The neighborhood of Bay Shore is located in the city of Islip, New York, which is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Most areas in Bay Shore are quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier sections, especially near the railway line.
In Bay Shore, about 60% of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are the main alternatives in the housing stock. This area is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around two thirds of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners whereas the remainder are rented. The average year of construction for dwellings in this area is 1962.
In this part of the city, residents will generally be able to reach primary as well as high schools on foot. House owners are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. In terms of eating, the nearest supermarket in Bay Shore is typically only a reasonably short walk away. Additionally, this part of Islip is a fairly good place in which to eat out, and home buyers benefit from about 10 cafes as well.
It is easy for people walking to get around in Bay Shore; carrying out daily needs is convenient on foot. Driving is often the preferred method of transportation in this area. It is very convenient to park. In contrast, the public transit system in this part of Islip is not very practical. Nevertheless, house owners profit from the Bay Shore Station with access to the Babylon Branch and Montauk Branch. No bus routes traverse the neighborhood.