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Blog posts about Osterville real estate, neighborhoods and more.  Learn about about the history, lifestyle options and charm of this Mid Cape village.   Detailed information provided about popular Osterville neighborhoods including Little Island, Oyster Harbors and Wianno Head.

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boating - osterville maPhoto: Peter Roome

From boating and beaches to biking and more, there’s plenty to enjoy when it comes to exploring Osterville. The seaside village is a great place to go, whether you stay on land or head out on the water.

A great way to see some of Osterville’s natural beauty is at Skunknett River Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary is a good spot for birding, plus you have about 100 acres to explore by bike and foot.

For swimming, beachcombing and fishing, locals know to visit Dowses Beach. The peninsula beach offers a large viewing dock, plenty of parking and some great water views.

You’ll also find lots of seashells in the sand. Some say you’ll find the nicest sand, though, on a small beach close to the intersection of Wianno Avenue and Sea

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osterville - cape cod ma

Described by some as an upscale Mid Cape village, Osterville is a fantastic place to live and visit. Ocean views, waterfront homes and a quaint downtown all come together to make this such a desirable location.

Whether you spend your afternoons out on the water, out on the beach or strolling through one of Osterville’s galleries and boutiques, the village has plenty to offer. From upscale shopping on Main Street to its sand and water, the location proves a great place for everything from paddle boarding and kayaking to relaxing.

While community events are often planned throughout the year, summer is an especially fun time to visit Osterville Village. Some of its waterfront estates date back to the 19th century and serve as second homes to

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armstrong kelley park - osterville maPhoto: Elizabeth McClay

From its tranquil ponds and beaches to its small lake and local businesses, Osterville is a favorite of Cape Cod visitors and locals alike. Especially popular during the summer months, Osterville is known for its beautiful homes and its equally beautiful natural scenery.

As one of Barnstable’s seven villages, Osterville sits on Nantucket Sound. The residential area offers access to a small business district, plus beaches, ponds and some true delights. If you’re looking for a hidden gem on the Cape, you may just find it in one of Osterville’s local parks.

Although tiny is size, Cotacheset Park offers some benches for sitting and a limited amount of green space for relaxing. You’ll find this peaceful spot beneath the shade

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osterville village

Blending the natural beauty of Cape Cod with the appeal of a small town setting, Osterville Village presents the enjoyment of seaside elegance. Right on Nantucket Sound, the village is a prime location for fun on the beach or on the water.

Popular during the summer months, it’s common to find out-of-towners with second homes in Osterville. There are also two private country clubs in the village, each with its own golf course, tennis courts and private beach. In addition, you’ll find several oceanfront estates and historic homes dotting the landscape.

If boating or sailing is more your speed, you have options in area marinas, too. The village also offers up places to kayak and paddle board. Walking paths, hiking trails and sidewalks make it easy

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wianno club - osterville ma

With a rich history dating back to the late 1800s, the Wianno Club is a true Osterville historic landmark. Now the site of frequent gatherings, celebrations and even weddings, the club celebrates more than a century overlooking Nantucket Sound and even has a spot on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Cotocheset House, now the main clubhouse of the Wianno Club, sits on land once purchased by Plymouth settlers from the Native Americans, later used as the site of a grand summer hotel for wealthy vacationers. While modernized over the years, the charm of yesteryear is still evident at the Wianno Club. After all, the private and seasonal member-owned club has served its guests for a period that now spans four generations.

Members of the Wianno

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oyster harbors club - osterville ma
 Home to some of the most expensive properties on Cape Cod, Oyster Harbors offers pure luxury for those searching for an estate on Nantucket Sound. The home of billionaires and philanthropists, the gated, waterfront community features its own golf course and extreme privacy.

Formerly known as Grand Island, the location became the setting for the summer homes of prominent Boston families around the turn-of-the-century. The 1920s ushered in a new offering, with construction of the stylish Oyster Harbors Club and golf course. It wasn’t long before the summer resort turned into an exclusive country club, with a coveted Donald Ross-designed golf course and neighborhood.

Along with views of the golf course, many of the sprawling estates of Oyster Harbors

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Planning a wedding takes a lot of work, but perhaps one of the most difficult decisions you’ll make is deciding on a location.  If you have your heart set on Cape Cod, you’ll find there’s just no competition.  There are several beautiful locations to choose from, all with their own unique attributes.  

Truro Vineyards

While many people may envision a beach or water setting on Cape Cod, imagine walking down an aisle surrounded by a picture-perfect vineyard.  That’s the setting for fall, spring or summer weddings at Truro Vineyards.  While the venue doesn’t offer food, you can bring in a caterer, and of course pair your cuisine with wine from the vineyard.

This unique location is perfect for weddings of 85 people, or less.  You can choose either the

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