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 May 27, 2024
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Listed
54
Avg. DOM
N/A
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,299,000
Med. List Price
39 Properties
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5
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
1.32
Acres
1963
Year Built
6
Days on Site
22402360
MLS
2
Beds
2
Baths
1.83
Acres
1963
Year Built
298
Days on Site
22303217
MLS
$5,995,000
Neighborhood: Indian Lakes
7
Beds
6F11/2
Baths
6.82
Acres
1916
Year Built
266
Days on Site
22303755
MLS
8
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
1.75
Acres
1910
Year Built
235
Days on Site
22304409
MLS
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
0.57
Acres
1930
Year Built
6
Days on Site
22305010
MLS
5
Beds
4F21/2
Baths
0.31
Acres
2006
Year Built
39
Days on Site
22401623
MLS
7
Beds
6F11/2
Baths
1.13
Acres
2024
Year Built
108
Days on Site
22400418
MLS
8
Beds
4
Baths
8.13
Acres
1955
Year Built
231
Days on Site
22304413
MLS
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
2.05
Acres
1980
Year Built
134
Days on Site
22400153
MLS
5
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
3.9
Acres
2004
Year Built
14
Days on Site
22402147
MLS
4
Beds
2F21/2
Baths
0.74
Acres
1958
Year Built
41
Days on Site
22401539
MLS
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
0.41
Acres
1994
Year Built
34
Days on Site
22401674
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.