Old Westbury and the North Shore of Long Island (also known as the Gold Coast) are characterized by beautiful rolling hills, upland fields and meadows, and tree lined lanes. Close by are charming harbors with beaches and quiet anchorages, and upscale shopping and top restaurants dot the charming towns in this region. Some of the best schools in the country are located in these incorporated villages. Additionally, this area is renowned for being “Horse Country” with many equestrian centers and polo fields and bridle paths. Myriad private golf and country clubs make their home here, and there are a number of museums and parks nearby. Of particular note is Old Westbury Gardens, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, which features acres of beautiful gardens and the former stately home of the Phipps Family, a noted American Industrialist dating back from over a 100 years ago. The Village of Old Westbury offers the finest residential lifestyle to the discerning buyer seeking a country estate within close proximity of Manhattan.