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Joey McIntyre of New Kids on the Block buys home in Plymouth

McIntyre installed a stone revetment on his property to deter erosion.
McIntyre installed a stone revetment on his property to deter erosion.Stephen Kurkjian

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Word around Plymouth is there’s a new kid on the bluff: Joey McIntyre of New Kids on the Block recently purchased a home overlooking Manomet Beach.

Locals are buzzing about their famous neighbor.

“We all know about it. Word spreads very fast here,” said Cindi Metro, owner of Metro’s Café, a breakfast-and-lunch place at 775 State Road, not too far from the blue-eyed singer’s new digs.

According to the Plymouth County Registry of Deeds, McIntyre and his wife, Barrett, paid $450,000 for the house in November. Town assessing records show that the quaint five-bedroom Cape was built in 1897 and sits on almost an acre.

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