Scituate Real Estate

Nestled on the South Shore 25 miles south of Boston, Scituate is a seacoast community which has evolved from a summer colony to a family-friendly suburb. With 17 square miles and almost 30 miles of ocean and river coastline it’s easy to find properties that are close to the ocean. Scituate is known for its beaches, ocean views and historic lighthouses. In 2012 Boston Magazine ranked Scituate as one of its “Best Places to Live” based on the town’s investment in new housing as well as the energizing of its waterfront area.The town’s 18,000 residents pride themselves on their top-ranked school system as well as a lifestyle that combines appreciation for its historic past with a small-town sensibility.  Read more about Scituate real estate.

Scituate Homes & Condos For Sale

1-r Baileys Island Road, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,826 SqFt

1-r Baileys Island Road, Scituate

$3,995,000 ↓ $955,000
340 Gannett Road, Scituate
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

340 Gannett Road, Scituate

$1,400,000
Hatherly Road (rear), Scituate
  • Lots and Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

Hatherly Road (rear), Scituate

$500,000
36 Sandy Hill Circle #36, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,095 SqFt

36 Sandy Hill Circle #36, Scituate

$749,000 ↑ $80,000
83 Thelma Way #53, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,474 SqFt

83 Thelma Way #53, Scituate

$940,995 ↓ $17,000
17 Benjamin Lane #76, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,294 SqFt

17 Benjamin Lane #76, Scituate

$1,116,995 ↑ $20,000
14-16 Old Country Way #00, Scituate
  • Lots and Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 1,500 SqFt

14-16 Old Country Way #00, Scituate

$949,900 ↓ $47,600
14-16 Old Country Way, Scituate
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

14-16 Old Country Way, Scituate

$949,900 ↓ $47,600
Lot58 Gilson Road, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,500 SqFt

Lot58 Gilson Road, Scituate

$1,299,000 ↓ $100,000
40 Sandy Hill Circle #40, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,135 SqFt

40 Sandy Hill Circle #40, Scituate

$749,000
24 Pleasant, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 860 SqFt

24 Pleasant, Scituate

$360,000
24 Pleasant Street, Scituate
  • Lots and Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

24 Pleasant Street, Scituate

$360,000
2 Atlantic Way #2, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,135 SqFt

2 Atlantic Way #2, Scituate

$729,000
2-4 Booth Hill Road, Scituate
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

2-4 Booth Hill Road, Scituate

$1,200,000
1520 Chopmist Hill Road #-, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,450 SqFt

1520 Chopmist Hill Road #-, Scituate

$366,900
160 Turner Road, Scituate
  • Income/Multi Family
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

160 Turner Road, Scituate

$1,700,000
9 Atlantic Way #9, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,095 SqFt

9 Atlantic Way #9, Scituate

$749,000
11 Atlantic Way #11, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,135 SqFt

11 Atlantic Way #11, Scituate

$749,000
2 Lighthouse Road, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 5.5 Baths
  • 5,680 SqFt

2 Lighthouse Road, Scituate

$3,799,000
64 Edward Foster Road, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,286 SqFt

64 Edward Foster Road, Scituate

$2,375,000
526 Country Way, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,205 SqFt

526 Country Way, Scituate

$659,900
5 Wampatuck Way, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,834 SqFt

5 Wampatuck Way, Scituate

$649,000
426 Carpenter Road, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 4,068 SqFt

426 Carpenter Road, Scituate

$442,000
77 Lighthouse Road, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 3,624 SqFt

77 Lighthouse Road, Scituate

$1,300,000
42 Sandy Hill Circle #40, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,135 SqFt

42 Sandy Hill Circle #40, Scituate

$749,000
13 Atlantic Way #13, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,083 SqFt

13 Atlantic Way #13, Scituate

$499,000
15 Atlantic Way #15, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,135 SqFt

15 Atlantic Way #15, Scituate

$749,000
15 Lighthouse Road, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,464 SqFt

15 Lighthouse Road, Scituate

$1,199,900
New
85 Thelma Way #52, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,555 SqFt

85 Thelma Way #52, Scituate

$944,995
New
25 Garden Road, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 720 SqFt

25 Garden Road, Scituate

$479,999
New
18 Norwell Avenue #18, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
  • 1,300 SqFt

18 Norwell Avenue #18, Scituate

$459,900
New
352 Clapp Road, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,782 SqFt

352 Clapp Road, Scituate

$1,629,000
New
1 Diane Terrace #28, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,441 SqFt

1 Diane Terrace #28, Scituate

$1,021,995
New
18 Tanglewood Drive, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,364 SqFt

18 Tanglewood Drive, Scituate

$799,000
New
229 Beaver Dam Road, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,379 SqFt

229 Beaver Dam Road, Scituate

$749,000
New
39 Arrowwood Drive, Scituate
  • Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 4,600 SqFt

39 Arrowwood Drive, Scituate

$1,199,000

More About Scituate Real Estate

Scituate Location

Scituate borders Cohasset to the northwest; Marshfield to the south; the Massachusetts Bay to the east and Norwell and Hingham to the west. Scituate’s shoreline is diverse, winding through salt marshes along the mouth of the North River to the sandy coast around Scituate Harbor to the exposed granite of Minot’s Ledge. Scituate Neck is home to one of Norwell’s most famous landmarks, Minot’s Ledge Light.

Route 3A is the major road running through the town which connects to Route 123. There are two MBTA commuter rail stations in North Scituate and in the Greenbush neighborhood which connects to an existing line in Braintree providing service to South Station in Boston.

Scituate Recreation

Scituate’s water resources offer a wealth of recreational activities for families from swimming, kayaking, and fishing to scenic boat tours. With five public beaches — Minot, Sand Hills, Egypt, Peggotty, and Humarock — residents can take advantage of a number of designated swimming and sunning areas. The Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary is ideal for fishing or whale watching.

For golfing enthusiasts, the Widow’s Walk Golf Course, ranked one of the best new golf courses in the U.S. by Golf Digest when it opened in 1998, is a rare treat. The 18-hole golf course is next to the North River, close to the ocean and was built with input from conservationists and known as “America’s first environment demonstration course."

Scituate History

Scituate was settled by Plymouth residents in 1627. The town draws its name from “Satuit” or the Wampanoag term for cold brook which references the brook that runs to the inner harbor of the town. Fishing made up a significant part of the Scituate economy in the 1700s and 1800s. Today the town still maintains a small working fishing fleet from its Town Pier to supply many of the commercial restaurants in town and along the South Shore. Lighthouses also play an important role in Scituate’s history.

One of the town’s most colorful stories surrounds a lighthouse on the northern edge of Scituate Harbor now known as Old Scituate Light. During the War of 1812, two daughters of the lighthouse keeper were able to successfully fend off a British naval raiding party by playing a fife and drum loudly. The British apparently had no idea the loud music came from just two young women and the incident became known as the “American Army of of Two” or “Lighthouse Army of Two.”

Two early ancestors of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln hailed from Scituate as did the first president of Harvard University, Henry Dunster.

Blog Posts About Scituate

Luxury and Vibrant Lifestyle at Seaside at Scituate

Enjoy luxury townhomes and a vibrant lifestyle at Seaside at Scituate. The development’s Carriage Collection from Toll Brothers consists of carriage-style townhomes, priced starting from the high $800,000s. This active-adult, 55+ community near Boston comes with the enjoyment of ocean views and plenty of resort-style amenities. The property offers its residents access to a clubhouse overlooking the ocean and it has its own lifestyle coordinator. Residents have their choice of activi... Read More

Five Things to Know About Humarock

Photo: Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism Located on the south end of Scituate, Humarock is known for its sand beaches, its restaurants, its shops and its marina facilities. This seaside village sits on a peninsula, but there’s plenty more to know and understand about Humarock. Origins of its name To begin with, there are all kinds of theories and ideas about how Humarock got its name. One version suggests a group of Tories slept on the beach one night and were kept awake ... Read More

Seaside at Scituate New Construction

For the enjoyment of new construction with ocean views, consider making your next home within Seaside at Scituate. Located conveniently about 30 miles from Downtown Boston, Seaside at Scituate is a luxury community that’s close to the beach and just a couple of miles from Downtown Scituate. Options within this new community include carriage-style townhomes in an active-adult setting. The townhome floor plans range from around 2,100 square feet to 3,000 square feet of living space, com... Read More

 

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