Wareham Real Estate Information

Home to over 20,000 residents and beautifully set along the Wankinco River Lake, the town of Wareham is comprised of several smaller neighborhoods, including Onset, Wareham Center, West Wareham, and Weweantic. Once known for its shipbuilding industries, Wareham today is primarily a residential community with a strong tourism industry that flocks to the small resorts based along Wareham?s coasts.

Large retail centers like Wareham Crossings feature large department stores, factory outlets, and boutique shops along a strip on Routes 6 and 28. These large malls are quite popular with residents who enjoy the convenience as well as visitors in look of good bargains and sweet deals. The Tremont Nail Factory, America?s oldest nail manufacture, is based in Wareham and has been doing business since 1819. A few points of interest in Wareham make the town a better place to live. Lopes Park is in the heart of Wareham and includes a playground, play area, and large basketball courts.
The Wareham Free Library is one of the largest in the cape region. Town Greens is a monument to local soldiers who have given their lives in America?s many wars.

The Wareham public school system consists of five elementary schools, a middle school, and the Wareham High School. The high school?s athletic program is highly competitive and is part of the South Coast Conference. A tense rivalry between the school and Bourne High School exists. The local community usually gathers in large numbers for the annual Thanksgiving Day parade between the two teams. Bourne?s Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School is an alternative to the local high school although it is quite a commute relative to the easy drive to the campus in town.

The local Cape Cod Baseball League team, Wareham Gatemen, play at Clem Spillane Field during the season that lasts from June to August. The I-195 forms the town?s western border and is just a few minutes from the middle of Wareham. It conveniently whisks residents to Boston in about an hour. Some of the town?s waterfront opens up to the ocean of Buzzards Bay. These properties are highly desirable for their spectacular views. Blackmere Reservoir, Broad Marsh River, Parker Mills Poare other bodies of water in Wareham that are equally gorgeous.