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Baxter Estates NY Real Estate & Homes for Sale

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Baxter Estates is a village located on the North Shore of Long Island, New York, within the Town of North Hempstead in Nassau County. It constitutes the Greater Port Washington area and faces the beautiful Manhasset Bay.

Local Area Information

Baxter Estates is an incorporated village on the North Shore of Long Island, New York, within the Town of North Hempstead in Nassau County. It is part of the Greater Port Washington area located on the Cow Neck Peninsula, which is known for its opulence and historic communities. The village is nestled within the hamlet of Port Washington, with its western shore hugged by the waters of Manhasset Bay. The Mill Pond Park in the village of Port Washington North lies just beyond its northwestern boundary.

Incorporated as a village in 1931 and named in honor of the Baxter family that owned large tracts of land in the region, Baxter Estates is a hidden gem located in the 11050 ZIP code around 20 miles northeast of Midtown Manhattan in New York City. Lining its hilly, tree-lined roads are charming and unique dwellings that are predominantly single-family homes with several multifamily properties.

Baxter Estates offers a variety of housing options for potential buyers, including 4-bedroom homes, houses with a pool, and co-ops, such as the 67 or so units at The Pierre. Some of the most sought-after properties are luxury residences, new constructions and homes with one or more bedrooms on the first floor. Some may include potential mother-daughter options and legal accessory apartments. There are also vacant lots for those looking to build their dream home, along with rental properties for those seeking temporary living arrangements.

The village is known for its waterfront houses that offer fabulous water views of the bay. Horse properties are also available, as are historic homes that have been preserved and updated for modern living. It has quaint boutiques and small businesses and is close to many parks, beaches and cultural sites.

Baxter Estates is a great place for those looking for a peaceful, quiet community that is close to the city. It offers a unique blend of history and modern amenities, making it an attractive place to live for families, professionals and retirees alike.

General Information

Township: Town of North Hempstead | Manhasset, New York

County: Nassau County

Population: 991 (2020)

Classification: Incorporated Village

LIRR Train Station/Schedule: MTA.info/lirr
The LIRR serves Baxter Estates via the Port Washington Station.
Travel time to Manhattan, Penn Station is about
38 minutes to 50 minutes.

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Utilities:

Water District
Port Washington Water District

Gas Company(s)
PSEG Long Island
National Grid

Electric Company(s)
PSEG Long Island

Cable/ Phone/ TV/ Internet Provider(s)
Optimum
Verizon Fios
DirecTV
Dish

Lifestyle

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Beaches & Parks

Barbara Johnson Park and Preserve is a 5-acre Nassau County passive park with amenities that include a wooden viewing dock, numerous park benches and a walking trail around the lovely Baxter’s Pond.

The Schools

Baxter Estates is served by the Port Washington Union Free School District. Five of the district’s seven public schools are located in Port Washington, and the rest, Guggenheim Elementary and John Philip Sousa Elementary Schools, are in the village of Sands Point. The district is known for its rich academic, extracurricular and athletic programs.

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