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192 Apartments for rent in Port Jefferson, NY

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The Shipyard at Port Jefferson Harbor Apartments
201 W Broadway
Port Jefferson, NY | Port Jefferson
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$4,346
1314 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 09:42 PM
Modern homes in a maritime-inspired community. Homes feature walk-in closets and stainless steel appliances. Enjoy use of the on-site activity room, fitness center, and roof deck. Near Harborfront Park and Port Jefferson Marina.
1 Unit Available
109 California Avenue
109 California Avenue
Port Jefferson, NY | Port Jefferson
3 Bedrooms
$2,650
1200 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 04:32 AM
Beautiful Mint 3 Bedroom, 1.
1 Unit Available
417 Myrtle Avenue
417 Myrtle Avenue
Port Jefferson, NY | Port Jefferson
3 Bedrooms
$3,000
1400 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 04:32 AM
Great circa 1885 colonial w/hardwood floors-updated kitchen with stone counter-tops and white shaker cabinets-Huge Pantry-Mud Room-3 beds and 2 full baths-Brand new Central Air-2.5 car over-sized garage-2 minutes to the Village-Bus and Train!
1 Unit Available
303 W Broadway APT#B2
303 West Broadway
Port Jefferson, NY | Port Jefferson
2 Bedrooms
$2,400
980 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 11:33 AM
95 KENMORE LLC - Property Id: 194225 Brand new, fully renovated, 2 bedroom apartment available in the heart of Port Jefferson. 2ND Level $50/50lbs pets Parking lot attached for tenant. Water included. Tenant responsible for electric & gas.
1 Unit Available
301 WEST BROADWAY APT 2
301 W Broadway
Port Jefferson, NY | Port Jefferson
2 Bedrooms
$2,600
1200 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 11:33 AM
95 KENMORE LLC - Property Id: 214614 Brand new, fully renovated, charming 2 bedroom/loft setting apartment available in the heart of Port Jefferson. Beautiful carpeted flooring, gorgeous two level setting.
Results within 1 mile of Port Jefferson
1 Unit Available
1 Sunset Path
1 Sunset Path
Belle Terre, NY | Belle Terre
5 Bedrooms
$8,600
Last updated December 3 at 04:32 AM
Sophistication, Amazing Flow, and Room For Mom. This Home Has All You Have Been Desiring. Owned by a Renowned DC & Marvel Comic Artist & Movie Creator. Boasts 5800 Interior Sq Ft and An Amazing 6900 Total Sq Ft of Luxury. 5 Beds, 3 and a Half Baths.
1 Unit Available
27 Walnut Avenue
27 Walnut Avenue
Poquott, NY | Poquott
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$3,000
Last updated December 3 at 04:32 AM
A spectacular location on Port Jeff Harbor. A unique hideaway. Live as if you are on Vacation!
1 Unit Available
44 Chestnut Avenue
44 Chestnut Avenue
Poquott, NY | Poquott
4 Bedrooms
$3,900
2500 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 04:32 AM
Beautiful renovated two story home in the heart of Poquott Village.
Results within 5 miles of Port Jefferson
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9 Units Available
The Point at Pine Ridge
1 Avalon Pines Dr
Coram, NY | Coram
1 Bedroom
$2,348
940 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,728
1340 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 10:37 AM
Rocky Point State Pine Preserve and three shopping malls surround one- and two-bedroom luxury apartment units. Private balconies and access to tennis court and golf course.
1 Unit Available
177 Canal Road
177 Canal Road
Terryville, NY | Terryville
3 Bedrooms
$2,600
1318 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 05:41 AM
NOW AVAILABLE! Exclusively listed by Hudson Homes Management.
1 Unit Available
5 Norwich Road
5 Norwich Road
Sound Beach, NY | Sound Beach
2 Bedrooms
$2,200
1000 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 05:41 AM
NOW AVAILABLE! Exclusively listed by Hudson Homes Management.
1 Unit Available
19 Night Heron Dr
19 Night Heron Drive
Stony Brook, NY | Stony Brook
4 Bedrooms
$6,000
4000 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 04:32 AM
Steps To Stony Brook Shores Private Beach. Custom Built Home 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Radiant heating in baths,Gourmet Kitchen w.Stainless Appliances, Granite,Butler's Pantry, Brazilian Cherry 3' Hardwood Floors,Mahogany Front Porch.
1 Unit Available
80 Hollow Road
80 Hollow Road
Stony Brook, NY | Stony Brook
2 Bedrooms
$4,500
Last updated December 3 at 04:32 AM
Be the first to reside in this brand new, totally renovated 2 bedroom 2 full bath ranch in the heart of Stony Brook Village. High end appliances, new roof, new floors, great open spaces for entertaining. Fully fenced backyard borders park.
1 Unit Available
30 Kiowa Court
30 Kiowa Court
Coram, NY | Coram
1 Bedroom
$1,500
Last updated December 3 at 04:32 AM
Co-op Board Requires 650 Credit Score And Minimum $45,000 Per Year Income. NO PETS, All Subject To Board Approval. $195 Application Fee Due To North Isle, Immaculate Upper Unit With An Open Floor Plan And Great Natural Light.
1 Unit Available
7 South Jersey Ave
7 S Jersey Ave
Setauket-East Setauket, NY | Setauket-East Setauket
Studio
$5,000
2600 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 04:32 AM
PRISTINE MEDICAL OR PROFESSIONAL BLDG, 2600 SQ FT TO RENT, 1ST FLR, 5 EXAM ROOMS OR PROF OFCS,,3 BATHROOMS, KITCHEN FOR STAFF,CONSULTATION ROOM, RECEPTION AREA,WAITING AREA,PROFESSIONALLY FURNISHED OFFICES INCLUDES DESKS, CHAIRS ETC,
1 Unit Available
524 Bicycle Path
524 North Bicycle Path
Terryville, NY | Terryville
3 Bedrooms
$2,800
Last updated December 3 at 04:32 AM
3 BED /2 BATH WITH GREAT ROOM READY TO GO RENTAL AVAILABLE ASAP APARTMENT ON SIDE WILL BE OCCUPIED NOT INCLUDED
1 Unit Available
5 Azalea Ct
5 Azalea Court
Miller Place, NY | Miller Place
Studio
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4 Bedrooms
$6,000
4000 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 04:32 AM
MODERN COLONIAL AVAILABLE FOR RENT WITH ALL THE BELLS AND WHISTLES. 4000 SQ FT ON 0.75 MANICURED ACRES.
1 Unit Available
406 Echo Avenue
406 Echo Avenue
Sound Beach, NY | Sound Beach
4 Bedrooms
$2,600
1400 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 04:32 AM
Whole House Rental, All Newly Renovated and Updated, Tenant pays utilities, No Pets, Must See, Will Not Last!! Listing brokered by Realty Connect USA L I Inc, contact Craig Giambalvo at 631-706-3223 or cgiambalvo@realtyconnectusa.com
1 Unit Available
32 Idaho Ct
32 Idaho Ct
Coram, NY | Coram
1 Bedroom
$1,500
Last updated December 2 at 11:33 AM
Large one bedroom C0-OP - Property Id: 420533 Beautiful upper unit. Large LR combined with Dining Area. Updated efficiency Kitchen. Renovated bath. New Carpet and crown molding. Large closets. Heat included. Renovated Clubhouse with patio.
1 Unit Available
8 Saint George Gle Drive 8
8 Saint George Glen Dr
Setauket-East Setauket, NY | Setauket-East Setauket
5 Bedrooms
$5,500
4600 sqft
Last updated April 15 at 09:23 AM
Amazingly spacious 5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom house. This house is located in the Three Village School district and is close to Stony Brook University. Eat in Kitchen with wonderful views of the private, manicured grounds.
Results within 10 miles of Port Jefferson
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7 Units Available
Enclave at Charles Pond
1 Charles Pond Dr
Coram, NY | Coram
1 Bedroom
$2,164
905 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,358
1239 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 04:46 AM
Coram apartments available in the heart of Suffolk County. This pet-friendly community is situated on 41 private acres with resort-style amenities, including an on-site pool and gym. Apartments feature patios, hardwood floors and walk-in closets.
Verified
13 Units Available
Avalon Commons
313 Avalon Cir
Nesconset, NY | Nesconset
1 Bedroom
$2,587
976 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,046
1350 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,505
1327 sqft
Last updated December 2 at 01:07 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.
Verified
130 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 December 2 at 10:37 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.
1 Unit Available
133 Horseblock Road
133 Horseblock Road
Centereach, NY | Centereach
4 Bedrooms
$3,700
2376 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 05:41 AM
NOW AVAILABLE! Exclusively listed by Hudson Homes Management.
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Apartment Rentals in Port Jefferson start at $2,650/month.
How much is rent in Port Jefferson?
Apartment Rentals in Port Jefferson start at $2,650/month.
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While some Port Jefferson properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
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You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Port Jefferson. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Albertus Magnus College, University of New Haven, Norwalk Community College, Yale University, and Southern Connecticut State University.
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You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Port Jefferson. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Albertus Magnus College, University of New Haven, Norwalk Community College, Yale University, and Southern Connecticut State University.

City Guide

Port Jefferson
Port Jefferson has a long tradition as a seafaring town. Keeping that tradition alive, two recent America's Cup winners hail from Port Jefferson. In 1987 Scott Vogel won the race and in 1992 it was local favorite Wally Henry's turn.
Port Jefferson has a long tradition as a seafaring town. Keeping that tradition alive, two recent America's Cup winners hail from Port Jefferson. In 1987 Scott Vogel won the race and in 1992 it was local favorite Wally Henry's turn.

Port Jefferson is a village in the Town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County on the beautiful North Shore of Long Island. It's about 60 miles east of New York City and local legend has it that the famed pirate Captain Kidd paid Port Jefferson a visit on his way to bury treasure. Keep your eyes open! The port was a pretty important shipbuilding center in the mid-1800s and has now turned to tourism for its economic base. You may have guessed already that the town was named for Thomas Jefferson to honor him for his financial support in creating and upgrading the harbor. Port Jeff, as it's known, serves as a cultural and commercial center for the area.

Moving to Port Jefferson

So, you want to move to Long Island? If you are already living in New York, you'll know just what to expect when trying to rent an apartment. If not, brace yourself. New Yorkers have seen it all, and they've got it all covered. Be prepared!

Especially if you are renting from an apartment complex, but often even if you are renting privately, you will have to fill out an application and will be charged a fee for this privilege! It can be as much as a couple of hundred dollars so don't go around filling out apps unless you mean it! If you are accepted, the fee will be used to offset your first month's rent though.

In addition, there will likely be a credit check and associated fee. This one is usually non-refundable though. Of course there will be a security deposit that is generally one month of rent if you have excellent credit and financial history, otherwise it might be even more! There's no rent control out here so you will often see a yearly increase written right into the leasing documents.

And one more sort of unique thing for complexes in the area. Many don't allow dogs but will allow cats. You'll pay at least an extra twenty dollars a month to have a cat and an additional security deposit for a pet-friendly apartment. Wow! This sure is adding up!

Moving to Port Jefferson
+

So, you want to move to Long Island? If you are already living in New York, you'll know just what to expect when trying to rent an apartment. If not, brace yourself. New Yorkers have seen it all, and they've got it all covered. Be prepared!

Especially if you are renting from an apartment complex, but often even if you are renting privately, you will have to fill out an application and will be charged a fee for this privilege! It can be as much as a couple of hundred dollars so don't go around filling out apps unless you mean it! If you are accepted, the fee will be used to offset your first month's rent though.

In addition, there will likely be a credit check and associated fee. This one is usually non-refundable though. Of course there will be a security deposit that is generally one month of rent if you have excellent credit and financial history, otherwise it might be even more! There's no rent control out here so you will often see a yearly increase written right into the leasing documents.

And one more sort of unique thing for complexes in the area. Many don't allow dogs but will allow cats. You'll pay at least an extra twenty dollars a month to have a cat and an additional security deposit for a pet-friendly apartment. Wow! This sure is adding up!

Neighborhoods of Port Jefferson

There are about three square miles of land in Port Jefferson and less than 8,000 people. At one point, the town became a whaling center so there are also many historic homes with apartment rentals that once belonged to whaling captains. Here is the general lay of the land.

The Village: This is the main port area of Port Jeff and the place to look for a unique apartment or condos for rent in an old historic mansion. You'll have easy access to shops and restaurants and to the ferry over to Connecticut and you will be right near Harborfront Park, where all the action happens!

Eastern Port Jefferson: Once you get outside of the village center and the port, and head east, you come to some of the most beautiful land on Long Island. You'll mostly find homes for rent out here, or apartment homes. It will take a little longer to get out to Route 112 or the Nesconset Highway but this might be what you prefer! There is one newer complex here and the famous Lombardi's On The Sound for family-style Italian dining.

Upper Port Jefferson: Once you move away from the water you get into what is known as Upper Port Jeff. This area borders up to the neighboring town of Port Jefferson Station, where you can pick up the Long Island Rail Road into the city or get on the Nesconset Highway. There are a couple of Asian options for dining in this area with Hana Japanese restaurant and Little Hong Kong for Chinese food.

Apartments in Port Jefferson

Fairfield At Port Jefferson: This complex offers a great deal for the area. It is not all bills paid, but some are, including gas heat and hot water. This could save a bundle come winter.

Maple Crest Garden Apartments: This complex offers one-bedroom apartments and two-bedroom apartments in a beautifully landscaped atmosphere. You're only five minutes from the train too, so commuting is a breeze.

Neighborhoods of Port Jefferson
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There are about three square miles of land in Port Jefferson and less than 8,000 people. At one point, the town became a whaling center so there are also many historic homes with apartment rentals that once belonged to whaling captains. Here is the general lay of the land.

The Village: This is the main port area of Port Jeff and the place to look for a unique apartment or condos for rent in an old historic mansion. You'll have easy access to shops and restaurants and to the ferry over to Connecticut and you will be right near Harborfront Park, where all the action happens!

Eastern Port Jefferson: Once you get outside of the village center and the port, and head east, you come to some of the most beautiful land on Long Island. You'll mostly find homes for rent out here, or apartment homes. It will take a little longer to get out to Route 112 or the Nesconset Highway but this might be what you prefer! There is one newer complex here and the famous Lombardi's On The Sound for family-style Italian dining.

Upper Port Jefferson: Once you move away from the water you get into what is known as Upper Port Jeff. This area borders up to the neighboring town of Port Jefferson Station, where you can pick up the Long Island Rail Road into the city or get on the Nesconset Highway. There are a couple of Asian options for dining in this area with Hana Japanese restaurant and Little Hong Kong for Chinese food.

Apartments in Port Jefferson

Fairfield At Port Jefferson: This complex offers a great deal for the area. It is not all bills paid, but some are, including gas heat and hot water. This could save a bundle come winter.

Maple Crest Garden Apartments: This complex offers one-bedroom apartments and two-bedroom apartments in a beautifully landscaped atmosphere. You're only five minutes from the train too, so commuting is a breeze.

Living in Port Jefferson

You really are in the heart of it all in Port Jefferson. Here are just a few of the many, many things to know about the area.

Transportation

The port is an active port with private watercraft and is the terminus of the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Ferry. This is one of only two commercial ferry services to the mainland of New England in Connecticut. In addition to ferries, you can catch the Long Island Railroad just down the road in Port Jefferson Station. There are also plenty of buses provided by the Suffolk County Transit Bus system.

If there is one negative things to say about living in Port Jeff, it's access to a major airport. There is a smaller airport in Islip, about 20 miles away, but to get anywhere faster you will need to go to JFK or LaGuardia, both about 50 miles away. This might not seem like much but you always have to factor in traffic when heading into the city, and this can be brutal. You could also take the ferry over to Bridgeport and leave out of New Haven or even Hartford.

Entertainment

The city has done lots of upgrading and restoring in recent years to take over the waterfront from the old shipbuilding factories and give the public more access to much of the waterfront area. There are a couple of standouts, like the Chandler Square area that is lined with shops and serves as a waterfront promenade. The Danfords Hotel is a local landmark that has a commercial marina for those who want to tie up and spend the day in town. This is a great place for a walk on the pier after dinner.

Another centerpiece of the port is Harborfront Park. This public park has picnic areas and, in the winter, has a rink for ice skating. Also at the waterfront is the Summertime Farmer's Market with all kinds of baked goods, local produce and of course, seafood! In summer there are movies held in the park.

There is always something going on at the Port Jefferson Village Center. This public space holds all kinds of events and recreation such as concerts and exhibits. The building has great character because it is preserved shipyard building.

The annual Charles Dickens Festival is held each December and offers tons of free events and attractions. Costumed Dickens characters roam the streets and the town takes on a decidedly Victorian flair during the festival.

Whew! That's just the start of things to do in Port Jefferson. It's nice that New York City is so close, but on the other hand, who needs it? If your apartment search takes you to Port Jeff, it's probably the last stop!

Living in Port Jefferson
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You really are in the heart of it all in Port Jefferson. Here are just a few of the many, many things to know about the area.

Transportation

The port is an active port with private watercraft and is the terminus of the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Ferry. This is one of only two commercial ferry services to the mainland of New England in Connecticut. In addition to ferries, you can catch the Long Island Railroad just down the road in Port Jefferson Station. There are also plenty of buses provided by the Suffolk County Transit Bus system.

If there is one negative things to say about living in Port Jeff, it's access to a major airport. There is a smaller airport in Islip, about 20 miles away, but to get anywhere faster you will need to go to JFK or LaGuardia, both about 50 miles away. This might not seem like much but you always have to factor in traffic when heading into the city, and this can be brutal. You could also take the ferry over to Bridgeport and leave out of New Haven or even Hartford.

Entertainment

The city has done lots of upgrading and restoring in recent years to take over the waterfront from the old shipbuilding factories and give the public more access to much of the waterfront area. There are a couple of standouts, like the Chandler Square area that is lined with shops and serves as a waterfront promenade. The Danfords Hotel is a local landmark that has a commercial marina for those who want to tie up and spend the day in town. This is a great place for a walk on the pier after dinner.

Another centerpiece of the port is Harborfront Park. This public park has picnic areas and, in the winter, has a rink for ice skating. Also at the waterfront is the Summertime Farmer's Market with all kinds of baked goods, local produce and of course, seafood! In summer there are movies held in the park.

There is always something going on at the Port Jefferson Village Center. This public space holds all kinds of events and recreation such as concerts and exhibits. The building has great character because it is preserved shipyard building.

The annual Charles Dickens Festival is held each December and offers tons of free events and attractions. Costumed Dickens characters roam the streets and the town takes on a decidedly Victorian flair during the festival.

Whew! That's just the start of things to do in Port Jefferson. It's nice that New York City is so close, but on the other hand, who needs it? If your apartment search takes you to Port Jeff, it's probably the last stop!

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City Guide

Port Jefferson
Port Jefferson has a long tradition as a seafaring town. Keeping that tradition alive, two recent America's Cup winners hail from Port Jefferson. In 1987 Scott Vogel won the race and in 1992 it was local favorite Wally Henry's turn.
Port Jefferson has a long tradition as a seafaring town. Keeping that tradition alive, two recent America's Cup winners hail from Port Jefferson. In 1987 Scott Vogel won the race and in 1992 it was local favorite Wally Henry's turn.

Port Jefferson is a village in the Town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County on the beautiful North Shore of Long Island. It's about 60 miles east of New York City and local legend has it that the famed pirate Captain Kidd paid Port Jefferson a visit on his way to bury treasure. Keep your eyes open! The port was a pretty important shipbuilding center in the mid-1800s and has now turned to tourism for its economic base. You may have guessed already that the town was named for Thomas Jefferson to honor him for his financial support in creating and upgrading the harbor. Port Jeff, as it's known, serves as a cultural and commercial center for the area.

Moving to Port Jefferson

So, you want to move to Long Island? If you are already living in New York, you'll know just what to expect when trying to rent an apartment. If not, brace yourself. New Yorkers have seen it all, and they've got it all covered. Be prepared!

Especially if you are renting from an apartment complex, but often even if you are renting privately, you will have to fill out an application and will be charged a fee for this privilege! It can be as much as a couple of hundred dollars so don't go around filling out apps unless you mean it! If you are accepted, the fee will be used to offset your first month's rent though.

In addition, there will likely be a credit check and associated fee. This one is usually non-refundable though. Of course there will be a security deposit that is generally one month of rent if you have excellent credit and financial history, otherwise it might be even more! There's no rent control out here so you will often see a yearly increase written right into the leasing documents.

And one more sort of unique thing for complexes in the area. Many don't allow dogs but will allow cats. You'll pay at least an extra twenty dollars a month to have a cat and an additional security deposit for a pet-friendly apartment. Wow! This sure is adding up!

Moving to Port Jefferson
+

So, you want to move to Long Island? If you are already living in New York, you'll know just what to expect when trying to rent an apartment. If not, brace yourself. New Yorkers have seen it all, and they've got it all covered. Be prepared!

Especially if you are renting from an apartment complex, but often even if you are renting privately, you will have to fill out an application and will be charged a fee for this privilege! It can be as much as a couple of hundred dollars so don't go around filling out apps unless you mean it! If you are accepted, the fee will be used to offset your first month's rent though.

In addition, there will likely be a credit check and associated fee. This one is usually non-refundable though. Of course there will be a security deposit that is generally one month of rent if you have excellent credit and financial history, otherwise it might be even more! There's no rent control out here so you will often see a yearly increase written right into the leasing documents.

And one more sort of unique thing for complexes in the area. Many don't allow dogs but will allow cats. You'll pay at least an extra twenty dollars a month to have a cat and an additional security deposit for a pet-friendly apartment. Wow! This sure is adding up!

Neighborhoods of Port Jefferson

There are about three square miles of land in Port Jefferson and less than 8,000 people. At one point, the town became a whaling center so there are also many historic homes with apartment rentals that once belonged to whaling captains. Here is the general lay of the land.

The Village: This is the main port area of Port Jeff and the place to look for a unique apartment or condos for rent in an old historic mansion. You'll have easy access to shops and restaurants and to the ferry over to Connecticut and you will be right near Harborfront Park, where all the action happens!

Eastern Port Jefferson: Once you get outside of the village center and the port, and head east, you come to some of the most beautiful land on Long Island. You'll mostly find homes for rent out here, or apartment homes. It will take a little longer to get out to Route 112 or the Nesconset Highway but this might be what you prefer! There is one newer complex here and the famous Lombardi's On The Sound for family-style Italian dining.

Upper Port Jefferson: Once you move away from the water you get into what is known as Upper Port Jeff. This area borders up to the neighboring town of Port Jefferson Station, where you can pick up the Long Island Rail Road into the city or get on the Nesconset Highway. There are a couple of Asian options for dining in this area with Hana Japanese restaurant and Little Hong Kong for Chinese food.

Apartments in Port Jefferson

Fairfield At Port Jefferson: This complex offers a great deal for the area. It is not all bills paid, but some are, including gas heat and hot water. This could save a bundle come winter.

Maple Crest Garden Apartments: This complex offers one-bedroom apartments and two-bedroom apartments in a beautifully landscaped atmosphere. You're only five minutes from the train too, so commuting is a breeze.

Neighborhoods of Port Jefferson
+

There are about three square miles of land in Port Jefferson and less than 8,000 people. At one point, the town became a whaling center so there are also many historic homes with apartment rentals that once belonged to whaling captains. Here is the general lay of the land.

The Village: This is the main port area of Port Jeff and the place to look for a unique apartment or condos for rent in an old historic mansion. You'll have easy access to shops and restaurants and to the ferry over to Connecticut and you will be right near Harborfront Park, where all the action happens!

Eastern Port Jefferson: Once you get outside of the village center and the port, and head east, you come to some of the most beautiful land on Long Island. You'll mostly find homes for rent out here, or apartment homes. It will take a little longer to get out to Route 112 or the Nesconset Highway but this might be what you prefer! There is one newer complex here and the famous Lombardi's On The Sound for family-style Italian dining.

Upper Port Jefferson: Once you move away from the water you get into what is known as Upper Port Jeff. This area borders up to the neighboring town of Port Jefferson Station, where you can pick up the Long Island Rail Road into the city or get on the Nesconset Highway. There are a couple of Asian options for dining in this area with Hana Japanese restaurant and Little Hong Kong for Chinese food.

Apartments in Port Jefferson

Fairfield At Port Jefferson: This complex offers a great deal for the area. It is not all bills paid, but some are, including gas heat and hot water. This could save a bundle come winter.

Maple Crest Garden Apartments: This complex offers one-bedroom apartments and two-bedroom apartments in a beautifully landscaped atmosphere. You're only five minutes from the train too, so commuting is a breeze.

Living in Port Jefferson

You really are in the heart of it all in Port Jefferson. Here are just a few of the many, many things to know about the area.

Transportation

The port is an active port with private watercraft and is the terminus of the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Ferry. This is one of only two commercial ferry services to the mainland of New England in Connecticut. In addition to ferries, you can catch the Long Island Railroad just down the road in Port Jefferson Station. There are also plenty of buses provided by the Suffolk County Transit Bus system.

If there is one negative things to say about living in Port Jeff, it's access to a major airport. There is a smaller airport in Islip, about 20 miles away, but to get anywhere faster you will need to go to JFK or LaGuardia, both about 50 miles away. This might not seem like much but you always have to factor in traffic when heading into the city, and this can be brutal. You could also take the ferry over to Bridgeport and leave out of New Haven or even Hartford.

Entertainment

The city has done lots of upgrading and restoring in recent years to take over the waterfront from the old shipbuilding factories and give the public more access to much of the waterfront area. There are a couple of standouts, like the Chandler Square area that is lined with shops and serves as a waterfront promenade. The Danfords Hotel is a local landmark that has a commercial marina for those who want to tie up and spend the day in town. This is a great place for a walk on the pier after dinner.

Another centerpiece of the port is Harborfront Park. This public park has picnic areas and, in the winter, has a rink for ice skating. Also at the waterfront is the Summertime Farmer's Market with all kinds of baked goods, local produce and of course, seafood! In summer there are movies held in the park.

There is always something going on at the Port Jefferson Village Center. This public space holds all kinds of events and recreation such as concerts and exhibits. The building has great character because it is preserved shipyard building.

The annual Charles Dickens Festival is held each December and offers tons of free events and attractions. Costumed Dickens characters roam the streets and the town takes on a decidedly Victorian flair during the festival.

Whew! That's just the start of things to do in Port Jefferson. It's nice that New York City is so close, but on the other hand, who needs it? If your apartment search takes you to Port Jeff, it's probably the last stop!

Living in Port Jefferson
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You really are in the heart of it all in Port Jefferson. Here are just a few of the many, many things to know about the area.

Transportation

The port is an active port with private watercraft and is the terminus of the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Ferry. This is one of only two commercial ferry services to the mainland of New England in Connecticut. In addition to ferries, you can catch the Long Island Railroad just down the road in Port Jefferson Station. There are also plenty of buses provided by the Suffolk County Transit Bus system.

If there is one negative things to say about living in Port Jeff, it's access to a major airport. There is a smaller airport in Islip, about 20 miles away, but to get anywhere faster you will need to go to JFK or LaGuardia, both about 50 miles away. This might not seem like much but you always have to factor in traffic when heading into the city, and this can be brutal. You could also take the ferry over to Bridgeport and leave out of New Haven or even Hartford.

Entertainment

The city has done lots of upgrading and restoring in recent years to take over the waterfront from the old shipbuilding factories and give the public more access to much of the waterfront area. There are a couple of standouts, like the Chandler Square area that is lined with shops and serves as a waterfront promenade. The Danfords Hotel is a local landmark that has a commercial marina for those who want to tie up and spend the day in town. This is a great place for a walk on the pier after dinner.

Another centerpiece of the port is Harborfront Park. This public park has picnic areas and, in the winter, has a rink for ice skating. Also at the waterfront is the Summertime Farmer's Market with all kinds of baked goods, local produce and of course, seafood! In summer there are movies held in the park.

There is always something going on at the Port Jefferson Village Center. This public space holds all kinds of events and recreation such as concerts and exhibits. The building has great character because it is preserved shipyard building.

The annual Charles Dickens Festival is held each December and offers tons of free events and attractions. Costumed Dickens characters roam the streets and the town takes on a decidedly Victorian flair during the festival.

Whew! That's just the start of things to do in Port Jefferson. It's nice that New York City is so close, but on the other hand, who needs it? If your apartment search takes you to Port Jeff, it's probably the last stop!