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Why You Should Buy Her House: Plainview
Sellers Annette Schear
Address 69 Carriage Lane, Plainview
Asking price $449,777
The competition A two-bedroom, two-bath condo in the same complex is currently listed for $539,000.
Recent sale in the area A three-bedroom, three-bath unit in the same complex sold for $517,500 in March.
Taxes $13,787 (plus monthly maintenance of $542 and monthly insurance fee of $51)
Time on the market On and off since 2010
Listing agent Fred Rahban, Century 21 Prevete Real Estate, Plainview, 516-707-8777
Why it’s for sale Annette, 77, is retired and moving to Florida.
Located in The Hamlet on Olde Oyster Bay, Annette Schear’s condominium has two bedrooms, two baths and an attached single-car garage. The complex, with 370 units, is 11 years old, gated and manned 24 hours a day. Annette is the original owner of this lower-level unit. Annette says of her condo:
“I have crown moldings throughout and a faux-painted kitchen. I have north and south exposures, so I have sunshine from early in the morning until sundown . . . There are two bedrooms, both very nice size . . . One bedroom, I use as a den and guest room. The master bedroom has its own bath with a Jacuzzi, and each bathroom has a huge stall shower . . . It’s a lower unit . . . I have total privacy. I never have to close the blinds . . . I have a built-in gas barbecue and both an open patio and a closed patio . . . [The complex] has a full-service health club . . . a clubhouse, an outdoor heated pool with Jacuzzi and a kiddie pool, indoor women’s spa and indoor men’s spa and an indoor heated pool . . . tennis courts, a playground, a practice golf tee and basketball courts. I call this place Florida north."