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What $500,000 Can Buy You Around Cape Cod

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It's time once again for Curbed Comparisons, where we break down what you can get at the same price point, style or size in five different Cape and Islands neighborhoods. This week, listings for $500,000.

Here now, eight Cape Cod properties asking $500,000 - year round, condos, rather artsy, Victorian, renovated, new construction, pond front, walkability, waterfront, and ready to rent - with a little something for everyone.

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1. Cataumet

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41 Depot Road
East Falmouth, MA 02536

Kicking off in Cataumet with a shingle-style Victorian on 1.37 level acres. The renovated 4BR, 1.5BA was built in 1900 and is "Steps to Cataumet Greenway trails-adjacent and across street to Ferne's beach and more in walking and biking distance." Asking price is $499,900.

2. East Falmouth

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16 Robert Road
East Falmouth, MA 02536

Is that a kiva fireplace? The brokerbabble doesn't explain, but regardless, this 2BD, 2BA ranch is "a very short walk to Menauhant beach" and is asking $500K.

3. Cotuit

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165 Lewis Pond Road
Cotuit, MA 02635

"Sited in the heart of Cotuit Village on Lewis Pond this renovated home offers privacy & serenity." The waterfront 3BR, 3BA also comes with a dock, fire pit and seashell paths. After hitting the market a year ago for $619K, the .7 acre spread took six meetings with the pricechopper and is now yours for $500K.

4. Hyannis

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89 Lewis Bay Road
Hyannis, MA 02601

"4 years young!" Unit 311 is a 1,619-square-foot 3BD, 2BA condo with walkability, a balcony with views of Lewis Bay and access to an ocean view 8,000-sq.-ft. common roof deck. The spread last sold in 2011 for $499K and returned to market in October 2013 looking for $549K. Four pricechops have brought the ask down to $499,900.

5. Dennis Port

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61 Old Wharf Road
Dennis Port, MA 02639

Located in Phase Two of Heritage Sands, Cape Cod's first new oceanfront cottage community in over 50 years, is this 2BD, 1.5BA featuring a covered porch and an open floor plan. There's also access to a private Nantucket Sound beach, community center and pool. Asking price for the 1,348-square-feet unit 63 is $499K.

6. Harwich

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23 Rainbow Way
Harwich, MA 02645

This 3BR, 2BA ranch on Great Sand Lakes was built in 1962 and sits on .58 waterfront acres. The 2,296-square-footer last sold in 2005 for $695K and returned to the market in 2012 hoping for just $625K. Two years have meant 13 pricechops and three priceuppers, leaving the current ask at $499K and making this an official member of the PriceChopper Hall of Fame.

7. Eastham

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1580 Nauset Road
Eastham, MA 02642

This artsy abode located within the National Seashore was built in 1928 and was "Once the home of The Nauset School of Sculpture as well as home and studio to Joyce Johnson, founder of Castle Hill for the Arts..." The 3BD, 2BA sits on 2.55 acres and offers expansion possibilities, or as the brokerbabble puts it, "would make a perfect secluded artist's retreat, family compound, horse stable and much more." Yours for $499,900.

8. Provincetown

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8 Meadow Road
Provincetown, MA 02657

Finally, to PTown. "Located in the West End, a short bike ride or walk to Herring Cove beach, this sunny and immaculate townhome offers spacious living on three levels." Unit 2 has 2BR, 2BA in 954-square-feet and is asking $499K.

1. Cataumet

41 Depot Road, East Falmouth, MA 02536

Kicking off in Cataumet with a shingle-style Victorian on 1.37 level acres. The renovated 4BR, 1.5BA was built in 1900 and is "Steps to Cataumet Greenway trails-adjacent and across street to Ferne's beach and more in walking and biking distance." Asking price is $499,900.

41 Depot Road
East Falmouth, MA 02536

2. East Falmouth

16 Robert Road, East Falmouth, MA 02536

Is that a kiva fireplace? The brokerbabble doesn't explain, but regardless, this 2BD, 2BA ranch is "a very short walk to Menauhant beach" and is asking $500K.

16 Robert Road
East Falmouth, MA 02536

3. Cotuit

165 Lewis Pond Road, Cotuit, MA 02635

"Sited in the heart of Cotuit Village on Lewis Pond this renovated home offers privacy & serenity." The waterfront 3BR, 3BA also comes with a dock, fire pit and seashell paths. After hitting the market a year ago for $619K, the .7 acre spread took six meetings with the pricechopper and is now yours for $500K.

165 Lewis Pond Road
Cotuit, MA 02635

4. Hyannis

89 Lewis Bay Road, Hyannis, MA 02601

"4 years young!" Unit 311 is a 1,619-square-foot 3BD, 2BA condo with walkability, a balcony with views of Lewis Bay and access to an ocean view 8,000-sq.-ft. common roof deck. The spread last sold in 2011 for $499K and returned to market in October 2013 looking for $549K. Four pricechops have brought the ask down to $499,900.

89 Lewis Bay Road
Hyannis, MA 02601

5. Dennis Port

61 Old Wharf Road, Dennis Port, MA 02639

Located in Phase Two of Heritage Sands, Cape Cod's first new oceanfront cottage community in over 50 years, is this 2BD, 1.5BA featuring a covered porch and an open floor plan. There's also access to a private Nantucket Sound beach, community center and pool. Asking price for the 1,348-square-feet unit 63 is $499K.

61 Old Wharf Road
Dennis Port, MA 02639

6. Harwich

23 Rainbow Way, Harwich, MA 02645

This 3BR, 2BA ranch on Great Sand Lakes was built in 1962 and sits on .58 waterfront acres. The 2,296-square-footer last sold in 2005 for $695K and returned to the market in 2012 hoping for just $625K. Two years have meant 13 pricechops and three priceuppers, leaving the current ask at $499K and making this an official member of the PriceChopper Hall of Fame.

23 Rainbow Way
Harwich, MA 02645

7. Eastham

1580 Nauset Road, Eastham, MA 02642

This artsy abode located within the National Seashore was built in 1928 and was "Once the home of The Nauset School of Sculpture as well as home and studio to Joyce Johnson, founder of Castle Hill for the Arts..." The 3BD, 2BA sits on 2.55 acres and offers expansion possibilities, or as the brokerbabble puts it, "would make a perfect secluded artist's retreat, family compound, horse stable and much more." Yours for $499,900.

1580 Nauset Road
Eastham, MA 02642

8. Provincetown

8 Meadow Road, Provincetown, MA 02657

Finally, to PTown. "Located in the West End, a short bike ride or walk to Herring Cove beach, this sunny and immaculate townhome offers spacious living on three levels." Unit 2 has 2BR, 2BA in 954-square-feet and is asking $499K.

8 Meadow Road
Provincetown, MA 02657