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This beautiful home at the mouth of the Bass River has the majestic and coastal views you would expect. Most of the interior is light, airy and coastal, but then there is a surprise: a stunning ballroom. This room was added to the main home and it is said to have hosted many of the day’s debutante balls, hence the catwalk surrounding the room. It is even rumored that Teddy Roosevelt himself attended many of these summer events

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What with an unseasonably cold start to spring, it’s hard to believe vacation time is just around the corner. But if you want to spend this summer in your own Cape Cod home, and buy before the almost certain Federal interest rate hike, it’s time to get moving.

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A former RV park in Dennisport is being transformed into Cape Cod's first new oceanfront cottage community in more than 50 years. Heritage Sands, a joint venture between CapeBuilt Development, LLC and MS Ocean View, LLC, is in its second of three phases of construction on just under eight acres overlooking Nantucket Sound

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About the Author Chris has been in the mortgage business for over 12 years. During that time he has received multiple awards and is a respected industry speaker. Most recently, in 2011 and 2012, he was recognized by Mortgage Executive Magazine as being in the top 1% of loan originators nationwide. Chris has also consistently been a President's Club award-winner at his company. Sponsored: All content for this blog is provided by RETB staff. This blog is not written or edited by Boston.com.

Vacation Home Primer Buying a vacation home requires different criteria—and sometimes a different timetable—than a primary home purchase. Help potential clients compile a smart second-home wish list.

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A summary of recent transactions and personnel news within Greater Boston's real estate community. CapeBuilt Development LLC has appointed Renee Hansen operations manager. Hansen oversees the sales team and coordinates all aspects of real estate development between and among design, manufacturing, on-site construction and marketing teams. CapeBuilt is the developer of Heritage Sands, an oceanfront Cape Cod cottage community in Dennis Port, Mass.

Renee Hansen Operations Manager at CapeBuilt Development, LLC. Renee Hansen oversees the sales team and coordinates all aspects of real estate development between and among design, manufacturing, on-site construction and marketing teams. CapeBuilt is developer of Heritage Sands, an oceanfront Cape Cod cottage community in Dennis Port, Mass.

Homeclick.com – “A Model Designs”

Boston.com – “A Quaint Cape Cod Cottage For Sale”

Boston City BizList – “Heritage Sands Oceanfront Cottage Community in Dennis Port Leads the Mid-Cape in Sales”

For Immediate Release Heritage Sands Oceanfront Cottage Community in Dennis Port Leads the Mid-Cape in Sales Entering Phase 2 of Development Nearly 30 Cottages Have Already Been Sold DENNIS PORT, Mass. (September 23, 2014) – Heritage Sands, Cape Cod’s first new oceanfront cottage community in more than 50 years, is outselling other residential developments in the Mid-Cape region and ranks second in sales on all of Cape Cod, according to an MLS analysis. Thus far, project sales total $15.5 million.

Maynard, MA JM Coull received its ABC National Safety Excellence Award for 2016. In order to be eligible, firms must have achieved a 2016 ABC Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) Award at the Diamond, Platinum, or Gold level. JMC was qualified at the Diamond level. JMC has achieved Diamond status for the last six years.

Boston CityBizList – “Heritage Sands Offers Cape Cod’s First New Oceanfront Cottage Community in 50 Years”

Cape Cod Times – “Ocean View Park Reborn As Upscale Heritage Sands”

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Developers are working on a new Cape Cod, Massachusetts, community that consists of 63 small cottages that are being built with sustainable features and modular technology. “Set among the sand dunes of Old Wharf Road in Dennis Port, Massachusetts, these one-, two- and three-bedroom homes combine classic architecture, hurricane code coastal construction, smart design, energy-efficient systems and the community fabric that has defined ‘cottage living’ on Cape Cod for generations,” the developer, CapeBuilt Development, said.

Boston Globe – Boston Real Estate Now column – “Not Your Grandaddy’s Cottages”

For Immediate Release: Heritage Sands Offers Cape Cod’s First New Oceanfront Cottage Community in 50 Years DENNISPORT, Cape Cod, Mass. (Feb. 12, 2014) – “The Cottage” – that quintessential home for summertime memories across generations - has returned to the Cape Cod seashore. Heritage Sands, Cape Cod’s first new oceanfront cottage community in more than 50 years, is now offering 63 smart, sustainable, and beautifully crafted cottages on nearly 8 acres overlooking Nantucket Sound – prime beachfront real estate that for decades has been the exclusive domain of coastal “McMansions” and trophy homes. At prices starting around $350,000, beachfront ownership is again within reach.

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Now that summer is just around the corner, it’s finally time for the salty wind and sunkissed skin that Cape Cod is known for. This home is one of the 63 cottages that will be coming to the Heritage Sands development at 61 Old Wharf Road in Dennis Port.

Mike Trafton bought a house in a suburb of Boise, Idaho, where he plans to retire. He made the deal without signing a stack of mortgage papers. Trafton, 55, and his wife Cindy, 54, paid $400,000 in cash for the 3,200-square-foot house in Eagle after selling their 4,400-square-foot home in a Portland, Oregon, suburb for $680,000. Like a growing number of baby boomers, born between 1946 and 1964, the Traftons had no desire to get a mortgage.