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41 Apartments for rent in Brentwood, NY

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1723 NORTH GARDINER DRIVE -
1723 North Gardiner Drive
North Bay Shore, NY | North Bay Shore
2 Bedrooms
$1,950
625 sqft
Last updated September 30 at 04:37 AM
Preferable No Pets
Results within 5 miles of Brentwood
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10 Units Available
Hawthorne Court
211 Hawthorne Ave 9
Central Islip, NY | Central Islip
1 Bedroom
$1,761
694 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,606
847 sqft
Last updated September 30 at 03:39 AM
Hawthorne Court is a luxury apartment complex in Long Island that is ready to welcome you home! At our pet-friendly apartments in Suffolk County, NY, we offer studio, one bedroom, two bedroom, and three bedroom floor plans that feature elegant
1 Unit Available
211 Towne House Vlg
211 Town House Village
Islandia, NY | Islandia
2 Bedrooms
$2,300
871 sqft
Last updated September 30 at 04:39 AM
Upgraded 2nd floor condo with newly cleaned carpet, freshly painted, spacious and bright living/dining room combo, updated kitchen and appliances.. 2 bedrooms with sliding glass doors to the balcony. Newer W/D, A/C units.
1 Unit Available
766 Deer Park Avenue
766 Deer Park Avenue
North Babylon, NY | North Babylon
1 Bedroom
$2,800
1500 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 30 at 04:39 AM
Live In Luxury At The New Parkway Village Estates Apartments! This Second Floor 1500 Sq Ft Unit Features 2 Bedrooms With Ceiling Fans, 2 Full Baths With Wood Floors, Living Room, Dining Room, Washer/Dryer, and Open Loft With Storage.
1 Unit Available
231 Helm Lane
231 Helm Lane
West Bay Shore, NY | West Bay Shore
2 Bedrooms
$4,600
2250 sqft
Last updated September 30 at 04:39 AM
Enjoy the Peace and Serenity by the Water. Fully furnished 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Rental within Desirable Gated Marina Community. Access to private Marina available, but not included. 1 year lease. West Pond View.
1 Unit Available
20 Laurel Ave
20 Laurel Avenue
East Islip, NY | East Islip
2 Bedrooms
$2,000
1380 sqft
Last updated September 30 at 04:39 AM
YOU MUST BE 55 OR OLDER TO LIVE HERE. NO PETS ALLOWED. Wonderful 2nd Floor, 2BR,2 Bath Deluxe Co-Op in the Desirable Bel Laurel Retirement Community.Sunny New Solarium,FLR,FDR,MBR with Master Bath & Walk in Closet.
1 Unit Available
1091 Gardiner Dr
1091 Gardiner Drive
West Bay Shore, NY | West Bay Shore
3 Bedrooms
$2,600
1800 sqft
Last updated September 30 at 04:39 AM
Tenant Open House scheduled for Monday 10/05 from 2 - 4:00 p.m. Applicantions will be available.
1 Unit Available
94 North Clinton Avenue
94 Clinton Avenue
Bay Shore, NY | Bay Shore
Studio
$4,000
2400 sqft
Last updated September 30 at 04:37 AM
PROPERTY ZONED FOR A BAR! 2400 Sqft two-story Building, Currently A Bar.
1 Unit Available
1603 Union Boulevard - 2
1603 Union Boulevard
Bay Shore, NY | Bay Shore
2 Bedrooms
$1,900
715 sqft
Last updated September 30 at 04:37 AM
Great Location, down the street from Southside hospital. Walking distance to Bay Shore town, and public transit. Off-Street Parking Lot, with 4 spaces. Newly Renovated, all new appliances.
1 Unit Available
85 Division Avenue - 0
85 Division Ave
East Islip, NY | East Islip
2 Bedrooms
$2,000
850 sqft
Last updated September 30 at 04:37 AM
This 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment located in East Islip, NY was recently cleaned and restored to like new condition. There is a living room, eat-in kitchen, large bathroom, and multiple walk in closets for extra storage. Hook-ups for washer / dryer.
1 Unit Available
210 Wheeler Road
210 Wheeler Road
Hauppauge, NY | Hauppauge
3 Bedrooms
$2,900
1300 sqft
Last updated September 30 at 04:34 AM
NOW AVAILABLE! Exclusively listed by Hudson Homes Management.
1 Unit Available
171 Whitetail Lane
171 Whitetail Lane
Central Islip, NY | Central Islip
3 Bedrooms
$2,700
1200 sqft
Last updated September 30 at 04:34 AM
NOW AVAILABLE! Exclusively listed by Hudson Homes Management.
1 Unit Available
4212 Brian Lane Drive 4212
4212 Brian Ln
East Islip, NY | East Islip
2 Bedrooms
$2,625
1185 sqft
Last updated April 13 at 12:09 PM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at 4212 Brian Lane Drive 4212 in East Islip. View photos, descriptions and more!
1 Unit Available
3 Hunter Drive
3 Hunter Dr
Central Islip, NY | Central Islip
2 Bedrooms
$2,590
1200 sqft
Last updated April 17 at 05:05 PM
Diamond Ground Floor 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Unit W/ Full Basement in Gated Community. Open Floor Plan W/New Carpets Throughout, Beautiful Kitchen W/ Granite Counters & Stainless Steel Appliances.
1 Unit Available
102 Half Mile Rd
102 Half Mile Road
Central Islip, NY | Central Islip
2 Bedrooms
$1,900
Last updated January 25 at 11:09 PM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at 102 Half Mile Rd in Central Islip. View photos, descriptions and more!
1 Unit Available
27 Gazebo Ln
27 Gazebo Lane
Smithtown, NY | Smithtown
2 Bedrooms
$2,200
Last updated January 25 at 11:09 PM
Must be 55+ yrs or older to rent in this Adult Community. Young Condo 2 Bedrooms/2 Baths and Full Basement for storage. Gas Heat, CAC, Gas Fireplace, Cement Patio, private Backyard, 1st Floor MBR with Full Bath and Walk-in Closet.
Results within 10 miles of Brentwood
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145 Units Available
Alston Station Square
1000 Mill Rd
Ronkonkoma, NY | Centereach
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$2,413
782 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,871
1234 sqft
Last updated September 30 at 03:42 AM
Welcome to Alston, a collection of stylish residences in the new heart of town, Station Square. Alston is six luxury residential buildings, each with its own distinctive character.
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32 Units Available
Avalon Melville
100 Court North Dr
Melville, NY | Melville
1 Bedroom
$2,860
1038 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,255
1327 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,378
1313 sqft
Last updated September 29 at 12:10 PM
Beautiful apartments with fully equipped gourmet kitchens, walk-in closets and private patio/balcony. Washer and dryers in unit. Fitness center, basketball and racquetball courts and two sunny pools! Close to Jones Beach State Park and boardwalk.
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15 Units Available
Avalon Huntington Station
10600 Troy St
Huntington Station, NY | Huntington Station
1 Bedroom
$2,885
933 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,158
1223 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,660
1517 sqft
Last updated September 29 at 12:10 PM
Located in Long Island's Huntington Station neighborhood with convenient access to shopping, entertainment, dining and recreation spots. This smoke-free community offers 1-3 bedroom units. Enjoy access to onsite pool, gym, courtyard and more
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18 Units Available
Avalon Commons
313 Avalon Cir
Nesconset, NY | Nesconset
1 Bedroom
$2,530
976 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,794
1350 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 29 at 12:10 PM
Recently renovated apartments in spacious complex featuring pool, sundeck, BBQ area, playground and more. Apartments have lofts, walk-in closets and state-of-the-art kitchens. Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que within walking distance.
1 Unit Available
730 Park Avenue
730 Park Avenue
Huntington, NY | Huntington
1 Bedroom
$2,000
700 sqft
Last updated September 30 at 04:39 AM
Newly renovated 1 bedroom/1bath apartment. Includes Laundry! New flooring, updated bath & freshly painted. Close to Huntington Village, shopping & train.
1 Unit Available
5 Denton Pl
5 Denton Place
East Farmingdale, NY | Old Bethpage
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$3,975
1800 sqft
Last updated September 30 at 04:39 AM
CHARMING HOUSE, CLOSE TO ALL (TRAIN STATION, HOUSE OF WORSHIP, MAIN ST.SHOPPING,ETC), RECENTLY UPDATED, VERY LARGE YARD - CLOSED IN FENCE, OFFERS PRIVACY WITH LIVING QUARTERS ON FIRST AND SECOND FLOOR.
1 Unit Available
78 Wagstaff Lane
78 Wagstaff Lane
West Islip, NY | West Islip
4 Bedrooms
$6,200
3750 sqft
Last updated September 30 at 04:39 AM
Spectacular Colonial set on manicured grounds with 100' bulkhead on wide canal! Radiant heat on main and upper levels, Gourmet Eat in Kitchen with top of the line appliances, hardwood floors, Great Room, Surround & Intercom System, Spacious
1 Unit Available
38 Glenridge Avenue
38 Glenridge Avenue
Stony Brook, NY | Stony Brook
3 Bedrooms
$3,200
1600 sqft
Last updated September 30 at 04:39 AM
Lovely Sunny Ranch Style Home Featuring Spacious Eat-In-Kitchen With Large Skylight And Sliders To Back Yard, Living Room With Brick Fireplace Open To Formal Dining Area, And Den/Office. Large Flat Fenced Backyard And Central Ac.
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City Guide

Brentwood
"In the difficult times which attended the war period, the name of Modern Times had become something of a by-word on Long Island because of the eccentric appearance and behavior of the original settlers. The leaders of the village decided to adopt a new name. Henry Edger, a famous resident, suggested Brentwood, the name of his home town in England, and it was adopted." (Verne Dyson)
"In the difficult times which attended the war period, the name of Modern Times had become something of a by-word on Long Island because of the eccentric appearance and behavior of the original settlers. The leaders of the village decided to adopt a new name. Henry Edger, a famous resident, suggested Brentwood, the name of his home town in England, and it was adopted." (Verne Dyson)

Attractive is the first word that comes to mind in reference to Brentwood, and no, that's not a shout out to the city's residents. Of all the cities in New York, this is one of the most beautiful in terms of local attractions, parks and community amenities. If you'd rather enjoy golf, guided tours, community parks and family-focused programs than dance the night away in the big city, Brentwood is perfect for you. It also has a close-knit community feel, so pass on by if you have an anti-social streak. Brentwood is great if you are looking for spacious homes and apartments, cleanliness, friendly neighbors and interesting attractions, but brace yourself for a hefty price tag.

Locating an Apartment

This area's low vacancy rate of 3.86 percent means you will have to work at your apartment search. Of all the properties in the city, a mere 19.3 percent are renter occupied, so you can't be lazy about it. While Brentwood is geared more toward home sales than rentals, there are still plenty of options available, ranging from single-family homes to condos and apartments. And don't let the high-cost rentals send you screaming away, the area boasts high-paying jobs to keep you in the black.

Necessary items

To rent an apartment, house or condo in Brentwood, you will need proof of income, a list of references, and in some cases, a background check. Can you say stringent? The background checks are part of what has decreased crime rates and made the city such great place to live, particularly for families with children. Are you a pet lover? Luckily there are plenty of pet-friendly rentals in the area, but Fido may also face a background check. Landlords do not appreciate a dog that yaps at all hours of the night or a bird that acts as a screeching alarm clock.

Best time to rent

There's really no specific time of the year that is better for finding a house, apartment rental or condo. It is, however, recommended that you look during the end of spring and during the fall season. These seasons provide the most comfortable temperatures. Rather than moving your belongings as your summer sweat fills the neighbor's buckets or with frostbitten fingers, opt for a milder move in mid-April to mid-May or from mid-September to mid-October.

Locating an Apartment
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This area's low vacancy rate of 3.86 percent means you will have to work at your apartment search. Of all the properties in the city, a mere 19.3 percent are renter occupied, so you can't be lazy about it. While Brentwood is geared more toward home sales than rentals, there are still plenty of options available, ranging from single-family homes to condos and apartments. And don't let the high-cost rentals send you screaming away, the area boasts high-paying jobs to keep you in the black.

Necessary items

To rent an apartment, house or condo in Brentwood, you will need proof of income, a list of references, and in some cases, a background check. Can you say stringent? The background checks are part of what has decreased crime rates and made the city such great place to live, particularly for families with children. Are you a pet lover? Luckily there are plenty of pet-friendly rentals in the area, but Fido may also face a background check. Landlords do not appreciate a dog that yaps at all hours of the night or a bird that acts as a screeching alarm clock.

Best time to rent

There's really no specific time of the year that is better for finding a house, apartment rental or condo. It is, however, recommended that you look during the end of spring and during the fall season. These seasons provide the most comfortable temperatures. Rather than moving your belongings as your summer sweat fills the neighbor's buckets or with frostbitten fingers, opt for a milder move in mid-April to mid-May or from mid-September to mid-October.

Neighborhood Breakdown

North Brentwood: North Brentwood is the more affluent area of Brentwood. Here you will find great schools, clean parks, manicured greens for golf enthusiasts and plenty of serenity. Do not be surprised if your neighbors show up to greet you. The city is full of friendly folks who love to get to know their new neighbors. Dont fret, though, they are far from nosy. With more than 60,000 people living in the city, there is no time for gossip and drama. And while crime does exist in North Brentwood, it consists of low levels of petty crime. That's a good thing since you won't find a lot of a lot panic rooms here. $$$$

South Brentwood: This neighborhood is more affordable than North Brentwood, but it also has a slightly higher rate of crime. Wouldn't you know it? While the availability of homes, apartment homes and condos to rent is still somewhat lacking, there are more vacancies in South Brentwood than there are in North Brentwood. South Brentwood also offers a ton of restaurants and coffee shops within walking distance, though you will need your own car or money for public transportation if you want access to grocery stores and major shopping districts. $$$

Neighborhood Breakdown
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North Brentwood: North Brentwood is the more affluent area of Brentwood. Here you will find great schools, clean parks, manicured greens for golf enthusiasts and plenty of serenity. Do not be surprised if your neighbors show up to greet you. The city is full of friendly folks who love to get to know their new neighbors. Dont fret, though, they are far from nosy. With more than 60,000 people living in the city, there is no time for gossip and drama. And while crime does exist in North Brentwood, it consists of low levels of petty crime. That's a good thing since you won't find a lot of a lot panic rooms here. $$$$

South Brentwood: This neighborhood is more affordable than North Brentwood, but it also has a slightly higher rate of crime. Wouldn't you know it? While the availability of homes, apartment homes and condos to rent is still somewhat lacking, there are more vacancies in South Brentwood than there are in North Brentwood. South Brentwood also offers a ton of restaurants and coffee shops within walking distance, though you will need your own car or money for public transportation if you want access to grocery stores and major shopping districts. $$$

Living Experience

Forget about any real nightlife in Brentwood, but don't resign yourself to boredom. With easy access to the Long Island Expressway and Sunrise Highway, shopping, fun and entertainment are just a few minutes away by car, bus or taxi--take your pick! Tanger Outlets at the Arches, located in Deer Park, is the most populated shopping area for residents of Brentwood so if you're looking to be extra anti-social on your time off, avoid these areas.

While North and South Brentwood are the only real distinctive communities, there are several communities throughout the city. Local communities include North Bay Shore, Central Islip, Hauppauge, Baywood, Islip, Bay Shore and Islip Terrace. Each of these local areas makes living in Brentwood an enjoyable experience. Residents enjoy yearly festivities and parades in many of these communities.

Brentwood hosts the Mother of Cabrini feast, an event that brings a taste of Italy to the community--mama mia! The city puts off a vibrant glow for a quarter of a mile, featuring a promenade of vendors selling an array of tasty Italian foods. Bring someone to roll you home after you stuff yourself! Festivities continue with live music and thrill rides set up throughout the area. If youre feeling really feisty, you can jump on the midway and show off your skills. Finish the entire event off with a brilliant fireworks show as you digest the food from the Zepoli Eating Contest.

If you'll have little crumb snatchers in tow, you'll want to live relatively close to great area schools. There are 13 public schools in Brentwood, each one featuring a consistently high rating. The area also has its own public library for if you can pry the kids away from their tablets, and there are plenty of parks where children can enjoy running and playing. A local soccer facility helps keep residents active, and the community college offers an affordable option for individuals in pursuit of higher education.

Lets not overlook one of the most important aspects of living in Brentwood. Ask any New Yorker, and he or she will tell you how much residents love pizza. Pizza is a staple food here, and Brentwood residents can purchase pizza for 11.8 percent less than the national average cost, though you may have to break the bank on gas to get to the local pizza shop. The bad news comes in when you head out for coffee. Brentwood residents pay 7.3 percent more than the national average for their caffeine drips.

Overall, living in Brentwood is a thrilling yet relaxing experience. The area is heavily populated with single-family homes and condominiums, though there are a few apartment complexes to choose from.The area's unemployment rate is lower than the national average. And best of all, you won't have to worry about paying your bills. Come to Brentwood, your wallet will thank you.

Living Experience
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Forget about any real nightlife in Brentwood, but don't resign yourself to boredom. With easy access to the Long Island Expressway and Sunrise Highway, shopping, fun and entertainment are just a few minutes away by car, bus or taxi--take your pick! Tanger Outlets at the Arches, located in Deer Park, is the most populated shopping area for residents of Brentwood so if you're looking to be extra anti-social on your time off, avoid these areas.

While North and South Brentwood are the only real distinctive communities, there are several communities throughout the city. Local communities include North Bay Shore, Central Islip, Hauppauge, Baywood, Islip, Bay Shore and Islip Terrace. Each of these local areas makes living in Brentwood an enjoyable experience. Residents enjoy yearly festivities and parades in many of these communities.

Brentwood hosts the Mother of Cabrini feast, an event that brings a taste of Italy to the community--mama mia! The city puts off a vibrant glow for a quarter of a mile, featuring a promenade of vendors selling an array of tasty Italian foods. Bring someone to roll you home after you stuff yourself! Festivities continue with live music and thrill rides set up throughout the area. If youre feeling really feisty, you can jump on the midway and show off your skills. Finish the entire event off with a brilliant fireworks show as you digest the food from the Zepoli Eating Contest.

If you'll have little crumb snatchers in tow, you'll want to live relatively close to great area schools. There are 13 public schools in Brentwood, each one featuring a consistently high rating. The area also has its own public library for if you can pry the kids away from their tablets, and there are plenty of parks where children can enjoy running and playing. A local soccer facility helps keep residents active, and the community college offers an affordable option for individuals in pursuit of higher education.

Lets not overlook one of the most important aspects of living in Brentwood. Ask any New Yorker, and he or she will tell you how much residents love pizza. Pizza is a staple food here, and Brentwood residents can purchase pizza for 11.8 percent less than the national average cost, though you may have to break the bank on gas to get to the local pizza shop. The bad news comes in when you head out for coffee. Brentwood residents pay 7.3 percent more than the national average for their caffeine drips.

Overall, living in Brentwood is a thrilling yet relaxing experience. The area is heavily populated with single-family homes and condominiums, though there are a few apartment complexes to choose from.The area's unemployment rate is lower than the national average. And best of all, you won't have to worry about paying your bills. Come to Brentwood, your wallet will thank you.

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City Guide

Brentwood
"In the difficult times which attended the war period, the name of Modern Times had become something of a by-word on Long Island because of the eccentric appearance and behavior of the original settlers. The leaders of the village decided to adopt a new name. Henry Edger, a famous resident, suggested Brentwood, the name of his home town in England, and it was adopted." (Verne Dyson)
"In the difficult times which attended the war period, the name of Modern Times had become something of a by-word on Long Island because of the eccentric appearance and behavior of the original settlers. The leaders of the village decided to adopt a new name. Henry Edger, a famous resident, suggested Brentwood, the name of his home town in England, and it was adopted." (Verne Dyson)

Attractive is the first word that comes to mind in reference to Brentwood, and no, that's not a shout out to the city's residents. Of all the cities in New York, this is one of the most beautiful in terms of local attractions, parks and community amenities. If you'd rather enjoy golf, guided tours, community parks and family-focused programs than dance the night away in the big city, Brentwood is perfect for you. It also has a close-knit community feel, so pass on by if you have an anti-social streak. Brentwood is great if you are looking for spacious homes and apartments, cleanliness, friendly neighbors and interesting attractions, but brace yourself for a hefty price tag.

Locating an Apartment

This area's low vacancy rate of 3.86 percent means you will have to work at your apartment search. Of all the properties in the city, a mere 19.3 percent are renter occupied, so you can't be lazy about it. While Brentwood is geared more toward home sales than rentals, there are still plenty of options available, ranging from single-family homes to condos and apartments. And don't let the high-cost rentals send you screaming away, the area boasts high-paying jobs to keep you in the black.

Necessary items

To rent an apartment, house or condo in Brentwood, you will need proof of income, a list of references, and in some cases, a background check. Can you say stringent? The background checks are part of what has decreased crime rates and made the city such great place to live, particularly for families with children. Are you a pet lover? Luckily there are plenty of pet-friendly rentals in the area, but Fido may also face a background check. Landlords do not appreciate a dog that yaps at all hours of the night or a bird that acts as a screeching alarm clock.

Best time to rent

There's really no specific time of the year that is better for finding a house, apartment rental or condo. It is, however, recommended that you look during the end of spring and during the fall season. These seasons provide the most comfortable temperatures. Rather than moving your belongings as your summer sweat fills the neighbor's buckets or with frostbitten fingers, opt for a milder move in mid-April to mid-May or from mid-September to mid-October.

Locating an Apartment
+

This area's low vacancy rate of 3.86 percent means you will have to work at your apartment search. Of all the properties in the city, a mere 19.3 percent are renter occupied, so you can't be lazy about it. While Brentwood is geared more toward home sales than rentals, there are still plenty of options available, ranging from single-family homes to condos and apartments. And don't let the high-cost rentals send you screaming away, the area boasts high-paying jobs to keep you in the black.

Necessary items

To rent an apartment, house or condo in Brentwood, you will need proof of income, a list of references, and in some cases, a background check. Can you say stringent? The background checks are part of what has decreased crime rates and made the city such great place to live, particularly for families with children. Are you a pet lover? Luckily there are plenty of pet-friendly rentals in the area, but Fido may also face a background check. Landlords do not appreciate a dog that yaps at all hours of the night or a bird that acts as a screeching alarm clock.

Best time to rent

There's really no specific time of the year that is better for finding a house, apartment rental or condo. It is, however, recommended that you look during the end of spring and during the fall season. These seasons provide the most comfortable temperatures. Rather than moving your belongings as your summer sweat fills the neighbor's buckets or with frostbitten fingers, opt for a milder move in mid-April to mid-May or from mid-September to mid-October.

Neighborhood Breakdown

North Brentwood: North Brentwood is the more affluent area of Brentwood. Here you will find great schools, clean parks, manicured greens for golf enthusiasts and plenty of serenity. Do not be surprised if your neighbors show up to greet you. The city is full of friendly folks who love to get to know their new neighbors. Dont fret, though, they are far from nosy. With more than 60,000 people living in the city, there is no time for gossip and drama. And while crime does exist in North Brentwood, it consists of low levels of petty crime. That's a good thing since you won't find a lot of a lot panic rooms here. $$$$

South Brentwood: This neighborhood is more affordable than North Brentwood, but it also has a slightly higher rate of crime. Wouldn't you know it? While the availability of homes, apartment homes and condos to rent is still somewhat lacking, there are more vacancies in South Brentwood than there are in North Brentwood. South Brentwood also offers a ton of restaurants and coffee shops within walking distance, though you will need your own car or money for public transportation if you want access to grocery stores and major shopping districts. $$$

Neighborhood Breakdown
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North Brentwood: North Brentwood is the more affluent area of Brentwood. Here you will find great schools, clean parks, manicured greens for golf enthusiasts and plenty of serenity. Do not be surprised if your neighbors show up to greet you. The city is full of friendly folks who love to get to know their new neighbors. Dont fret, though, they are far from nosy. With more than 60,000 people living in the city, there is no time for gossip and drama. And while crime does exist in North Brentwood, it consists of low levels of petty crime. That's a good thing since you won't find a lot of a lot panic rooms here. $$$$

South Brentwood: This neighborhood is more affordable than North Brentwood, but it also has a slightly higher rate of crime. Wouldn't you know it? While the availability of homes, apartment homes and condos to rent is still somewhat lacking, there are more vacancies in South Brentwood than there are in North Brentwood. South Brentwood also offers a ton of restaurants and coffee shops within walking distance, though you will need your own car or money for public transportation if you want access to grocery stores and major shopping districts. $$$

Living Experience

Forget about any real nightlife in Brentwood, but don't resign yourself to boredom. With easy access to the Long Island Expressway and Sunrise Highway, shopping, fun and entertainment are just a few minutes away by car, bus or taxi--take your pick! Tanger Outlets at the Arches, located in Deer Park, is the most populated shopping area for residents of Brentwood so if you're looking to be extra anti-social on your time off, avoid these areas.

While North and South Brentwood are the only real distinctive communities, there are several communities throughout the city. Local communities include North Bay Shore, Central Islip, Hauppauge, Baywood, Islip, Bay Shore and Islip Terrace. Each of these local areas makes living in Brentwood an enjoyable experience. Residents enjoy yearly festivities and parades in many of these communities.

Brentwood hosts the Mother of Cabrini feast, an event that brings a taste of Italy to the community--mama mia! The city puts off a vibrant glow for a quarter of a mile, featuring a promenade of vendors selling an array of tasty Italian foods. Bring someone to roll you home after you stuff yourself! Festivities continue with live music and thrill rides set up throughout the area. If youre feeling really feisty, you can jump on the midway and show off your skills. Finish the entire event off with a brilliant fireworks show as you digest the food from the Zepoli Eating Contest.

If you'll have little crumb snatchers in tow, you'll want to live relatively close to great area schools. There are 13 public schools in Brentwood, each one featuring a consistently high rating. The area also has its own public library for if you can pry the kids away from their tablets, and there are plenty of parks where children can enjoy running and playing. A local soccer facility helps keep residents active, and the community college offers an affordable option for individuals in pursuit of higher education.

Lets not overlook one of the most important aspects of living in Brentwood. Ask any New Yorker, and he or she will tell you how much residents love pizza. Pizza is a staple food here, and Brentwood residents can purchase pizza for 11.8 percent less than the national average cost, though you may have to break the bank on gas to get to the local pizza shop. The bad news comes in when you head out for coffee. Brentwood residents pay 7.3 percent more than the national average for their caffeine drips.

Overall, living in Brentwood is a thrilling yet relaxing experience. The area is heavily populated with single-family homes and condominiums, though there are a few apartment complexes to choose from.The area's unemployment rate is lower than the national average. And best of all, you won't have to worry about paying your bills. Come to Brentwood, your wallet will thank you.

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Forget about any real nightlife in Brentwood, but don't resign yourself to boredom. With easy access to the Long Island Expressway and Sunrise Highway, shopping, fun and entertainment are just a few minutes away by car, bus or taxi--take your pick! Tanger Outlets at the Arches, located in Deer Park, is the most populated shopping area for residents of Brentwood so if you're looking to be extra anti-social on your time off, avoid these areas.

While North and South Brentwood are the only real distinctive communities, there are several communities throughout the city. Local communities include North Bay Shore, Central Islip, Hauppauge, Baywood, Islip, Bay Shore and Islip Terrace. Each of these local areas makes living in Brentwood an enjoyable experience. Residents enjoy yearly festivities and parades in many of these communities.

Brentwood hosts the Mother of Cabrini feast, an event that brings a taste of Italy to the community--mama mia! The city puts off a vibrant glow for a quarter of a mile, featuring a promenade of vendors selling an array of tasty Italian foods. Bring someone to roll you home after you stuff yourself! Festivities continue with live music and thrill rides set up throughout the area. If youre feeling really feisty, you can jump on the midway and show off your skills. Finish the entire event off with a brilliant fireworks show as you digest the food from the Zepoli Eating Contest.

If you'll have little crumb snatchers in tow, you'll want to live relatively close to great area schools. There are 13 public schools in Brentwood, each one featuring a consistently high rating. The area also has its own public library for if you can pry the kids away from their tablets, and there are plenty of parks where children can enjoy running and playing. A local soccer facility helps keep residents active, and the community college offers an affordable option for individuals in pursuit of higher education.

Lets not overlook one of the most important aspects of living in Brentwood. Ask any New Yorker, and he or she will tell you how much residents love pizza. Pizza is a staple food here, and Brentwood residents can purchase pizza for 11.8 percent less than the national average cost, though you may have to break the bank on gas to get to the local pizza shop. The bad news comes in when you head out for coffee. Brentwood residents pay 7.3 percent more than the national average for their caffeine drips.

Overall, living in Brentwood is a thrilling yet relaxing experience. The area is heavily populated with single-family homes and condominiums, though there are a few apartment complexes to choose from.The area's unemployment rate is lower than the national average. And best of all, you won't have to worry about paying your bills. Come to Brentwood, your wallet will thank you.