New Hyde Park NY Real Estate & Community Information
Community Information and Homes for Sale New Hyde Park, NY

New Hyde Park, a top community located in Nassau County close to New York City as well as home to some of the best beaches, offers a comfortable way of life for families. Whether traveling on the Long Island Railroad or the highways, both avenues of transportation are easily accessible. The public schools are highly regarded with a graduation rate in the two high schools of 96% to 98%. 

For many, New Hyde Park's location on the Queens-Long Island border adds to it's desirability. New Hyde Park is considered one of the best places to live in Queens. It offers easy accessibility to a wide variety of great shops and restaurants, convenient access to Manhattan and the rest of the New York metropolitan area, and close proximity to Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, home to Citifield. It also offers a lower tax rate to its residents. 
 
The housing market in New Hyde Park affords something for everyone. For the first time home buyer New Hyde Park offers starter homes that are perfect for a growing family. There are also modern townhouses which offer amenities well suited for all ages. Multi-family homes also fit into the housing market culture of this beautiful area. Location, convenience to all, a feeling of community, and affordability contribute to making New Hyde Park a neighborhood anyone would want to be a member of.

History

The first settlers in New Hyde Park were Dutch and English. They settled here in 1683. As years passed settlers of German, Irish, Polish, Italian and Jewish descent called New Hyde Park their home, creating a mosaic of many cultures and ethnic backgrounds in the community. In early 1927 New Hyde Park became an incorporated village which enticed more to move to the area. It continues to be one of the most desirable areas to live.

Parks and Recreation

There are many local parks that contribute to the beauty and desirability of living in New Hyde Park. New Hyde Park Memorial Park offers a clean and safe environment for kids, young and old. There are playgrounds, baseball fields and picnic areas that are enjoyed by the residents. Michael J. Tully gives residents an opportunity to spend quality time with family, even swimming in the well maintained indoor pool. There are several other parks as well which offer bicycle paths, jogging, golf and much more. 

Attractions and Events located close to New Hyde Park in Nassau County 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. 
        
Attractions and Events located close to New Hyde Park in Queens and enjoyed by everyone are:
    New York City which offers Broadway shows, Times Square, Museums, the beautiful Central Park just to name a few. 
    Flushing Meadows-Corona Park - The home of the Unisphere and CitiField as well as Forest Park.
    Queens Museum of Art - Offers a wide variety of exhibits such as the famed Tiffany glass collection as well as many learning activities geared for pre-K-12 students. 
   The New York Hall of Science - There are over 450 permanent exhibits as well as a varied schedule of events, programs, and workshops.
   The Queens Botanical Garden - Depending on the time of year there is something for everyone at this beautiful urban oasis.

New Hyde Park: One of Long Island's Top Places to Live

It's easy to see why New Hyde Park is one of the more desirable areas to live in Nassau County as well as in Queens. The close proximity to New York City as well as to the beaches, combined with a wide variety of attractions are second to none. Beautiful homes, that warm and fuzzy feeling that comes with living in a community that welcomes everyone, excellent schools, and a variety of homes that are suited to all kinds of families make this the place to call home. Whether you choose to live in New Hyde Park located in Nassau County or the Queens side of New Hyde Park, you will find you get the best value with the most to offer in real estate.
 
Call ERA Caputo Realty at 516-437-0333 for all your housing needs.

Community Information and Homes for Sale 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. 

History

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. 

Franklin Square: A Welcome Home To All

 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.

Community Information and Homes for Sale Franklin Square, NY

Floral Park is an incorporated village with its own police force. The community is very family oriented. Everyone seems to know each other and that's because families that grew up there remain there when they have their own families. The neighborhood is comprised of homes of various styles and ages standing on 40X100 property. The majority of streets are named after a flower or a tree, adding to the ambience of the village. The two high schools that are part of the village of Floral Park are Floral Park Memorial High School and Sewanhaka High School with a graduation rate of 93%. 

The neighborhood of Floral Park in the New York City borough of Queens is adjacent to the village. It is part of the most desirable New York City school district 26, which is considered one of the city's highest achieving districts.
 
Floral Park adds to its desirability with its low taxes and easy and quick commute to Manhattan on the Long Island Railroad. The housing market offers a wide variety of options to meet the needs of a large or small family. 

History

The area that is now known as Floral Park was called Plainfield at one time. It was marked with farms and tiny villages until the development of the Long Island Railroad Hempstead branch and Jericho Turnpike cut through the area. Prior to being named Floral Park it was know as East Hinsdale. This name change happened after John Lewis Childs started and developed the first seed catalog business. To promote his own business he named the streets after flowers and renamed the area to Floral Park. Floral Park became part of the new county of Nassau County in 1899, and it was incorporated as a village in 1908.

Parks and Recreation

Floral Park enjoys many of the experiences offered by the surrounding parks, museums, and other recreational facilities. Averill Boulevard Park and Swimming Pool Complex is open to residents and their families. Floral Park Playground is a park enjoyed by youngsters of all ages as well as adults. In addition, Floral Park is close to Queens and New York City where residents can have an amazing time at the various attractions and events offered. Families can explore the Queens County Farm Museum. Many events are offered throughout the year. Belmont Park Race Track, which is home to the Belmont Stakes is nearby. Residents are just a train ride away from Citi Field as well as the U.S. Open Tennis stadium in Flushing Meadows.   

Floral Park: A Great Place to Live

When thinking about where to live, Floral Park should be added to that list of neighborhoods to call home. It's accessibility to the city plus it's charm makes it a wonderful place to bring up your family. 
      
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.

Community Information and Homes for Sale Manhasset Hills, NY

Manhasset Hills offers the homeowner the best of both worlds...tranquil and pleasant small town charm located close to New York City. This community nestled in Nassau County offers those who live there great schools, security, accessibility to Manhattan, close proximity to the airports, and the ease of the Long Island Railroad to transport you to the city. This quiet, close-knit community in Nassau County offers safe streets, great schools and easy access to major highways, Long Island Rail Road and the region’s three international airports. It's a perfect setting and environment for commuters who work in  New York City as well as young professionals and families looking for a friendly and livable town, Manhasset Hills is definitely that hidden gem that everyone wants to call home. 

The education offered in Manhasset Hills is considered one of the finest. It is ranked 21st in New York State and 140th in the nation.  Manhasset Secondary School has a graduation rate of 94%. 

History

In the late 1600's the area now know as Manhasset Hills thrived on farming and trading. The Dutch were the earliest settlers known there. As it continued to grow through the 19th century, it became the affluent community it is today after World War II. It is still known today as one of the most prestigious areas to live in whether it be young families, middle agers, or retirees. 

Parks and Recreation
     
The community offers easy access to Long Island’s acclaimed beaches and their rich variety of outdoor activities such as sailing, fishing and water sports. It’s also convenient to many of Nassau County’s most idyllic protected areas, including the pristine Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge and the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site.

With close access to beaches and wineries, there is something for everyone. People of all ages can enjoy Sagamore Hills National Historic Site and an abundance of boutiques, galleries and fine restaurants. It also offers quick and convenient access to New York City and its world-class attractions such as Central Park, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the celebrated theaters of Broadway.

The farmers market located at Christopher Morley Park, as well as NYCB Theatre at Westbury offers entertainment throughout the yea. In addition, the reopening of Nassau Veteran's Memorial Coliseum offers sporting events, concerts, and a wide genre of different activities. 
     
Manhasset Hills: A Tranquil Gem
     
If you are looking for a home in a truly beautiful setting, Manhasset Hills is a community that offers that and so much more.    
 
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.

Community Information and Homes for Sale West Hempstead, NY

West Hempstead, a largely residential area locate in the Town of Hempstead in Nassau County is a place where people have "dug deep roots" and remained for what seems like forever. There is a large Orthodox population so you will find many synagogues. There is also a large Catholic population and churches include the St. Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic complex. Diversity is what makes this area so desirable. 

West Hempstead High School has a graduation rate of 94%. You will also find many students attend The Hebrew Academy of Nassau County or St. Thomas the Apostle School. All have excellent reputations. 

House-hunters include renters from pricey areas of Brooklyn and Queens, who “are finding purchasing a home in their neighborhoods unaffordable, so they’re coming to communities like West Hempstead, becasue they' re finding more value.” Housing features Capes, colonials, Tudors and ranches.

Shopping strips with mom-and-pop stores, kosher eateries and Riesterer’s Bakery, founded in 1931  line Hempstead Avenue; Hempstead Turnpike offers more shopping.

History

West Hempstead  got its name after the Long Island Railroad built a station on Hempstead Turnpike west of Hempstead in 1891; “West of Hempstead” changed into “West Hempstead.” Though a change to “Mayfair Park” was considered around 2000, the idea was voted down and the name West Hempstead has remained.
      
Parks and Recreation

With its duck pond, playground and walking paths, the county’s 11-acre Hall’s Pond Park, at Nassau Boulevard and Hempstead Avenue, attracts children and adults, and is the site of summer concerts and other events.

Tennis and basketball courts, bridle trails, fishing ponds and a wooden carousel are nearby at Hempstead Lake State Park. The Echo Park pool complex on Nassau Boulevard, open to all Town of Hempstead residents, has indoor and outdoor pools, a diving tank, a sauna and a fitness center. The privately run the New York Equestrian Center on Eagle Avenue near Hempstead Lake State Park, offers escorted trail rides in the park, indoor lessons, horse boarding and other services.

West Hempstead: A Place To Put Down Roots

If you are looking for a place to call home that offers comfortable and affordable living then look no further. West Hempstead offers all this and more. 

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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