Real Estate and Community Information
If you are looking for a growing and vibrant community to become part of, take a look at the homes for sale
in Scarborough. With a long history dating back to the early 1600's, the town first began with a trading post owned by John Stratton. Homes soon began to be built around the trading post and by 1650 there were more than 50 homes in the settlement. The city has experienced a renewed growth lately with the 2010 census reporting a population of almost 19,000 citizens.
The town has a number of great parks and recreational areas
for you to enjoy. While you are looking for properties or real estate to purchase, you should also check out the local parks such as the Aquaboggon Water Park, Two Lights State Park, Pirates Cove and more. There are also several recreational areas like the Peekaboo Children's Center and the Greenlight Studio, a 3,500 square foot space where kids can play in an eco-friendly environment. You can also experience Funtown Splashtown USA
, the largest amusement park in New England.
If you are looking for more attractions and activities
to enjoy in your new hometown, take a look at places like Higgins Beach, a popular location for local families to enjoy with tide pools and seaside gardens. The Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center is a 3,100 acre estuary where you can see amazing birds while exploring the nature trails. For those who enjoy motor sports, the Beech Ridge Motor Speedway provides NASCAR and local racing throughout the year. There are also a number of sightseeing tours where you can learn about the history of the area.
When you are looking for a night out or special events to attend, there are plenty of options available for you. The Audubon Center has special events throughout the year where visitors can learn about the native wildlife and they also provide guided canoe tours of the marshlands. You can also attend craft guild shows, a Winter Festival, a town Easter Egg Hunt, concerts in the park, art classes and a whole lot more. For more details about special events in the area, go to: www.scarboroughmaine.org
When you are ready to check out the properties and real estate available in this growing community, contact John Hatcher
for all your home buying needs. John knows the local market and can help you to get the best deal possible on your new home.