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Plainview Real Estate and Homes for Sale

When folks arrive in Plainview, they often feel they've taken a step back to a simpler time. This inland hamlet of Long Island has somehow managed to hold on to its roots in history despite its popularity among modern homeowners. The area was once known as Mannetto Hills, and it still maintains an idyllic public park with that name today. Long ago the area's farmland supplied cucumbers for the nearby pickle factories.

Today the only pickles being grown in Plainview are in the backyard gardens of the beautiful homes gracing the neighborhood. The area's known for being the site of several sprawling, historic estates. Although most of its housing is more modern and modest than that, there is an obvious premium put on style and space when it comes to real estate in Plainview.

Many of the houses in the neighborhood were built in the 1950s, and they set a precedent for including large yards. The trees planted back then have matured beautifully and today many parts of Plainview are positively forest-like. Unlike many other neighborhoods on Long Island, Plainview also offers opportunity for buyers looking for newer real estate. There are several homeowner association-run neighborhoods offering recent construction, and there are also opportunities to build custom homes in the area. Plainview boasts several condo complexes as well.

Plainview has an impressive library, consistently ranked among the best in New York. In addition to Mannetto Hills Park and dozens of residential parks, local residents also enjoy access to a nature preserve on Plainview's southern boundary. Bethpage State Park is a 19-acre expanse offering golf, athletic fields, an Olympic-size pool and miles of wooded hiking trails.

We've been listing and selling homes in Plainview for years. Whether you're thinking of buying or selling in Plainview, call us! We're the neighborhood experts.

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