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Top 4 Reasons to Live in Oceanside, NY

  • It took several name changes to settle on Oceanside, but the name finally stuck. Located in Nassau County and covering an area of 5.4 square miles, Oceanside is a hamlet by the sea that's home to over 32,100 residents. It's also where Nathan's Famous opened its second hot dog eatery. Nowadays, the hamlet is full of outdoor recreation, shopping and dining -- not to mention an array of nice housing options. With NYC just a train ride or 22-mile drive away, Oceanside offers its residents all they need.

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  • Enjoy the Outdoors! As the name suggests, Oceanside is beside the mighty Atlantic Ocean. And residents love to take advantage of this location. In town, you can picnic at Oceanside Park while taking in views of Middle Bay, or play a round of 18 holes as the sun shines over the Atlantic at The Golf Club at Middle Bay. Additionally, popular Long Island beaches, such as Long Beach and Jones Beach State Park, are a stone's throw away.
  • Live by the ocean! The location means one major thing for housing shoppers: properties near the water abound. This is one of the main attractions of life in Oceanside. While most of the available properties near the ocean are for sale, some can be found for lease or rent to own. Living near Sands Shopping Center or along Greentree Drive puts you within steps of the sea, so try these areas first if you want views of the water. Also, note that while 89.4% of housing units are owner-occupied in Oceanside, there are some rental homes near the ocean available. Oceanside Road often has rentals listed on the market.
  • Eat great food anytime! In addition to numerous familiar chains, Oceanside boasts many high-quality local restaurants. For takeout in the afternoon, the range of veggie, meat and rice dishes at King Wok is certain to satisfy. If you'd like a taste of the sea, book a table at Brasserie Persil, where you can have everything from grilled octopus to sea scallops. And for excellent pizza and pasta, head to Villa Formia. With a variety of delicious food to be had, you'll always be able to find something that hits the spot.
  • Get a residence with a lawn! 81.9% of housing units in Oceanside are single family dwellings, which means the majority of residents here enjoy a yard along with easy access to the ocean. Many homes near the Oceanside Long Island Rail Road station have nice lawns and are popular for transportation reasons. Listings for houses near South Nassau Communities Hospital and Sunrise Highway are also worth checking.