Situated halfway between New York City and Montauk Point, Bellport offers residents and visitors a quiet escape from the big city without the long travel to the Hamptons. The city is one of many that occupy Long Island with a population close to 3,000 and has an above average median household income and value, according to City-Data. If a close-knit community is important to you, looking for apartments for rent in Bellport may be the perfect place to call home.
Bellport is well known as the go-to fashion location for photographers and publications including Vogue, GQ, Ralph Lauren and Abercrombie & Fitch, among many others. Bellport photographer Bruce Weber, is credited for adding glamor and excitement to the city, especially among the fashion industry.
Bellport has become a hotspot during the summer season, attracting many young and creative people to the historic town. Residents and visitors enjoy walking around downtown and visiting local antique, jewelry and home decor shops. Other businesses include medical and dental, real estate, construction and health, offering a wide range of local jobs. Commuters have access to local bus transportation and can easily escape Long Island by train or ferry.
The locals of Bellport enjoy an active lifestyle. Thanks to an automatic membership to the Bellport Country Club, residents enjoy activities sponsored by the club and have access to the Fire Island National Seashore, a private beach. Favorite activities include sailing, surfing and fishing. Bellport offers locals and visitors the chance to discover the town's history while listening to an audio tour. Horse lovers can enjoy beachfront rides on the nearby Montuak Point beaches.
Arts and entertainment lovers enjoy performances at the Gateway Playhouse, one of Bellport's local non-profit organizations that encourage development in theater as an art. Art exhibitions and workshops are offered at the Brookhaven Arts & Humanities Council.
Locals who want to venture into Manhattan can get there by bus or car in an hour and a half, making Bellport an ideal location for those seeking a small town feel with access to a big city.
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