Poquott is a delightful village in the remarkable Town of Brookhaven, nestled in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. At the time of the 2010 census, Poquott had a population of approximately 953 residents. The village is situated on the north shore of Long Island and is in the 11733 zip code. Poquott has a total area of 0.6 square miles, of which 0.4 square miles is land and 0.2 square miles is water. In addition to a great location, Poquott also boasts a rich history.
In 1659, European settlers founded what is now Poquott. The peninsula was known as “George’s Neck” and was farmland. Fort Nonsense was built at the tip of Poquott during the War of 1812. It proved insufficient to prevent British raiders from entering Port Jefferson Harbor. California Grove was established in the 1883. It was an amusement park which featured a pier, picnic ground, dancing pavilion, skating rink and an oyster restaurant. The amusement park led to the development of a summer community centered around bungalows. The village was incorporated in 1931 and residents fought hard to keep the area from becoming industrialized. Today, there are two beaches and a harbor front park for resident’s enjoyments. Van Brunt Manor Beach is on Setauket Harbor while Walnut Beach lies on Port Jefferson Harbor. Dinghy and kayak rentals are available. There are two large fields, a private boat ramp, a playground and gazebo at California Park.
With all these remarkable features, Poquott is a great place to buy a home. The area is primarily a year-round residential community although a few summer homes still remain. Poquott is a community of single family homes of varying styles, sizes and ages.The average listing price for a home in Poquott is around $550,000. That said, some Poquott homes can sell for as much as $998,000.
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