Falmouth Real Estate
The Falmouth real estate market offers nearly 33,000 year-round residents enjoy living in this Cape Cod town’s eight distinctive villages; Davisville, East Falmouth, Falmouth Heights, Hatchville, Maravista, Megansett, North Falmouth, Quissett, Silver Beach, Sippewissett, Teaticket, Waquoit, West Falmouth & Woods Hole. Considered a fantastic place for vacation, Falmouth has often turned visitors into residents who want to live, work and play where pristine beaches, stunning pine forests and incredible cultural and recreational opportunities in an established community are extra incentives to buy a Falmouth home.
Bordered by Sandwich and Bourne to the north, Mashpee to the east, Buzzards Bay to the west and Vineyard Sound to the south, Falmouth’s location on the southwestern tip of Cape Cod provides some of the most amazing beaches anywhere. Boasting 68 miles of coastline and 28 miles of beaches, Falmouth’s highly-valued beachfront property is in high demand as homes for sale with views of the sea have always been popular for both full-time residents and those looking to buy a vacation home. While the popularity of coastal real estate is prevalent in Falmouth, the town is committed to maintain the environment of the coastline through various organizations and many areas have been protected for public conservation and wildlife areas. Several scientific organizations have established themselves in Falmouth, including the Woods Hole Research Center, The Marine Biological Laboratory and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
Falmouth’s community emphasis on natural preservation has resulted in abundant outdoor recreation opportunities for residents and visitors. Falmouth’s pristine beaches are perfect for swimming, boating, fishing, sunbathing, kayaking and long walks. Local golf courses are meticulously maintained and provide a variety of challenging holes for the beginner and even experts. Falmouth’s famous Shining Sea Bikeway, named from lyrics in the song “America The Beautiful” and written by Falmouth native Katharine Lee Bates, follows an old railroad route from Buzzards Bay through North and West Falmouth and around Woods Hole into Falmouth Station.
Falmouth has plenty of attractions to offer residents, from the many wonderful stores that specialize in furniture, art, gifts, books, antiques and more along the quaint Main Street to the other areas of town that offer additional retail selections. Restaurants in Falmouth include fine dining options, fast food and a wide variety of international cuisine. Community events in Falmouth, like the annual Falmouth Road Race, attracts over 10,000 runners from across the world. Falmouth residents can take ferries to Martha’s Vineyard for day trips, northwest 77 miles to Boston, with its national sporting events and additional cultural attractions. Gillette Stadium, home of the Patriots Football team, is within 45 miles and Fenway Park, home of the Red Sox is an hour north in Boston.
When you begin your search for a Falmouth home for sale, contact Cape Cod Century 21 Realtor, Donna Schulze who will gladly help you find the right Falmouth home for sale for you and your family’s needs!