Greenvale is a splendid hamlet and census designated place (CDP) on the north shore of Long Island, Nassau County, New York. A community originally known as “Cedar Swamp”, Greenvale was a crossroads on the way to New York City markets. Travelers would spend the night at the Bull’s Head tavern drinking, socializing and trading. Before the Civil War, cattle traders and farmers inhabited this area. Greenville is bounded on the west by Roslyn Harbor, on the north and northeast by Brookville, and on the south and southeast by East Hills. It’s located between the villages of Roslyn and Brookville. Greenvale is basically eleven blocks by six blocks with a land area of 0.3 square miles, all of it being land in the 11548 zip code. The population is around 1,094 residents. The hamlet is bisected by Northern Boulevard which runs east/west and also by Glen Cove Road which runs north/south. Most of the businesses in the village line-up along these two main roads. There is a Greenville train station on the Oyster Bay Line of the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) located in the northern part of the village. There are also six public transit stops in the village provided by the Metropolitan Suburban Bus Authority.
People are attracted to Greenvale because of its central location with access to beaches, good schools, and public transportation. Residents also enjoy great opportunities for recreation, shopping, dining and entertainment. Wheatley Plaza is a shopping area surrounded by gas stations, banks, and restaurants all within walking distance of the residential areas, as is the local grocery store. Rosalyn Union Free School District serves the children residing in the western portion of the village, and North Shore School District serves those in the eastern portion. Roslyn East Gate Toll House which served the former North Hempstead Turnpike is on the National Register of Historic Places. The New York Institute of Technology is located on a sprawling campus to the east in Brookville as is the New York Chiropractic College. These schools have beautiful campuses with hundreds of acres of preserved lawns and huge stands of mature trees. The Post Campus of Long Island University, once home of C.W. Post, the famed cereal innovator, is the site of concerts presenting performers from around the world. Industries in the area include health care, social assistance, and educational services. Newer residents are professionals such as lawyers, bankers and teachers. Areavibes.com gives Greenvale a score of 86 out of 100, classifying it as “exceptionally livable” based largely on low crime, employment, and aminities.
Older homes in Greenvale date to the early 1900’s. Later developments were built on the fringes of the hamlet. Many older homes have been reconfigured, restored, and updated to appeal to current home buyers. Homes in the Greenvale area range in price from around $548,000 for a 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom single family home to approximately $838,000 for a 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home. The average price for a home in the Greenvale area is around $766,252. Currently, homes for sale in Greenvale are very limited, so if you are interested in relocating in this delightful hamlet, don’t delay.
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