Inside the Town of Babylon, New York, is the hamlet of Deer Park. Originally settled by Jacob Conklin in the 1600’s, as part of Half Way Hollow Hills, it was Charles Wilson in 1853, who established the community that now exists as Deer Park. During Wilson’s time, the area was known for dahlia and fruit farms. Once sparsely populated and agricultural, Deer Park is now heavily residential and home to more than 27,700.
For a town that rapidly grew and developed during the twentieth century, Deer Park hasn’t slowed down. In 2008, Tanger Outlets at The Arches opened. Visitors will find an array of eateries, shops and a sixteen screen movie theater, including many luxury brand shops. Spend a fun afternoon at Monster Mini Golf or Sky Zone Trampoline Park. Residents don’t need to go far for the essentials. Whether in need of grocery or hardware stores, coffee shops or salons, it’s all nearby. For a night out on the town, Manhattan is a mere forty-five miles west. Accessible by the Long Island Railroad, the city is just an hour train ride away.
Although close to the coast, Deer Park is a landlocked hamlet, spanning 6.2 square miles. Deer Park Union Free School District serves local students, known as Home of the Falcons. Police services are provided by the Town of Babylon. The average listing price of a condo or townhome is $326,750. For a single family home, the average is $337,327. This remarkable nook of Long Island has close proximity to the sparkling beaches of South Oyster Bay and the culture and excitement of Manhattan, all within a close knit community.
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