Nantucket Sound

Blog posts about Nantucket Sound homes for sale, Cape Cod real estate, neighborhoods and more.

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lighthouse beach chatham

Serving up plenty of outdoor fun and recreation for those of all ages, there are several Chatham area beaches you simply don’t want to miss. Here are just a few of our favorite beaches, popular for a variety of reasons.

Cockle Cove Beach

Cockle Cove Beach, in particular, is known for its long stretch of sand and small waves. The beach is popular for windsurfing and boating, plus there’s lots of room to simply spread out and enjoy the great views.

Found in South Chatham, the warm weather makes it ideal for windsurfing and for swimming. The soft sand is also great for kids, plus the waves are calm. Kayakers also consider Cockle Cove Beach a favorite, plus there are lifeguards on duty at the saltwater beach.

Hardings Beach

A perfect location for taking up a

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cockle cove beach chatham real estate

Known for its warm and calm water, Cockle Cove Beach is a true family favorite, ideal for swimming and windsurfing, taking a stroll or lounging on the soft sand. While long and narrow, the beach is large enough to handle visitors and popular for kayakers due to its small waves.

Located in South Chatham, the saltwater beach includes seasonal lifeguards and restrooms, conveniently right on Cockle Cove Road and just off Route 28. While the protected swimming beach includes some shallow areas for the younger crowd, it’s also a great location for those of all ages.

To keep the beach in prime condition for the future, town leaders are moving ahead with plans to help build up the beach from problematic erosion. It’s been about two years since they’ve

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the belmont condos harwich ma

With the luxury of a seaside location and outstanding views, The Belmont serves up carefree summer fun on Cape Cod. This gated, luxury development of single-level condos and multi-level townhomes exists in West Harwich, right on the waterfront, mere steps away from Nantucket Sound.

The year-round complex boasts its own private ocean beach along with a private beachfront restaurant that’s exclusive to owners. In addition, the development also offers the enjoyment of a heated swimming pool and two tennis courts, for added options in outdoor recreation during your stay on Cape Cod.

Built up around the late 1970s to early 1980s, The Belmont presents upscale residences with all the comforts of a larger home. With 175 total residences, the more than 20-acre

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stage harbor yacht club chatham ma

If you’ve always wanted to learn to sail, you’ll find plenty of opportunity in Chatham. From sailing and rowing to organized racing, it’s all easily within reach within this Cape Cod community.

Chatham Yacht Club

The nonprofit Chatham Yacht Club has been the place to go for sailing lessons for nearly a century. The club offers instruction to kids and adults, plus organizes and promotes races in Pleasant Bay.

Sailing school is available to members, from beginners to those more advanced throughout the week. The club is run by volunteers and takes in donations to help maintain its affordable class and membership costs.

Stage Harbor Yacht Club

The Stage Harbor Yacht Club, in comparison, has been in operation for more than 70 years, teaching its…
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heritage sands dennis port

With generous views of Nantucket Sound and the luxury of more than 600-feet of private beach to enjoy, there’s plenty to discover within the new waterfront condo development of Heritage Sands. Located in the incredible Village of Dennis Port, the community offers around 60 new construction cottages, with everything from one-bedroom lofts to those with three-bedrooms and beach access just steps away.

Noted as the first such development in Cape Cod in more than a half-century, the cottages are designed to be energy-efficient, with classic architectural elements intact. A two-story cottage with vaulted ceilings and a large loft in Heritage Sands is priced starting around the mid $400,000s while a two-bedroom with a large front porch starts around $700,000.

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monomoy point light

With nearly two centuries of history attached to Cape Cod, improvements at Monomoy Point Light aim to make the lighthouse more accessible to the public for possible generations to come. Located at the tip of Chatham’s Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, the lighthouse dates back to the 1800s, but most recently had only been available for research by scientists and employees of the refuge.

That all changed when renovation crews began to install things like new drywall on the inside of the property and a wrap-around deck on the outside. In May of this year the Coast Guard airlifted the last of the supplies and materials necessary for a project focused on renovating the lighthouse and keeper’s cottage.

A joint venture of the wildlife refuge, town of Chatham,

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saquatucket harbor harwich port

Plans are in the works to make improvements in the area of Saquatucket Harbor.  This popular Harwich Port is one of three active harbors in the town, popular for both recreational purposes and commercial use.  Located on the southern shore, the harbor provides floating boat docks and slips, boat lunching, parking and access to Nantucket Sound.

Because there are only a few good harbors located on the southern side of Cape Cod, slip space is at a premium.  The waiting list for slips at Saquatucket Harbor is usually between 12 to 15 years.  The Saquatucket Marina can currently accommodate sailboats, motorboats, a passenger ferry, charter fishing boats and a small fleet of commercial fishing boats.  The marina is open recreationally from May 1-November 15,

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fingers of west dennis
Designed with a boating lifestyle in mind, the Fingers of West Dennis is one of the premiere neighborhoods of Cape Cod.  The homes are uniquely constructed around eight parallel and man-made canals in West Dennis.  Not far from the mouth of the Bass River, these Weir Creek homes are located just to the north of West Dennis Beach, bordered by Surfside Road and Merchant Avenue.

Because a majority of the properties include a deep-water dock in their private backyards, this is truly a boating community.  While many of the properties are priced around the one million dollar mark, this exclusive neighborhood is also a prime location for getting around the West Dennis area.  The homes are not far by boat to the open waters of Nantucket Sound or to the nearby West…
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Lounge right along the beach or enjoy a slice of a tasty treat when you set out to explore all that South Chatham has to offer.

The Chatham Tides

For sweeping oceanfront views from the privacy of your room along with a sandy beach right at your doorstep, you won’t want to miss The Chatham Tides.  This peaceful, beachfront hotel offers a fantastic weekend getaway, or an incredible extended vacation home.

With the warm waters of Nantucket Sound just steps away, plus a private sundeck for every room, suite or townhome, the location also includes easy access to the famed Cape Cod Rail Trail plus nearby whale watching, golf, fishing and more.

The Talkative Pig

For homemade pizza, sides and seasonal options made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients don’t miss

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Dennis Port beach

From community parks to upscale dining, the incredible community of Dennis Port comes alive with a variety of options to entertain residents and guests of all ages.  That’s why we set out to explore three of the most unique locations.

Sea View Park

Our first stop is Sea View Park, complete with walking paths, a playground, community gardens and more.  This fantastic location also offers benches and picnic tables, providing the ideal location to relax and enjoy magical views of Nantucket Sound.

The peaceful, natural surroundings are complete with mature trees and markers highlighting the rich history of the region.  The park also provides a great location to park and enjoy a short stroll over to nearby Sea View Beach.

The Oyster Company

Our next stop in

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