Falmouth, Maine 
Real Estate and Community Information

An affluent and scenic community with slightly more than 11,000 residents, Falmouth is a delightful place to live. Its outstanding public schools and Casco Bay location draw young families and retirees alike. Infused with small town charm, this community is actually a northern suburb of bustling Portland, and many people living here work there. Contact local Realtor John Hatcher to learn more about this idyllic town and its gorgeous properties.

History

Native Americans have been settling in the area now known as Falmouth for many centuries. The settlement became known by its current name when the Massachusetts Bay Colony assumed control of Maine in 1658. Farmers and fisherman were the backbone of the community until the end of World War II when Falmouth became increasingly suburban.

Parks and Recreation

People who choose homes for sale in this city enjoy plenty of community involvement. The busy parks department operates a full recreational program.  Facilities include baseball fields, an activity center and the always popular Family Ice Center. More than two dozen parks and open spaces are also administrated by the city for the enjoyment of citizens.

Attractions and Activities

Three country clubs serve the golfing and social needs of the region's citizens. Families may belong to Harris Golf, the Woodlands or Portland Country Club. The city's proximity to the coastline makes the Portland Yacht Club another favorite attraction. Mackworth Island is a popular natural spot where visitors can hike and birdwatch. A charming downtown quarter provides excellent opportunities for shopping and dining. At the Gilsland Farm Audubon Center enthusiasts can explore the beautiful natural area and learn about the wildlife that lives there. Water sports are extremely popular with locals enjoying fishing, kayaking and more.

Events

The Clam Festival is the highlight of the summer while neighboring Portland hosts Harvest on the Harbor, the Maine Lobster Festival , a Christmas parade and more.

Contact John Hatcher to learn more about real estate in Falmouth, ME. Homes in this great community range from historic to new construction, and these properties are suitable for any buyer.


John Hatcher

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Business:(207) 775-2121
6 Deering St.
Portland, ME 04101
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