East Islip is a hamlet in the Town of Islip, in Suffolk County, on Long Island, New York. At the time of the 2010 census, East Islip had an approximate population of 14,475 residents. East Islip has a total area of a little over four miles and is in the 11730 zip code. The hamlet of Islip lies to the west of East Islip. Islip Terrace is to the north, Great South Bay is to the south, the Great River to the east, and North Great river is to the northeast or East Islip.
East Islip has been the home of many of the country’s wealthiest families. Some of the most well known estates in the area included the Gulden, Knapp and Hollins estates. Brookwood Hall, owned by the Thorne family, now serves as a municipal building for the town of Islip. Saint Mary’s Catholic Church sits on grounds that in earlier times were farmland and estates. A church, an elementary school, a private school, and other parish buildings now occupy the land. Today, there are fewer estates in East Islip. Lots are smaller and, overall, the homes are as well. An experimental shellfish hatchery is located in the town of Islip as is a public beach.
One of the favored premier neighborhoods in East Islip is the guard-gated private community of The Moorings, a luxury waterfront community. The Moorings was established in 1963 and is comprised of 100 one-acre residences. Deer Run, Beecher Estates, and Country Village are a few of the other neighborhoods in East Islip. East Islip has been the beloved hometown of families for generations. Condominiums, townhomes, single family homes and lots on which to build your custom home are all properties currently available in the East Islip real estate market. The average listing price for a condo in East Islip is around $121,600 but prices can go as high as $150,000. A single family home in East Islip typically lists for an average price of $490,900, but prices can sometimes reach as high as $2,650,000. Lots in East Islip list for an average price of about $909,800 but can reach clos $3,300,000 depending on the size of the property and its proximity to water. If you would like to schedule an appointment to see any of our amazing properties in East Islip, or any surrounding villages, do not hesitate to contact us today.
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