Location is everything when choosing a new home. Our real estate agents know some people prefer big city living, while others like a relaxed small-town vibe. One of the best things about living on Long Island is that the area has something for everyone.
Long Island is accessible to Manhattan and includes neighborhoods and boroughs that offer the best of New York City living. Head east, and you'll also find some charming small towns and relaxing beaches. It's easy to see how Long Island can accommodate any lifestyle.
Here are some of the top reasons people from all over the world move to Long Island every year:
- You'll Have Tons Of Career Opportunities
Several large companies and big brands across an extensive range of industries call Long Island home, which is why so many people decide to move here for work. Many professionals also commute from Long Island into Manhattan daily. With easy access to New York City, you can really find a career opportunity in any line of work.
- It's A Food Paradise
Long Island is one of the most diverse areas of the country, which is reflected in our extensive variety of restaurants that make up our local food culture. You won't have to travel far to find some of the best Italian, Indian, Irish, Asian, and Mexican cuisine, you've ever had. With so many restaurants to choose from, you may never eat at the same place twice! Just consider all the amazing restaurants within walking distance of these Brooklyn homes for sale.
- You'll Find The Best Wine Culture
Wine is a big deal on Long Island as is evidenced by all the wonderful local vineyards. If you're a wine lover, you'll enjoy attending weekend tastings and touring our local wineries. Sipping wine is a great way to relax with friends after a busy week.
- It's Easy To Get Around
Getting around Long Island is easy thanks to the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), which runs 735 daily trains and carries more than 350,000 passengers per day. Many people rely on the LIRR to commute into Manhattan. Long Island is also home to Long Island MacArthur Airport, which makes it easy to catch a flight out of town. Or, if you want more flight options, it's an easy commute to JFK International Airport or LaGuardia.
- You Can Obtain A Great Education
Residents living on Long Island have no shortage of education options, as some of New York's most prestigious universities are a short commute away. However, Long Island is also home to some great schools, including Stony Brook University, Pratt Institute, Long Island University, and Hofstra University. St. John's University has a beautiful campus that is conveniently just around the corner from some of these beautiful Queens homes for sale.
- Relax at Beautiful Parks and Beaches
Long Island is surrounded by water, making it easy to take a quick vacation at some of the nearby beach towns and state parks. Jones Beach State Park is 6.5 miles of coast and is one of the most popular beaches on Long Island. Sagamore Hill, Watch Hill, and Sunken Meadow Beach all over scenic views and opportunities to relax by the water.
On Long Island, you can enjoy the very best of city living, small-town charm, and beach life all within a short drive. Contact us today for more local information.