The charming village of Amityville, New York is located within the town of Babylon on South Oyster Bay, Long Island. It was in 1894 that the village became incorporated, more than two hundred years after being settled by English colonists. In the early days, Amityville, known as Huntington West Neck South, was primarily a farming and fishing community. In the early twentieth century, agriculture gave way to extravagant estates and hotels for the summering Manhattanites.
There are several dining and shopping establishments throughout the village, many of them on Merrick Road/Montauk Highway. South Oyster Bay is not the only waterfront area around. Avon Lake is a popular fishing spot, with a variety of fish. There are several beautiful parks and playgrounds for sports and hiking. The Amityville Beach Complex offers beachfront, a concession stand, a fishing pier and nearby park with playing fields.
Just under one thousand residents call Amityville home. There is a total of 30.4 miles of road within the 2.5 square miles of the village. Many local students attend Amityville Union Free School District. There is one parochial school in the village and several private academies in the region. Amityville is served by the Town of Babylon fire, police and public works departments. The average listing price for a single family home is $330,157. Homebuyers will find classic Colonial and Cape to Ranch and Mid-Century Modern style homes. Whether in the market for a waterfront home with a view or seclusion on a tree lined street, Amityville is worth considering.
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