The property is comprised of beach and high ground on the northwest end of the island, including the two cottages. In addition to beach and saltmarsh, the property has upland forest.
Use: wildlife habitat, passive recreation - popular place for swimming, picnicking, fishing and beach walking
Location: Located in Scituate, Bassing Beach defines the northwest side of Cohasset Harbor. The property is sited from the westernmost point to a north-south line about 1,000 feet east of the breakwater and bounded on the south by Bailey Creek and a tidal creek called Four Score Ditch.
Public Access: by boat. The beach is open to the public for passive recreation. Residents of Scituate are ensured the same rights in the premises as Cohasset residents.