Shirley is a wonderful hamlet in the town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. Shirley has a population of about 27,584 residents and is in the 11967 zip code. The hamlet has a total area of about 12 square miles and was named for Walter Shirley who had the idea back in the 1950’s to turn Mastic Bay into an area of affordable housing.
Shirley is the western terminus of Atlantic Crossing 1, an underwater telecommunications cable which links the United States with Europe. The Emerald Express, another submarine cable will soon link North America and Europe and will also terminate in Shirley. The Mastic-Shirley Station on the Long Island Railroad serves the residents of both Shirley and Mastic. Resident have easy access to the ocean without needing to take a ferry by using the Smith Point Bridge. The bridge is only one of two bridges connecting the mainland of Long Island to Fire Island. Law enforcement in Shirley is through the Suffolk County Police Department which is located in the hamlet of Shirley. Children of Shirley attend schools in the William Floyd School District and the Longwood Central School District.
Shirley is a beautiful coastal town. Mature trees beautify well kept neighborhoods featuring homes with manicured lawns. Popular neighborhoods in Shirley are East Yaphank and Smith Point. Homes for sale in Shirley come in a broad price range and include homes of diverse architectural styles, ages and sizes. Condominiums, townhomes, single family homes, and lots on which to build your custom home are all available in the hamlet of Shirley, some right on the waterfront. The average listing price for a condo in Shirley is about $357,300. A single family home in Shirley typically sells for around $241,590 however, some homes in Shirley can sell for as much as $3,200,000. The price for lots in Shirley average around $87,544 but can go as high as $398,900 based on size and location.
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