Property 073

Protected Lands Catalog

property-073Property ID: BLT #073
Grantor: Robert F. & Barbara H. Sydney, David A. & Patricia T. Sydney
Acquisition Date: November 1, 2000
Acres: 2.85
Location: 24 & 25 Whip-o-will Drive & 35 Elizabeth Lane, Hyannis

Description: The 2.85-acre Sydney sanctuary in Hyannis abuts the 51-acre wellfield of the Barnstable Water Company (now owned by the Town of Barnstable). It protects three existing public wells and a proven future well. These four priority parcels were purchased at a bargain sale with funds left over from the Cape Cod Mall Mitigation effort [BLT #58, #60, #61] and a small donation from the water company. The pine/oak wooded property had been in the family for over a century.

Habitat: Pine and oak woodlands
Parcel ID: Town of Barnstable Assessor’s #268150, #289015, #289155, #289156