Incorporated in 1639, Sandwich is the oldest town on Cape Cod. It is located on both sides of the Cape Cod Canal with the majority of its population and land mass on the southerly side of the canal. Sandwich is a mostly residential community with a winter population considerably smaller than the population during the warm summer.
Residents feel that its charm and uniqueness combined with its ideal location make Sandwich a very attractive place both to live and visit. Sandwich's beaches along Cape Cod Bay stretch for miles and provide a wonderful view on a clear day of the many vessels that pass through on their way to or from the Boston area. Commercial fishermen and lobstermen can be seen daily from the docks at the Sandwich Marina, the only harbor along the canal.
Not too far from the marina is historic Sandwich Village, which is a world renowned tourist destination providing a glimpse into New England's rich colonial history. Heritage Plantation,Sandwich Glass Museum, the Thornton Burgess Museum, Hoxie House (the oldest house on Cape Cod), Daniel Webster Inn, Dexter Grist Mill and various art galleries, rare book and antique stores are some examples of the attractions which bring visitors to Sandwich from all across New England and the world.
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Sandwich has saltwater access along the north shore of the town that borders Cape Cod Bay. A portion of this north shore lies on the other side of the Canal (the mainland side). Although deprived of the large harbors, coves, and bays present in many of the other Cape towns, Sandwich features a number of fine freshwater ponds in the southern portion of the town, including Peters Pond and Snake Pond. Sandwich also has frontage on a portion of Mashpee's Wakeby Pond, just enough to sneak in a beach.
You need a sticker to park at all beaches in Sandwich. The resident sticker costs $15. The nonresidents must pay $20 and the sticker will not get you to the resident-only Snake Pond area, but will get you everywhere else. All stickers are sold at theSandwich Town Hall, (508) 888-4910. One-day parking passes are also available at the beaches, except Snake Pond, for $4.
Town Neck Beach, at the end of Town Neck Road, offers the perfect place to watch boat traffic pass on the Cape Cod Canal. Though there are no lifeguards on duty, there are restrooms and a concession stand.
Town Beach rests at the entrance to Sandwich Harbor. This Sandwich beach can be reached by taking Town Neck Road to Freeman Avenue. Nearby is the famous Sandwich boardwalk crossing Mill Creek, which winds through the picturesque marshes along the north side of Sandwich. Town Beach offers concession stands and bathroom facilities but no lifeguards.
East Sandwich Beach, also known as Springhill Beach, is off Mass. Rt. 6A at the end of Ploughed Neck Road where it empties into North Shore Boulevard. Just to the east is Scorton Harbor and beautiful Scorton Creek. The parking area accepts permits only. The beach has no lifeguards, concession stands or toilet facilities.
Sandy Neck Beach is a beautiful beach with high sand dunes that stretches for miles along Cape Cod Bay off Mass. Rt. 6A at the extreme eastern boundaries of the town. This beach lies within both Sandwich and Barnstable and offers lifeguards, concession stands and bathroom facilities. Many people enjoy taking a four-wheel-drive vehicle onto Sandy Neck Beach for a day of fishing and swimming; this requires buying a permit through the Town of Barnstable. Your four-wheel-drive vehicle must undergo an inspection at the gatehouse for proper emergency equipment such as a tow rope, shovel, and spare tire. For weekly or monthly parking passes for the public beach, call the Recreation Department at (508) 790-6345. For four-wheel drive permits call Sandy Neck Administration at (508) 362-8300 or Sandy Neck Gatehouse (in season) at (508) 362-8306. The beach is open year-round.
Sandwich has a beach on the Wakeby portion of the beautiful Mashpee-Wakeby Pond. The beach, which can be found off Sandwich-Cotuit Road, has a large parking area, restrooms and a big gazebo for grilling and picnics. Lifeguards are on duty.
Waterfront custom built, 6 bedroom compound with spectacular panoramic views of Cape Cod Bay and half mile of private association beach. Meticulously maintained with 5, 800 square feet has separate two story guest wing. Entertain on the sprawling rear deck overlooking the dunes, beach and endless water. Dramatic two story great room welcomes guests and connects to large eat in kitchen and dining area with see through fireplace. Large and private first floor master suite has his and her walk in closets and marble bath. Included is heated 3 car garage and enormous basement. Located on a private cul-de-sac with show stopping views of the bay.
Spectacular setting, tucked away in the dunes on 1.7 acres. Your own boardwalk leads to a very private beach - a must see on your tour of ocean-front properties. Home is being sold fully furnished.Not in the new flood map zone.
Magnificent Oceanfront beach home on Cape Cod Bay. Walk down your boardwalk to your private 140 feet of private beach frontage. On 3/4 acre this 3200 sq. ft. beach home boasts a gathering room that is 32x25 feet, cathedral ceilings with wood beams, a wood burning fireplace that is 18 feet wide and soars up to the ceiling. A wall of glass on the beach side to capture those million dollar ocean views! Come see this beautiful home on the water. Rents for $6000/week. Buyer and/or their agent should verify any/all information.
Nearly 10-acres of ocean view privacy surround this impressive 5, 381 sq. ft. Cape Cod style home. Features such as a first floor master suite, gourmet kitchen, dramatic two-story family room with massive fieldstone fireplace and nicely appointed one-bedroom guest suite tucked over the three car garage only begin to tell the story. You may be inspired to become an equestrian with the separate, fully equipped barn with multiple stalls framed by gleaming white-fenced riding rings. Lush greensward, pristine meadow and a beautiful sandy association beach is just a short distance away. Property is presently bank-owned, and is a tremendous opportunity. This information is not warranted or guaranteed and should be independently verified if any person intends to engage in a transaction based upon it.
Extraordinary waterfront property that includes a free-standing art/jewelry gallery, residence, studio & all totalling over 3, 000sf plus acres & acres of gardens. Visit our award winning documentary video & virtual tour at www.giving-tree-gallery.com. The entire compound is set on almost 4 treasured acres overlooking the Great marsh and Scorton Creek. There are hidden walkways, poetic quotes and beautiful sculptures tucked all around the landscape - the perfect place for an intimate wedding. A two-level Gallery is both sophisticated & rustic showcasing famous jewelry artists. A separate Studio offers the perfect home office. The private residence with its open concept floor plan decorated white on white is very, very private with water views from every room. Buyer is encouraged to verify all information contained here. Zoned R-2 Mixed
The Giving Tree....Waterfront Mixed Use (R-2) property encompassing a two-level art gallery, private residence, studio (totally more than 3, 000sf) & set on almost 4 acres of incredible landmark gardens overlooking the Great marsh & Scorton Creek. A successful business for over 27 years, this free-standing gallery presently showcases over 135 famous jewelry artists along with a lower level art gallery. The residence has an open concept floor plan & is decorated with a white on white color scheme that will take your breath away with the extraordinary views from every window. A separate vaulted-ceiling studio with a private entrance through French doors is ideal as yoga studio, home office, etc. With only 1 hour to either Boston or Providence the proximity is perfect. Buyer is encouraged to verify all information contained her
Terrific opportunity to build your dream home with a well known Sandwich builder on this private estate setting. This is an amazing lot on Route 6A and is set well back from the road on over 2.5 acres on the north side of 6A, located on a hill overlooking the marsh with great views and privacy but very close to downtown Sandwich and all it has to offer. Builder has an option on another acre that would allow for even more privacy. This one of a kind plan offers over 5800 sq/ft with 6 bedrooms, plan offers separate living area, in-law set up, with over 1500 sq/ft, separate stairs, 3 car garage. Foundation is in but builder would customize another home, even a ranch on this foundation and price would negotiable for less sq/ft. A true one of a kind estate. Note: Asking price based on builders spec's and sq/ft to be finished.
A nicely appointed Beach House that offers sweeping views of Cape Cod Bay, from one point of the compass to the other, with glorious sunrises in the morning equaled only by magnificent sunsets at dusk. With approximately 100 ft. of shoreline frontage, the expansive private sandy beach is an unusual find. The upper level living space is oriented to take advantage of the views from the kitchen, dining area, living room with fireplace & master bedroom. A walk-out lower level features a family room with beamed ceiling, two bedrooms and baths. Sit back, relax and feel the ocean breeze from the expansive deck and experience the magic of Cape Cod.
Magnificent views from every room in this fabulous waterfront home. Relax and enjoy living bay-side with panoramic views and breathe in the salt air from the multiple ocean facing decks, screened-in porch, covered porch and private balconies. Watch the sun set from your private landing with only a few steps to the private beach. Fantastic open floor plan with fabulous detail throughout the home makes this home perfect for entertaining. This beachfront home is turn key ready for summer living! Buyer and/or Buyer's Agent should verify all information.
Located on 2 lots with 6400+ sq ft. Custom Cape featuring 4+ bedrooms, 6 baths, grand eat in Kitchen with breakfast nook, walk in pantry, double wall oven, 5 burner gas range, formal dining and living rooms, step down family room w.cathedral ceiling and gas fireplace, 2 master suites, finished lower level with bar and huge workshop area.. 7 bedroom septic..
Set on a generous .66 Acre lot this year round beach front house offers a buyer the rare opportunity to own a piece of Private Spring Hill Beach, one of Cape Cod's treasures. Newly rebuilt on piers in 2010 this sparkling contemporary offers 3 bedrooms, 2 tiled baths, plus home office/family room with French Doors and sparkling hardwood floors.A first floor bedroom with bath and laundry has spectacular views of the ever-changing marsh.Complete with Gas heat, Central A/C, On demand Water heater, no maintenance decks, out door shower and shed make for easy living at the beach! The decks surrounding the property are perfect for entertaining or sun bathing. This unique offering bordering marsh and ocean is the perfect place to own a beach home or as an investment property to generate income.($6, 000 per week in summer)
Owner/Builder. The work of Polhemus Savery DaSilva beautifully melds the traditions of New England with the way we live today. The true value of this home is not represented by the low assessment which was completely renovated in 2004 with top of the line finishes and was appraised for $2, 000, 000 in 2005. Granite Kitchen, beautiful wood floors, high tech HVAC, first floor Master with his and her walk in closets and sitting area/office, first floor laundry, swimming pool, circular driveway and a superbly landscaped yard all on 2.26 acres. Also, the Spring Hill area of Sandwich (which we are in the center of), has recently been named to the National Historic Register. Spring Hill Road (which Juniper Hill is off of), is one of the oldest streets in the country!
An absolute must see, extraordinary custom built home in The Ridge Club, with golf course frontage and amazing views! There are 5 Bedrooms (3 Master suites) and 5 bathrooms. You'll love the open floor plan and grand marble foyer with it's stunning spiral stairway and of course, the ultimate gourmet kitchen with 6-burner Viking Range, Sub Zero fridge, prep area, dramatic island and more. Maybe you will fall in love with the dozens and dozens of little touches like the copper-hammered sinks in the luxurious master bath with the Jacuzzi tub and separate, large tiled shower with four shower heads, or the second laundry set-up conveniently located in the master suite's dressing room/walk-in closet. First floor living space is open and inviting. 10 foot ceilings in the basement and a 3.5-car garage for the golf cart. Measurements approximate.
This 2 ACRE Year Round Quintessential Cape Ocean front 3 Bedroom, plus den for over flow guests, with 2 renovated baths is set on desirable Spring Hill Beach where you have Cape Cod Bay in front and extraordinary marsh behind. Ideally situated at the end of Salt Marsh for additional privacy where you view acres of unspoiled conservation land and kayak from your own property.Enjoy panorama ocean and marsh views from the wrap-around decks.Granite kitchen with vaulted ceilings open floor plan on the main level and an additional family room make entertaining at the beach easy. A utility room housing washer/dryer and new gas heating system plus storage. Presently generating $50, 000+ annually in rental income this offering is being sold furnished with active website.If you want to own a piece of pristine Cape Cod Oceanfront this is the house!
16 acres of residential developable land with access on scenic 6A between Green Briar Nature Center and Quaker Meeting House Rd. Lovely wooded property overlooks cranberry bog with easy access to conservation trails.
This rare offering of over 6 Acres located in one of the most desirable locations in Historic Sandwich! Build your own home in an estate-like setting on the North-side of the Cape, or as an investment you may sub divide. Views of Marsh and Cape Cod Bay Possible, Spring Hill Beach if you are able to achieve membership in Spring Hill Beach Association. Pristine Land Opportunity.
A MUST READ. Owning this exceptional unique property is just like owning your very own Mini Estate situated on the marsh with views of Cape Cod Bay in beautiful East Sandwich. How could you ask for more? This property is being sold as one parcel. This parcel has two single family homes situated on three indivisible lots (possible condominiumization). You can appreciate the absolute privacy made available to you by the attractive fencing surrounding the beautiful grounds. Each structure is free standing on its own, including its own septic system, heating system, electricity and plumbing. The pride of ownership plus the manicured grounds would make the future buyers Dream Come True. Please cross reference for other options. #21406790
Magnificiant home for entertaining, overlooking the 10th fairway, at the Ridge Club. The youngsters will love the play area in the yard, or a special play room with stage, toy storage & play house. Adults can have a seat at the bar & enjoy a cocktail while watching games on the TV's or just party. Everyone will enjoy the pool, patio area, inside the media room with 18' wall of built ins including a 50 TV & exercise room. Gated community with golf & more! So many custom features! Spectacular kitchen opens to informal dining & family room. Formal dining, living room & office. Master bedroom with luxurious bath including heated floors & exercise space. All guest bedrooms have attached baths. Dramatic high ceilings. Offers one floor living with finished LL & separate space for nanny or guests with bath over the garage. Luxury and Fun!
This property defines idyllic and glorious Cape Cod living. Privately situated on 2.71 acres, the home boasts approximately 160 feet of prime oceanfront land on Spring Hill Beach, perfect for swimming, boating, fishing, or quiet relaxation. Together with its private beach frontage, this property also includes ownership of beautiful marshland and the corresponding access to Old Harbor Creek, affording its owners the ability to moor your own boat, as well as to enjoy outdoor activities including clamming and kayaking. The home's expansive deck is perfect for entertaining and provides unparalleled ocean and marsh views. The charming, well-maintained, year round residence includes four bedrooms as well as generous living areas. This offering is ideal as a primary, second, or investment property. Buyers to verify all information herein.
Located in Desirable Norse Pines on the North side of Historic Route 6A, near beaches and conservation, this stunning Contemporary Colonial is architecturally sited on a .83 Acre lot. The large eat in chefs kitchen with all the bells and whistles will delight any cook, and opens to a large family room that overlooks the mahogany deck and in ground heated pool. The second floor features a large master suite and three additional bedrooms with 2 additional baths, and the third floor has two guest bedrooms sharing a bath. The media room in the lower level will impress any sports fan! Perfect for entertaining and celebrating busy daily life this charming 6 Bedroom, 5 Bath home with 3 Bay Garage (and Generator) set in an estate like setting is a unique offering in one of Cape Cods most charming Villages only an hour from Boston or Providence.
This stunning waterview home at The Ridge Club on a lushly landscaped parcel overlooks the signature island 17th and 16th greens. Custom designed by Peter Polmetti, the home has an open floor plan with over 4400 square feet, 4 bedrooms and 5 baths. Entertainers especially delight in the gourmet kitchen with 6 burner stove, wall ovens, double dishwashers and grand center island, dining room, two story great room, custom glassed in, climate controlled 1100 bottle wine room, spacious home theater room with surround sound and game room. Elegant appointments throughout include cathedral ceilings, built-ins, library, home office, 2 waterview master bedrooms with ensuite baths, one with private deck and luxurious baths. An exercise room, 3 exterior decks, 2 car garage with golf garage complete the picture. Water views are enjoyed from many rooms
Waterviews of Cape Cod Bay, Quintessential Cape Cod. Surrounded by Aprox. 40 acres of conservation lands. Abbuting Sandy neck Beach. A pathway right in front of this lot, will take you over two sandunes, 800 feet to the beach. All approved and permitted plans to build an aprox. 4000sq, ft. home and 2car garage. Build your dream home NOW.
Life on a saltwater marsh in Sandwich a waits. It is just steps to the famed Boardwalk with access to a Cape Cod Bay town beach. Enjoy year round the spectacular beauty, birding, walking; in the summer: kayak, swim, fish, catch crabs or just savor the surroundings from your private deck. It is an easy walk to the historic village center. Sited on 2.95 acres accenting the marsh, this Colonial was custom built in 2001. It features a fabulous open floor plan showcasing the great room with stone fireplace, access to the large deck and inviting kitchen with fabulous island and special pantry. Amenities include wood floors throughout, views from most rooms, walk out basement, large second floor laundry and even an elevator. Enjoy the one of a kind view.
Great investment, 1031 Exchange or use it as your own. Lots of options. Oceanfront duplex with great rental history. Expected to gross $80, 000+ in 2014. $5900/week and is booked for the season. Sit back and let the money roll in. Shoulder weeks also booked. First beach house built on the Blvd. Charming antique with original hardwood floors, doors and stairway leading up to the sleeping loft. Don't like antiques. No problem. This beach house has been permitted to be re built if you so choose. Building plans and diagrams in hand. Comes completely furnished with a back up generator. Buyer and or their agent should verify all information stated here in.
Live your dream! Wake up every morning to the ocean filling the marsh outside the master bedroom windows. Enjoy the view of Cape Cod Bay beyond the dunes & the great blue heron in flight. Take your coffee out onto the deck & wander among the mature perennial gardens featuring Echinacea, lavender & roses. At high tide, take your canoe or kayak from the backyard out to the boardwalk. With recent renovations you can enjoy the historic charm while luxuriating in all the updates. With only 3 previous owners, be the next to own this piece of heaven. 1st fl offers a large gourmet kitchen w/fireplace leading to the deck beyond. Formal dining rm, front to back fireplaced living room, 2nd fl master suite w/soaking tub & balcony w/views. 3 additional bedrooms & bath complete the upstairs. A 24x18 family room over attached barn offers views & balcony.
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