Bellmore is a hamlet in Nassau County, New York. This coastal community was settled by Englishmen who came from Connecticut via Long Island Sound in the mid 17th century. Many years after the railroad was built in the area, the train station was arbitrarily named Bellmore. The community continued to grow and adopted the name of Bellmore for their city. The town is comprised of an area which is 3.0 square miles, 0.5 square miles of that being water. “The Bellmores” are subdivided into two areas, Bellmore has a population of a little more than 16,000 residents and North Bellmore has approximately 20,000 residents. Bellmore is 5 miles from Jones Beach State Park and situated on the southern edge of Long Island. Manhattan is only 10 miles to the west which is why Bellmore is considered a suburb of New York City. John F. Kennedy International Airport is conveniently located just 15 minutes from Bellmore, providing easy access for air travel. Additionally, the hamlet of Bellmore is flanked by major thoroughfares including Highway 27 (Sunrise Highway) and Merrick Road which run parallel to each other and bisect the city running east/west. Meadowbrook State Parkway and Wantagh State Parkway are the north/south corridors on either side of the city and provide quick routes to beautiful Jones Beach State Park. Nearby towns, all within two miles are: Merrick, North Merrick, Wantagh, Seaford, North Bellmore, Freeport, and Massapequa.
There are eight schools in Bellmore: two high schools, a middle school, three elementary schools, an early childhood center, and a private school that serves Pre-K through 8th grade. The Mathematical Olympiad for Elementary and Middle Schools, a prestigious annual math competition, is held in Bellmore. Not only does Bellmore have a great location and excellent schools, the community also boasts wonderful shopping and dining opportunities. Local restaurants serve a wide variety of foods, with many offering mouth watering local seafood. Italian fare is also popular among the locals. Coffee shops, a bookstore, and an art gallery are all conveniently located and easily accessed by Bellmore residents. If great shopping is what you’re looking for, New York and Manhattan are only an hour away. Plenty of outdoor activities can be found for the nature lover in this coastal community including boating, sailing, fishing and swimming. Additionally, Bellmore is surrounded by beautiful parks which offer a wide variety of activities. Meroke Preserve, Newbridge Road Park, Millpond County Park and Wantagh Park are all local parks where nature is the featured attraction.
With such a long list of impressive features, Bellmore is a must-consider destination for prospective homebuyers. Single family homes and condos are both available in Bellmore. Homes for sale start around $175,000 for a 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home and go up from there to around $1.5 million for a 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom home on an over-sized lot. The average listing price for a single family home in Bellmore is around $450,000. Homes for sale in Bellmore vary in price depending upon the property’s size, age and style. Styles of homes currently on the market in Bellmore include colonial, split-entry, victorian and cape, just to mention a few. Beautiful waterfront properties are also available. If you’re looking for a home in a location cooled by coastal breezes from the Atlantic, but also desire a reasonable commute to New York, the cultural center of North America, we have a home waiting for you in Bellmore.
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