North Patchogue is a charming hamlet and a census designated place (CDP) in the splendid Town of Brookhaven of Suffolk County in Long Island, New York. At the time of the 2010 census, the hamlet had a population of approximately 7,246 residents. North Patchogue has a total area of 2.0 miles with 2.575% being water. The two major thoroughfares in the community are Sunrise Highway (NY-27) which runs east to west and North Ocean Avenue which runs North to south. The community is bordered by West Woodside Avenue on the northern boundary, East Roe on the southern boundary, Old Medford Avenue (NY-112) on the eastern boundary and Nicholls Road falling just outside the western boundary.
In addition to a great location and easy access to major thoroughfares, North Patchogue also has a number of points of interest and opportunities for recreation. Canaan Lake is located in North Patchogue and access is from Ohls Street at the north end of the lake. The lake is a shallow man-made feature stocked with trout, yellow perch, and chain pickerel to provide seasonal fishing opportunity to locals in the spring and fall. Heavy aquatic plant growth in the warmer months can make fishing a challenge. Residents of North Patchogue also enjoy great dining and shopping options. Shopping venues lie on the eastern boundary of the community as well as on the western edge of the hamlet at Gateway Plaza, located on Gateway Boulevard. The Town of Brookhaven, in which North Patchogue is located, has a population of approximately 486,040 residents and is the only one of the ten towns in Suffolk County that stretches across the island from the north shore to the south shore of Long Island. Brookhaven is home to Stony Brook University and Brookhaven National Laboratory which both employ local residents.
North Patchogue and Canaan Lake are communities primarily comprised of single family homes of varying ages, sizes and architectural styles. Homes in these two amazing communities are quite affordable and are a great option for homebuyers wanting to live in close proximity to Manhattan but want to live a quiet life apart from the big city’s hustle and bustle. The average price for a single family home in the North Patchogue and Canaan Lake area is around $240,000. That said, some North Patchogue and Canaan Lake homes can sell for as much as $377,000.
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