Oyster Bay Cove, an incorporated village next to Oyster Bay, is the most beautiful place on the North Shore of Long Island. Some people confuse Cove Neck as part of Oyster Bay Cove. Cove Neck is just north of Oyster Bay Cove. Most homes in Oyster Bay Cove are on two acres lot with plenty of mature trees so if you want your privacy, Oyster Bay Cove is the place to be. Oyster Bay Cove lies east of Oyster Bay and East Norwich, north of Syosset, and west of Laurel Hollow. Only small areas of Oyster Bay Cove - Steamboat Landing, Landing Rd, part of Cove Woods Rd and part of Cove Rd. have waterfront properties. On the other hand, most homes on Cove Neck are either waterfront or waterview properties. With the economy the way it is, you can get a house on a small lot with an Oyster Bay Cove address for $895,000. The most expensive home in Oyster Bay Cove is listed at $4,895,000. Football player, Vinny Testaverde's home is on the market for $3,995,000. Last year, a French Normandy Style Manor called "Northwood" on 26 plus acres property sold for $17,500,000.
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, the former home of Theodore Roosevelt, our 26th U.S. President, is located in the Village of Cove Neck. Youngs Memorial Cemetery, TR's Grave and Nature Preserve are all located in Oyster Bay Cove. Because of the geographic location, children of the residents of Oyster Bay Cove and Cove Neck go to three different school districts - Oyster Bay-East Norwich, Syosset or Cold Spring Harbor.
The late Oleg Cassini, the fashion designer for Jacqueline Kennedy had a big place in Oyster Bay Cove. Oyster Bay Cove is so different from the Hamptons because you can keep your privacy here. Charles Wang, former CEO of Computer Associates has huge property in Cove Neck. His neighbor is Charles Dolan, CEO of Cablevision. Mort Kunstler, the world famous Civil War painter, live in Oyster Bay Cove. The Schiff family owns huge property on Sandy Hill Rd opposite the Cassini's property. The Schiff family is probably one of the early settlers in the area with a vast land holdings that over the years have been subdivided.
Oyster Bay Cove does not have the glitz and glamour of the Hamptons and people don't gawk at celebrity here. Most celebrity who settle here are down to earth people who want to lead a quiet life although they are very involved in the community. They give a lot to the community through the various local charities.
During the summer. for several years, the late Fritz Coudert III and his wife Marge, played host to several hundred kids from Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club in New York and recently included Oyster Bay Boys & Girls Club members for a day of outing at his home in Oyster Bay Cove. Fritz Coudert's daughters said they will continue the tradition their father started. The Couderts also hosted the Annual "Wassail Party" during the Christmas season for the benefit of the Doubleday-Babcock Senior Center. Mrs. Francis Storrs who owns a big house with a big ballroom in Cove Neck lend her home to some organizations to do fundraising events. George & Abby (Rockefeller) O'Neill have an annual fundraising event for Community Foundation which largely supported the Youth and Family Counseling Agency.
Mr. & Mrs. Charles Dolan celebrate their 4th of July wedding anniversary with a fireworks at their home in Cove Neck to be enjoyed by people in the area.
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