Cherry blossoms and historic buildings make Village Lane in Orient one of the most beautiful places on the East End. (Credit: David Benthal)
Something happens when you cross the causeway and pass the crab shack and Latham farm stand on your way to Orient.
It’s a feeling, something akin to traveling in a time machine, that is only heightened as you make the turn at the Civil War monument onto Village Lane.
A major part of the Orient Historic District, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976, the buildings that line Village Lane still proudly carry a celebrated aesthetic of centuries past. (more…)
There’s one thing you can’t beat when driving around on the North Fork: the waterfront views. Narrow River Road is a testament to this. The long stretch of road (off of Main Road in Orient) brings a different beautiful site with every turn. (more…)
675 Orchard Street in Orient. (Courtesy Photos: Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty)
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Orient is the North Fork’s most secluded hamlet. Its location east of a narrow stretch of causeway flanked by water gives the community the feeling that it’s an island. If it’s languid afternoons and quiet solace you seek, you’ll find it in historic Orient. (more…)
Ruthie Beamish takes sanctuary in her quiet Orient home near the sea. She has a befitting, albeit stressful, job at the local museum, a teenage daughter growing into her own and a not-quite-ex-husband. Their home is their nest egg— her daughter’s college fund, retirement account — and a hard fought investment. (more…)