If you're single and ready to mingle, Barnstable is your kind of place, with a high percentage of unwed men and women making their homes here.
Buyers looking to move to Barnstable can be optimistic in rising home values. The price appreciation last year rose 17.2 percent, from $845,557 to $990,869, allowing homeowners to benefit from a favorable, climbing market. At the same time, inventory marginally declined by 7.7 percent to reach 36 listings in this year. The outdoor landscaping in Barnstable is well-manicured and lush, both on individual lots and on the community grounds. Quite a few homes in this city feature kitchens with skylights, which add a beautiful light to the room and keep it from feeling too enclosed, at the same time adding an interesting architectural element to the home.