The census-designated place of Bourne, Massachusetts is situated in the Barnstable Town metropolitan area.
Most areas in Bourne are very quiet, as the streets tend to be very peaceful.
The predominant housing types in Bourne are single detached homes and townhouses. The average year of construction for properties in this census-designated place is 1965. This part of the Barnstable Town metropolitan area also has quite a good choice of housing size options - houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around 80% of the properties in the census-designated place and 20% are rented.
It can be very difficult to walk to high schools and primary schools from properties for sale in this census-designated place. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. In terms of food, some house buyers in Bourne may be able to access one of about 10 supermarkets on foot, while others will have to use a vehicle. There are also a few choices for those who care about nearby restaurants.
Bourne is very car friendly. Finding a parking spot is quite easy. In contrast, the public transit service in this part of the Barnstable Town metropolitan area is not very frequent. Nevertheless, property owners can count on the Buzzards Bay Station with access to the CapeFLYER Route. There are a few bus lines crossing the census-designated place. Bourne is not very well-suited for traveling on foot since running common errands is inconvenient by walking.