A Charming Seaside Town
Tucked along the shores of the Atlantic Ocean in Southern Maine just north of the New Hampshire border, Wells, ME is a charming beach town filled with outdoor adventuring. Beautiful homes—rural, suburban, or waterfront—nestle into scenic woods or green lawns, offering comfortable and laid-back living minutes from breathtaking beaches and amazing natural beauty. Come explore life in Wells… you just might find the perfect place for your next home.
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Five GREAT Reasons to Make Wells Your Home:
Wells may be a small town, but it’s home to four miles of beautiful sandy beaches. Its beaches include Moody Beach (has access points for kayaks and boats), Crescent Beach (lesser-known and often less crowded), Wells Beach (sandy beach with rocky sections), and Drakes Island Beach (great waves for swimming, skim boarding, and boogie boarding).
Amazing Outdoor Adventures
Even besides its beautiful beaches, Wells is a paradise of outdoor activities and adventures. You’ll find miles of scenic walking trails throughout nature preserves like Wells Reseve and Laudholm Trust. The Eastern Trail, part of the East Coast Greenway, also runs through Wells. And Wells Community Park offers 70 acres of trails, fields, courts, playgrounds, and picnic areas.
So Much to Do
Enjoy antique shopping? You’ll love Wells! Antiques Mile along Post Road offers over 25 unique antique shops and vendors filled with unique treasures. But it’s hardly the only fun to be had in wells. There are also regular events, like the Wells Farmers Market, Wells Harbor Summer Concert Series, Wells Harbor Festival, and Wells ChiliFest. There are beautiful museums and art galleries, like the Ogunquit Museum of American Art and The cottage Artworks & Gallery. There are live music and performances at Hackmatack Playhouse, Ogunquit Playhouse, and Vinegar Hill Museum Theatre. There are events at Wells Library. There’s even a Wonder Mountain Fun Park amusement park!
Looking for great schools? You’ll find them in Wells! Part of the Wells-Ogunquit Community School District, Wells is home to three public schools, including Wells Elementary, Wells Junior High, and Wells High School (ranked #2 in York County and #16 in the state). Wells is also home to York County Community College for those seeking continuing education.
Easy Access to Everywhere
Conveniently located along US Route 1 and I-95, Wells is just minutes from larger cities and attractions. It’s just a 30-minute drive to Portsmouth, NH, a 35-minute drive to Portland, ME, and just over an hour to Boston. Looking for major hiking or winter sports? The White Mountains are only about an hour and a half to the northwest.
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Once you're here, this area just makes you fall in love with it, and this just helps to make our job that much more enjoyable!
If you're considering buying or selling a home in Wells, contact us. As longtime residents and experienced Realtors, we have a wealth of resources about everything from tips to move to AREA to ways to increase your home's value. Let's talk about your goals.