7.3 out of 10

Lloyd Harbor

40.9142061894948 -73.4677628990878
Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Internet Access
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Parking
  • Parks & Recreation
Not great for
  • Cost of Living
  • Nightlife
  • Public Transport
  • Shopping Options
  • Gym & Fitness
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Country Lovers
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Beach Lovers

Reviews

4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 1/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 1/5
  • Gym & Fitness 2/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 1/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 1/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 3/5
Sep 20, 2012

"An affluent waterfront village with stellar schools"

Lloyd Harbor, a small and affluent community, is located on a peninsula in the Long Island Sound. With a population of 3,700 spread across ten square miles, this incorporated village is one of Long Island’s most sparsely populated. The village is part of the larger Town of Huntington.

Unsurprisingly, Lloyd Harbor lacks strip malls; it has no real retail at all for that matter. Residents must travel south to Huntington for shopping. Zoning laws are very strict; residential lot size has a minimum of two acres.

A large portion of Lloyd Harbor is occupied by Caumsett State Park, which has water on two of its four sides. The 1,500 acre property, located on the grounds of the estate of Marshall Field III, offers hiking, biking, horseback riding, and cross-country skiing. Target Rock National Wildlife Area, an 80-acre property, is great for hiking and observing nature. Mill Cove Waterfowl Sanctuary and Fiske Bird Sanctuary attract birdwatchers from around the area. There are two beaches: one run by the Town of Huntington, and one for Lloyd Harbor residents only.

The Cold Spring Harbor Central School District includes Lloyd Harbor within its boundaries. The district is small, with approximately 2,150 students. There is one K-1 primary school, and two elementary schools for grades two through six. One of the two elementary schools is located in Lloyd Harbor. The district has been ranked more than once in the top 100 school districts nationally. In 2007, U.S. News and World Report ranked Cold Spring Harbor High School at #52. Typically, ninety-five percent of graduates continue their education at four-year colleges. Eighty-four percent take Advanced Placement courses.

Prices begin close to a million dollars, with single-family homes being the only option. Colonials and farm ranches are popular styles. In recent years, rebuilding homes has been a popular choice, giving Lloyd Harbor a good amount of fairly new inventory.
Pros
  • Beautiful location and homes
  • Excellent school district
  • Lovely parks
Cons
  • Isolated
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Country Lovers
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Beach Lovers