Syosset Real Estate

In Syosset, a densely suburban hamlet in the Nassau County town of Oyster Bay where home prices climbed steeply through the 1990's, when people look for location, location, location, the location that seems to count the most is the Syosset Central School District. Many who buy do not need convincing.

Besides top-ranked schools, Syosset offers a Long Island Rail Road connection that gets commuters to the city in under an hour and -- compared with neighboring areas and other parts of the school district -- relative affordability in a community where single-family dwellings predominate. All these factors combine to provide what real estate professionals say is good value for prospective buyers.

In upper-rank Nassau County public school districts, 95 percent of students typically go on to either four- or two-year colleges. Syosset schools top even this, sending 94 percent of 1999 graduates to four-year colleges and universities, the highest percentage in the county, according to the district.

The high school and the district's two middle schools for grades 6 through 8 have each been named schools of excellence within the past several years by the United States Department of Education. The high school offers 23 advanced placement courses in which students may earn college credits.

The percentage of students who scored at or above grade level in state standardized tests for reading and math is among the highest for any Long Island district. A world language course starts in first grade, when students choose among French, Spanish and Italian. All study Latin in fifth grade. In addition to these languages, Russian, Japanese and American Sign Language are taught in the high school. The district plans to introduce Mandarin Chinese to the elementary school program next fall.

Our Lady of Mercy Academy, a colonnaded private Catholic secondary school for girls on a spacious campus in Syosset, has 500 students in grades 9 through 12, its peak capacity. Sister Margaret Ann Hartigan, the co-principal, said virtually all of the some 110 graduates in the class of 2000 went on to college, with 60 percent being offered scholarships. Tuition is $5,200 a year, she said.

St. Edward the Confessor School, a Catholic elementary school in Syosset, has 272 students in pre-K through grade 8. The school's principal, Anne Schaefer, said a nursery program for 3-year-olds would begin in September. The school emphasizes religious training and academics. Average tuition is $2,600, she said.

If schools are a strong suit, traffic on main roads is the bane of Syosset. Several roads converge in a knot in the downtown around Jackson Avenue, a local shopping area. The sprawling railroad station parking lot, where town parking permits cost $20 for two years, is filled on weekdays. Jericho Turnpike, Route 25, a major shopping area, is also often congested.

The Long Island Expressway and the Seaford-Oyster Bay Expressway, though convenient, bring noise to abutting streets in an area once filled with woods and farms.

The 2000 census also showed that Syosset's Asian population was 12.7 percent, one of the highest rates on Long Island.

For recreation there is the 48-acre Syosset Woodbury Community Park. The park, run by the Town of Oyster Bay, has a swimming pool, an ice rink, a children's playground and picnic areas, three baseball fields, basketball, tennis, volleyball, horseshoes, shuffleboard and a nature trail.

An 18-hole, 121-acre town golf course in nearby Woodbury is open Tuesday through Sunday all year, weather permitting, and has a putting green and a driving range. Individual memberships cost $150 annually for town residents. Members pay $20 for weekday play and $27 on weekends and may make reservations. Nonmember town residents pay $30 during the week and $36 on weekends. Fees are doubled for nonresidents.

North Shore University Hospital at Syosset, a part of the 18-hospital North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, is an acute-care community hospital with 136 beds. It is known for its Center for Surgical Specialties, the Cohn Pain Management Center and an eye-surgery center.

CODES: Area, 516; ZIP, 11791. DISTANCE FROM MIDTOWN MANHATTAN: 28 miles. RUSH-HOUR COMMUTATION: 50 minutes on Long Island Rail Road; $7 one-way, $154 monthly. GOVERNMENT: Town of Oyster Bay supervisor (John Venditto, Republican), elected to a two-year term; six-member Town Board, elected to four-year terms.

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  • 1 Waterford Way Syosset NY, 11791
    $5,880,000
    5 Bedrooms 5 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale ML# 2880284
    Magnificent Georgian Manson Built By Notable Brooklyn Builder Willian Kennedy. High Ceilings, Custom Crown Moldings Architectural Details Throughout. Completely Remodeled Around 7000 Sqft Of Luxurious Living Set On The Highest Elevation In Syosset. 2 Master Suites. 3 Bedroom/ Full Bath , 4 Fireplaces, Shy 2 Acres , Pool, Ross Garden. A Must See.!!!
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  • 2186 Kirby Ln Syosset NY, 11791
    $3,500,000
    5 Bedrooms 6 Full Baths 1 Half Bath Sq. Ft. 5074.00:#
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3040668
    Elegant Custom Built 2004 Expanded Ranch With Soaring Ceilings. Magnificent Chef's Kitchen W/ 3 Ovens, 1 Stovetop -Vik App.| Sub Zero Frig Leading To Outdoor Dining Patio View Of Park Like Grounds. Grand Entry Foyer| Library| Formal Dining & Lr | Eik | Den| 2 Bedrms Plus Master Suite Leading To Outdoor Patio| W/ 2 Huge Walkin Closets- Full Bath. 2 Bedrms- 2 Full Baths On 2nd Fl. Inground Pool- Pool House W/Kitchen & Full Bath- Dining Portico- Basketball Court- Outdoor Oven. Entertainer's Dream!
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  • 2 Cory Ct Syosset NY, 11791
    $2,899,000
    6 Bedrooms 5 Full Baths 1 Half Bath Sq. Ft. 6000.00:#
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3018191
    New Construction. Beautiful 6 Bedroom, 5.5 Bath Colonial Located On 2 Pristine Acres. Close To Rr And Oyster Bay Beaches. Taxes To Be Determined After Construction Is Finished.
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  • 475 Split Rock Rd Syosset NY, 11791
    $2,595,000
    5 Bedrooms 6 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3040859
    Gated Entry To This Fabulous Colonial Set On 2.78 Acres Of Lawn, Gardens, Tennis Court, Putting Green And Sparkling Pool. Lovely Entertaining Rooms, Chef's Kitchen, Large Family Room, Luxurious Master Bedroom Suite With Fireplace, Home Theater, Generator. This House Has It All!
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  • 20 Carriage Ct Syosset NY, 11791
    $1,999,000
    5 Bedrooms 3 Full Baths 1 Half Bath Sq. Ft. 7356.00:#
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3021266
    This Very Spacious House Features Dual Staircase, Center Island, Heated Gunite Pool And Tennis Court On 2+ Acres In Muttontown.
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  • 43 Narcissus Dr Syosset NY, 11791
    $1,788,000
    6 Bedrooms 4 Full Baths 1 Half Bath Sq. Ft. 4100.00:#
    Single Family For Sale ML# 3017680
    Prime North Syosset Location! 4100Sqf Of Extraordinary New Construction Ready To Customize For Winter 2018, Boasting 6 Bdrms, 4, 5 Bthrms Including 2 Balconies, A Lavish Master Bedroom Suite And A Huge Junior Suite, Designer Kitchen With Island & Pantry, Full Basement W Cellar Entry, Beautiful Flow & Spacious Layout, High End Finishes, Large Property, Top Of The Line Builders, Make This Your Dream Home!!Walking Distance To Lirr/Syosset Schools
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  • 12 Anita Ave Syosset NY, 11791
    $1,700,000
    5 Bedrooms 3 Full Baths 1 Half Bath
    Single Family For Sale ML# 2989464
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  • 4 Whetmore Dr Syosset NY, 11791
    $1,699,000
    5 Bedrooms 4 Full Baths 1 Half Bath Sq. Ft. 4800.00:#
    Single Family For Sale ML# 2996771
    Stunning 2 Yr Young Colonial On 1/2 Acre In N Syosset! 2 Story Entry, 9' Ceilings, Flr, French Doors, Fdr W Coff Ceil, Butler Pantry, White Kitchen W Quartzite Counters, Ss App, Den W Gas Fplce, 5Bdr, 4.5Bths , Hardwood/Moldings Thruout, Mudroom, Cvac, Cac, Sound System, Outdoorbbqkitchen/Patio, Igs, Water Filtration System, Solar, Alarm, Berry Hill, S Woods School **Taxes Are Being Grieved.
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  • 8 Anita Ave Syosset NY, 11791
    $1,599,000
    6 Bedrooms 4 Full Baths 1 Half Bath Sq. Ft. 4000.00:#
    Single Family For Sale ML# 2989330
    Now Is Your Chance To Own Your Dream Home! Being Built -2018! 6 Bedroom, 5 Bath, Center Hall Colonial, North Syosset Time To Customize! High End Amenities, Hw Floors, Gorgeous Gourmet Eik, Elaborate Trim Package, Stones Throw To Town, Rr, Village Elementary. Pre-Construction Bonus = Seller Is Offering A Fully Installed House Generator! Pictures Are For Workmanship Purposes Only..Not Exact To This House.
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  • 9 Townsend Dr Syosset NY, 11791
    $1,559,999
    5 Bedrooms 3 Full Baths 1 Half Bath Sq. Ft. 3859.00:#
    Single Family For Sale OPEN HOUSE ML# 3014000
    Totally Top Of The Line Renovated And Extended 10 Feet In The Kitchen And Den In 2007. Custom Chefs Kitchen With Commercial Grade Appliances Including Wolf, Subzero And Fisher Paykel. Beautiful Hardwood Floors And Custom Mill Work And Cabinetry Throughout Add To The Elegant Design Of This Wonderful Home.Extended Den With Cherry Cabinetry & Surround Sound. All Of The Baths Have Been Redone W/High End Finishes.Beautifully Landscaped Property With Heated Inground Pool And Cabana With Refrigerator.
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