Montauk has been home to many of the most iconic artists and collectors of our time.

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Welcome to Montauk

Montauk has been home to many of the most iconic artists and collectors of our time, and truly considered the coolest place to be in the Hamptons. Since the 60’s, Montauk is where so many artists like Andy Warhol, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Julian Schnabel, Peter Beard, John Lennon and Yoko Ono chose to spend their long summer days. Rich in history and inspiration to many, the Rolling Stones even wrote Memory Motel in homage to the Montauk joint of the same name. Billy Joel wrote his classic, Downeaster Alexa, and continues to spend his time cruising the shores of Montauk.

People & Lifestyle

Anyone who loves to fish, surf, relax on the beach, or spend time by the sea will find something to love about Montauk. Known for its cool hip vibe and with over 70% of its land preserved, Montauk is one of the most beautiful places on earth.

Art & Culture

People don’t mind taking the extra ride out to Montauk to enjoy the unique seaside dining experiences. The following are a few of the best-known options in their respective categories.
  • The Crow’s Nest is a great place to dine and stay during the summer months, serving a menu of unique seafood dishes and great vegetable sides, The Crow’s Nest is a one of a kind location on West Lake Drive. Enjoy a cocktail while soaking in the sunset with family and friends.
  • The Inlet is known for its locally-caught seafood and incredible sushi menu. Only serving takeout until 6:30PM, this waterside restaurant shouldn’t be missed.
  • Gosman’s Topside is a fun place to watch the boats come in and out of the harbor. Serving a menu full of both raw and cooked locally caught seafood options, this venue is perfect for lunch or dinner.
  • Duryea’s waterfront seating is the definition of dinner with a view. This seafood restaurant combines casual comforts with upscale sensibilities. Not to be missed!



  • Whalebone located next to Duryea’s serves up the coziest gear for the whole family. Be sure to go back often as inventory is constantly changing - keeping it fresh.
  • The Endz Salon is a great salon just steps away from the beach. Offering a variety of beauty services from hair and nails to makeup, The Endz Salon will have you ready for any occasion.
  • The Shipwreck is a jewelry and gift store new to the Montauk area. The store features nautical-themed jewelry as well as custom bridal sets.
  • Gosman’s Dock touts a gourmet fish market with both locally-caught seafood and international delicacies flown in daily.
  • For designing your dream home, head to Indy Home. This interior design shop blends timeless styles with current trends.

Things to Do

When you are looking for things to do in Montauk, there are many options. For the following activities, these are the best places to go.
  • Ditch Plains Beach, is the ultimate surf break for beginners and veterans. Lifeguards are on duty during the summer, and there are concession trailers available.
  • Gurney's Star Island Resort & Marina is the perfect place to go for summer getaways and seasonal yachting. Situated on Lake Montauk, Gurney’s Star Island Resort & Marina is ranked among the top ten marinas in North America.

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Montauk Real Estate

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Montauk, NY Real Estate FAQ


1. What is the current real estate market like in Montauk, NY?

The real estate market in Montauk, NY is somewhat competitive, so it's essential to check with a local real estate agent for the most up-to-date information.

2. What is the average home price in Montauk, NY?

The average home price in Montauk, NY varies depending on the neighborhood and property type. As of December 2023, Montauk homes were selling for a median price of $2.7M, but it's crucial to consult a local realtor for the latest figures.

3. What neighborhoods are popular in Montauk?

Popular neighborhoods in Montauk include Ditch Plains, Culloden Point, and Hither Hills. Each offers unique features and a distinct coastal living experience.

4. Are there good schools in Montauk?

Montauk is served by Montauk School, providing education for elementary and middle school students. For high school, students often attend schools in nearby areas. Check with local school districts for the latest information.

5. What amenities and attractions are available in Montauk?

Enjoy a range of amenities in Montauk, including pristine beaches, hiking trails, and world-class fishing. The area is known for its lighthouse, Montauk Point State Park, and vibrant dining and shopping scene.

6. Is Montauk a safe place to live?

Montauk is considered a safe place to live, the crime rate is relatively low compared to other cities of its size. However, crime rates can vary by neighborhood, so it's advisable to research specific areas and consult local law enforcement for the latest safety information.

7. What is the commute like to and from Montauk?

Commuting in and out of Montauk can vary due to its location at the eastern tip of Long Island. The area is accessible by road and rail, and the scenic drive offers breathtaking views.

8. How can I find a real estate agent in Montauk, NY?

Premier Montauk real estate agents in The Schiaffino Team provides concierge-style services to make the home buying and selling process easier for clients.


9. Are there any special considerations for buying property in Montauk, NY?

Special considerations for buying property in Montauk may include understanding coastal regulations, reviewing flood zones, and being aware of the impact of seasonal tourism on property values. Consulting with a local real estate professional like The Schiaffino Team can help you navigate these considerations.

10. Can I find both single-family homes and condos in Montauk, NY?

Yes, Montauk offers a variety of housing options, including charming single-family homes and some condominiums, particularly in beachfront areas. Explore different neighborhoods to find the property type that suits your preferences.


Remember that the real estate market is subject to change, so it's crucial to consult with a local real estate expert for the most accurate and current information regarding Montauk, NY. The Schiaffino Team can keep you informed and help you save time, every time throughout the entire real estate process!

Overview for Montauk, NY

4,272 people live in Montauk, where the median age is 51.8 and the average individual income is $76,857. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Montauk, NY

Montauk has 1,571 households, with an average household size of 2.65. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Montauk do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,272 people call Montauk home. The population density is 231.04 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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56.13 / 43.87%

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Around Montauk, NY

There's plenty to do around Montauk, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Bambi's Cafe, Bennett Shellfish, and MTK Cruises.

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Dining 0.92 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.94 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.79 miles 23 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.77 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.86 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.4 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

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