Montauk is an endearing hamlet in the Town of East Hampton, located in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. Montauk and surrounding areas are considered to be in “The Hamptons”. As of the 2010 census, Montauk had a population of approximately 3,326 residents. Montauk has a total area of 19.8 square miles in the 11954 zip code and is located on a peninsula at the eastern end of the south shore of Long Island. It lies 118 miles east of midtown Manhattan. The first lighthouse in the state of New York was located on Montauk Point and it's currently the fourth oldest, active lighthouse in the United States. The Army, Navy, Coast Guard and Air Force have all had a base in the area at one time or another.
Montauk is home to six state parks making it a major tourist destination. In addition to the state parks are Montauk County Park and nature conservancy areas. Often referred to as “The Living End” or “The Last Resort”, Montauk is considered a premiere beach resort. Visitors come to vacation on beautiful beaches, dine in upscale restaurants, and relax at fine bed-and-breakfasts. Such accommodations are rare in other parts of the Hamptons. Saltwater fishermen from all over the world come to fish in local waters which claims to have more saltwater fishing records than any other port in the world. Montauk is home to the largest commercial fishing fleet in New York. The Hampton Jitney provides bus service to Manhattan and the Long Island Rail Road provides service along the Montauk Branch to other locations on Long Island and also to New York City. Bus service via Suffolk Transit is seasonal.
To say the property in Montauk is exceptional would be an understatement. The Hamptons is home to the elite and has long been known as the seasonal playground for the rich and famous. Notables in the worlds of art, business, and politics are frequently seen in the area and some are residents. Montauk boasts impressive real estate options with homes in a variety of styles and ages currently for sale. Condominiums, single family homes, and lots on which to build your custom dream home are available in Montauk. The price for a condo in Montauk averages around $4,277,800. The average listing price for a single family home in Montauk is about $1,853,400, however, sometimes prices go as high as $5,950,000. Lots in Montauk carry a price tag averaging $2,113,600 and can go upwards from there to almost $3,999,000. Homes in Montauk are of exceptional quality and beauty.
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