Marshfield Real Estate

Marshfield is a town located where Cape Cod Bay meets Massachusetts Bay 29 miles southeast of Boston. While the coastal community is known for its beaches and the population nearly doubles in the summer, the town’s 25,000 residents view the quiet community as a respite from the hustle and bustle of big city life. Many residents own single-family homes on generous lots close to water and near cranberry bogs and unspoiled wildlife. Named for its many salt marshes, Marshfield is also the site of several small forests and conservation areas, including the Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary along the Green Harbor River. The South Shore town spans 31.74 square miles with six separate zip codes and is home to eight different villages: Marshfield Center, Fieldston, Ocean Bluff, Rexhame, Brant Rock, Green Harbor, Marshfield Hills, and North Marshfield. The town recently built a new high tech high school in 2014 that boasts a marine fabrication laboratory, fitness center, robotics room, and TV studio.  Read more about Marshfield real estate.

Marshfield Homes & Condos For Sale

3 Proprietors Drive, Marshfield
  • Lots and Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

3 Proprietors Drive, Marshfield

$575,000 ↓ $24,000
11 Trouants Island, Marshfield
  • Lots and Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

11 Trouants Island, Marshfield

$925,000 ↓ $70,000
392 Summer Street, Marshfield
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,656 SqFt

392 Summer Street, Marshfield

$799,000 ↓ $50,900
24 Adelaide Way #lot 14, Marshfield
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,958 SqFt

24 Adelaide Way #lot 14, Marshfield

$979,900
22 Adelaide Way #lot 13, Marshfield
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,200 SqFt

22 Adelaide Way #lot 13, Marshfield

$759,900 ↑ $10,000
86 Macombers Way, Marshfield
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,700 SqFt

86 Macombers Way, Marshfield

$699,000
85 Island Street #a/b, Marshfield
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,900 SqFt

85 Island Street #a/b, Marshfield

$519,000 ↓ $10,000
201 Moraine Street, Marshfield
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 5,250 SqFt

201 Moraine Street, Marshfield

$1,495,000 ↓ $80,000
6 Trouants Island #6, Marshfield
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 4,700 SqFt

6 Trouants Island #6, Marshfield

$3,950,000
59 Brewster Road, Marshfield
  • Lots and Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

59 Brewster Road, Marshfield

$379,000
85 Island Street, Marshfield
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,900 SqFt

85 Island Street, Marshfield

$519,000 ↓ $10,000
1024 Forest Street, Marshfield
  • Lots and Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

1024 Forest Street, Marshfield

$395,000
151 Ocean Street, Marshfield
  • Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 6,383 SqFt

151 Ocean Street, Marshfield

$1,499,000
435 Furnace Street, Marshfield
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 14,902 SqFt

435 Furnace Street, Marshfield

$1,800,000
11 Canoe Tree Street, Marshfield
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,730 SqFt

11 Canoe Tree Street, Marshfield

$2,790,000
12 Craddock Circle, Marshfield
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,655 SqFt

12 Craddock Circle, Marshfield

$774,900 ↓ $25,000
335 Ocean Street, Marshfield
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 3,000 SqFt

335 Ocean Street, Marshfield

$899,900
807 Union Street, Marshfield
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5.5 Baths
  • 5,645 SqFt

807 Union Street, Marshfield

$1,850,000
23 Schooner Way #23, Marshfield
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,084 SqFt

23 Schooner Way #23, Marshfield

$574,900
New
224 School Street, Marshfield
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,008 SqFt

224 School Street, Marshfield

$579,000
New
83 Mayflower Lane, Marshfield
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 720 SqFt

83 Mayflower Lane, Marshfield

$389,900

More About Marshfield Real Estate

Marshfield Location

Marshfield borders Massachusetts Bay to the east; Duxbury to the south and southeast; Pembroke to the west; Norwell to the northwest; and Scituate to the north and northeast. During rush hour traffic, Marshfield is an approximate 40 minute drive to Boston but maintains its own thriving city center with shopping and numerous restaurants. Route 3, also known as the Pilgrims Highway, skirts the town along the Pembroke town line, accessed via the Route 139 exit. Commuters can catch the commuter ferry in Hingham or use the daily bus service connecting with the MBTA station in Braintree. The nearest train station is the Greenbush station in Scituate.

Marshfield Recreation

Marshfield’s acclaimed 5-mile-long public seashore comprises eight beaches including: Rexhame, Fieldston, Sunrise, Ocean Bluff, Brant Rock, Blackman’s Point, Blue Fish Cove, and Green Harbor or Burke’s Beach as locals have dubbed it. All are big tourist draws in the summer but offer resident parking stickers and waters suitable for swimming and sunbathing. Blackman’s Point is a beachfront property that for more than 50 years has been an RV resort and campground. A wide selection of dining and other water-related activities have grown up around this park.

Outdoor enthusiasts can also enjoy fishing, boating and hiking and biking around the wetlands that dot parks such as the McMillan Marsh Wildlife Area or the Hamus Nature Preserve.

The last two weeks of August are reserved for the Marshfield Fair, a traditional American country fair that has taken place the end of August every year since 1867. The fair boasts concerts, carnival rides and a vast array of exhibits and crafts. The fairgrounds host additional holiday-themed festivals throughout the year.

Marshfield History

As an early Pilgrim town, Marshfield still retains some of its historic character in several of its villages and was established as a separate settlement in 1632. One of the town’s best known settlers was Peregrine White, the first English child born in New England on the Mayflower while the ship was anchored near Provincetown on Cape Cod. Peregrine grew up in Marshfield, holding a number of offices there as well as serving in the Colony’s militia. He became well known for planting European fruit trees in Marshfield as well as in other parts of the Colony that endure to this day. His baby cradle, the first of New England births, has been preserved since 1620 and is on display at Pilgrim Hall in nearby Plymouth.

More recently Marshfield notable residents include Aerosmith rock band members Steven Tyler, Joey Kramer, and Brad Whitford, and the actor, Steve Carell and his wife Nancy. Carell bought the Marshfield Hills General Store where residents can still buy penny candy, muffins, coffee and small gifts. His sister-in-law runs this quintessential New England institution.

Blog Posts About Marshfield

How Marshfield Streets Were Named

Photo: Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism While some of the names are more obvious in origin like Mayflower Lane, there are also some street names that were inspired by tribes, famous citizens, landmarks and monuments. It’s said Black Mount Drive was named after a hill where American Statesman Daniel Webster once made an important speech. There’s also a Webster Street, plus there are several streets named in tribute to his family members, including an Appleton Way, named for ... Read More

Rexhame Beach: Ideal for Four-legged Friends and Their Humans

Photo: Kate Hannon If you’re looking for a great beach to take the entire family, consider a trip to Rexhame Beach in Marshfield. The beach is an ideal spot for four-legged friends and their human family members. While many public beaches on the south shore don’t allow dogs to come out on the beach during the summer season, that’s not the case at Rexhame Beach. Located at the far end of the parking lot is one of the main entrances to the beach, and it even provides a stand with dog bag... Read More

 

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