Life on the Water in Breezy Point
Nestled between the Rockaway Bay and the sprawling Atlantic Ocean lies a peaceful, beachfront enclave. Only 22 short miles from Manhattan, the Breezy Point community in Queens, New York is a world away from the hustle and bustle of the big city. The small, close-knit community is one of the country's largest Irish-American communities, and boasts a strong sense of heritage and cultural pride. Breezy Point's entire community is managed by a single entity, the Breezy Point Cooperative, making Breezy Point real estate some of the most sought-after in the area.
Breezy Point has often been compared to nearby Nassau county real estate in its landscape and makeup. It shares a culture and atmosphere similar to the Hamptons. As a matter of fact, the majority of Breezy Point's residents are summer vacation-goers from nearby neighborhoods. In the summer, this peninsula's normal population of under 5,000 swells to nearly 12,000.
Year-round and summer residents enjoy private beaches, and for a small fee, can take advantage of indoor and outdoor pools at local surf clubs. Many enjoy motorized and non-motorized water sports, and marinas welcome boaters to the shores of this waterfront community. With its sandy beaches, sprawling estates and eclectic shops, Breezy Point combines easy living with the convenience of the nearby big city.
Prices for Breezy Point real estate are comparable to nearby cities such as East Rockaway, Belle Harbor and Fort Tilden. Although, Breezy Point is a part of the borough of Queens, real estate rates tend to be slightly higher than the mean prices for the area. Breezy Point is primarily made up of single-family homes, and the average home price is around $750,000.
If you are looking for a peaceful, yet vibrant community of professionals and families, look no further than Breezy Point real estate. Enjoy warm ocean breezes, sidewalk cafes and boutique shopping right in your own backyard.
For more information about Buying or Selling in Breezy Point please contact Zhanna Shiman by e-mail or call 718.512.7777