Offering a diverse community with a commitment to quality of life and the environment, Scarborough is conveniently located only 7 miles south of Portland, and is close to just about everything.
Scarborough offers lovely sandy beaches and the rocky coastline made famous by a local artist, Winslow Homer. The largest saltwater marsh in Maine is located within the city's boundaries along with Rachel Carson Wildlife lands.
The Great Salt Marsh is protected at the local, state and federal levels and can be enjoyed by all.
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Dynamic & Growing
Scarborough is well known for its beaches and coastal communities. Prouts Neck includes Ferry Beach a higher-income, year-round and second home community. It is a fairly secluded with considerable privacy. The BlackPoint Inn, and the Prouts Neck Country Club are located there. Pine Point includes Pillsbury Shores and the East Grand Beach Business District.
At one time Pine Point Beach was primarily a summer community, but in recent years have evolved into a year round waterfront community. Additionaaly, most of the East Grand Avenue Business District has been converted to residential use.
The segment of rocky coastline that separates sandy Scarborough Beach from Higgins Beach is known as the Graveyard due to its turbulent shoals. This area consists of primarily of exclusive seaside homes. Alternatively, Higgins Beach extends to the northeast beyond the Graveyard to the Spurwink River and is intensively developed with small lots and cottages.
Scarborough is a growing community and many people who live there work in and around Portland. Commuting is easy and many desirable neighborhoods and suddivisions can be found in all price ranges. Coulthard Farms, Mitchell Heights, Oak Hill Dunstun Corner and Pleasant Hill are just a few examples. The town is divided by the interstate and US1.
Scarborough Real Estate
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Scarborough is a suburban community that offers open spaces, parks and recreational areas - yet an easy commute. [Lean More]
Scarborough Educations Services & Schools
Housed in very modern facilities, Scarborough's school system is student centered and focused on choice. [Learn More]
Scarborough Home & Condos Sales & Stats
With a wide range of housing options available, the Scarborough real estate market has demonstrated consistent growth. [Lean More]
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