A quiet suburb of New York City located Long Island’s fabled North Shore.

Welcome to Manhasset


You really would be hard pressed to find a lovelier place to live than Manhasset. A quiet suburb of New York City located Long Island’s fabled North Shore, Manhasset covers 2.4 square miles and has a population of 17,295.  Residents enjoy the vibrant downtown with popular restaurants, shops and services, and a variety of beautiful residential neighborhoods, each with its own character both north and south of Northern Boulevard.  The community offers two elementary schools, one middle and one high school.



The one thing all of Manhasset’s neighborhoods and incorporated villages have in common is their beauty.  Manhasset residents take great pride in their homes and properties are well manicured so as to be showcased to their best advantage.  Different parts of the area offer different housing styles and amenities.  The Village of Plandome has a beautiful Village Green (with tennis courts) as well as “Field and Marine” providing exclusive waterfront access.  The land now comprising Munsey Park was a bequest to the Metropolitan Museum of Art by publisher Frank Munsey.  The Museum developed the neighborhood over several decades naming many of the streets after American artists.



Manhasset is home to the world class Americana at Manhasset shopping center which rivals Rodeo Drive and Madison Avenue. There is something for everyone among its retail offerings which represents a veritable who’s who of stores from Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Prada to Tiffany’s, Tesla Automobiles, LuLu Lemon, J. Crew, Crate & Barrel, and more. After a busy day in the stores, treat yourself to a bite at one of the Americana’s chic and delicious restaurants.



Community pride and exclusivity.



All through the year, Manhasset loves to show off its civic pride, hosting street fairs, parades, concerts, craft shows, and antiques shows, as well as holiday events such as the annual lighting of the Christmas tree and Hanukkah menorah in the Mary Jane Davies Village Green affording the opportunity for the community come together for fun and patronage. In addition, there is a movie theater on Plandome Road, and the Manhasset Library is known for its many and varied enriching programs. There are several Country Clubs and yacht clubs in the area as well as nearby Christopher Morley Park which offers ice skating, a dog park, indoor/outdoor tennis, golf, and a swimming pool.



Manhasset has had its fair number of cameos and mentions in the movies and on television.

Shot in Manhasset: “The Good Shepherd”, “Mr. & Mrs. Smith”, “This is Where I Leave You”, “Boiler Room”. Mentions: Miracle on 34th Street - Early in the film, Attorney Fred Gailey tells Kris Kringle he always wanted to live in “ of those junior partner deals around Manhasset” (spoiler alert: home shown in the movie was actually on Derby Road in Port Washington!). Saturday Night Live: 1980 spoof of Woody Allen’s classic film “Manhattan” called “Manhasset” narrated by Rodney Dangerfield. Will & Grace: The character Karen Walker says she wants to “... fly to Manhasset to visit Fortunoff’s” (which was actually in Westbury).



Manhasset, nestled on Long Island's North Shore, stands as a beacon of upscale living, offering an array of luxurious homes for sale. As the median home price in Manhasset has soared to an impressive $2.6 million—a notable 15% increase in 2022—it's evident that the demand for premium properties here is surging. This bustling real estate market features a diverse range of properties, from sprawling single-family homes, averaging between 3,000 to 6,000 square feet, to contemporary condominiums and townhouses. Given the competition, prospective buyers can benefit immensely from partnering with a seasoned Manhasset real estate agent, like Maggie Keats, who offers an insider's perspective on securing prime properties in this coveted hamlet.


Beyond its real estate allure, Manhasset is renowned for its educational excellence. Families flock to the area, swayed by the Manhasset School District's outstanding reputation, consistently ranked among New York State's top echelons. Moreover, Manhasset ensures residents stay connected, with the Long Island Rail Road offering swift commutes to Manhattan and Nassau County's broader regions.


But Manhasset's appeal isn't just about homes and connectivity; it's a lifestyle. With its lush parks, beaches, high-end shopping destinations, gourmet dining options, and cultural landmarks like the Heckscher Museum of Art, Manhasset promises a balanced, luxury-infused life. Those keen on investing in Manhasset real estate should act swiftly; properties here are in high demand and are known to fetch above the asking price. With Maggie Keats's expertise on your side, navigating the competitive terrain becomes a seamless endeavor.



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The Americana at Manhasset



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Overview for Manhasset, NY

17,589 people live in Manhasset, where the median age is 44.8 and the average individual income is $118,925. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

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