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Garden City, an incorporated village in Nassau County, is just north of Hempstead and is known for being one of the finest residential areas in New York. Garden City homes are in an upscale community with history that dates back to 1869, the year it was established by Scottish millionaire Alexander Stewart. Residents of Garden City homes enjoy spectacular properties with easy access to excellent shopping and dining, great schools, entertaining recreation, and more.
Garden City real estate is made up of a majority of single-family homes. A selection of townhomes and condos is also available for those who desire lower maintenance. While homes in Garden City are in a higher price range, they offer upscale amenities for a luxurious lifestyle. Find beautiful estates with 4 or 5 bedrooms and plenty of space. Cozy single-family homes can also be found, and whichever you choose, you will become part of a unique Long Island community.
Recreational amenities are numerous for residents of Garden City homes. The town’s parks feature entertainment for all ages, including sports fields, tennis courts, picnic areas, a multi-use clubhouse, and playgrounds. The Senior Center is a community resource that houses meeting rooms, a bocce court, and spaces for pool, cards, and picnics. For the summer months, cool off at Garden City Pool, which has water slides, picnic area, game room, and snack bar. Beaches on both the northern and southern coasts of town are only a short drive away for a weekend escape. Practicing your golf skills is easy at one of the town’s three golf courses, with several others in the surrounding area. Cultural outings include art galleries and Long Island Children’s Museum. Everything New York City offers for recreation is just 20 miles east.
Garden City homes are only a short drive away from great shopping and dining. Roosevelt Field is one of the largest malls is the country, boasting 250 specialty stores, including fashion, unique gifts, jewelry, and more. Find retailers like Nordstrom, Macy’s, Neiman Marcus, and Dick’s Sporting Goods, along with a selection of sit-down and fast-casual restaurants. You can even take a break from shopping by catching the latest blockbusters at the AMC theater! Dining near Garden City homes includes cuisines from around the world. Franklin Avenue features several upscale restaurants to explore for a night out on the town. Menus include Italian, Chinese, Spanish, and American classics.
Travel in and out of Garden City is simplified by the five train stations in the village run by Long Island Rail Road. Residents of Garden City are served by Garden City School District, which has seven schools. For alternative education, there are several private schools in the area, including two K-8 Catholic institutions. Adelphi University and State University of New York Nassau Community College provide higher education.