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Why you should buy their home in East Marion

Katerina Filippides in the kitchen of her East

Katerina Filippides in the kitchen of her East Marion home. (Aug. 29, 2013) (Credit: Randee Daddona)

SELLERS. Nicholas and Katerina Filippides
ADDRESS. 1687 Rocky Point Rd., East Marion
ASKING PRICE. $620,000
THE COMPETITION. A three-bedroom Colonial on the same street is listed for $539,000.
RECENT SALE IN THE AREA. A three-bedroom ranch on the same street sold in May for $360,000.
TAXES. $5,040
TIME ON THE MARKET. Since June 27
LISTING AGENT. Charles Sanders, Town & Country Real Estate, Southold, 631-765-0500
WHY IT'S FOR SALE. Katerina, 48, and Nicholas, 47, own a Deer Park auto parts manufacturing company for high-performance vehicles. They are moving to shorten the commute.

Nestled on nearly a full acre, the Filippides’ four-bedroom, three-bath home was built in 2001 and has 1,850 square feet of living space and an attached 2½-car garage. Katerina talks about her North Fork property:

“It’s very quiet and private. . . . We have a beautiful view of sunsets in the backyard. It’s all open space in the back and will not be built on. . . . We have a beautiful backyard deck with a retractable awning. We spend a lot a time there, and we do a lot of entertaining. . . . The kitchen, living room and dining room are all open. . . . There’s a lot of storage in the house. There are closets everywhere. Every bathroom has its own linen closet. . . . There are hardwood floors throughout the house. . . . We completely renovated the master bathroom 18 months ago with new tile, a granite counter and custom cabinets. . . . The fourth bedroom is downstairs, and we use it as a family room. . . . When the house was being built, we paid for extra items. There’s a moisture barrier in the basement floor and the exterior walls of the foundation."

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