Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
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The asking price for this four-bedroom, two-bathroom cape-style home at 6 Priscilla Ave. in Holtsville was recently reduced to $364,000. “There is a huge sunroom that is 15 feet by 30 feet with skylights,” says listing agent Cynthia Fiore of Realty Connect USA (877-647-1092). The sunroom looks onto a professionally landscaped property located near a wooded area. “The kitchen has been all updated...Read more »
Seller: Jean Kappes
Address: 6 Brightwater Place, Massapequa
Asking price: $599,000
The basics: A four-bedroom, 1½-bath expanded ranch on a 144-by-125-foot waterfront lot at the top of a canal.
The competition: A similar-size home, also at the top of a canal, is listed for $649,620.
Recent sale in the area: A three-bedroom Cape on West Shore Drive sold July 28 for $485,000.
Taxes:...Read more »
This Sands Point home, on the market for $4.95 million, was built in 1913 and renovated in 1986 by famed architect Myron Goldfinger. (One of his Long Island designs was featured in a party scene in “The Wolf of Wall Street.”)
The house overlooks Long Island Sound in the back and Manhasset Bay in the front; the home and its 10 rooms face the water. There’s a one-bedroom guest cottage with an...Read more »
This renovated 1926 house overlooking Reynolds Channel in Atlantic Beach listed for $3.65 million takes full advantage of its waterfront location. Seller Joe Iorio, a builder, says the home was constructed before a law went into effect mandating that owners build on only 38 percent of the property.
“It’s a house that can’t be rebuilt, that’s for sure,” Iorio says.
The property includes...Read more »
The head of J.Crew is selling his waterfront Hamptons property with views of Wainscott Pond for $26.5 million.
The 3,500-square-foot Wainscott home is on 2.3 acres with 315 feet of frontage, says Paul Brennan of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, who is co-listing the home.
It belongs to Mickey Drexler, the clothing chain’s chairman and chief executive.The location is “one of the most painted...Read more »
Nestled on a 2.6-acre Manorville property is a one-bedroom, two-bath red oak post-and-beam cabin, on the market for $399,000. The property includes a barn and two sheds near the cabin.
“Post-and-beam framing is put together using no nails but pegs instead,” says homeowner Kathleen McConnell. “The carpenters had to cut the beams to fit each other. It really is a work of art ... and we used...Read more »
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 »