Elmont is a suburban community in Nassau County, a mostly residential area where many families and commuters make their home. Many residents here commute to areas outside the community for work, taking advantage of the many amenities and resources that Elmont has to offer during their time off. Known for horse races, beautiful homes, and great schools; Elmont is a wonderfully popular area amongst the residents of all ages.
The real estate market in Elmont is largely made up of single-family homes. A real estate boom that followed World War II led to the quick development of many new homes in Elmont for new families. In addition, the market has seen a new range of single-family homes that have only been built more recently. Today, there are a variety of well-maintained homes in all the classic architectural styles of the time. Including Capes, colonials, and ranches.
One of Elmont’s most popular and recognized attractions is the world-famous Belmont Park. This racetrack hosts the annual Belmont Stakes, the third leg of the very prestigious Triple Crown. The event and racetrack are both so popular that the MTA Long Island Rail Road provides race-day-only passenger service to Belmont Park from Jamaica and Penn Station.
There are a number of wonderful public resources in Elmont, perfect for everyone in the family to keep active and engaged. The Elmont Road Park is a great place to keep active and enjoy the outdoors, with basketball courts, baseball fields, playgrounds, and more. The Elmont Memorial Library is yet another wonderful public resource in the community, offering an expansive circulating collection and a variety of programs for residents young and old.
There are a number of businesses and attractions in Elmont outside of the popular Belmont Park. Large chain stores like Home Depot, Pathmark and Walgreens make it easy to find life’s essentials. For dining, Elmont offers an expansive range of options. Popular restaurants in the community serve residents everything from Greek dining to Irish Pub food.
Residents of Elmont are served by Elmont Union Free School District. The school district is known for providing an outstanding primary school education for its youngest residents. The community’s high school is also known for its excellent academics and extracurricular programs, including an award winning Model United Nations club.
Elmont is a suburban community in Nassau County that is most well known for the world-famous Belmont Park, but the community has much more to offer than exciting horse races. The community is served by an excellent school district and is home to a number of popular restaurants and businesses. Combined with a convenient location and beautiful homes, Elmont is not a place to be missed when looking for your next home on Long Island.
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