There’s a wide variety of home sizes and styles on Long Island, even at the identical asking price. The latest median closing price for houses on the Island is $368,500, according to the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island. Here’s a look at five houses near that price and what they have to offer prospective buyers.
2 Cliftwood Dr., $368,000
There’s a “Currier and Ives charm” about this 1953 Cape, says listing agent Cathy Casalicchio of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty. The cedar-shingled home was modeled after the community’s original general store, Casalicchio says.
There’s a wood-paneled eat-in kitchen, a formal dining room with built-in cabinetry and a living room with coffered ceilings and an intricately crafted fireplace. The home has three bedrooms, 1 1⁄2 baths, hardwood floors and central air-conditioning.
The full basement has high ceilings and a workshop, plus an outside entrance. There’s a covered front porch and rear patio on the 0.33-acre property, which is on a corner lot and surrounded by a split-rail fence.
The taxes are $9,851. Cathy Casalicchio, Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty, 631-678-8929.
51 Lancaster St., $368,000
This two-bedroom ranch offers many updates and amenities, says listing agent Charles Maione of Douglas Elliman Real Estate. The 1955 home features 1 1⁄2 renovated baths with Carrara marble and an updated eat-in kitchen with Corian counters, energy-efficient appliances and a breakfast bar.
There’s a formal dining room and a living room, which has a wood-burning fireplace with a wall-to-wall fieldstone mantel and a blower that helps to heat the home, Maione says. The home has a new roof, windows, siding and heating system as well as central air-conditioning and a water purification system.
Oak floors and moldings are found throughout the home, and there’s a rec room in the finished basement. The 90-by-49-foot property on a corner lot features a covered porch, a patio and an attached garage.
The taxes are $10,790. Charles Maione, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, 516-984-5596.
244 Hospital Rd., $369,000
This 1987 ranch was remodeled inside and out in 2013, says listing agent Edward Ferraro of RE/MAX Integrity Leaders, to include every imaginable upgrade. The three-bedroom home sits on 1.24 acres, which the owners used to create their own private bicycle trail. When you step inside, you’ll find a kitchen with skylights, built-in shelves and stainless steel energy-efficient appliances, including a double oven.
There’s a formal dining room and a living room with a stone fireplace that extends to the vaulted ceiling. Two sets of French doors open from the living room to a large deck overlooking the yard. There are two full baths — including a granite master bath with an open shower and a step-up tub. The master suite features an oversized walk-in closet and sliding glass doors to the deck.
The home also offers hardwood floors, decorative molding and a full basement with an outside entrance. There are new heating, central air-conditioning and water filtration systems, Ferraro says, and the home has been approved for solar electric.
The taxes are $10,949. Edward Ferraro, RE/MAX Integrity Leaders, 631-736-2000.
252 Roosevelt Ave., $369,000
This two-story home has been renovated in a sleek, modern style that makes it a great space for entertaining, says listing agent Tiffany Pedone of Douglas Elliman Real Estate. The home’s new eat-in kitchen features white shaker cabinets, quartz counters and Energy Star stainless steel appliances, including a stacked washer-dryer.
There’s a dining area with sliding glass doors to the deck, Pedone says, and a living room with hardwood floors and recessed lighting — amenities that can be found throughout the 1947 home. There are three bedrooms and one renovated bathroom featuring decorative glass tile and a bonus room Pedone says can be used as a gym or office.
The home also has new windows, a new heating system and a tankless hot water heater. The fenced-in yard features an awning-covered deck, a paver patio and a detached garage, and the 50-by-100-foot property is equipped with inground sprinklers.
The taxes are $7,422. Tiffany Pedone, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, 646-573-7031.
6 Colby Dr., $369,000
This 1988 home has been completely renovated to include everything from a new kitchen and two new baths to a new roof, siding, windows, floors, plumbing and electrical system, says listing agent Antoinette Terlizzo of Coldwell Banker.
A foyer with vaulted ceilings welcomes you to the home, Terlizzo says, leading into a granite kitchen with custom hardwood cabinets and a living and dining area with a wood-burning fireplace. She says the home’s master suite is a private oasis, set apart from the rest of the house and offering walk-in closets and a bathroom with a double shower.
The house also has a main-floor laundry room, central air-conditioning and an attic in the two-car garage. The home is situated on a secluded, .34-acre lot, Terlizzo says, bordering land that cannot be developed. The fenced property features a front porch, a large paver patio and a seven-zone sprinkler system.
The taxes are $10,000. Antoinette Terlizzo, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 631-807-7695.