Cape Cod Pond Homes

cape cod pond homes

Cape Cod’s ponds vary in size and development — from Wellfleet’s Duck Pond with its single house — to Long Pond in Harwich which features hundreds of homes along its 6.4 mile shoreline.  Ponds, both freshwater and saltwater, offer varied ecosystems and recreational opportunities for buyers and visitors alike. The following is a quick overview of the types of ponds:

Kettle Ponds — an iconic feature of the Cape, these ponds formed by retreating glaciers during the last Ice Age, leaving depressions that filled with water over time. Kettle ponds are clear, clean, and perfect for swimming, fishing, and boating. Well-known kettle ponds include Great Pond in Eastham, Long Pond in Wellfleet, and Cliff Pond in Brewster.

Saltwater Ponds — these ponds connect to the ocean through natural inlets or tidal creeks.They create unique habitats for various marine species and birdlife and are popular for shell fishing and kayaking. Herring Pond in Eastham and Stage Harbor in Chatham are examples of saltwater ponds.

Cape Cod Pond Homes For Sale

Cape Cod Pond Homes For Sale February 26, 2024
18
Listed
66
Avg. DOM
N/A
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,147,500
Med. List Price
18 Properties
Page 1 of 2
$5,995,000
Neighborhood: Indian Lakes
7
Beds
6F11/2
Baths
6.82
Acres
1916
Year Built
175
Days on Site
22303755
MLS
8
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
1.75
Acres
1910
Year Built
144
Days on Site
22304409
MLS
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
2.05
Acres
1980
Year Built
43
Days on Site
22400153
MLS
7
Beds
6F11/2
Baths
1.13
Acres
2024
Year Built
17
Days on Site
22400418
MLS
8
Beds
4
Baths
8.13
Acres
1955
Year Built
140
Days on Site
22304413
MLS
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
1.67
Acres
1980
Year Built
57
Days on Site
22305313
MLS
5
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
2.33
Acres
1996
Year Built
84
Days on Site
22305181
MLS
$1,375,000
Neighborhood: Highwood
3
Beds
3
Baths
0.76
Acres
2000
Year Built
70
Days on Site
22305296
MLS
3
Beds
2
Baths
0.79
Acres
1963
Year Built
11
Days on Site
22400569
MLS
6
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2.4
Acres
1975
Year Built
215
Days on Site
22302909
MLS
2
Beds
2
Baths
1.35
Acres
1982
Year Built
13
Days on Site
22400484
MLS
3
Beds
3
Baths
1.77
Acres
1981
Year Built
12
Days on Site
22400556
MLS

More About Cape Cod Pond Homes

Cape Cod ponds offer a number of waterfront recreational activities throughout the year. In warmer months, residents can enjoy fishing, kayaking, swimming, paddle boarding, and sailing. Ponds are also a favored destination for anglers looking for bass and pickerel, among other types of fish. Several local towns regularly stock their ponds to enhance fishing experiences.

Similar to the beaches, many of the ponds are protected as part of conservation areas or state parks. These initiatives are designed to preserve their natural beauty as well as the biodiversity of the region.

Our website offers you the opportunity to drill down and look at homes for sale by both town and individual pond across Cape Cod. Our team members are available to help you evaluate the various Cape ponds and help narrow your search for a home to one of these gems.