Located in the New York - Newark metropolitan area, Holbrook is a neighborhood in Islip, New York.
It remains relatively quiet in Holbrook, as there are very few pedestrians.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Holbrook is an important part of its character. This area has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 85% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners and 15% are rented. Most of the houses available in the housing market in this part of the city were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, when a majority of the housing growth occurred.
It is frequently practical for home buyers in Holbrook to buy their groceries on foot. Residents can enjoy over 50 restaurants and cafes as well. Concerning education, it is a reasonably short walk to access primary schools from most properties for sale in this part of the city. However, house owners may consider it challenging to get to high schools as a pedestrian.
Commuting by car is very convenient in Holbrook. It is very easy to park, and the majority of houses for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, such as Long Island Expressway. In contrast, Holbrook is not very transit friendly. Traveling on foot is not especially convenient for property owners in this part of the city because few common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.