Nature meets a small-town feel in Islip Terrace. The hamlet boasts a housing stock of well-kept modest homes with plenty of yards and public parkland, along with a collection of condos and co-ops. Capes, ranches, and split levels dot the landscape. People appreciate Islip Terrace for its affordable real estate and easy access to prime recreation sites.
Locals have access to the essentials with a string of family-run businesses, markets, and restaurants. Montauk Highway, just a short trip away in neighboring East Islip, has plenty of shopping strips with chain stores, eateries, and specialty shops. The recreation in Islip Terrace is fantastic for outdoor enthusiasts and those looking for family-friendly fun. Head to Beaver Dam Park for space to play and a variety of athletic courts, or check out the Bohemia Equestrian Center for horseback riding trails and stables. Nearby Heckscher State Park features acres of forests, campgrounds, and hiking trails. As with most Long Island hamlets, beaches, wineries, and shopping outlets are a quick drive in any direction.