Easy accessibility to seashores, museums, purchasing and Kennedy Worldwide Airport are main attracts for homebuyers to Lawrence, essentially the most populous of the 5 Cities and the one which boasts essentially the most waterfront property.
The hamlet contains the integrated village of Lawrence and Meadowmere Park, a smaller waterfront neighborhood on its western border which attracts numerous boaters, notes Sherri Slochowsky of Weissman Realty.
A number of golf equipment bear the hamlet’s identify, together with the Lawrence Nation Membership and the Lawrence Yacht Membership and Marina. Rockaway Looking Membership — as soon as well-known for fox hunts, steeplechase and polo — and Cedarhurst Nation Membership additionally name Lawrence dwelling.
Nature lovers can soak up Bannister Bay Wetland and Hicks Seashore, whereas historical past buffs can go to Rock Corridor Museum, a Georgian mansion inbuilt 1767.
The hamlet is known as for Alfred, Newbold and George Lawrence, the brothers who acquired land locally within the 1850s to create a summer season playground for the wealthy. The world developed in earnest on the finish of the nineteenth century, a interval that noticed the opening of the upscale Osborne Home and Rockaway Hunt Membership, and the 1897 incorporation of the village, which paved the way in which for infrastructure enhancements.
By the years, Lawrence luminaries included banking titan Russell Sage, U.S. Lawyer Common George W. Wickersham, Secretary of Warfare Henry L. Stimson and Edward H. Harriman, proprietor of New York Central Railroad. Oscar Wilde and Milton Berle have been two of the world’s many well-known summer season denizens.
Home hunters will discover Colonials, split-levels, ranches and excessive ranches, with costs starting from $750,000 to $15 million for a waterfront property on 7 acres. Numerous the grander properties constructed as summer season residences are nonetheless in existence in the present day in an space generally known as “Again Lawrence.”
“It is a terrific neighborhood,” mentioned Nassau County Legislator Howard Kopel, a 35-year resident of Lawrence, noting its proximity to numerous seashores and the Lengthy Seashore boardwalk. He added the world has in latest many years seen a big inflow of Orthodox Jews, in addition to synagogues, yeshivas and kosher eating places catering to the burgeoning neighborhood.
Kopel is working to get state and federal infrastructure funding to finish Nassau Expressway — an unconnected freeway in Nassau and Queens with a lot roadway lacking within the center — to redirect visitors on clogged roads within the space. The state lately completed a $100 million enchancment mission to deal with flooding on a half-mile of that roadway.
Finishing the Nassau Expressway, also referred to as Route 878, is important as a result of it is the one actual evacuation route for the 5 Cities, the Rockaways and the barrier islands, Kopel mentioned.
CONDOS AND CO-OPS There are seven condos in the marketplace, priced between $199,000 and $899,000.
SALE PRICES Between March 1, 2022, and Feb. 28, 2023, there have been 27 dwelling gross sales with a median sale value of $1.1 million, in accordance with OneKey MLS. The low value for that interval was $400,000 and the excessive was $3.4 million. Throughout that interval a 12 months earlier there have been 25 dwelling gross sales with a median sale value of $1.4 million. The value vary was $550,000 to $2.4 million.
Space 3.72 sq. miles
ZIP code 11559
Median age 28.3
Median family revenue $153,668
Median dwelling worth $1.1 million
Month-to-month LIRR ticket from Lawrence $243
College district, commencement price Lawrence (81.6%)
Park Zion Park
Hospitals St John’s Episcopal, Mount Sinai South Nassau
Transit NICE Bus Routes 31, 32
Sources: 2020 Census; 2020 American Group Survey; OneKey MLS; LIRR, knowledge.nysed.gov
ON THE MARKET
This 4,123-square-foot ranch has seven bedrooms, three of that are ensuite, 4½ bogs and an up to date kitchen with an outsized island, high-end home equipment, three ovens and a customized moist bar. Boasting golf course views, the 0.31-acre fenced-in nook lot property has an hooked up two-car storage and a complete home generator. Taxes are $19,735. Sherri Slochowsky, Weissman Realty Group, 516-791-6100.
Positioned within the “Again Lawrence” space, this 3,225-square-foot dwelling has 4 bedrooms and 3½ bogs. The first bed room has French doorways resulting in the patio. It contains a vaulted ceiling in the lounge, hardwood flooring, eating room with customized storage closets and a chef’s kitchen with two ovens, two sinks and a pantry. The 0.48-acre property has a round driveway, massive slate patio and an hooked up two-car storage. Taxes are $17,500. Mitchell Waldman, Cogent Realty, 212-509-4049.
In-built 1908, this 2,456-square-foot Colonial has 4 bedrooms, 2½ bogs and options hardwood flooring, coffered ceilings and a completed attic. Positioned steps from the water in Meadowmere Park, the 0.2-acre fenced-in property has a indifferent one-car storage. Taxes are $8,362. Pinchus Heskiel, Pin It Realty, 516-239-7940.
Lot Measurement .21 acre
+/- Record value +$40,000
Days on market 167
Fashion Two story
Lot Measurement .09 acre
+/- Record value -$240,000
Days on market 400
Fashion Raised Ranch
Lot Measurement 0.11 acre
+/- Record value -$389,000
Days on market 150
ON ONEKEY MLS
Variety of listings 22
Worth vary $199,000 to $6.8 million
Tax vary $7,513 to $39,186