Lake Grove is a captivating village in the delightful Town of Brookhaven. Located in Suffolk County in Long Island, New York, the village of Lake Grove is a great place to call home. At the time of the 2010 census, the village had a population of around 11,163 residents. The village has a total area of 3.0 square miles, all of it being land, and is in the 11755 zip code. Lake Grove also boasts a rich history. The area was settled in the early 18th century along Middle Country Road, which was part of the Old Kings Highway, originally a footpath for Native Americans. Nearby Lake Ronkonkoma was a popular recreation area in the early 20th century prompting many small summer homes to be built on private roads in Lake Grove. A new post office was built in the area and was given the name of Centereach. Housing development continued in Stony Brook, and the population of Lake Grove increased rapidly. Nesconset Highway, built in 1954 became a major commercial crossroad prompting the construction of Smith Haven Mall in 1968. The sudden growth concerned citizens who wanted to retain control of planning and zoning, and they voted to incorporate in 1968.
Lake Grove has a thriving commercial district with nationally recognized stores such as Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, and DSW. Old world charm is still evident in the village. The first church in the area, First Congregational Church of New Village, built in 1818, is now on the National Register of Historic Places. In addition to its history and many points of interest, Lake Grove also has wonderful schools. The children of the village attend schools in the Sachem, Middle Country, and Three Villages school districts.
Many well maintained developments in the village include Crestwood Forest, Lake Grove Estates, Country Pointe, The Pines, Brittany Hills, and Country Woods. Homes for sale in these delightful neighborhoods and subdivisions include properties of varying size, ages and architectural styles. Condominiums, townhomes, single family homes, and lots on which to build your custom home are all available in the village of Lake Grove. The average listing price for a condo in Lake Grove is about $576,100. The average listing price for a single family home in Lake Grove is around $434,100. However, some Lake Grove homes can sell for as much as $1,149,000.
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