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Why you should buy her home in Port Washington
SELLERS. Bonnie Young
ADDRESS. 1578 Middle Neck Rd., Port Washington
ASKING PRICE. $849,000
THE COMPETITION. A splanch on Sandy Court is listed for $749,000.
RECENT SALE IN THE AREA. An expanded ranch on Highfield Avenue sold May 24 for $707,500.
TIME ON THE MARKET. Since mid-June
LISTING AGENT. Debra O’Brien, Harding Real Estate, Port Washington, 516-944-3870
WHY IT'S FOR SALE. Bonnie, 45, is a product marketing specialist. She has two kids and recently got engaged. She and her fiancé are selling their homes and plan to buy one together in Port Washington.
Bonnie bought her expanded ranch in 1994. The home, built in 1953, has five bedrooms and 3½ bathrooms and sits on a 63-by-125-foot lot. Bonnie talks about the appeal of the home:
“The property is across the street from Sands Point, so it’s nice, quiet and tranquil, yet it’s only a few blocks to the school. It’s close to town and in a good location. The Port Washington train [ride] is only 35 minutes to New York City, but you’re really still out in the suburbs.
The master bedroom suite has a beautiful Jacuzzi bath with a separate shower. My walk-in closet is room size. There are vaulted ceilings in the bedroom and master bath ... When I bought the house, we added the family room, which has sliders to the backyard ... One wall of the family room is all windows looking out into the yard ... The master suite was added 10 years ago ... One of the bedrooms downstairs I use as my office. The three bedrooms upstairs are nice size and with big closets ... There are hardwood floors on the first floor.”