Suburban convenience meets outdoor recreation in Carle Place, a community in North Hempstead.
The housing stock in Carle Place is mainly mid-century single-family homes, with a scattering of apartments and other rentals. Shady residential streets and tidy lawns are longtime area staples. The community’s proximity to both the Long Island Railroad and a local train station make it a go-to location for commuters, while the laid-back vibe and tight-knit community draw in growing families.
Central county thoroughfares like Old Country Road and Glen Cove Road pass through Carle Place, boasting most of the region’s commercial strips. Fast-casual restaurants and chain stores line the streets next to independent shops, markets, and family-owned eateries. Recreation is popular in Carle Place, from afternoon swims, leisurely picnics, and rounds of golf at Eisenhower Park, to pick-up games and community events at Fuschillo Park. The community also features a string of historic landmarks including Carle Place, the area’s namesake mansion.