Why own real estate in Yarmouth
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As a Yarmouth real estate owner, you will enjoy some of the most beautiful beaches on Cape Cod, both on the bay side and on Nantucket Sound. Sit back, enjoy the sun and miles of beautiful sandy beaches. Yarmouth also has a variety of ponds for those who enjoy freshwater swimming, boating and fishing.
The Town of Yarmouth is comprised of different villages (South Yarmouth, West Yarmouth & Yarmouth Port) and a year-round population of almost 24,000. It is a favorite destination for many as it is home to ten beautiful beaches located on the North and South sides of the town.
Yarmouth has many great alternatives to the beach. There are a number of golf as well as mini golf courses to check out. When on the Yarmouth Port side of town, do not miss the spectacular sunsets from the boardwalk off Gray’s beach. Drive down Old Kings’s Highway (Route 6A) through the center of Yarmouth Port to take in the view of historic and antique homes and visit the many antique shops and restaurants.
At the end of June, the Yarmouth Summer Celebration Kick-Off will help you start the summer season off right. There is a full week of events including synchronized kite flying, professional sand sculptures, salsa dancing by the sea, a beach run, an Ice Cream “Chill Off”, beach BBQ, fireworks, nature walks and much more.
In the middle of June, check out the annual Taylor Bray Farm Sheep Festival and watch the sheep herding, shearing, wool carding, spinning, rug hooking and felting demonstrations. In the fall, visit the Taylor Bray Farm Fall Festival, featuring hayrides, pumpkin patches, and more. Go to Taylor-Bray Farm Yarmouth Port for more information about these events and their historic farmhouse tours.
Every year on Columbus Day weekend, there is the Yarmouth Seaside Festival – an entire weekend celebrating Yarmouth through entertainment, a huge craft fairs, children’s events, canoe, kayak and road races, a beach bonfire, a parade, fireworks, lots of music and more. This is a free event for all to enjoy
Things to do in Yarmouth
There are a variety of water sports to be enjoyed in Yarmouth. Take a canoe, kayak or a motor boat out for a ride along the scenic Bass River. There are also daily 90 minute narrated cruises where you can learn about saltmills, shipwrecks, pirates of the past, and vikings and indians that called the river ‘home’. If you prefer more active sports, you can go kite boarding, parasailing, or jet skiing out on Nantucket Sound.
In Yarmouth you can choose between beaches along Nantucket Sound, Cape Cod Bay or Lewis Bay. Gray’s beach on Cape Cod Bay has a long boardwalk over marshland and a large picnic area with a pavilion – it is great for taking a stroll over the mud flats at low tide. Seagull beach on Nantucket Sound is one of the more popular beaches with full amenities, plenty of parking, clean sand and calm water – great for swimming and sunbathing.
Practice your swing at one of Yarmouth’s Golf Courses, or go for a bike ride along the Cape Cod Rail Trail which is now being extended to Station Avenue. Hike the 2.4 mile Grand Traverse Trail in the Callery-Darling Conservation area or a go for a nature stroll at the Audubon Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary.
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