Welcome to Remsenburg
Undisturbed country life in a bucolic hamlet of Southampton.
If you’re in search of a spot truly away from it all, look no further than Remsenburg. Located in Suffolk County, this hamlet is known for its farmland, country setting, and small size. It is considered the “undiscovered Hampton” and is set away from the tourist hot spots yet only a short drive away from it all. As of the latest data, the population of Remsenburg sits at 2,665.
One of the most surprising facts about this neighborhood is that there are no stoplights. Since nearly all of its roads are residential, there is no need for them. Additionally, there are only a handful of businesses in town.
In this part of town, you’ll find a mix of ranch-style homes with a rural look and feel and luxury estates, including some near or on the water. As is the case in all The Hamptons, prices here are higher than average. The median price of homes sold in Remsenburg is around $1.1 million.
What to Love
- Gorgeous and small-scale countryside neighborhood in the Hamptons.
- Privacy and low-key living.
- No stoplights and few businesses in all of Remsenburg.
People & Lifestyle
Remsenburg offers its residents a truly unique way of life. Located near the water and bordering Westhampton Beach, the town is one further step removed from city life. It is full of rustic charm and farmland, ideal for those who want maximum privacy.
If you’re looking to live away from the portions of the Hamptons that welcome tourists each year, this is definitely a wise spot to consider. Since there are no hotels, shopping, or dining in Remsenburg, it is considered a hidden gem among locals. Living here, you will never encounter busy roads or excess noise.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
A big part of what makes Remsenburg a countryside oasis is the absence of restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues. Paved only with residential roads, the area maintains a peaceful charm unmatched in all surrounding neighborhoods. In fact, it is next to impossible to find such a peaceful, rustic location that is so relatively close to both a beachside haven and one of the biggest cities in the country.
Things to Do
Within Remsenburg, locals enjoy peaceful walks and bike rides on the many neighborhood roads. You could easily spend an entire afternoon outdoors absorbing all of the stunning views of country life in the Hamptons.
If you’re looking to check out the surrounding areas, a less than 10-minute drive will get you to Westhampton Beach. You can spend the day strolling along the oceanfront, collecting shells, and embracing traditional life in this beachside town. Drive a few minutes further, and you can explore all of the offerings of Quogue, including the Quogue Wildlife Refuge. When you’re ready, a quick drive will get you back to your quiet home in the best-kept secret of the Hamptons: Remsenburg.
Although the town is small in size, Remsenburg is home to one elementary school. After moving on from elementary school, children can attend nearby highly-rated schools located just minutes away. Learn more about Remsenburg’s elementary school: