Locust Valley, New York is an unincorporated hamlet, in the Town of Oyster Bay. Located on the North Shore of Long Island in Nassau County, the area was settled by English Captain John Underhill in 1667, when he purchased the land from the Matinecock Indians. The settlement was originally called Buckram and was referred to as such until 1856, when due to the abundance of Locust trees, the name was changed.
This charming hamlet offers several delicious dining options. A few notables are classical French and New American cuisine at Barneys, Asian Continental Fusion at Meridian, and Continental at Locust Valley Inn Bistro. Eclectic local shops are found in and around the area. For luxury shopping, the Americana Manhasset is a must. Only a twenty-minute drive away, there are more than sixty premier shops and restaurants arranged in a gorgeous outdoor environment. Enjoy a game of golf at the prestigious Creek Club or Piping Rock Club. Nearby are Water Mill and Meadowbrook Polo Clubs. For the seafaring folk, Seawanhaka Corinthian, Sagamore and Sea Cliff Yacht Clubs are nearby on Oyster Bay.
Around 3,400 residents call Locust Valley home. It is a safe place to raise a family with stellar schools. Locust Valley High School is ranked among the best in the country according to Newsweek, The Washington Post and U.S. News & World Report. The zip code of 11560 is comprised of 0.9 square miles. With the average price listing of a single family home at $1.2 million, Locust Valley offers a range of styles, sizes and amenities. This quaint hamlet is a must consider for young families and any homebuyer seeking an inviting community and a beautiful backdrop.
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