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John Russo

John Russo

Richard B. Arnold Real Estate

A Community Profile: East Hills

East Hills is a charming community located on the North Shore of Long Island. With easy access to the Long Island Expressway and Long Island Railroad service, you can be in Manhattan in under an hour.

Residents of East Hills are primarily zoned for the Roslyn Union Free School District.  The three elementary schools in the district are the Heights School, the East Hills School, and the Harbor Hills School – depending on the location of your home.  Roslyn Middle School and Roslyn High School serve all members of the district.

To learn more about Roslyn’s educational experience, click here to view their NYS Data or click here to view their district homepage.

The Park at East Hills is a tremendous facility that’s open to East Hills residents.  The Park includes a 12,000 square foot pool, a 100 foot water park, and Italian tiled locker rooms.  The Park’s 50-acre property also includes six tennis courts, two basketball courts, a senior-community center, a newly renovated auditorium, a nature-walking trail, a jogging trail, two playgrounds, a picnic area, a work out room, and sports fields.

The Park at East Hills has quickly become a central part of life in the community, and it’s a major contributing factor to the desirability of this suburban community. 

To learn more about The Park and about the Village of East Hills, click here to see details about everything that’s offered to park members.

Residents enjoy a number of great restaurants in the Village of Roslyn.  Tom Kaufman profiles 5 great local steakhouses in his Simply North Shore article, each of which is a short drive from Roslyn.  Likewise, DayAnn McManus profiles 5 local Poll Brothers restaurants in her Simply North Shore article, all of which are easily accessible by East Hills residents.

East Hills properties are well-maintained, and the homes consist primarily of center hall colonials, ranches, and expanded farm ranches.  Over the last few years, many of the original homes have been renovated or torn down and rebuilt with larger homes and modern amenities.

To get a sense of the style and look of the community, I compiled a number of home portraits for you to see.  Many of these portraits were originally published on Simply North Shore’s Instagram page – @simplynorthshore – along with a brief narrative about the home & the community.  Follow us on Instagram today to see and to learn more about the North Shore!

This stunning center hall colonial fits perfectly into the character of this community.
The Country Estates section of East Hills has seen tremendous growth over the last few years with many new homes & complete home renovation projects underway.
The symmetry of the peaks on this home speaks to the architectural attention to detail you will find in East Hills.
A ranch is typically a one-story house, but it becomes a split level or a raised ranch when expanded.
The Park at East Hills opened in 2006 and is one of the great attractions for residents. The park has a pool, tennis courts, basketball courts, nature trails, and athletic fields.
Situated on one of the highest points of Long Island, many East Hills homes are nestled into the land and provide stunning views of the neighboring community.
This unique ranch is one of the older homes in the area, but its unique design speaks to the attention paid to architectural details throughout East Hills.
This home's beautiful mix of stone, brick, wood, & copper is a great example of a complementary use of textures and materials.
The clean lines & the architectural balance make this home a prime example of the quality of the homes in this community.
This stunning home is surrounded by beautiful landscaping - characteristic of the rest of the homes in the Country Estates section of East Hills.
John Russo

John Russo

John transitioned from a 30-year successful career on Wall Street to follow his true passion, real estate. He has lived in Sea Cliff for over 20 years and is highly regarded in the community.

Tom Kaufman

Tom Kaufman

As a life-long resident of Long Island, Tom appreciates the unique personalities of Long Island's diverse communities. Tom’s insight into Long Island’s North & South Shores uniquely positions him to find the best home for you and your family.

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