The charming village of Centre Island is located in the prestigious Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County, Long Island, New York. The splendid village is comprised of an area 1.1 square miles, all of it being land. The population of the village is approximately 410 residents, considerably smaller than the Town of Oyster Bay, which has a population of 293,214 residents on the ”Gold Coast”, a name given to the area when wealthy New Yorkers began building palatial summer homes here in the early 1900’s. The area is incredibly beautiful in large part because of the unique and varied terrain. The north shore is hilly, the south shore has sand beaches, and the area between the two is a plain. The most eastern of the three towns in Nassau County, the Town of Oyster Bay is comprised of 18 hamlets and villages, Centre Island included. The United States Postal Service has divided the 36 locations into 30 zip codes served by 20 post offices. Each post office carries the name of the location in which it resides, but the the boundaries seldom correlate. The Town of Oyster Bay is unique in that it extends shore-to-shore from the northern to the southern edge of Long Island.
Among other area points of interest, Sagamore Hill, the former residence and location of the Summer White House for Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the United States, is now a museum. Notable Centre Island residents include musician Billy Joel, Academy and Tony Award winning lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, commentator Sean Hannity, and media tycoon Rupert Murdoch. Additionally, Composer John Barry called Center Island home until his death in 2011.
Most of the homes in the Centre Island area are single family residences. Homes for sale in Centre Island come in a broad price range and include homes of varying ages, sizes and architectural styles. The average listing price for a single family home in Centre Island is approximately $2,726,800 and can reach up to $7,900,000. Lots are also available in Centre Island and sell for an average listing price around $1,495,000.
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