Cape Elizabeth, MaineĀ 
Real Estate and Community Information

When you want a place to call home that gives you easy access to shopping and entertainment while living in a more rural environment, check out all the homes for sale in Cape Elizabeth ME. Located just a few miles southwest of the city of Portland, Cape Elizabeth is a coastal town with a historic past. Settled in 1630 by Richard Tucker and George Cleeve, who developed the area as a fishing community. The town has a population of just over 9,000 citizens as of 2010 and is now largely a bedroom community of Portland. For more history about the area, go to: www.capeelizabeth.com.

While you are looking for properties in town, check out the local parks and recreational areas as well. The town includes locations like Fort Williams Park, a 90 acre park where you can often find families enjoying picnics, biking, running and playing baseball. The park often hosts family fun days with special events. Other recreational areas include Richards Community Pool and a local fitness center that offers cardio workouts, treadmills, free weights, stepper machines and more. The town also sponsors its own Little League program. For more information on parks and recreational opportunities, go to: www.capeelizabeth.com.

There are many other attractions and activities around town for you to enjoy. While looking at new homes, take a look at the nearby attractions like the Goddard Mansion, a 19th Century home of Colonel John Goddard. Colonel Goddard led the 1st Marine Calvary Regiment for the Union Army during the Civil War. Other attractions include the East Lighthouse, Crescent Beach State Park and Two Lights State Park, where you can enjoy camping or take in all types of water sports activities from fishing to water skiing.

When you have checked out the homes for sale and are looking for special events, consider attending things like the Family Fun Days at the park or the Beach to Beacon 10K marathon. You can also see a live stage performance at the State Theatre, take in a Little League baseball game, local art festivals, summer film festival and the local garden tour where you can meet your neighbors and visit some of the most beautiful gardens around town. There is plenty to see and do when you become a part of the Cape Elizabeth community.

When you are ready to check out the local real estate opportunities and properties available around town, contact John Hatcher for more information. John serves the community and knows the market well. He can help you find just what you need. Contact John for all your real estate needs.


John Hatcher
John Hatcher
Broker
6 Deering St. Portland ME 04101