Skip To Content

Plainview NY Real Estate & Homes for Sale

Plainview NY Homes for Sale

Plainview is a neighborhood in the Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County, and regarded as one of the nicest on Long Island, New York. Though it is mostly a suburban residential community, it has vast acres of commercial properties and many shopping centers, and its central location and access to major highways make it a convenient place to live, work or visit.

Local Area Information

Plainview is an unincorporated hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County, on the Nassau-Suffolk County line on Long Island, New York. It shares land borders with Syosset and Woodbury on the north, Bethpage on the south, Hicksville on the west, Old Bethpage on the southeast and Melville on the east, which is in the Town of Huntington in Suffolk County.

Residential areas comprise primarily single-family homes and some condos, including the luxury residences in the gated communities of Country Pointe Plainview and The Hamlet on Olde Oyster Bay, both of which offer waterfront homes with excellent vistas of a pond or lake. Like The Seasons at Plainview, Country Pointe is a 55+ community offering 2-bedroom condos with a basement, though the latter also includes homes with a garage.

Plainview houses range from 1-bedroom rental properties to 4-bedroom homes to grander dwellings and may feature first-floor bedrooms and private pools among other architectural highlights and amenities. The diverse assortment of options in the housing inventory also includes new constructions and potential mother-daughter.

Residents enjoy a variety of parks nestled between houses, one of the factors that placed Plainview on the list of the nicest neighborhoods on Long Island. While it is mostly a suburban residential community, it has vast acres of commercial properties on top of its many shopping centers, medical and office buildings as well as strip malls with major supermarkets, restaurants, pharmacies and other establishments.

The hamlet uses the Plainview, NY 11803 ZIP code, which it shares with some parts of Bethpage, and has a volunteer fire department, public library, school system and water district that it shares with Old Bethpage. The Nassau County Police Department’s Second and Eighth Precincts provide law enforcement to the community. The Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library is considered one of the best in Nassau County and recognized as a “5-Star Library” by Library Journal.

General Information

Township: Town of Oyster Bay | Oyster Bay, New York

County: Nassau County

Population: 27,100 (2020)

Classification: Hamlet, CDP

Chamber of Commerce: Plainview-Old Bethpage Chamber of Commerce

LIRR Train Station/Schedule:
The LIRR serves Plainview via the Bethpage Station, Hicksville Station, and Syosset Station.
Travel time to Manhattan, Penn Station is about
54 minutes to 1 hour 17 minutes.

Plainview, NY luxury home with furnished living room


Water District(s)
Plainview Water District
Bethpage Water District
Jericho Water District

Gas Company(s)
PSEG Long Island
National Grid

Electric Company(s)
PSEG Long Island

Cable/ Phone/ TV/ Internet Provider(s)
Verizon Fios


Plainview, NY Listings

Beaches & Parks

The Town of Oyster Bay’s Borella Fields on Plainview Road is a 10.27-acre complex that features a soccer field, one regulation diamond, and two Little League diamonds.

The 77,000-square-meter Plainview-Old Bethpage Community Park on Washington Avenue is the community’s primary park, featuring a basketball and four handball courts, Little League and softball fields, a swimming pool with diving area, kiddie wading pool, picnic area with hibachi grills, playground, four lighted tennis courts, and hiking trails through its woods, which extend from the park to the commercial section and also to the smaller community parks in the residential areas of Pal Street.

Farther along Washington Avenue is the Manetto Hills Park, a nature preserve formerly known as the Shattuck Estate. The 138-acre property was almost developed in the 1970s but was left as a nature preserve through efforts of community activists.

The Schools

Most students in Plainview attend the schools of the Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District, which has seven schools, all of which are located in the community, except for Old Bethpage Elementary School, which is in the adjacent hamlet of Old Bethpage.

The rest of Plainview is served by either the Bethpage Union Free School District or the Syosset Central School District.

There are also several private schools located in Plainview, including the Hebrew Academy of Nassau County (HANC) and Miss Sue’s Nursery School and Summer Fun.


Plainview, NY

See Plainview Homes For Sale

Plainview, NY Listings

Communities In The Township Of Oyster Bay