Centerport is a beautiful hamlet in the town of Huntington, Suffolk County, on the north shore of Long Island, New York. Located in the 11721 zip code and formerly known as “Little Cow Harbor” and “Centreport”, Centerport has a current population of around 5,508 and a total area of 2.3 square miles. Centerport is directly across Long Island Sound from Stratford, Connecticut. Centerport lies midway between the eastern and western boundaries of Huntington, hence the name. Huntington and its surrounding hamlets are at the eastern end of the “Gold Coast”, an area known since the early 20th century as the playground of the rich and famous. Many stunning mansions were built on the north shore of the island. William Vanderbilt II built his palatial residence Eagle’s Nest here. Vanderbilt's former 43-acre estate is now a museum and planetarium.
Centerport has a very nautical feel with many of its resident being avid boaters and sailors. The Centerport Yacht Club is the social center of the hamlet. The club sponsors races and regattas each year beginning in early spring and continuing throughout the summer into the fall. Children of Centerport attend schools in the Harborfields Central School District. Schools in the district include Washington Drive Primary, T.J. Lahey Elementary, Oldfield Middle and Harborfields High Schools. Camp Alvernia was the first Catholic summer camp in the nation. Still in operation, it serves 900 local children each summer ranging in age from 3-14 year.
Centerport is a largely residential community. Homes with winding drives and columned porches that sweep the breadth of the front facade are typical. Some of the styles of homes available in Centerport include brick front traditional, colonial, cape, contemporary, and modern. The average price for a townhome in Centerport is $770,800 but can reach $925,000. Single family homes are more plentiful in Centerport and have an average listing price around $879,700 but can reach upwards to $3,495,000.
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