Provincetown, Rhode Island


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Historic District


One of the largest parts of Provincetown, the Historic District represents the soul of the city. Home to the Chamber of Commerce, McMillan Pier, and the Marina, it provides a good look into how Provincetown relates to the nearby ocean while serving as a transportation hub and launching point for whale watches. It is also home to the First Universalist Church, the town library, and the post office. With an emphasis on Georgian, Federal, and mid-19th Century Revival Architecture, the median price list for a house is $1,599,000, so be prepared to break out the checkbook before moving to this stunning piece of living history and community.

Standish Street


A scenic locale right by the water, Standish Street forms a lovely and vintage-themed part of town. The famous Art’s Dune Tours is located on Standish Street, which offers a beautiful and all natural look at the environment that makes Cape Cod so desirable. The average age on Standish Street is 53, making it perfect for older residents looking to settle down and embrace the quiet life in clear view of nature. Average property value on Standish Street is $462,000, and average income level is $43,000 approximately, making it one of the more affordable streets for potential full-time residents.

Commercial Street


Commercial Street forms the central vein of Provincetown. Filled with retail outlets, hotels, galleries, and cafes, Commercial Street is easily the most tourist-oriented part of town, and living there will offer no shortage of fun activities. That said, it is costly. Median price for a home on Commercial Street is $1,650,000, due to both exclusivity of housing options and its relative proximity to the water.

East End


East End forms a major part of life in Provincetown. It is home to the famous East End Market, the East End Playground, and East End Books. It houses many of the city’s most famous areas, but on the whole is well-known for being a posh and desirable section of town. The median list price for homes in the East End is $1,650,000. Many of the most desirable beach houses in Provincetown are situated squarely in this neighborhood.

Bradford Street


Situated in plain view of the Pilgrim Monument, Bradford Street is an excellent example of historic Provincetown. With its roots deep in the city’s past and always open to welcoming newcomers, Bradford Street is popular among residents. It boasts a plethora of single family housing options and condominiums. Purchasing options for homes often reach or exceed one million dollars, however, so be prepared to spend a lot of money if you want to live here.