A small-town retreat in Islip, Brentwood is a charming hamlet with lots to offer its steadfast locals and a steady stream of seasonal visitors.

People looking for a peaceful atmosphere without going too far into the country will find Brentwood to be the perfect compromise. The real estate is a blend of single and multi-family dwellings, apartments, and condos. It’s a convenient location, and quiet residential districts draw new homeowners to the area each year.

There’s plenty of shopping and dining options in this lively hamlet. Small boutiques and markets share the space with hole-in-the-wall pubs and trendy cafes. While not considered a place for nightlife, Brentwood has a relaxed bar scene and dedicated local hotspots perfect for a laid-back night out. The region is on the rise, with new shopping strips and restaurants cropping up each year as the area gets more and more recognition as a comfortable and convenient place to call home.

The gorgeous landscapes in Brentwood are second-to-none. Public parks with playgrounds, picnic pavilions, and walking trails dot the landscape. Favorite pastimes in the area include swimming, hiking, boating, camping, and biking. Brentwood State Park, a go-to destination for this active community, boasts acres of athletic courts and fields.

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