NORTH FORK, LONG ISLAND, NY: The North Fork real estate luxury sale and rental market reflects the growing population and the many visitors to its burgeoning winery and vineyard industry and established sailing and boating culture.
The North Fork, known for its rural charm, boating communities, and celebrated wines and vineyards, has a real estate market that is vibrant and varied. For those looking for the simple pleasures of country life and outstanding waterways, the North Fork offers a wide variety of homes for sale and rent in every price range.
Beginning with Aquebogue and continuing past Northville, Jamesport, South Jamesport, Laurel, Mattituck, New Suffolk, Cutchogue, Peconic, Southold, Greenport, East Marion, Orient and ending all the way east at Orient Point, the North Fork has many active harbors – the largest of which is Greenport harbor – and hosts a variety of sailing and boating events in season.
The multitude of vineyards on the North Fork preserve the bucolic, country nature of the area while supporting tourism and business. With increasing acclaim for their vintages, local vineyards include Palmer Vineyards, Castello di Borghese Vineyard and Winery, Pindar Vineyards, Sparking Pointe, Lieb Cellars, Bedell Cellars, Pellegrini Vineyards, Pugliese Vineyards, Peconic Bay Winery, Laurel Lake Vineyards, Clovis Point, Jamesport Vineyards, The Old Field Vineyards, Comtesse Therese Winery and Bistro, McCall Vineyards, Dilberto Winery, Jason’s Vineyard, and more. Lovely venues for weddings and other special events, the North Fork vineyards also host many wine tasting tours attended by visitors from all over the Northeastern United States and beyond.
When not sampling the wide range of local wines, visitors to the North Fork can sample many other varieties of fresh local produce available at the many farm stands throughout the area, including Harbes Farm and Vineyard.
The beautiful open bays waters and the vastness of Long Island Sound make the North Fork an attractive destination for serious boaters and fisherman alike. The many protected harbors and marinas are also lined with a variety of restaurants and shops which are increasingly open year round.
Off-season events include several Fall harvest festivals, Taste North Fork, and Greenport’s annual Maritime Festival sponsored by the East End Seaport Museum, holiday concerts and live performances, and much more.live performances, and much more.