Ferry Village, South Portland, ME

Ferry Village Neighborhood Guide South Portland, ME


Ferry Village is a charming, historic neighborhood located in South Portland, Maine. Known for its coastal New England appeal, the area is nestled between Portland Harbor and the Fore River. The neighborhood provides easy access to I-295 and is only minutes away from downtown Portland. It's also home to Bug Light Park, a popular spot famed for its panoramic harbor views and iconic lighthouse.

What You Will Love About Ferry Village, South Portland, Maine

  • The scenic serenity of seaside living, complete with stunning harbor views and fresh sea air.
  • Quick and easy access to Portland's downtown area, featuring a vibrant dining and arts scene.
  • The rich history of the area and its close-knit, welcoming community.
  • Plenty of recreational options, including boating, fishing, and picnicking at Bug Light Park.

What's Nearby

Ferry Village is within close proximity to several popular destinations. It's just a short drive to downtown Portland, known for its thriving foodie culture, craft breweries, and eclectic arts scene. Nearby Bug Light Park is a local favorite, offering a historic lighthouse, walking trails, and beautiful harbor views.


Life in Ferry Village is laid-back and leisurely, a perfect blend of small-town charm and coastal serenity. Residents enjoy outdoor activities like boating and fishing, while also appreciating easy access to Portland's urban amenities. The strong sense of community and historic charm make this neighborhood feel like a true 'home away from home'.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 225 restaurants, 29 grocery stores, and 28 parks within a mile of the Ferry Village neighborhood.

    Vessel Services

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store / Supermarket

    0.6 miles

    1 Portland Fish Pier

    New Meadows Lobster

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Fish Market, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    60 Portland Pier


    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    50 Cottage Rd

    Hannaford Pharmacy

    Retail, Drugstore, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    50 Cottage Rd

    I.S.F. Trading Company

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Fish Market, Grocery Store, Meat and Seafood Store

    0.7 miles

    11 Portland Fish Pier

    Barber Brothers Meat + Provisions

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    101 Ocean St

Ferry Village Apartments and Rentals

51 Rental properties in Ferry Village, South Portland, ME.

  • Shepley Street property


    Shepley Street

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    450–500 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Summit Terrace at Woodland property


    Summit Terrace at Woodland

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    466–800 Sqft

    Available 8/20

  • Summit Terrace property


    Summit Terrace

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    900–950 Sqft

    Available 8/16

  • The Armature property


    The Armature

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    400–1618 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • 20 Robinhood Rd property


    20 Robinhood Rd

    4 Beds • 2 Baths

    3237 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 68 Davis St property


    68 Davis St

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1408 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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Ferry Village Demographics

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Ferry Village Reviews

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  • Area Has Kids Play Outside


    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Noise Late At Night


    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Area Has Litter


    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores


    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Busy Streets


    Say 2 of 3 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings


    Say 2 of 3 renters

Ferry Village Transportation

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Somewhat Walkable

Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Very Bikeable

Bike Score®

Casco Bay Water Taxi and Charters


1 Spring Point Dr

Maine Port Authority


460 Commercial St

Portland Express Water Taxi


Commercial St

Source: foursquare.com

Ferry Village Schools

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