At the eastern end of Long Island Sound you will find the splendid community of Fishers Island, New York. Fishers Island is just two miles off the southeastern coast of Connecticut across Fishers Island Sound. The island is approximately one mile wide and nine miles long and is situated just eleven miles from Orient Point and only two miles from Napatree Point and Groton Long Point. Additionally Fishers Island is accessible by plane and ferry service from New London, Connecticut which is around seven miles to the northwest.
Fishers Island is a census-designated place in the Town of Southold of Suffolk County, New York. Home to approximately 236 year-round residents at the time of the 2010 Census, Fishers Island is composed of only 4.2 square miles. Fishers Island has some truly remarkable neighbors including Wicopesset Island, which is located off East Point, Mason’s Island, which is located at the mouth of the Mystic River, Enders Island, which is connected to Mason’s Island via causeway, and Goat Island, Ram Island and Elihu Island as well. Fishers Island also has splendid weather with mild temperatures that enable residents the opportunity to enjoy the area’s many remarkable shopping, dining, entertainment and recreation options.
This wonderful family-friendly town has all that is needed for daily life. Most of the year-round residents live on the western end of Fishers Island. The western end is also where you’ll find the News Cafe, The Pequot restaurant, The Beach Plum and The Picket Fence boutiques, Toppers ice cream shop, a museum and a small airstrip. Though located off the eastern Connecticut coast, Fishers Island belongs to New York. Homes for sale in this amazing community include beautiful waterfront properties and generally homebuyers will get more bang for their buck in Fishers Island compared to the Hamptons. Homes in Fishers Island come in varying ages, sizes and architectural styles with an array of special features. Some Fishers Island homes have listing prices over $3.5 million, while other homes are listed for under $520,000.
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