If you’ve been looking for the perfect place to live in the Town of Oyster Bay on Long Island, don’t miss Farmingdale homes. Find beautiful historic homes built in several classic styles--Cape Cod, Dutch Colonial, and Colonial. There are newer homes, too: ranches, split levels, and large single-family homes. Some are even brand-new construction. There are many houses that have been updated with new flooring, stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops in the kitchen, and large master bedrooms with spa-like ensuite bathrooms. Townhouses and condos are also available, for comfortable living without the bother of maintaining outdoor spaces.
Farmingdale real estate appeals to commuters for the proximity to New York City. It’s around 37 miles away from Midtown Manhattan. Get in to the city via the Ronkonkoma Branch of the LIRR. Or drive in on the Long Island Expressway or Seaford Oyster Bay Expressway.
Parents will be pleased with the solid education offered by Farmingdale schools. Saltzman East Memorial Elementary School was named a National PTA School of Excellence. There are robust music and drama programs, robotics teams, and lots of sports. Parents can also opt for one of the excellent private schools nearby. After graduation, students can pursue a college degree close to home at Farmingdale State College (or SUNY Farmingdale).
Residents of Farmingdale homes have plenty to do for fun. In fact, Farmingdale’s downtown was named on the Best of Long Island lists for four straight years, from 2015 to 2018. There’s a farmers market every Sunday from June through November. The community comes together for many events. There’s a St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the Rag-a-Muffin Halloween Parade, a Veterans Day Ceremony, and a Holiday Parade. Village Movie Nights are held three times a year, and it’s a great way to meet up with old friends and make new ones.
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