Homes for Sale in Franklin Square, NY
Franklin Square, with close to 30,000 residents is an almost three square mile community situated in western Nassau County. It is comprised of middle class families most of which have families who have a history of living and remaining in this suburban town. Families seem to stay there forever. Franklin Square offers an exceptional quality of life, excellent public school, and low crime rate. In addition, it is easily accessible to all major highways, the Long Island Railroad, and the major airports. Both H Frank Carey High School and Valley Stream North High School boast a graduation rate of 96%. All this contributes to the stability and comfortable way of life Franklin Square offers.
The housing market in Franklin Square is competitive as most of the homes and townhouses offer great amenities and beautiful designs. The median home value is $451,900. It is close to the city and to the beaches and many other sought after destinations. Shops, stores, restaurants, and professional offices line Hempstead Turnpike as well as New Hyde Park Road, Franklin Avenue, and Dogwood Avenue. Great shopping, close proximity to the city and beaches make Franklin Square a great choice to live for first time home buyers and families.
Franklin Square is rich with interesting history. The credit card was invented in this town. Walt Whitman, one of the greatest American writers taught in the public schools in Franklin Square. It was also one of the largest towns in the United States without a railroad at one time. Franklin Square saw steady development in the late 19th century and shortly after World War II became one of the most desirable communities to reside in. It remains sought after today by families, young professionals and commuters who want to live close to the city.
Parks and Recreation
It's always easy to find something to do in Franklin Square as well as the surrounding areas. In the summer, Averill Boulevard Park and Swimming Pool complex is home to many. Whether you want to go for a swim in the pool or use the beautiful playground with your children, the facilities offered at the park can't be beat. There are picnic areas and large fields accessible for all sports.
Attractions and Events located close to Franklin Square and enjoyed by everyone are:
Jones Beach State Park - A quick car ride away to enjoy the beautiful beach or a dip in the ocean.
American Guitar Museum - Housed in the living room of a former farmhouse, a must for guitar enthusiasts.
Goudreau Museum of Mathematics in Art and Science - Interesting and educational exhibits.
Cradle of Aviation Museum - Museum that has vintage aircraft, spacecraft, and an exhibit dedicated to firefighters.
Long Island Children's Museum - Fun local place to do something different. Play with giant bubbles, play in the sand, climb around a 3 story maze, learn about sound and music, examine visual oddities with mirrors and reflections.
New York City which offers Broadway shows, Times Square, Museums, the beautiful Central Park just to name a few.
It's easy to see why Franklin Square might be a place to call home. It's diverse population, affordable selection of homes suitable to families of all sizes, excellent school reputation, accessible shopping, and close proximity to recreational facilities for all ages make it a desirable place to settle in.
ERA Caputo Realty can help you with all your housing needs and important decisions that need to be made when buying a home. Call us at 516-437-0333.
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