Falmouth: This scenic suburban town is located along Casco Bay just six miles north of Portland. A former whaling center, Falmouth is now home to approximately 10,000 residents and is a bustling modern town. Industries providing employment within the region include: professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services, educational, health and social services, finance, insurance and real estate and rental and leasing. Students from grades K-12 are accommodated by the Falmouth School Department. And several colleges and universities are in proximity. Many outdoor recreational and leisure opportunities can be found in the Falmouth region. Mackworth Island – with pocket beaches, scenic areas, hiking trails and fishing – and Gilsland Farm – a wildlife sanctuary and environmental education center – are two places providing outdoor recreation.
Gorham: The lovely and more rural town of Gorham is 12 miles northwest of Portland in Cumberland County. Gorham is enveloped by the Presumpscot River and has a population of about 14,500. This fast growing economic hub fosters employment in industries including: educational, health and social services, retail trade, professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services and manufacturing. The Gorham School Department accommodates students grades K-12. For those pursuing a degree in higher education, there are also several colleges and universities nearby. The Baxter House Museum is one attraction that could be found in Gorham. Real estate options in Falmouth and Gorham consist of single-family detached homes, estate properties, condominiums, townhouses and land lots. The towns of Falmouth and Gorham offer residents small community living in a beautiful natural setting.
The Falmouth real estate market is comprised primarily of single-family detached homes for sale. Prices for single-family homes with three bedrooms, four bedrooms and five bedrooms, and houses start in the low to mid- $200,000s, with amenities including fireplaces, spacious lots and river and stream frontage. Larger estates on wooded lots of an acre or more and amenities include scenic views and hot tubs, could be purchased starting from the low $700,000s. Falmouth condominiums and Gorham townhouses range from the high $100,000s to the low $400,000s. A good selection of land lots is also available for custom development and home building. Gorham real estate options include single-family detached homes for sale starting in the mid-$100,000s and usually ranging in the high $300,000s. These Cumberland County homes include fireplaces, waterfront and mountain views, spacious wooded lots and scenic river and stream frontage. Falmouth estates on lots of considerable acreage start in sale price from the low $400,000s. Gorham condos and townhouses are priced from the low $200,000s and can range up to the low $300,000s. Land lots for custom real estate development are available in Gorham.
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