Located near Long Island’s eastern end, Shelter Island is a small, charming community that prides itself on being a secluded, remote haven, far away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. Being a purposefully quiet town, it deliberately lacks some of the amenities most people expect, such as movie theatres and nightclubs, and you most likely won’t find any large chains here. The town doesn’t even have residential mail delivery. All residents instead have post office boxes. The town prides itself on its quaint, isolated charm, which continues to attract families every year.
- Built in the Eighteen or Nineteen century. Originally built as luxurious one family homes, these houses usually feature fireplaces, moldings and other typical prewar characteristics. Offers the luxury of a private home in the city and often were converted to multiple apartment buildings.