Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
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Sellers: Lee Perrotta-Fityo and Paul Fityo
Address: 2518 Newbridge Rd., Bellmore
Asking price: $465,999
The basics: A four-bedroom, two-bath Colonial on a 101-by-102-foot lot.
The competition: A four-bedroom, 2½-bath split-level on Florin Court is listed for $469,000.
Recent sale in the area: A four-bedroom, 2½-bath split-level on Newbridge Road sold July 30 for $440,000.
Taxes:...Read more »
A three-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Oakdale, listed for $499,000, once housed a two-lane bowling alley. It was originally part of the William K. Vanderbilt estate, the main house of which is home to Dowling College. The 2,471-square-foot house also once included a separate room devoted to billiards.
A nearby kitchen was eventually attached to the house, which is on a .59-acre lot. Vanderbilt’s...Read more »
It’s easy to feel like you’re on vacation in this chalet-style home set 60 feet above Huntington Harbor. Along with decks on two floors, the six-bedroom, five-bathroom house also features a heated indoor gunite pool and steam shower. It was recently listed for $1.05 million.
The house was built in 1982; the current owner purchased it in the mid-80s, adding a wing with the pool and master bedroom,...Read more »
An Old Westbury mansion built by Thomas Hastings — the architect for the New York Public Library — is on the market for $9.49 million.
Hastings was the original owner of the 1913 home, says Dalia Elison, listing agent for the house with Douglas Elliman Real Estate.
The 10-bedroom home contains original murals, including one depicting a sky on a ceiling of the breakfast room, Elison says,...Read more »
Newsday LI Home editor Valerie Kellogg appeared on News 12 Long Island Tuesday night, as she does every Tuesday night around 7:15, to talk about high-end Long Island homes.
This week she took News 12's Stone Grissom and Lea Tyrrell on a tour of three luxe properties. Here's the clip, in case you missed it, with a list of the agents representing each of the properties. To see past segments,...Read more »
The first of five homes to be built at the former site of Sands Point’s Lands End -- the mansion said to have inspired Daisy Buchanan’s residence in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” -- came on the market this week.
The 10,000-square-foot spec house, which has views of Long Island Sound, is listed with Michael Berman of Automatic Real Estate Associates for $12.9 million.
Four...Read more »
Not often does a 30-acre-plus oceanfront spread come up for sale in the Hamptons. But Gary DePersia of The Corcoran Group has just listed an estate that boasts 280 feet of beachfront, a seven-bedroom house and a 23-acre agricultural reserve.
One of the Sagaponack property’s two lots contains a 6,000-square-foot house on 8 acres for $28.995 million. There is also a 23-acre agricultural reserve...Read more »
This three-bedroom, two-bathroom split-level on Miller Road in Farmingdale is on the market for $479,000. “It is a beautiful home with parklike grounds,” says listing agent Nancy Renda of Exit Realty Premier (516-639-1782). It is situated on a 70-by-135-foot lot with professional landscaping. “The yard is very well maintained and has an in-ground sprinkler system,” Renda says. The house has a sunken...Read more »
Sellers: Michael and Paula Mirabella
Address: 157 Sherry St., East Islip
Asking price: $479,000
The basics: A three-bedroom, two-bathroom split-level on a 75-by-150-foot lot
The competition: A three-bedroom, two-bathroom split-ranch on the same street is listed for $524,900.
Recent sale in the area: A three-bedroom, two-bathroom ranch on nearby Hobart Street sold in...Read more »
There are views of the Peconic River and North Haven from this Mediterranean-style home on Shelter Island, but it gives off the vibe of an artsy, European escape. Designed by the owner, an art collector, and built in 1984 out of steel, corrugated metal and concrete, the four-bedroom, 3½-bathroom home is on the market for $3.28 million.
The outdoor areas of the .67-acre lot are the draw. There’s...Read more »