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Welcome to Wainscott

A charming coastal escape dotted with family farms
Nestled between the renowned East Hampton and Sagaponack, the charming coastal village of Wainscott offers the perfect blend of tranquility and luxury. The neighborhood's scenic beauty, paired with its historic homes and lush landscapes, provides a peaceful backdrop for a comfortable and inviting lifestyle for residents of all ages. Each winding lane and weathered shingle house tells a story of sophistication juxtaposed with a relaxed seaside cadence. Imagine weekends where the soft murmurs of the Atlantic Ocean greet you and manicured vineyards stand sentinel, offering a taste of the region's finest vintages. Here, the sophistication of The Hamptons meets the intimate allure of a secluded coastal village, making Wainscott an unparalleled gem for those seeking a blend of the posh and the peaceful. Dive into a world where luxury isn't just a word but a way of life, where every sunrise promises new adventures, and sunsets seal the day with an opulent glow.

What to Love

  • Its welcoming and tight-knit community creates an ideal environment for families and individuals alike.
  • Convenience of nearby shopping and dining, adding a touch of urban sophistication to your coastal retreat.
  • Whether you seek a quaint cottage, a modern beachfront mansion, or something in between, Wainscott offers a diverse range of housing options to suit your lifestyle and budget.

Local Lifestyle

The local lifestyle in Wainscott is a harmonious blend of coastal living and community warmth. Here, you'll find a family-friendly atmosphere where neighbors become friends, and the serene beauty of the ocean inspires a relaxed way of life.
The heart of Wainscott beats in its picturesque village center, where boutique stores brimming with curated treasures beckon the discerning shopper. Afternoons are perfect for leisurely bike rides through serene lanes lined with blooming hydrangeas, leading to hidden beaches and tranquil ponds.
Evenings unveil a different kind of allure. Sophisticated dining spots serve exquisite culinary delights, best enjoyed with a backdrop of sunset hues. As night descends, intimate gatherings at local wine bars or private beach bonfires under starry skies become the norm.

Dining and Entertainment

No day is complete in Wainscott without a visit to the ever-popular Goldberg’s Famous Bagels. This longstanding community staple on Montauk Highway draws customers in from far and wide with its tantalizing New York-style bagels and freshly-made cream cheeses. A variety of options are available, from simple selections like plain cream cheese bagels to innovative feats such as corned beef bagels, ensuring every guest has a memorable experience.

Things to Do

Exploring the picturesque hamlet of Wainscott means trading your sundress for a swimsuit and visiting the community’s swath of pristine shoreline for an enriching day filled with the sun, sand, and sea. Wainscott Beach’s soft sands, undulating waves, and perpetual sunshine make for a promising day reconnecting in nature.


Wainscott is home to excellent schools that prioritize the education and well-being of their students, ensuring a bright future for upcoming generations.

Overview for Wainscott, NY

170 people live in Wainscott, where the median age is 62.7 and the average individual income is $61,372. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Wainscott, NY

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

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Churchill Wines & Spirits, Spring Close Farm, and Gourmet Sorbet.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining · $$ 3.09 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.75 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.76 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$$$ 1.99 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.37 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.8 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Wainscott, NY

Wainscott has 73 households, with an average household size of 1.97. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Wainscott do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Wainscott, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Wainscott. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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