Provincetown, MA —
Escape to the Cape

After finally washing ashore for year round living 20 years ago, I am pleased to be a part of this very special community on the tip of Cape Cod. Here's a few of my favorite places and things to do in Provincetown that one might explore during your Escape to the Cape!

There's many lovely places for higher end evening dining in town, so let me highlight a few daytime hot spots. Start your day with a great local diner breakfast at Chach. The french toast is amazing; there is not even a need for syrup - it’s that good! Headed to the beach afterwards? Grab one of the best sandwiches on the Cape at Farland, the East End Market, Angel Foods, or Pop+Dutch ... all local favorites! My new favorite spot for lighter dinner fare and top notch cocktails is the Strangers and Saints establishment which opened this summer. The Mediterranean style menu couldn't be fresher and the owners and staff are a complete delight!

"If your sea legs are in order, try one of our many fishing charters..."

My top of the list favorite #RaveisEscapes are on the harbor. Flyer's Boat Yard rents all types of watercrafts and runs a regular shuttle out to Long Point, the very tip of Cape Cod. Also, the schooners Hindu and Bay Lady have daytime and evening departures where you can bring your friends and family along with your coolers to enjoy a sail on the bay. If your sea legs are in order, try one of our many fishing charters or venture out to Stellwagon Bank National Marine Sanctuary on one of many whale watch boats.

However, if you prefer two feet on the ground, consider a walk or Art's Dune Tour out to the Dune Shacks on the backside of the National Seashore. It’s a longer hard-surface hike on the Fire Road out to Hatches Harbor, or a quick easy stroll around the trails at Beech Forest. Or, maybe you are a gardener? Be sure to take in the many gardens along Commercial Street in the West and East Ends of town or visit Garden Renovations Nursery for a local sampling of plants in a serene little haven on the way to Race Point Light.

"Plan your #RaveisEscape in Provincetown soon!"

If you need more physical activity in your #RaveisEscape there are miles of bike trails in the Province-lands, morning workout boot camps, yoga classes and our own public Provincetown Tennis Club featuring clinics, lessons and regular tournament socials. Finally, you might want to plan for the summer Friday night gallery openings, our annual August Carnival Week & Parade, Halloween, or our spectacular July 4th fireworks (always on the 4th of July). Looking for a quieter time and less crowds? There's still plenty to do in the spring and fall shoulder seasons and over the December holidays and New Years.

Featured Listings

442 Commercial Street, #U4, Provincetown, MA

$1,149,000
Location...Location...Location! Opportunity awaits down this private little lane in the East End Gallery district. Join this 4 unit condo association in a well preserved grand historical home with waterviews. Once life-long home (1873 to 1958) to James and Jennie Turner; James was known as Provincetown's Railway Agent back in the day.Enjoy a walk on the beach or a swim in Cape Cod Bay via the public access across the street. Grab a coffee or sandwich at Angel Foods and sit by the shore just steps away. And then don't forget to check out the latest art installations at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, another wonferful jewel in the neighborhood. Currently the top 2 floor home features 3 bdrms and 1 full bath, kitchen, and a large dining/living room, along with 2 generously sized balcony- terraces and 2 car parking (see floorplans in pics). The property does come with a second floor renovation plan created in 2021 which passed initial board approvals. Revisit plan or create your own renovations in this very special open space. Take in all that the East End has to offer ... all the while just a short walk to downtown!

72 Race Point Road, Provincetown, MA

$1,574,999
BEST VALUE SINGLE HOME/2-UNIT PROPERTY IN PROVINCETOWN! This 3100sf finished space home shows like a 2-unit residence. This is the perfect home for your whole crew, staff housing, office & inventory space, or for your own development (town confirmation for 2 unit condo conversion; 1-1bdrm and 1- 2bdrm ). Each side of the house has a full kitchen with a propane 4 burner plus grill top stove cooking, granite countertops and stylish cabinetry which flows into dining and living areas. The rear of this layout provides additional space for an office or den and an exit door - with doggie door - to the fenced area out back. The second-floor features 3 bdrms and 2 full baths. One of the 2nd floor stairways does have a chairlift and there is generous open space on the first and second floor for many handicapped needs. Each side of the house has laundry , propane tanks, Mitsubishi heat/cool splits,circuit breaker boxes, and separate cable lines. There are separate basement utility rooms housing individual forced hot water furnaces and hot water heaters. The main floor and bedrooms all have lovely hardwood flooring and the common basement area is finished with tile flooring. (Con An office & entertainment room, two full bathrooms, laundry.and a bulkhead exit complete the basement level. There is plenty of parking and patio space in the front of the property for entertaining. The hardscaping throuhgout the site is quite extensive and exquisite. Although the front yard space is now lawn area for low maintenance, any Buyers who are gardeners will have a field day with planting and landscaping to provide additional privacy and appeal for the area. The exterior of the home has Hardee Board siding and Azek trim which are customarily low maintenance, long lasting materials. The cedar shingle siding and recent new roofing mean less repairs in the future too. Anderson windows, high impact skylights, Mitsubishi split heating/cooling units, regularly serviced furnaces, adequate insulation and SMART controled thermostats all add up to good energy savings for any homeowner. Finally, a RING camera system provides security both at home and when traveling and a KOHLER propane powered generator serves the whole house. With so many positive features to mention ... come see this wonderfully unique property to really appreciate all it has to offer in this market!

7 Turnstone Road, Truro, MA

$2,599,000
PARADISE. This home is so aptly named given the many enjoyable features of the property. The owners purchased thier custom built Geiger Phillips home in 1983 in Shearwater: a private neighborhood development with protective coventants, beach access and tennis. The home includes 3200+sf , 4bdrms, and 3fbs: an addition was added when the owners moved to Truro full time in 1998. The 1.06 acre lot is very privately hidden within conservation land and the long approach on the drive is attractively landscaped to blend with the surroundings.The interior layout is open and airy with plenty of windows and skylights to draw in the light and provide sweeping views over the landscape down to Cape Cod Bay and beyond. The main house with open living includes a master bdrm/fb on one side and two bdrms with shared bath off the kitchen. In addition, this first floor living layout includes entrance foyer,sunken formal living room w/fireplace, interior porch, dining, a Tuscan sytle kitchen, and laundry-pantry. The walkway bridge to the addition leads to a large family room-study. Walkout sliders on this same level to the sunny patio with pool for relaxation and entertaining. Continue.. Located on the ground level, there is a fourth bdrm and fbath, two separate garages for one car each, an all house generator, alarm system, and a large painting studio-workshop. This home is truly a private oasis that has wonderfully maintained quality, many terrific amenities, and a very special location within the natural surroundings of Shearwater. *** Showings to begin May 10th. Buyer closing date must coincide with Seller relocation date or a rent back by Seller can be negotiated.

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