Just above the “elbow” of Cape Cod, Orleans is a small town on the Cape. Like most towns on the Cape, Orleans has a rich history that is still reflected in its culture today. With classic architecture, it comes as no surprise that this town has been populated for hundreds of years.
The beaches in Orleans really allow residents to stop and smell the roses. Smooth sand, lovely water, and a smaller population make for the perfect beach going experience. Not one for the beach? Orleans has a few beautiful parks, and loads of historical sites to visit on a summer vacation, or a weekend in town. Typical of most shoreline towns, Orleans runs on an industry of fishing and agriculture.
True to its roots, Orleans has a ripe entertainment culture as well. The famous Orleans Arena Theatre is in downtown Orleans. Founded in the mid 1900’s, this theatre has hosted a slew of plays that entertain and delight residents.
Join the community of Orleans and bask in its rich history and flavorful culture. Search our property listings here. For more information about Orleans, contact us!
HISTORIC offering! Sipson Island--a ~25-acre landmark on the eastern coast of Cape Cod--is presented for sale in its entirety for the 1st time in generations. Located on Pleasant Bay, one of Cape Cod's most beautiful embayments & an international boating & sport fishing destination, the island includes several year-round, seasonal dwellings & outbuildings; 2 boathouses; 2 docks, rolling, lightly vegetated upland; coastal bluff; & extensive private sandy beach. Peerless privacy, acreage, water views, development potential & deep water boating access to the Atlantic. Less than 90 miles & under 2-hour drive from Boston, the property is short drive to municipal airports in Hyannis, Chatham, & Provincetown on Cape Cod. A 3-minute's calm boat ride from a private dockage on the South Orleans mainland across a channel known as The Narrows, the property includes 9 island parcels & private mainland dock & parking. The ultimate in coastal cache, privacy & lifestyle opportunity.
Listed by Paul E. Grover and Frances Schofield of Robert Paul Properties, Inc
Cape Cod Cosmopolitan! With 4 acres of rolling woodland, boathouse/cabana and 170'-long private sandy beach frontage on Cape Cod's largest estuary, the property combines urban sophistication with Cape Cod character. A 2-story foyer announces the cathedraled great room beyond whose vivid views and chic surroundings form the home's centerpiece. Flanking the great room is a sleek, state-of-the art kitchen accented with natural brass hardware, custom cabinetry, and quartz countertops. A private first floor master suite occupies the opposite wing, with generous bedroom, sharp bath, private deck and beautiful views. The second level hosts three ensuite bedrooms, a loft for reading or media, and private deck with excellent bay views. The finished walkout lower level provides extensive bonus space. A three-car garage, angled off the main house, is the understory for a private guest suite hosting 2 bedrooms, full bath, kitchenette, dining area, living area, and spacious deck overlooking the bay
Listed by Frances Schofield and Paul E. Grover of Robert Paul Properties, Inc
At the end of a private lane in East Orleans discover this spacious, gracious salt-water-front home, on 1.11 acres, with panoramic views of The River and 240 feet of beachfront. Walls of glass and skylights bring the outside in to the massive living area, measuring over 50 feet from dining area to the screened porch doors. Stunning views are enjoyed from the loft over the well-appointed kitchen/dining area. The 1st-floor master suite, also with water views, features a spectacular, recently-renovated bath with steam/shower, and an adjacent sitting room with direct porch access and water views. The 2nd-floor 2-bedroom, 1-full bath guest suite offers privacy for visitors and even has its own access. The finished basement is not to be believed! This fabulous overflow space offers a multitude of use options and includes 1 full bath and 1 half-bath - great for visiting kids... There's a whole-house generator, a water filtration system, solar-powered skylights and so much more. Special!
Listed by Sara Tucker of Kinlin Grover Real Estate
You can change a house but you can't change a location, and with this spectacular waterfront location, you won't want to! Situated in Orlean's desirable Pochet Neck neighborhood, this home enjoys private beach access to a remote section of Nauset Beach across a fabled boardwalk over National Seashore land. Striking water views from nearly every room and plenty of land for outdoor fun and relaxation. Property includes an adjacent lot offering privacy and unobstructed views of Pochet Inlet and Little Pleasant Bay. The home has been lovingly maintained and improved, so you can keep it, update it, or bring your architect to discuss a complete remodel. But don't miss out on this rare opportunity to own this exclusive Pochet property and the treasured memories it will surely help build.
Listed by James Collins of Cape Cod Oceanview Realty, Inc.
Completion date of Spring 2019 for this brand new 3,000 sf. home in the heart of Orleans. Situated in a private setting on a large lot just minutes from Nauset Beach, lower Cape golf courses, and the area's fine dining and shopping establishments. Being built by Eastward Companies, this spacious 4 bedroom 2.5 bath home will feature an open concept floor plan, great room with vaulted ceiling and gas fireplace, gourmet kitchen, first floor master suite, and large family room. Detailed finishing touches throughout including hardwood floors, high-end cabinetry, and built-in cabinetry. This home will have a 2 car garage, first floor laundry room, study, dining area with expansive windows, irrigation system, and central air conditioning.
Listed by Doug Grattan of Chatham Properties Group
Enchanting waterfront home with frontage on tranquil Rachel's Cove. Direct saltwater access from your own backyard for kayaking, paddleboarding, shellfishing and exploring the inlets of Town Cove and Nauset Harbor all the way to Nauset Beach. This 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath historic reproduction Cape captures the charm of an earlier era. Features include an expansive living room w/ dining area, Rumford fireplace, wide pine flooring, beamed ceiling and sliders to a spacious deck to watch stunning sunsets. Bright kitchen with cathedral ceiling and skylight. Each bedroom has its own full bath, perfect for visiting family & friends. Landscaping includes plenty of flowering shrubs, lush perennial gardens & natural stone walls. Enjoy the Snow Point Association private beach just .3 miles down the road.
Listed by Sherri Simms of Kinlin Grover Real Estate
Simply beautiful, peaceful, spacious and open with remarkable privacy and views of Lilly Pond This prestigious location in Quanset Harbor Club give you deeded access to an association dock, beach AND mooring. The home has been impeccably maintained and updated over the years. Open, bright and airy living spaces, perfect for entertaining or curling up with a good book. Enjoy morning coffee on the back deck and enjoy all the activity of nature. The house is also equipped with a full house generator, the exterior was just freshly painted as was the interior. New quartz counter tops have also just been added. Enjoy easy living in this very special home.
Listed by Team Guthrie - Mabile and Team Guthrie - Mabile of Robert Paul Properties
Fantastic home with open large spaces, exquisitely updated with 4000+ ft. of living space. This residence has an amazing layout for entertaining, hosting many guests, or a large family. The foyer opens into a 500 square foot space containing a custom kitchen with Norcraft cabinetry, upgraded appliances (2013), a fire placed seating area, and large dining area. A separate dining and living room area extends the first floor layout. The home offers 6 large bedrooms and 3.5 baths with a first floor master en-suite.The second floor offers 5 bedrooms all large enough to easily fit king size beds along with 2 beautiful full bathrooms and a large walk in cedar closet. An amazing home theater completes the upper level and provides a great space for watching movies. This home is one of a kind with seasonal views of Namequoit River and Little Pleasant Bay. Beautifully maintained, outdoor shower with changing area, patio, fire pit, large deck, mudroom and a 3 car garage makes this home a true gem
Listed by Lori Walker of Kinlin Grover Real Estate
A special part of Cape Cod history sits in this pastoral setting of East Orleans. A perfect blend of old and new, the home provides an open floor plan that graciously extends to the property's park like setting. A great room has ample space to host family for the holidays. In the summertime, that same space expands into a lovely screened porch that overlooks gardens. Sit and sip watching a round of bocce, badminton, or a playful game of hide and seek. Upstairs a master suite and two guest bedrooms are located in the quiet section of the home, the perfect location for a restful respite after the day's activities. a media room can be found in the post and beam barn and a sweet guest cottage that rounds out the property.
Listed by Team Otis, Carolyn Otis and John Otis of William Raveis Chatham
Set up on a grassy knoll overlooking Namequoit River is this sprawling 1.5 Acre property with a Classic Cape Style Cottage and detached two car garage. Water views from every room! This enchanting parcel features wooded areas and open meadows with a gradual decent to the water. Perfect property for the nature enthusiast! Sit in the large sun-room and enjoy the views and tranquility of your surroundings. Conservation land across the river ensures your view will remain natural. Take your boat or kayak down the river to access Pleasant Bay or dig for clams right in your own backyard. This well built home could be updated with a classic ''cottage'' feel or start fresh with the home of your dreams. A well loved family property for many years now in need of a new family to make it their own.
Listed by Tim Waldron of Realty Executives of Cape Cod
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