Manhasset is home to roughly 1.3 million residents on the western side of Long Island, New York. Nassau County sits as one of the nation’s wealthiest counties. The county is primarily suburban, however, there are multiple pockets of increased density and urbanization. Within the county are almost 150 villages and hamlets, as well as the towns of Hempstead, Oyster Bay, and North Hempstead, and the cities of Glen Cove and Long Beach. Among the many smaller communities is the hamlet of Manhasset, widely regarded as one of the North Shore’s crown jewels. With an enticing small-town ambiance, Manhasset affords quick and convenient access to Manhattan, as well as proximity to excellent schools, shopping, dining, and entertainment destinations.
Manhasset, with approximately 10,000 residents is a place well suited to its “lifers” as well as to first-time buyers escaping from the hustle and bustle of the big city. To the north, the Bay by the same name borders the community, which happens to be situated on the highly regarded Gold Coast of Long Island. Adding to its allure, the hamlet is home to the “Miracle Mile” which attracts shoppers and diners from all over. Here you will find exceptional high-end restaurants, lavish shopping, and fun that lasts beyond the sunset.
Points of interest near Manhasset real estate include parks like Plandome Pond, Waldman Memorial, Manhasset Valley, and Whitney Pond. Also in close proximity to Manhasset homes for sale is the very exclusive Deepdale Golf Club as well as other gems including North Hills Country Club and the Plandome Country Club. Additional opportunities for entertainment adds to why Manhasset is such a wonderful community in which to live.
The Village of Great Neck lives up to its name as an excellent place to call home on the North Shore of Long Island, New York. Situated on the peninsula by the same name, the village is served by the Long Island Rail Road and has easy access to the Long Island Expressway. In fact, the Long Island Railroad’s express service offered from the Great Neck Station to the Pennsylvania Station on the Port Washington branch is one of the best commutes on any line. Great Neck has two nationally recognized school districts and terrific park to be enjoyed by its residents. Its “main street” is lined with shopping, restaurants and nightlife. These residential amenities and advantages is why prospective homebuyers should carefully consider the available real estate in Great Neck.
Homes for sale in Great Neck included a variety of architectural styles such as Capes, ranches, Tudors, colonials, and Mediterranean styles. We also see a handful of Victorians along Arrandale Avenue and elsewhere. Listing prices for Great Neck real estate tend to be high, whether renting or buying both new construction and older homes.
Great Neck’s resident population is approximately 9,500. Seventy-five percent of Great Neck residences are single-family dwellings; however, there are more affordable apartments and rentals along Middle Neck Road, the main thoroughfare in the village. For the above reasons and more, Great Neck is a great place to live where available properties do not stay available for long.