- MLS® #: 21716945
- 40 Skaket Way
- Brewster, MA 02631
- 5 Bed, 7 Bath, 5796 SqFt, 11.06 Acres
- Single Family
Brewster is a picturesque town located at the inside bend of the Cape Cod elbow. Its history dates back to seafaring times in the early 1800s when many of its inhabitants were mariners.
Today, the town spans 325 acres of beach and marshlands as well as assorted ponds. Properties range from Cape Cod homes in close proximity to historic Route 6A as well as waterfront estates with spectacular pond and water views.
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At low tide, beaches are walkable for miles, one of the unique attractions of the area. Approximately one-third of Brewster’s land has been preserved for conservation purposes, contributing to its scenic views, open spaces and wealth of recreational activities.
Nickerson State Park offers camping sites as well as 400 acres of trails for biking and hiking. Freshwater ponds are also popular destinations for swimming, boating, and fishing. Brewster also boasts two nationally acclaimed 18-hole golf courses for the golf enthusiast as well as many diverse shopping and dining options. With its charming bed and breakfast inns, art galleries and one-of-kind shops, Brewster attracts vacationers and residents across multiple seasons.
Brewster is bordered by Cape Cod Bay on the north, Orleans on the east, Harwich on the south and Dennis on the west. Located approximately 27 miles east of the Sagamore Bridge, Brewster is 83 miles southeast of Boston.
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Several Cape Cod communities are banding together to help protect Pleasant Bay now, and for years to come. The towns of Chatham, Brewster, Orleans and Harwich all share its watershed. Just recently they joined together, gaining issuance of the first Watershed Permit ever in the state. While it may seem that everything came together in recent weeks, it’s actually been a work in progress for a couple of decades.That’s when the four towns first adopted a Pleasant Bay Resource Management Plan... Read More
With a picturesque setting and well more than a century of history to its name, the Stony Brook Grist Mill is perhaps one of the most recognizable sites in Brewster. First constructed in the late 1800s, the mill and accompanying museum are the only remaining structures left from the old Factory Village, a once prominent industrial section of Brewster.Generations ago, the grist mill was extremely important to Cape Cod, grinding up barley, rye and corn for the area with its water-powered wh... Read More
Designed to help tell the story of the natural history of the region, the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History opens its doors for nearly year-round opportunities to explore area wildlife and ecosystems. Through education and conservation, Cape Cod’s Nature Place gives visitors the opportunity to learn more about the region.Although small in size, the museum hosts a number of collections and exhibits, as well as some traveling exhibits for visitors to enjoy. In addition, the location common... Read More
From its campgrounds to its trails, its beaches to its freshwater ponds, Nickerson State Park is a true family favorite on the Cape. A destination for locals and for visitors, the state-owned park and recreation area sits in Brewster, named for a family that donated the land where the park now resides.With more than 1,900 acres to explore, Nickerson State Park provides hundreds of campsites and cabins, plus miles of trails for mountain biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing and hi... Read More
The Cape is full of history, and that history is on full display at the Elijah Cobb House. First constructed in 1799, the former sea captain’s home now serves as the very first permanent museum for the Brewster Historical Society. The space is a half-century in the making, as the society has been around for 50-years, yet never had its own permanent museum space until now.When first built the location was part of Harwich, a home for the seaman who spent his days traveling the globe. Family... Read More
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