At the eastern end of Long Island you will find the renowned Shelter Island, New York. Shelter Island is both a town and an island. Though separated by water, Shelter Island is part of Suffolk County and according to the 2010 Census, has a population around 2,400 residents. Composed of roughly 8,000 acres, Shelter Island is situated between the North and South Forks of Long Island. On one side it bordered by Gardiners Bay and on the other three sides it is surrounded by Shelter Island Sound. Via ferry Greenport is an approximate eight minute trip to the north and North Haven is an approximate five minute trip south. Running through the island you’ll find New York State Route 114.
Nearly one-third of Shelter Island is owned by The Nature Conservancy and vast tracts of the island are protected wetlands and preserved marshland. The Preserve has four scenic bird-watching and nature trails of varying lengths. There is also a barrier-free Braille trail for visitors with visual impairments. Shelter Island is also home to several smaller communities, neighborhoods and subdivisions. Among them you’ll find Dering Harbor, Harbor View, Montclair Colony, Shelter Island Heights, Silver Beach, Westmoreland, and Nostrand Parkway.
Homes for sale in Shelter Island include a variety of styles, ages and sizes. You can easily find charming coastal homes, gorgeous Victorians, manors, ranch cottages, large estates, and more. Vacant lots and plots of land for sale in Shelter Island have varying listing prices depending upon the property’s size and location. The average listing price for land in Shelter Island is $681,400 but some lots can list for $889,000 or more. Single family homes for sale in Shelter Island have an average listing price around $1.4 million with some Shelter Island homes listing for more than $5.3 million.
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