Sands Point

Residents have vistas of the magnificent Manhattan skyline along with beautiful surrounding waters.


Covering nearly 3000 acres, Sands Point is an entirely residential village that lies within, and shares resources with, larger neighboring town Port Washington.  Incorporated in 1910, Sands Point is home to just 900 families, (approximately 2900 residents), who enjoy its stunning topography, private lifestyle and accessibility to New York City, just 25 miles away. 



Homes in Sands Point range from multi-acre Gold Coast Estates and lavish waterfront properties to a complement of older and newer houses in a range of styles from Colonial to Hampton Shingle, Ranch to Contemporary, Mediterranean, Mid-Century Modern, Tudor and more.  Minimum zoning is 1-acre.



Sands Point’s “special sauce” is its unique offering of a private lifestyle yet with access to the best shopping, dining and entertainment available, in close proximity.  All of this, and, it’s a truly beautiful place to live.



Easy-going, involved, respectful.



The Village Club of Sands Point; Sands Point Golf Club; Sands Point Preserve; running, hiking, biking on the Village’s beautiful streets, lanes and roads, as well as boating, kayaking, paddle boarding and more in Manhasset Bay, Hempstead Harbor and the Long Island Sound.  



Sands Point was the inspiration for “East Egg”, home of Daisy Buchanan, in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby.  

Many movies and television series have filmed in the Village from The Godfather to Game of Thrones.

Notable former residents include Guggenheims, Astors and Goulds, Alva Vanderbilt Belmont, William Randolph Hearst, John Philip Sousa, Jackie Gleason, Perry Como, John Cassavettes, Conde Nast, NY Mets Darryl Strawberry and Carlos Beltran, tennis champ Bjorn Borg and others.



Nestled on the North Shore of Long Island, Sands Point is the pinnacle of luxury real estate in Nassau County. Celebrated for its grand mansions, sunlit beaches, and elite golf courses, Sands Point homes for sale are a direct reflection of the high-end lifestyle the village promises. With a median home price of $3.5 million—seeing a notable 12% increase in 2022—prospective buyers exploring this market should consider the guidance of Sands Point real estate agent Maggie Keats, who possesses unparalleled insights into the locality.


Sands Point's real estate inventory predominantly consists of lavish single-family homes, many ranging from 5,000 to 10,000 square feet, ensuring ample space and exclusivity. For those looking for a blend of luxury and convenience, the village also presents upscale condominiums and townhouses. Families are particularly drawn to Sands Point not only for its sumptuous homes but also its exceptional public schools under the Sands Point School District banner. And for those who crave accessibility, the Long Island Rail Road ensures Sands Point is well-connected, placing Manhattan within easy reach.


But Sands Point is more than an address; it's a lifestyle. Residents are constantly surrounded by recreational opportunities, from tranquil beaches and golfing havens to the sprawling Sands Point Preserve—a nature lover's paradise complete with hiking trails and a historic mansion backdrop. Given the highly competitive real estate landscape here, where homes often command higher than listed prices, it's imperative for potential buyers to act promptly. Armed with pre-approved mortgages, a willingness to make substantial down payments, and the expert assistance of a seasoned agent like Maggie Keats, one can confidently navigate the Sands Point real estate scene.



Village of Sands Point

Port Washington Union Free School District


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Overview for Sands Point, NY

31,586 people live in Sands Point, where the median age is 43.2 and the average individual income is $79,284. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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