The seaside community of Westhampton Beach, New York, is an incorporated village in the Town of Southampton. Located on the East End of Long Island, on the South Fork, Westhampton was incorporated in 1928. Settled in the 1660s by English colonizers, the original inhabitants of the region were of the Shinnecock Indian Tribe, who called the land Ketchaponack “place where large roots grow”.
Residents are never far from necessities or luxuries, with the shops and eateries along Main Street. There, you will also find the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center. Not only does the Performing Arts Center host world class musicians, but theater, dance, comedians and international cinema as well. Experience fine dining at Star Boggs or stop by local favorite, Beach Bakery Café for one of their renowned raspberry-filled fried croissants. Spend an afternoon strolling through the Westhampton Beach Farmers Market, shopping for fresh produce, fish, wine, flowers and a variety of handmade products. The village is home to two permit-only beaches for residents, Rogers Beach and Lashley Beach. Both offer parking, showers, restrooms and lifeguards. Rogers is the more popular of the two, with a snack bar and deck, but Lashley is a bit more secluded for those seeking a quiet and relaxing day on the beach. For the more adventurous, paddleboards and kayaks can be rented nearby. Boats may be safely docked at the village marina, centrally located and a short walk from Main Street.
Slightly more than 1,700 residents compose the zip code of 11978, which is a mere three square miles. The median cost of single family homes in Westhampton Beach is approximately $1,293,800 and around $750,000 for condos. Whether in the market for a classic beach house or a post-modern home, this charming beach community offers a variety of options to meet your heart’s desire.
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