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Huntington homes are located 40 miles from Manhattan, on the northwestern edge of Suffolk County and Long Island Sound to the north. Residents of Huntington are treated to a beautiful coastline of parks, beaches, shopping and dining, and other recreational amenities. Huntington is a community that feels more like a New England village than a suburban landscape. It is easy to see why Huntington was declared an All-American City by the National Civic League.
Huntington real estate is made up of mainly single-family homes. Waterfront properties and homes with views of the coast can be found in abundance with gorgeous scenery just outside your front door. Though many homes are in a higher price range, they offer luxury amenities to get the most value for your dollar. The homes in Huntington are an excellent choice for families because many of your new neighbors have children as well. Many Huntington homes for sale can be found in the town’s incorporated villages of Northport, Lloyd Harbor, Asharoken, and Huntington Bay.
Residents of Huntington homes have access to wonderful recreation spots. The town maintains nine beaches for spending a day of fun in the sun, where you can go swimming, boating, and fishing. Three marinas are available to store your vessels. Practice your swing at one of several golf courses. For an afternoon of sports, Otsego Park features 14 playing fields for baseball, softball, tennis, basketball, and Little League.
Heckscher Park is known by many residents as the Central Park of Huntington. It boasts a pond and stunning gardens that provide a calm escape within walking distance from the bustling downtown. The kids will enjoy the playground. The park is also the gathering place for the Summer Arts Festival, Spring Tulip Festival, and Huntington’s Annual Fall Festival. Cultural outings are nearly endless for residents of Huntington homes. Art galleries, museums, and performing arts venues provide hours of entertainment for all ages.
Huntington homes are close to a variety of shopping and dining opportunities. Walt Whitman Shops features high-end brands like Pottery Barn, Michael Kors, and Saks Fifth Avenue. Hungry shoppers will appreciate restaurants like Brio Tuscan Grille and California Pizza Kitchen. Huntington Shopping Center has Nordstrom Rack, Michaels, Ulta Beatuy, and several casual restaurants like Five Guys and Applebee’s. Downtown dining includes cuisines from around the world, from Mexican to Japanese to Italian.
Travel in and out Huntington is simplified by Interstate 495, the bus routes for Huntington Area Rapid Transit, and the Port Jefferson Branch of Long Island Rail Road. Residents of Huntington are served by five different school districts in town, as well as three others that serve both students from Huntington and from the surrounding towns. St. Patrick’s School and St. Anthony’s High School offer alternative education.