Headwaters is an established community of single-family homes located in Harwich. The neighborhood is the largest subdivision in Harwich and features a mix of Cape and ranch-style homes and mature landscaping throughout. Many of the homes in the community were built in the 1980s and 1990s.
Headwaters is located in Harwich off Pleasant Lake Avenue, directly north of exit 10 off MA Rt 6. Hinckley's Pond is located directly to the north of Headwaters, the 835-acre protected Punkhorn Parklands located directly to the west and the Cape Cod Rail Trail Bike Path passes just to the east of Headwaters.