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Great Neck Estates is a village located on the North Shore of Long Island, New York, in the Town of North Hempstead’s Great Neck peninsula in Nassau County. It is known for its upscale residential neighborhoods and proximity to Manhattan, making it a popular location for commuters. It is also home to a diverse range of cultural and recreational amenities.

Local Area Information

Great Neck Estates is an incorporated village in Nassau County’s Town of North Hempstead on the North Shore of Long Island, New York. It shares borders with Great Neck Village, Saddle Rock Estates and Harbor Hills on the northwest, Great Neck Gardens and the villages of Kensington and Great Neck Plaza on the northeast and the Douglaston–Little Neck neighborhood in the borough of Queens, New York City, on the southwest. The lovely Little Neck Bay lies on the west.

Located in the 11021 ZIP code, around 15 miles east of Manhattan, New York City, Great Neck Estates is among the nine villages on the peninsula referred to as Great Neck. It was incorporated in 1911 and was the second community on the peninsula to become a village. In the 1920s, it became home to author F. Scott Fitzgerald, who wrote his novel The Great Gatsby in his residence that is now a local historical landmark known as Fitzgerald House.

Great Neck Estates features upscale residential neighborhoods consisting of mainly single-family homes with a few multifamily dwellings. One of the newest developments in the area is The Rose condos, offering luxury properties with amenities such as pool access and first-floor bedrooms.

Besides townhouses and waterfront homes with gorgeous water views of the bay, Great Neck Estates also has a rich history, with co-ops including the ones on Ascot Ridge and at Kenwood Gardens, which is one of the area’s historic properties as it was the first co-op structure built on Long Island. There are also 4-bedroom homes and houses with potential for mother-daughter or accessory apartments, perfect for families or those looking for a bit more space while still being in a convenient location.

The village also offers new constructions, rentals and undeveloped vacant lots for those who desire to build their dream home or for developers looking for a new project. Whether a commuter, family or developer, Great Neck Estates has something to offer for everyone and is a great place to live for those who desire luxury and the convenience of the city while still being able to enjoy the tranquility of the suburbs.

General Information

Township: Town of North Hempstead | Manhasset, New York

County: Nassau County

Population: Approximately 2,929 (2021)

Classification: Incorporated Village

Chamber of Commerce: Great Neck Chamber of Commerce

LIRR Train Station/Schedule:
The LIRR serves Great Neck Estates via the Great Neck Station.
Travel time to Manhattan, Penn Station is about
35 minutes to 36 minutes.

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Water District
Water Authority of Great Neck North

Gas Company(s)
Pacific Gas and Electric Long Island (PSEGLI)
National Grid

Electric Company(s)
Pacific Gas and Electric Long Island (PSEGLI)

Cable/ Phone/ TV/ Internet Provider(s)
Verizon FiOS
Consolidated Communications


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Beaches & Parks

Along with Pond Park, the village features the Great Neck Estates Park, which is a waterfront recreational facility equipped with an Olympic-size swimming pool, a kiddie pool, four all-weather tennis courts, three Har-Tru courts, a marina, playground, baseball and soccer fields and basketball and handball courts.

The Schools

The village is served by the Great Neck Union Free School District. Four of the district’s ten public schools — Village School, John L. Miller Great Neck North High, Richard S. Sherman Great Neck North Middle and Elizabeth M. Baker Elementary Schools — are located in Great Neck Village. Saddle Rock Elementary School is in Saddle Rock Village, Parkville School is in North New Hyde Park, John F. Kennedy Elementary School is in Kings Point Village, while the rest are in Lake Success Village.


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