On the North Shore of Long Island, in the prestigious Nassau County, you will find the Hamlet of Manhasset, New York. Manhasset is a census-designated place that serves as home to approximately 8,100 residents. This unincorporated community is found within the Town of North Hempstead, one of three towns in Nassau County. Manhasset boasts a long, rich history having first been settled in 1680. Its name derived from a Native American term meaning “the island neighbor,” Manhasset was named the best town for raising a family in New York by the Wall Street Journal in 2005.
Composed of 2.4 square miles, Manhasset encompasses numerous smaller communities including Norgate, Terrace Manor, Strathmore Vanderbilt, Strathmore Village, North and South Strathmore, Shorehaven and the three incorporated villages of Plandome, Plandome Heights and Munsey Park, as well as portions of Plandome Manor, North Hills and Flower Hill. Manhasset has a wonderful location just 19.5 miles from midtown Manhattan and a forty minute commute via the Long Island Rail Road from Manhasset to Penn Station. The three Plandomes are located in north Manhassett and consist of Plandome, Plandome Heights and Plandome Manor. The Village of Plandome sits along Manhasset Bay and boasts a long history having incorporated in 1911. Plandome Heights also has a rich history, incorporated in 1929, it is an area known for Spanish architectural styles of red-tile roofs and white stucco exteriors. Plandome Heights borders unincorporated Downtown Manhasset. Incorporated in 1931, Plandome Manor boasts gorgeous waterfront properties and close proximity to the railroad station.
In addition to all of these wonderful features, Manhasset also has excellent schools, including Munsey Park Elementary, Shelter Rock Elementary, Manhasset Middle and Manhasset High schools. Manhasset High School is among the top-rated schools in the nation and made Newsweek Magazine’s 2010 list of the best American high schools, ranking 87th out of 1,700. Within Manhasset many delightful neighborhoods you'll find impressive real estate opportunities. Homes for sale in Manhasset range in price depending upon the property’s age, size, style and location. The median home price in Manhasset is around $1,479,000.
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