Cape Cod Real Estate

From large waterfront estates, to seasonal beach cottages, Cape Cod has an amazing array of homes to choose from. This site features all the active homes on Cape Cod, from the Canal in Bourne to the dunes in Provincetown.  Our site pulls listing data directly from the MLS every 15 minutes and only displays active listings available for sale.  No more wasting your time looking at expired or sold homes that commonly populate the search results on Zillow, Trulia and similar advertising portals. 

Our firm has offices across the Cape and experienced advisors knowledgeable about all the nuances of searching for a Cape Cod home.  Read more about Cape Cod real estate. 

Cape Cod Real Estate For Sale

251 Green Dunes Drive, Hyannis Port
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 9,678 SqFt

251 Green Dunes Drive, Hyannis Port

$22,500,000 ↑ $5,000,000
227 Bridge Street, Barnstable
  • Single Family
  • 9 Beds
  • 6.5 Baths
  • 3,315 SqFt

227 Bridge Street, Barnstable

$19,500,000 ↓ $2,500,000
198 & 227 Bridge Street, Osterville
  • Single Family
  • 9 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 5,516 SqFt

198 & 227 Bridge Street, Osterville

$19,500,000 ↓ $2,500,000
359 Seapuit Road, Osterville
  • Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,076 SqFt

359 Seapuit Road, Osterville

$14,995,000
835 & 821 Old Post Road, Cotuit
  • Single Family
  • 7 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 5,331 SqFt

835 & 821 Old Post Road, Cotuit

$13,995,000
169-181 Road, Pocasset
  • Single Family
  • 15 Beds
  • 13 Baths
  • 12,567 SqFt

169-181 Road, Pocasset

$12,495,000
255 Eel River Road, Osterville
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 7,499 SqFt

255 Eel River Road, Osterville

$11,900,000
230 Cedar Street, Chatham
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5,299 SqFt

230 Cedar Street, Chatham

$10,500,000
558 Fox Hill Road, Chatham
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 10 Baths
  • 10,058 SqFt

558 Fox Hill Road, Chatham

$9,995,000
96 Tilipi Run, Chatham
  • Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 9,700 SqFt

96 Tilipi Run, Chatham

$9,995,000
60 Harbor Road, Harwich Port
  • Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 9,476 SqFt

60 Harbor Road, Harwich Port

$9,500,000
134 Shore Drive, New Seabury
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 4,569 SqFt

134 Shore Drive, New Seabury

$8,950,000 ↓ $300,000
51 Nauset Road, Orleans
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 5,242 SqFt

51 Nauset Road, Orleans

$8,000,000
2 & 7 Skunks Bluff, Orleans
  • Single Family
  • 7 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 4,400 SqFt

2 & 7 Skunks Bluff, Orleans

$7,950,000
360 Bay Road, Osterville
  • Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 3,719 SqFt

360 Bay Road, Osterville

$7,250,000
75 Grist Mill Lane, Chatham
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,157 SqFt

75 Grist Mill Lane, Chatham

$6,995,000 ↓ $255,000
120 Vineyard Road, Cotuit
  • Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 5,891 SqFt

120 Vineyard Road, Cotuit

$6,900,000 ↓ $1,000,000
108 Gansett Road, Falmouth
  • Single Family
  • 9 Beds
  • 4.5 Baths
  • 6,266 SqFt

108 Gansett Road, Falmouth

$6,895,000 ↓ $855,000
108 Gansett Road, Woods Hole
  • Single Family
  • 9 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 6,366 SqFt

108 Gansett Road, Woods Hole

$6,895,000 ↓ $855,000
81 & 73 Oyster Way, Osterville
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 7,205 SqFt

81 & 73 Oyster Way, Osterville

$6,750,000 ↑ $500,000
26 Associates Road, Falmouth
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,489 SqFt

26 Associates Road, Falmouth

$6,675,000
150 Carriage Road, Barnstable
  • Single Family
  • 8 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5,134 SqFt

150 Carriage Road, Barnstable

$6,195,000
98,100,100 A Oyster Pond Furlong, Chatham
  • Single Family
  • 9 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 4,774 SqFt

98,100,100 A Oyster Pond Furlong, Chatham

$5,999,000
338-352 Monomoscoy Road, Mashpee
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5,687 SqFt

338-352 Monomoscoy Road, Mashpee

$5,995,000
373 Bridge Street, Chatham
  • Single Family
  • 7 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 10,000 SqFt

373 Bridge Street, Chatham

$5,990,000 ↓ $1,005,000
25 Pasture Road, Bourne
  • Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 5.5 Baths
  • 5,800 SqFt

25 Pasture Road, Bourne

$5,989,000
25 Pasture Road, Cataumet
  • Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5,800 SqFt

25 Pasture Road, Cataumet

$5,989,000
191 Sea View Avenue, Osterville
  • Single Family
  • 9 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5,091 SqFt

191 Sea View Avenue, Osterville

$5,600,000
92 Bay Road, Osterville
  • Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 6,482 SqFt

92 Bay Road, Osterville

$5,500,000
11 Marchant Avenue, Hyannis Port
  • Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 4,265 SqFt

11 Marchant Avenue, Hyannis Port

$5,500,000
821 Old Post Road, Cotuit
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 3,955 SqFt

821 Old Post Road, Cotuit

$5,500,000
150 Hummock Lane, Cotuit
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,065 SqFt

150 Hummock Lane, Cotuit

$5,500,000 ↑ $505,000
23 Ocean Bluff Drive, New Seabury
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 2,930 SqFt

23 Ocean Bluff Drive, New Seabury

$5,495,000
285 Baxters Neck Road, Marstons Mills
  • Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 10,998 SqFt

285 Baxters Neck Road, Marstons Mills

$5,495,000 ↓ $500,000
150 Carriage Road, Osterville
  • Single Family
  • 8 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 5,134 SqFt

150 Carriage Road, Osterville

$5,295,000 ↓ $505,000
408 Wianno Avenue, Osterville
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 5,915 SqFt

408 Wianno Avenue, Osterville

$5,100,000
63 Smiths Point Road, Yarmouth
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 7,897 SqFt

63 Smiths Point Road, Yarmouth

$4,999,000 ↓ $276,000
250 Baxters Neck Road, Marstons Mills
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 8,926 SqFt

250 Baxters Neck Road, Marstons Mills

$4,998,000
46 Little Island Drive, Osterville
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5,680 SqFt

46 Little Island Drive, Osterville

$4,995,000
72 Bay Road, Osterville
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,082 SqFt

72 Bay Road, Osterville

$4,900,000
10 Bay View Avenue, East Dennis
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5,500 SqFt

10 Bay View Avenue, East Dennis

$4,850,000
48 Oyster Way, Osterville
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 9,859 SqFt

48 Oyster Way, Osterville

$4,600,000
103 Racing Beach Avenue, Falmouth
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,275 SqFt

103 Racing Beach Avenue, Falmouth

$4,595,000
103 Racing Beach Avenue, Falmouth
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,851 SqFt

103 Racing Beach Avenue, Falmouth

$4,595,000
108 Little River Road, Cotuit
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,752 SqFt

108 Little River Road, Cotuit

$4,500,000 ↓ $300,000
315 Baxters Neck Road, Marstons Mills
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5,046 SqFt

315 Baxters Neck Road, Marstons Mills

$4,500,000 ↓ $495,000
125 Greensward Road, New Seabury
  • Single Family
  • 8 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 8,500 SqFt

125 Greensward Road, New Seabury

$4,499,999 ↓ $499,501
1075 Old Post Road, Cotuit
  • Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,671 SqFt

1075 Old Post Road, Cotuit

$4,495,000

More About Cape Cod Real Estate

Five Cape Cod Home Buying Considerations

1. Where to buy on Cape Cod

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The 65-mile Cape Cod peninsula is divided into four sections: The Upper Cape, Mid Cape, Lower Cape and Outer Cape.  Each of these ares has unique features that appeal to some and are less alluring to others. The Cape is further segmented into 15 towns, each of which has a number of villages. While it can be daunting to try and learn the nuances of each Cape town and village, one of our real estate advisors can assist in narrowing your search.

2. Distance to the beach

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With 559 miles of shoreline, most Cape Cod homes have reasonably convenient access to a beach. One of the key considerations for many home buyers is whether the location is within walking distance to the beach. This can be a critically important factor in the busy summer months when beach parking lots reach full capacity early in the day. One thing for certain-home prices increase as you get closer to the beach. While prices for homes near or on the beach vary widely by town, our website provides detailed town-by-town information about Cape Cod beach homes.

3. Access to amenities

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The Cape is a place where people come to unwind and get away from the stresses of modern-day life. Having convenient access to amenities that are important to your lifestyle drives many home purchase decisions on Cape Cod.

Popular amenities include access to golf and the Cape is home to a handful of exclusive country clubs like New Seabury, Ridge Club and Willowbend where residents can live on a course. There are many other private and public courses on the Cape that are open and accessible to both beginners and experts.

The Cape's boaters and yachtsmen are a passionate bunch and homes with private boat docks are another key home buying driver. It is important to fully understand all tidal, depth and height restrictions associated with a given location.

Other key home buying drivers include access to the Cape's bike paths, proximity to the National Seashore and/or a freshwater kettle pond or a geographically desirable location near necessities such as shopping, dining and entertainment.

4. Waterfront vs. waterview

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Waterfront and waterview homes in the same neighborhood can often have price points in different stratospheres. So many clients we work with have their heart set on a waterfront home until they start touring available inventory. Although this subtlety is not easy to fully understand while looking at homes on the Internet, our website provides a detailed inventory of available waterfront and waterview homes in every Cape Cod town.

5. New Construction vs resale

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Cape Cod is unlike so much of the country where national builders like Pulte and Toll Brothers have new communities underway throughout the region. Most of the new construction on the Cape is single lot development and in many cases the previous home on the parcel was torn down. This limited supply of land and single home construction drives up the cost of Cape Cod new construction. Our client tours often include both new construction and resale homes to provide a well-rounded view of the market.

Where Should I Live on Cape Cod?

OK, you want a home on the Cape.......but exactly where is certainly not an easy question to pinpoint at the outset.  Getting to know the four sections of Cape Cod is most helpful before you zero in on a location. 

Want to learn more?  The following summaries offer a quick peek at the four regions of Cape Cod. In addition to wonderful beaches, each section of the Cape has its own character and uniqueness that might make it stand out as the place for you.

Upper Cape

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The Upper Cape is comprised of the four towns: Bourne; Sandwich; Falmouth and Mashpee. This is the area of the Cape where many residents commute off Cape to Boston and surrounding centers of employment. The Upper Cape also has the most year-round residents and convenient access to a wide-range of services like medical, restaurants and retail.  The Cape's largest outdoor shopping center, Mashpee Commons, is found in the Upper Cape as is one of our larger employers, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Upper Cape Beaches

The Upper Cape is bounded by water on three sides and residents enjoy Bay Beaches such as Sandy Neck. Buzzards Bay beaches include Old Silver Beach and Wood Neck Beach. The calm waters of Nantucket Sound are a draw and popular beaches include Falmouth Heights, Menauhant and South Cape Beach.

Upper Cape Boating

Boating is a popular activity on the Upper Cape with harbors and marinas found along the entire coastline including Sandwich Harbor on the Bay, Red Brook, Megansett, West Falmouth and Woods Hole Harbors on Buzzards Bay and Falmouth Harbor on Nantucket Sound.

Upper Cape Golf

Golfing is a cherished Upper Cape activity and upscale country clubs like New Seabury, the Ridge Club and Willowbend are located here. A number of outstanding public and semi-private courses are also located in the four Upper Cape towns. 

Mid Cape

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The Mid Cape includes the three towns of Barnstable, Dennis and Yarmouth. The village of Barnstable serves as the county seat of Barnstable County which includes all 15 towns on Cape Cod. Barnstable acts as the commercial and medical hub of Cod Cod and is home to the Cape Cod Mall and Cape Cod Hospital. It also serves as a transportation hub with a regional airport, Amtrak Station and two ferry lines providing service to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket.

Mid Cape Beaches

All three Mid Cape towns have shoreline on both Cape Cod Bay to the north and Nantucket Sound to the south. Residents enjoy popular Bay Beaches including Chapin, Corporation, Gray's and Sandy Neck, and Covell, Craigville, Seagull, Smugglers and West Dennis Beaches on Nantucket Sound.

Mid Cape Boating

The Mid Cape features harbors on its north and south shoreline including Barnstable and Sesuit Harbors on Cape Cod Bay and Osterville and Hyannis Harbors on Nantucket Sound.

Mid Cape Golf

Golf courses are located throughout the Mid Cape with both private and public options. Cummaquid, The Club at Yarmouthport, Oyster Harbors and Wianno Golf are private Mid Cape courses.  Public courses include Bass River, Bayberry Hills, Blue Rock and Dennis Highlands.

Lower Cape

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The Lower Cape includes the towns of Harwich, Brewster, Chatham and Orleans and these towns have a decidedly upscale vibe and aura. The Lower Cape towns have a significant population of second home owners and are noticeably quieter in the off-season.

Lower Cape Beaches

The Lower Cape has shoreline along Cape Cod Bay, Nantucket Sound and the Atlantic Ocean and there is truly a beach in this area for everyone. The tranquil waters of Cape Cod Bay are family favorites and feature significant tidal changes throughout the day and spectacular sunsets in the evening. Popular Bay beaches include Breakwater, Crosby and Skaket. There are many Lower Cape Nantucket Sound Beaches in Harwich and Chatham including Bank Street, Forest, Hardings, Ridgevale and Red River. Nauset Beach is the gold-standard Lower Cape Atlantic Ocean Beach. The Lower Cape is also home to many sparkling freshwater kettle ponds including Long Pond, the largest on the Cape.

Lower Cape Boating

Boating is extremely popular on the Lower Cape as evidenced by the incredible number of moorings found throughout this area. Harwich is known for its three harbors-Allen Harbor, Wychmere Harbor and Saquatucket Harbor offering deepwater access to Nantucket Sound. Not to be outdone, Chatham features three harbors located at the elbow of Cape Cod: the iconic Chatham Harbor, Outermost Harbor and Stage Harbor. Rock Harbor is the lone Lower Cape Bay Harbor located on the Orleans-Eastham line.

Lower Cape Golf

The Lower Cape offers numerous public and private venues to play a round of golf. Exclusive clubs on the Lower Cape include Cape Cod National, Eastward Ho, Ocean Edge and Wequassett.

Outer Cape

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The Outer Cape is made up of the four eastern-most towns-Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro and Provincetown. This area has a casual, beachy vibe and is the most seasonal section of the Cape. Much of the shoreline is part of the Cape Cod National Seashore and forever protected from future development. With the least amount of commercial development on the Cape, there is more travel involved with accessing everyday necessities on the Outer Cape.

Outer Cape Beaches

The Atlantic Ocean beaches on the Outer Cape are often ranked as top beaches in the country and include-Ballston, Cahoon Hollow, Coast Guard, Head of the Meadow, Marconi and Race Point. Popular Outer Cape Bay beaches include-Corn Hill, First Encounter, Herring Cove and Mayo Beaches.

Outer Cape Boating

The Outer Cape is home to three harbors all of which are located on the Bay-Wellfleet Harbor, Pamet Harbor and Provincetown Harbor. Cape Cod Bay has significant tidal changes during the day, so boaters on the Outer Cape keep a close eye on their tide charts.

Outer Cape Golf

The Outer Cape has two public golf courses, Highland Links in Truro and Chequesset Neck in Wellfleet.

10 Tips To Look Like a Cape Cod Local

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1. Never utter the expression "in Cape Cod," It's "on Cape Cod!"

2. When spelling the name of one of our "Port" villages, always use use a space between village name and port. It's Harwich Port not Harwichport.

3. When approaching one of our beloved rotaries, always yield to cars already in the rotary.

4. This is Red Sox Country, leave the Yankees gear at home. Expect to get heckled if you wear a Yankees hat to a Cape watering hole like the Beachcomber or DJ's.

5. Pop is the sound our fireworks make on the Fourth of July. It's not something you order with your lunch. We call it soda.

6. Don't ever under any circumstances ask for directions to the Cape Cod Tunnel.

7. Be in the know that the blue boxes in the marshes trap green heads.

8. The town between Orleans and Wellfleet has nothing to do with sliced deli meat. It's pronounced "East-um"

9. Just accept the fact that South Dennis is located to the north of Dennis Port

10. Fried clams are meant to be eaten whole including the bellies. Ordering clam strips is a sure sign that you are a tourist.

10 Tips For Authentic Cape Cod Curb Appeal

Cape Cod Curb Appeal

1. Blue Hydrangeas - The gold standard of Cape Cod landscaping looks great against weathered shingles

2. Crushed Clam Shell Drive - A driveway staple on the Cape and great for the environment

3. Onion Lanterns - Originated in Sandwich and provides warm welcoming evening illumination

4. Weathered Cedar Shingles - Nothing says Cape Cod like a weathered shingle sided house

5. Quarterboard Sign - Every Cape home deserves a sign over the garage or front door with a clever home name

6. Rosa Rugosa - Hardy enough for even beachfront settings with beautiful pink, white or purple flowers

7. Outdoor Shower - Is there anything better than showering outside after a day at the beach

8. Lobster Trap Buoys - Often found on the beach after a storm

9. Trellis With Roses - New Dawn Roses are the perfect climber for your Cape House trellis

10. White Trim - The perfect architectural partner for cedar shingles, new homes using maintenance-free PVC

Cape Cod Real Estate Statistics
Property Types (active listings)
Average Price: $1,084,425
Total Listings: 9,272
Avg. Price/SQFT: $457
Highest Price: $45,000,000
Lowest Price: $301,000
Avg. Property Age: 50 YEARS
Basic Statistics (active listings)

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