Long Island Areas

The Brookvilles

In the early 1900s, wealthy New Yorkers came to Brookville to build lavish country homes on sprawling properties. Notable residents included banker, attorney and diplomat Winthrop W. Aldrich, who built a 40-room manor on 108 acres.

Old Westbury

Old Westbury is a village in Nassau County, in the U.S. state of New York, on the North Shore of Long Island. As of the 2010 United States Census, the village population was 4,671.


Home to Nassau County's largest natural area -- the 550-acre Muttontown Preserve -- the village of Muttontown is "an exclusive area with beautiful properties and estates. Bucolic neighborhoods in Muttontown have manicured properties...

The Roslyns

Renowned for its historic district, the village of Roslyn has more than 80 landmark sites. Perhaps the most prominent is the 1895 clock tower, which stands 44 feet tall on Northern Boulevard. Also in the district are 18th and 19th century homes...

Glen Head

Glen Head is part of the town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, is situated about 25 miles from Manhattan. Its a relatively small community, with a population of about 4,700, and falls roughly between the larger, denser and better-known North Shore areas of Roslyn and Glen Cove.


Manhasset provides an easy transition for young families from the city, partly because it is easily walkable. The hamlet is also more affordable than some surrounding villages, where properties are often larger.