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Fair Harbor

About Fair Harbor

Fair Harbor is known as “The Barefoot Community.” There is a market, "The Pioneer," a restaurant, pizza shop, liquor store and an ice cream store.  There is also a small general store, Corliss on the Bay, with a wide assortment of provisions necessary for beach living. 

The 350 + homes are situated either on the bay block or the ocean block. It takes less than two minutes to walk from the bay front to the ocean.   The bay front is the heart of Fair Harbor.  There is usually lots of coming and going; the ferry back and forth to Bay Shore, swimming, diving and sun bathing at the bay front beach, sailing, kayaking and commerce at the shops and restaurants. 

Fair Harbor is also known for "The Sixish" a nightly tradition started by a group of young locals in the 1970’s. Each evening, vacationers and locals head to the bay front dock to socialize and watch the sun go down. Summer sunsets are as beautiful on Fire Island as they are anywhere else in the world.  Enjoy this YouTube video of a "Sixish" in Fair Harbor.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMWh1jv_J7M

There is an active community association http://www.fairharbor.org/ which sponsors a number of fun filled events during July and August including a summer fair held each year on the Saturday before July 4th.

Many Fair Harbor homes are available for rent, most for a two-week minimum in July and August.  In general, prices start at $3000 per week for a three bedroom, one bath house on the bay block. Larger homes on the ocean and bay rent for as much as $10,000/week.   Off-season rentals are also available throughout Fair Harbor with September and October becoming increasingly popular vacation periods.

Homes for sale in Fair Harbor range in price from $550,000 to under $1 million. In general there is very little inventory as Fair Harbor houses are always in great demand.

The Fire Island ferry leaves from the main terminal in Bay Shore and goes to Fair Harbor.  http://www.fireislandferries.com/schedules/fair-harbor/

Featured Properties for Rent

September Rental Fair Harbor # 30
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Simply Living Well in Fair Harbor #30

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Fair Harbor Summer Time Summer Time #103

Location! Location! Location!  Summer in this Fair Harbor vacation home with three bedrooms.  The rear deck is private and shady.
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FAIR HARBOR Bay Front Living #17

Enjoy stunning sunset views from this spacious, family friendly
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FAIR HARBOR Steps to the Beach #116

This Fair Harbor Beach House, just steps to the beach, has four bedrooms and a bath and a half. 
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Featured Properties for Sale

$1,249,000 Fair Harbor Beach House for Sale
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FAIR HARBOR 40 Steps to the Beach!

Move in Ready Beach House just steps to the beach in Fair Harbor newly listed for sale
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FAIR HARBOR COTTAGE

This Fair Harbor home is typical among the cottages which dot the walks throughout the town. 
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