About Bay Shore, NY
The Sagtikos Manor is the most well-known historic sites found in Bay Shore which is the oldest house in the Town of Islip that was built in 1697. Even though the town experienced a decline many years ago, there are still areas of estates and other large homes that survived to help in the hamlet’s renaissance by drawing back the wealthy which once chose to reside on these shores. Real estate includes affordable houses in single-family homes and town houses with different styles such as ranches, capes, colonials, split-levels, contemporaries, vintage Tudors, and more to choose from.
Bay Shore has its own stop on the Montauk Branch of the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and several ferry terminals for the Fire Island Ferries. It really a big help to attract tourism to the town as the residents pass through on their way to the beaches of Fire Island. This has been a very popular for its waterfront amenities that attract boating and fishing enthusiasts. The Bay Shore Union Free School District has a total of five elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school which all have a good quality of education.