One of Cape Cod’s oldest and most idyllic towns with magnificent coastline on both Nantucket Sound and Cape Cod Bay.
Settled in 1639, Yarmouth is a true Cape Cod treasure that combines stunning natural beauty with rich history. Comprised of three villages (South Yarmouth, West Yarmouth, and Yarmouth Port) the town is a popular summertime destination thanks to its abundance of beautiful beaches on both Cape Cod Bay and Nantucket Sound. Boasting magnificent conservation areas, a rich sense of culture, and a tight knit community, this is an extremely desirable place for any family to live, whether full-time or seasonally.
Yarmouth is located in the Mid-Cape Region and is bordered by Barnstable and Dennis. The town population is 23,315.
Luxury real estate can be found all across Yarmouth. In West Yarmouth, homes along Lewis Bay showcase breathtaking views in a charming seaside neighborhood, while the grand waterfront estates on Great Island offer some of the best beach frontage on all of Cape Cod. Homes located along the Bass River, in South Yarmouth, are perfect for this in search of a private dock located on calm waters that are perfect for fishing, paddle boarding, and kayaking, and boating enthusiasts can easily reach the open waters of Nantucket Sound. Historic shingle and colonial style residences are among the most cherished properties in Yarmouth Port, particularly the former sea captains’ homes located along the Old King’s Highway, known as the Captain’s Mile.
As of August 2021, the median home sale price is $572,000 and the median days on market is 54 days. Luxury real estate prices typically start around $1,000,000 in Yarmouth and reach as high as $8,000,000 for waterfront homes.
Residents of Yarmouth enjoy a laid-back lifestyle with a deep connection to the outdoors. All throughout town, one will find immediate access to enchanting natural beauty and myriad walking trails, including the Bass Hole Boardwalk, a popular attraction located in the Callery-Darling Conservation Area. The Cape Cod Rail Trail, which starts in South Yarmouth and runs all the way to the town of Wellfleet, is a favorite for runners and bicyclists all across the Cape.
Beachgoers in Yarmouth are spoiled for choice, with a vast selection of public beaches that includes Bass River Beach and Seagull Beach on Nantucket Sound and Bass Hole Beach on Cape Cod Bay. Whether you’re lounging in the sand or going crabbing with the kids, there’s always fun to be had along Yarmouth’s stunning coastline. At the Bass River Yacht Club, sailors will find a vibrant community that regularly hosts races and social events for members.
Golf is another favorite past time in Yarmouth, and with five impressive courses, there’s plenty of opportunity to get on the links. The Blue Rock Golf Course and Bass River Golf Course, both located in South Yarmouth, as well as Bayberry Hills Golf Course in West Yarmouth, are all meticulously maintained and ready to challenge even the most skilled of golfers.
When it comes to fresh seafood, Yarmouth boasts some of the most beloved restaurants on the Cape, including the Old Yarmouth Inn, a local institution that offers fine dining in a cozy setting year round. Another top choice among Cape Codders, Yarmouth House is renowned for their extravagant surf and turf dishes. Of course, if you’re craving a bowl of New England clam chowder, head straight to Captain Parker’s Pub in West Yarmouth.
Yarmouth also benefits from easy access to Hyannis, where shopping, nightlife, and entertainment are all in abundance. Additionally, Hyannis is home to the Barnstable Municipal Airport and a ferry terminal serving Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard.
If you are looking for a home on Cape Cod, Yarmouth is an ideal community to consider. For more information about luxury real estate in Yarmouth, MA, contact Paul Grover.
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