Tucked away on a peninsula along Nassau County's North Shore is a beautiful small waterfront town known as Port Washington. Just 17 miles from New York City, Port Washington is a tranquil town boasting a real sense of community pride and beautiful views of Manhasset Bay, the Manhattan skyline and the Long Island Sound. Residents and visitors alike enjoy the beautiful waterfront area with its beaches, parks and marinas. Sunset Park offers weekly concerts and movies at the John Phillip Sousa Band Shell in warm weather. Besides the many waterfront activities Port Washington has three golf courses, a tennis academy and several country clubs. More than 24 restaurants dot the downtown area offering American to Continental delights, family restaurants to fine cuisine. Main street is known for antique shops, spas, small boutiques, art galleries, book stores and a variety of other shops. The state-of-the-art library and The Jeanne Rimsky Theater are wonderful assets to the community offering entertainment, lectures and educational programs for all ages. An excellent school system offers challenging educational opportunities as well as special help programs. Real estate in Port Washington/Sands Point run from small co-ops to palatial mansions.Located at the tip of the peninsula is the incorporated Village of Sands Point. All residents are entitled to membership in the Village Club of Sands Point which is Village owned. Members have access to golf, tennis, swimming, picnic areas, hiking trails and 1900 feet of beach. The historic Guggenheim mansion serves as the focal point of the club where residents gather for parties, dining, and concerts. There is also lodging for guests of residents.