The area itself has more than enough to offer, from city luxuries to bountiful natural surroundings.

Welcome to Babylon

A bustling contemporary neighborhood full of vibrant energy


Perched along the waterfront, Babylon is a gem among New York locations. Babylon Village owns 440 boat berths, making its lakes, canals, and the Great South Bay a perfect place for any water lover. Even better, it's centrally located and only an hour from New York City — you can be on the water mere hours before you’re standing in Manhattan. Of course, Babylon’s growing bustling energy means that you don’t even have to make the commute. The area itself has more than enough to offer, from city luxuries to bountiful natural surroundings.


In Babylon, the community is vibrant and present throughout the area. Elegant homes and charming single-family houses are available, from split-levels to colonial styles and more. Verdant green lawns and water access are plentiful here, making it an ideal location for anyone looking to split the difference between a bustling, vibrant culture and access to natural splendor. Babylon offers it all.


Things to Love

  • Emphasis on water access and nature
  • Bustling city feel while still providing residential luxuries
  • Beautiful homes
  • Well-rated schools and educational opportunities — public and private
  • Plenty of recreational opportunities throughout the suburb

Local Lifestyle

Enveloped by a friendly, lively atmosphere, Babylon is a great place to live. Home to just over 200,000 residents, Babylon enjoys a variety of restaurants, shops, and community recreation. There’s always something great to do. Professionals and families love the area, while others flock to the neighborhood for water access, good schools, and beautiful parks. Residents tend to own their homes, giving the place a grounded, welcoming feel, and locals enjoy the friendly attitude of their neighbors. Strolling along Babylon Village’s main street offers a fun, quaint vibe full of pubs, restaurants, and more. Throughout the area, there’s endless recreation and community.


Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

From fine dining to delicious, casual eateries, Babylon offers it all. On top of that, it also has chic boutiques and charming shops for all types of tastes!


For the food enthusiast, look no further than Babylon’s very own refined Babylon Mercantile. Perfect a classic dish to win any community contest or hone your baking skills using the luxurious classes offered here. The Babylon Carriage House, on the other hand, offers elegant continental fair in unique surroundings — history comes to life here, thanks to the fact that the carriage house is a real carriage house built just after the Civil War. 


Excellence in the form of rustic Italian fare awaits at Gemelli’s, a cultural icon of Babylon. Wine tastings, special events, and more are at their best here. Consider yourself lucky to score a reservation at Kotobuki, a beloved sushi location known for unique rolls and creative dishes as much as quality.


Things to Do

Water access, gorgeous parks, and community events all merge in this area to provide countless options for recreation and activity. 


The local community comes to life with fresh produce, artisan goods, and delicious baked items at the Babylon Village Farmers Market. Or, for an even larger event, pencil in the annual Argyle Park Craft Fair, which provides unique, high-quality artisan goods and great street food and fun. 


Breathtaking views greet you at the shores of Belmont Lake State Park, a 400+ acre park complete with paddle boats, event spaces, pavilions, horseback riding, and more. For even more natural beauty, locals love Argyle Lake.



Babylon is home to many great educational opportunities, such as the Babylon Union Free School District, which serves the area. Other top choices include:


  • Southbay Junior Academy (private, well-rated school for PK-8th grade)
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