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This East Islip home is all about St. Patrick's Day
It seems fitting that this seven-room Colonial on Irish Lane has remained in the same family — an Irish one at that — since it was built in 1920. “My late husband’s uncle built the house,” says Eleanor Hughes.
Hughes says she and her husband, Howard, would watch the East Islip St. Patrick’s parade from their porch. One year, much to her delight, bagpipers practiced in front of the house.
The home, which is listed for $415,000 by John Softye of Coach Realtors in East Islip, features a living room with a fireplace as well as a window seat flanked by built-in shelves. There’s a butler’s pantry between the kitchen and formal dining room with built-in cabinets. Other features include a sunroom and a second-floor balcony. There are three bedrooms and 1½