On the western shore of Cold Spring Harbor is the delightful village of Laurel Hollow, New York. Within the Town of Oyster Bay, Laurel Hollow is located on the eastern end of Nassau County, bordering Suffolk County. The village was originally incorporated in 1926 under the name “Lauralton”, but was changed in 1935, so as not to be confused with the nearby Lauralton neighborhood in Queens, New York. It is likely named for the abundance of fragrant laurel bushes in the area.
This picturesque village is surrounded by beautiful beaches and is speckled with mature evergreen trees over its rolling hills. Enjoy all that nature has to offer by visiting nearby nature preserves. Tiffany Creek is a 197-acre sanctuary for a diverse population of plant and animal life. The Muttontown Preserve is 550 acres of fields and nature trails that are home to numerous species of animals, trees and wildflowers. In 2006, the Long Island Press named it the “Best Nature Walk of Long Island”. Not too far down the bay, bird lovers will revel in the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center, which is home to 125 species. Discover the local dining, shops, galleries and spas in Downtown Oyster Bay. All of your necessities just a hop, skip and jump away. When The Big Apple calls, don’t fret. The drive into Manhattan is just under an hour or you can sit back and ride the Long Island Railroad into the city.
Home to nearly two thousand residents, Laurel Hollow sits on 3.1 square miles, 0.2 of which is water. Local schools are Cold Spring Harbor Central School District, Oyster Bay-East Norwich School District and dozens of private educational institutions in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. The median cost for a single family home in this charming village is $1.5 million. With Colonial, Greek Revival, Hampton and many more styles, there is a home to fit any taste. Homebuyers in the market for a peaceful lifestyle with ample access to the wonders in nature, look no further than Laurel Hollow.
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