Plainview, in the heart of Long Island is a charming hamlet that serves as a quiet oasis for homebuyers wanting to avoid the big city’s hustle and bustle. It was originally a farming community known for its cucumbers which were picked at the nearby Heinz factory. Today, however, the community is known for its peaceful, tree-lined streets and moderately priced to high-end housing options.
Located in the Town of Oyster Bay, Plainview real estate includes a wide variety of architectural styles and sizes. Homes for sale in Plainview include properties both large and small, all in proximity to ample park space and excellent schools. The Plainview-Old Bethpage School District serves the community with four elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school.
The other community served by the district is Old Bethpage. This community is also in the Town of Oyster Bay neighboring the communities Farmingdale and Bethpage. Old Bethpage real estate is also in proximity to lovely parks and conveniently located schools. In fact, it is an ideal choice for prospective homebuyers who enjoy outdoor recreation and leisure activities. Nearby is the 1,648-acre, very popular and attractive Bethpage State Park which offers five golf courses, polo grounds, tennis courts, and picnic areas. Of course, the area also has excellent options for shopping, dining, and entertainment as well, which is why property values here remain high. Homes for sale in Old Bethpage are primarily single-family homes of a variety of styles and sizes.