions to Dune shacks, from Condominiums to Cottages.
If your choice is a Mansion or Cape Cod Estates, there are a variety of price ranges to choose from. Starting at 1 million all the way up to 32 million . There are also many variations of Cape Cod waterfront real estate including, lakefront, pond front and oceanfront. A “Mansion” property obviously requires more care, but the luxury of it is heaven!
Chatham is one of the more expensive towns on the Cape where the average price of a single family house is $1.37 million. One of the reasons being there is not much land left. Chatham is located at the elbow of Cape Cod, and it's 24 square miles are surrounded by the waters of Pleasant Bay, the Atlantic Ocean and Nantucket Sound. Some examples of Chatham Real Estate are a 6,400 square foot, six bedroom, six bath home on Morris Island for $9,995,000, and a 4,000 square foot, seven bedroom home located on Nantucket sound for $4,200,000.
Provincetown is best know as an artist colony with a large gay and lesbian population. In the early 19th century, sea captains built impressive houses along the towns waterfront. Commercial Street is one of “P” towns most famous and unique destinations for shopping and restaurants. It is also one of the main destination for whale watches on the Cape. The” Masthead” is one of the largest waterfront properties in Provincetown. It is operated as a motel with seven buildings and it is the only waterfront property with an extensive lawn between the property and the waterfront. It can be yours for a little over seven million dollars!
One of the most expensive properties on Cape Cod is a ten thousand square foot home in West Hyannis Port for only twenty one million dollars. Next to West Hyannis Port is one of the most exclusive areas of Cape Cod known as “Oyster Harbors”. This gated Island community has been home to many celebrities and CEOs’. If you have to ask the price… you can’t afford to live here!
Now lets go to the opposite spectrum of real estate on the cape.."dune shacks"
These don’t come on the market very often. They usually stay within families, but every once in a while you can find one for sale. These shacks were summer hideaways and artistic retreats for painters, poets ect. These shacks have no electricity, no running water, no toilets, no modern conveniences whatsoever. They are located within the dunes and are very remote. The most famous ones are in the National Seashore but there are many others around the cape.
Weather you are looking to buy or sell Cape Cod waterfront real estate you will need an experienced professional representing you. I have the experience your looking for. Call me for a personal real estate consultation to review your needs. 508-360-6937.