It's opening day for the Cape Cod Baseball League and as the Cape Cod Times put it, that means "eight intense weeks of diamond madness unfolds at 10 parks from Orleans to Wareham." In celebration, we've mapped ten listings for Cape League fans, asking $265,900 to $2,795,000. All of the homes are within strolling distance to the games, but not close enough to worry about broken windows - especially now that last season's "super balls" have been retired.Read More
For Cape League Fans, Listings With Home Field Advantage
Wareham, MA 02571
Built in 1880, this 2,623 sq. ft. Wareham Village property is currently a doctor's office. The listing is all about potential uses - single, commercial or multi-family - and neglects to mention that it's just .3 miles to home field for the Wareham Gatemen. Asking price is $265,900 and the seller "is motivated."
Bourne, MA 02532
Although this custom Contemporary comes with views of the Cape Cod Canal, it hit a foul with its original July 2011 $499,900 asking price. Post-pricechop, the 3BD, 3BA is now listed for $469,000. Just half a mile from the Braves' home field, the property also includes a handy in-law in the lower level, perfect for hosting a player or two.
Falmouth, MA 02540
This completely renovated 3BD, 3BA has been up to bat on the market since March 2009. It struck out with a $760,000 asking price, so it's now down to $695,000. As for the location, it's "within walking distance to Main Street,the harbor & Surf Drive beach." It's also about half a mile from where the Falmouth Commodores play.
Cotuit, MA 02635
"This is the perfect beach house, within walking distance of all of Cotuit's pleasures -CMYC sailing, beaches and Kettleers baseball." That is, perfect for Cotuit Kettleer's fans with $2,795,000.
Hyannis, MA 02601
Here's a 3BD, 2BA for the dedicated Hyannis Harbor Hawks fan. The price tag is $427,500 for a location that's "Minutes to restaurants, Main St shopping, walk to Cape Baseball league games."
6. South Yarmouth
South Yarmouth, MA 02664
According to the brokerbabble, this 4BD, 2BA is "close to high school, Flax Pond Recreation, churches, and shopping." It just so happens that the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox play at the high school field and this 1,426 sq. ft. Cape is on Fenway Street! Yours for $269,900.
Brewster, MA 02631
Here's a 3BD, 2BA asking $765,000. According to the brokerbabble, "From the Brewster General Store, to the Whitecaps Summer League Baseball, and the excellent schools, there is something for everyone to enjoy."
Harwich, MA 02645
This Harwich Center 4BD, 2.5BA was built in 1973. The property, asking $649,000, was renovated and expanded in 2005 and 2010. As for baseball fans, "The location is just two miles from Nantucket Sound and a short walk to Mariners baseball games."
Chatham, MA 02633
This rather lovely property was built in 2011. Per the listing: "Custom built 4 BDRM 3 1/2 BTH Farmhouse within walking distance to town, Chatham baseball, beaches & the Fish Pier." There's over an acre of land so Anglers fans with $1,795,000 have room to add a pool &/or a pitch back.
Orleans, MA 02653
Priced at $485,000, this 4BD, 2BA Cape was built in 1967 and updated in 2005. The property includes a two-car garage and Firebirds fans can "Walk to schools, town or a baseball game!"