Image from Sands Point
Image courtesy of GK tramrunner229 on Wikipedia. Used by permission under CC BY-SA 3.0. License Info Photo has been cropped.
Image from Sands Point
Image courtesy of GK tramrunner229 on Wikipedia. Used by permission under CC BY-SA 3.0. License Info Photo has been cropped.

Living In: Sands Point

Share Info About Sands Point
Sands Point is a town situated at the northernmost tip of the Cow Neck Peninsula on the North Shore of Long Island in Nassau County New York. The Incorporated Village of Sands Point lies within the town of North Hempstead. Sands Point has roughly 3,000 acres at the tip of the Port Washington peninsula, the town was incorporated in 1910. Residents enjoy its quiet rural atmosphere on the North Shore of Long Island less than 25 miles from Manhattan. Sands Point is a residential town: the only non-residential establishments permitted within the Village are Churches and Temples and other religion sanctions, primary and secondary schools, the Village Club, a nature preserve kept, preserved and looked after by Nassau County, a private golf club, and the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults. All of Sands Point is zoned for single-family dwellings only, and no partial rentals are permitted. Sands Point is a good choice for families with children because of many factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop long lasting relationships with other families and friends. The village's good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Lastly, Sands Point's overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family not just in New York but all over the United States. Sands Point is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities. Sands Point has a whole lot of historical significant and landmarks. It started when Sands Point joint together Bakers Point and Motts Point. At that point in time the land belonged to widely known families like the Sands, Vanderbilt's and the Cornwell's. Major attractions and historic Landsmarks in Sands Point are the Hempstead House, Hazeldean Manor, Cockran Gatehouse and famous Sands Cemetery. People living in Sands Point on average have a 45 minute commute every day, if they are traveling to New York City. It's roughly 25 miles away. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the public transit instead. Despite being a small village, Sands Point has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day.

Neighborhood Information




  • John Philip Sousa Es

Sands Point Market recap

(0 availabilities)

Most viewed listings

Most viewed buildings

Nearby neighborhoods