About Plymouth MA
Plymouth is a place of history, culture and small town American charm. The unincorporated town is located about 40 miles south of Boston along the Atlantic Coast in the southern portion of the county.
The community is best known for its role in American history, as the stopping point of our forefathers, the Pilgrims. As such, the community has a very strong sense of culture and history. Several sites pay tribute to the 17th century Pilgrims who lived and struggled here, including Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth Rock, Harlow Old Fort House Museum and Burial Hill.
About 55,000 residents live in the town year-round, though the community is a very popular tourist destination. Local freshwater and saltwater beaches provide ample opportunity for various types of fishing and boating; several companies charter boats for deep sea and sport fishing, whale watching and diving expeditions. Hiking, biking and horseback riding are available at the nearby Myles Standish Forest, a 16,000-acre site of wooded areas, ponds and trails. Other popular activities include parasailing, golfing, antique shopping and wine tasting. Three local vineyards provide tours and tasting of traditional and fruit wines.
Public education in the community is provided by the local school district, which operates 14 schools throughout the town. The strongest economic sectors are tourism, fishing and cranberry packing. Plymouth real estate options include single-family detached homes for sale, estate properties, condominiums, townhouses and land.
Plymouth, Massachusetts real estate can be characterized by expansive, multi-story homes; large grassy lots; and the colonial style you’d expect in a small, Massachusetts community.
Prices for detached, single-family homes for sale range from the low-to-mid $200,000s and up. Available lot amenities include oceanfront locations, golf course frontage and stunning views of local ponds and waterways. Some real estate properties for sale also have private docks.