The hamlet of Selden is situated in the center of beautiful Long Island's Town of Brookhaven. Bordering both Long Island Sound and the Atlantic Ocean, the town's lovely beaches are just a short distance away. An hour from New York City and all it has to offer, Selden offers a desirable lifestyle.
City-Data.com puts the population of Selden at 19,851 as of 2010. The town's amenities include the Brookhaven Aquatic Center. It has a large heated indoor pool and numerous swimming classes. The town also has outdoor pools in Centereach and Holtsville. The Mastic Skate Park opened in 2011 and welcomes those over eight years of age. The town also offers a number of local parks with athletic fields and one of the largest town recreation programs around.
Residents of Selden are serviced by the Middle Country Central School District. The Newfield High School received a 7 out of 10 rating from GreatSchools.org. The Selden Middle School received a rating of 6. There are private school options in the surrounding area including the Our Savior New American School for grades PK-12.
The Staller Center for the Arts is located on the campus of Stony Brook University. Featuring a variety of theatrical, dance and music performances throughout the year, as well as hosting the annual Stony Brook Film Festival, Staller is a great cultural experience. The Paul W. Zucchaire Gallery here has numerous art exhibits. A fun family destination is the Tiki Action Park in nearby Centereach. Go-Karts, miniature golf and a large arcade fill the day. The Robert Cushman Murphy County Park offers visitors the perfect place to bird watch, hike or rent a rowboat for a spectacular day outdoors.
The median list price for homes in Selden, according to Realtor.com is $272,000 while the median closing price is $251,000. These prices have remained stable over the past year. Trulia.com reports the median home rental price is $1,700 representing a slight decrease over last year.
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