Wychmere Harbor Harwich

Wychmere Harbor Harwich

As one of the most photographed sites in Harwich, picturesque Wychmere Harbor in Harwich Port, is home to a small number of commercial fishing vessels as well as the elegant Wychmere Beach Club.  The Harbor takes its name from a group of business tycoons in the 1920s -- the "Wychmere Syndicate" --  who purchased most of the surrounding shore land on South Harwich and were looking for a more upscale name to use in their real estate advertising.   They renamed the body of  water known to locals as "Salt Pond" to "Wychmere Harbor" which takes its name from the British "wich" given to places where salt can be found and "mere" from the Scottish name for lake.  A prominent local family who lived next to what was then the Town Dock off Snow Inn Road, donated much of the land at Harbor Road on Wychmere Harbor as a permanent landing for commercial fishermen.
 
Today, Wychmere Harbor is a long jetty flowing smoothly into the sea and the Wychmere Beach club spans 20 pristine acres along the Wychmere Harbor Channel and Nantucket Sound.  A popular destination for weddings, luxury vacations, and waterfront dining, Wychmere Beach Club is known well beyond the Cape.  Sound View, an exclusive oceanfront community, offers 13 private condominium residences that give owners access to all of the Wychmere Beach Club amenities as well as their own coastal retreat overlooking the Nantucket Sound.  Other single-family properties in the area range from contemporaries, colonials and sprawling waterfront estates, featuring stunning views and convenient beach access.
 
Wychmere Harbor is located between Snow Inn Road and Harbor Road in Harwich Port, overlooking the Nantucket Sound and west of neighboring Saquatucket Harbor.

Wychmere Harbor Homes For Sale

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4 Properties Found.
Photo of Listing #21805605
  • MLS® #: 21805605
  • 60 Harbor Road
  • Harwich Port, MA 02646
  • $9,750,000
  • 6 Bed, 7 Bath, 9478 SqFt, 3.58 Acres
  • Single Family
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Photo of Listing #21715121
  • MLS® #: 21715121
  • 17 Bayview Road
  • Harwich, MA 02645
  • $4,600,000
  • 3 Bed, 3 Bath, 2003 SqFt, 1.57 Acres
  • Single Family
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Photo of Listing #21900940
  • MLS® #: 21900940
  • 18 Davis Lane
  • Harwich Port, MA 02646
  • $2,650,000
  • 6 Bed, 6 Bath, 3807 SqFt, 0.53 Acres
  • Single Family
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Photo of Listing #21808960
  • MLS® #: 21808960
  • 64 Snow Inn Road
  • Harwich Port, MA 02646
  • $2,500,000
  • 5 Bed, 4 Bath, 2564 SqFt, 0.28 Acres
  • Single Family
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Harwich Port: Three Harbors of Fun

Sometimes referred to simply as “The Port” by locals, Harwich Port is actually three harbors worth of fun. Home to the Saquatucket, Allen and Wychmere harbors, it’s easy to get out on the water here, with various boating tours available for those of all ages.A popular spot for vacationers, Harwichport is home to both the private Allen Harbor Yacht Club and home to the Wychmere Beach Club. You’ll find tennis, docks and moorings at Allen Harbor, although the harbor’s primarily reserved for ... Read More

Exploring Harwich Port’s Three Harbors

To really experience a taste of life in New England, there is nothing like exploring the harbors of Harwich Port.  Located on the lower Cape, or rather the elbow of Cape Cod, this quaint Massachusetts community is one of seven villages in the town of Harwich. Harwich Port offers some of the best opportunities for outdoor recreation in the area.  Lounge along some of the warmest beaches of Cape Cod, cast a line or take to the water from one of the area’s three harbors.  All three offer the... Read More

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