Sound Beach is a splendid little hamlet of rolling hills and heavily treed properties in the Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. At the time of the 2010 census, Sound Beach had approximately 7,612 residents. The total area of Sound Beach is 1.6 square miles found in the northern part of Brookhaven in the 11789 zip code. Sound Beach Boulevard and New York Avenue are the main thoroughfares in the hamlet, and the intersection of these two is know as “the square,” which is the heart of downtown, the business district where residents dine and shop. Sound Beach started out as a publicity stunt by the newspaper The Daily Mirror. In order to promote subscriptions, the newspaper sold very small lots to city residents wanting to escape the oppressive summer heat of New York City. Many of the bungalows built on those tiny lots in Sound Beach have been updated to appeal to current home buyers.
Sound Beach is a family-friendly community and children in Sound Beach attend either the Miller Place Union Free School District or the Rocky Point Union Free School District. Local residents have access to the local beach through the Sound Beach Property Owners’ Association (SBPOA). Passes are required throughout the year. The terrain of Sound Beach is hilly. Near the beach, the terrain is sandy on and near the cliffs, becoming rockier along the shoreline.
Homes for sale in Sound Beach come in a broad price range and include homes of diverse architectural styles, sizes and ages. That said, almost all of the homes in Sound Beach are single family residences. There are no townhomes or condominiums. A single family home in Sound Beach typically sells for around $322,200, however, homes in Sound Beach can sell for as much as $1,399,000. Lots in Sound Beach have an average listing price around $137,900 but can go as high as $350,000.
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