Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
BloggersValerie Kellogg Kristin Lavin Taveira Maura McDermott Lisa Doll Bruno
This property in Port Jefferson Station has some local history attached -- literally.
On the market for $575,000, the nearly 2-acre property includes a three-bedroom ranch, as well as a popular farm stand that has been operating for 50 years. Originally known as Scappy’s, the farm stand is currently rented out to Davis Peach Farm, which sells local produce, fruit pies and plants. There are...Read more »
This Sagaponack home has plenty of architectural pedigree. It was designed by Charles Forberg, who also built the LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton and is son-in-law of German architect Walter Gropius, founder of the Bauhaus school.
It is on the market for $4.995 million.
Listing agent Michael Schultz of The Corcoran Group considers the house, built in 1994, a precursor to the...Read more »
Newsday's 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 homes on the market.
Here's the clip, in case you missed it, with a list of the agents representing each of the properties. To see past segments, click here.
ROCKVILLE CENTRE PROPERTY:
Steve Rainone, Netter Real Estate, 631-661-...Read more »
This Syosset manor house was built as a summer home in 1913 by August Belmont IV, member of the prominent horse racing family and the grandson of the founder of Belmont Park. Belmont, an investment banker, also owned several Belmont Stakes winners, a race named in honor of his great-grandfather. The house is on the market for $1.799 million (click here for more photos).
The seven-bedroom,...Read more »
This Rockville Centre Tudor is no typical Levitt house. The 1930 structure, with its dual brick turrets, was built and owned by William Levitt.
Years before he created post-World War II suburbia in Levittown, Levitt, along with his father and brother, built the upscale Strathmore development in Rockville Centre. William lived in this home, which is listed with Steven Rainone of Netter Real...Read more »
SELLER. Mike Mannix
ADDRESS. 13 Covert St., Port Washington
ASKING PRICE. $799,650
THE COMPETITION. A three-bedroom Colonial on Willowdale is on the market for $645,000.
RECENT SALE IN THE AREA. A Victorian on Second Avenue sold Aug. 30 for $630,000.
TIME ON THE MARKET. Since June 28
LISTING AGENT. Debra O’Brien, Harding Real Estate, Port...Read more »
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Long Island's supply of homes for sale is at its lowest level in at least two years, by one measure.
It would take just under five-and-a-half months to sell all 6,988 homes listed in Nassau County at the current pace of sales, according to a Newsday analysis of data supplied by the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island. In Suffolk County, it would take almost eight months to sell all 10,271...Read more »
SELLER. Darlene Roma ADDRESS. 6 Cayla Lane, Port Jefferson Station ASKING PRICE. $649,900 THE COMPETITION. A five-bedroom Colonial on Sweet Woods Court is listed for $546,900. RECENT SALE IN THE AREA. A four-bedroom Victorian on Janet Street sold in mid-May for $350,000. TAXES. $13,385 TIME ON THE MARKET. Since March LISTING AGENT. The homeowner, who is selling the home privately, can be reached...Read more »
A 21-room brick mansion in Oyster Bay Cove, once part of the Four Winds estate, is on the market for $3.6 million (click here for more photos). It was built in 1928 and designed by the architectural firm of Delano & Aldrich for Gerard Beekman Hoppin, a stockbroker, and his wife, Rosina Sherman Hoyt, a grandniece of William T. Sherman, a Civil War general.
The home’s curved foyer...Read more »