Community Profiles: Scarborough
The beautiful town of Scarborough, Maine is located approximately seven miles south of Portland. This particular town has a magnificent topography that features Maine’s largest salt marsh. Comprised of 3,100 acres, one finds some of the most diverse wildlife in the entire State of Maine. The Scarborough Marsh is made up of many salt and fresh water creeks that meander to the Gulf of Maine, leaving behind them a nesting and feeding paradise. Check out the Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center on the border of the Marsh and marvel about the number of species that proliferate in this particular area.
Real Estate in Scarborough also boasts some of Maine's most beautiful sandy beaches. One beach in particular, Higgins Beach, is a must see. Even though it is only 0.6 miles long, it is most known for its family oriented neighborhoods, striped bass fishing, and stunning shipwreck that juts out from the sand.
Scarborough is known for its wide variety of real estate it has to offer. Whether you are looking for the perfect beachfront property, or a stately home in a subdivision you will find it in Scarborough. Check out the Grondin Pond area if you are looking for the perfect water playground. There are so many beautiful homes that surround the Scarborough Marsh where you can watch the changing of each season with vista upon vista.
Award winning schools are a valuable part of living in Scarborough. In addition, every amenity is within easy reach whether you are looking for some of the best vendors of local produce, or national merchants at The Maine Mall, they are just minutes from most neighborhoods.