Located on the South Fork of Long Island, Southampton, New York was founded in 1640 when settlers obtained the land from the Shinnecock Indians. The town takes its name from Southampton, England. Comprised of seven incorporated villages and sixteen unincorporated hamlets, small town charm and sprawling beaches make Southampton an oasis only eighty-five miles from Manhattan.
The eclectic shops lining Main Street, in the village of Southampton rival any big city boutique. As you take a stroll down the thoroughfare, you’ll find an array of fantastic restaurants. Wine lovers can enjoy the many vineyards and wineries on the East End of Long Island. The town is home to a thriving arts scene, and with dozens of galleries, theaters, museums, an art and a cultural center, there is no shortage of creativity. For homebuyers interested in outdoor recreation, there are several local golf courses, including Jack Nicklaus and Tom Doak’s own Sebonac Golf Club. Southampton Hunt & Polo Club is one of the largest in the country and the Southampton Camp & Club offers membership and professional training in tennis for the whole family.
With a vibrant arts community, beautiful beaches and metropolitan luxuries, it is no wonder that more than 58,000 residents call Southampton home. The Long Island Railroad Montauk line is accessible by five stations, located in Speonk, Westhampton, Hampton Bays, Southampton and Bridgehampton. Also found in town are two airports and a heliport. Shelter Island is even reachable by ferry. Some of the most valuable homes in the country can be found in Southampton. With condos ranging from $0.7 million to $3 million and homes from $1.5 million to $75 million, there is a luxury home or estate to suit every taste.
If you would like to buy a home in Southampton, New York, please do not hesitate to contact us today for assistance or more information.
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