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This East Islip home is all about St. Patrick's Day

this house on Irish Lane in East Islip

this house on Irish Lane in East Islip is on the market for $415,000. It has 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. (Credit: Handout)

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 bathrooms.

The 90½-by-287-foot parcel has a pond and is planted with a bunch of daffodils.

“It’s charming -- everyone says it has a lot of character,” says Hughes.

And while Hughes baked Irish soda bread last weekend, she will be cooking corned beef and cabbage Saturday.

Tags: Irish Lane , East Islip , St. Patrick's Day , Coach Realtors

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