Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
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This waterfront estate on the west side of Kings Point offers panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline along with a private, 250-foot beach.
“It’s the longest stretch of beach that I’ve seen in a private residence,” says listing broker Diane Polland of Coldwell Banker Previews International. “This is truly one of the kind.”
The 2½-acre landscaped estate is on the market for...Read more »
A Norman Jaffe-designed house in Sands Point is on the market for $2.88 million. Jaffe was an American architect who is highly regarded for his modern designs in homes across eastern Long Island.
He is revered for his innovations in design that embody a philosophy of what he called as the five elements of architecture -- space, materials, light, concept and connections.
“The first...Read more »
It’s always party time at this contemporary Mill Neck home, which has a dance floor that overlooks the Long Island Sound.
After buying the house in 1986, sellers Prasad and Uma Chalisani turned the high-ceilinged room with huge picture windows into an event space, complete with a disco ball and colored lights.
“It was mostly for the kids to enjoy,” says Prasad Chalisani, who threw his...Read more »
SELLERS. Donald and Susan Dubowski
ADDRESS. 7 Three Sisters Rd., Head of the Harbor
ASKING PRICE. $579,000
THE BASICS. Five bedrooms, five bathrooms, 1 acre
THE COMPETITION. A three-bedroom, two-bath home on the same street is listed for $805,000.
RECENT SALE IN THE AREA. A three-bedroom, 2½-bath farm ranch on Barn Lane sold Oct. 9 for $744,000.
TIME...Read more »
Mamma mia -- this Lindenhurst house, listed for $410,000, comes with its very own brick wood-burning pizza oven.
The oven, which at its highest peak reaches around 10 feet tall, is located on the patio.
Owner Concetta Russo says her late husband had always wanted to have a brick oven at home. “We grew up in Italy,” Russo said. “He liked the Old Italian flavor; when we were in Italy,...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:
Lisa Paladino, Shawn Elliott Luxury Homes &...Read more »
A Cutchogue home on the market for $595,000 is modeled after the historic Longfellow’s Wayside Inn in Sudbury, Mass.
The home is listed with Richard Abatelli and Geralyn Lang of Abatelli Realty Co.
Seller Keith Dolan describes the house as a Massachusetts Cape. The house was built in 1968 by Dolan’s construction company, then under the direction of his late father.
“The angles...Read more »
It's been a year since superstorm Sandy hit the shores of Long Island, but it hasn't become any easier to quantify the long-term impact it's had on the local housing market.
In the short term, of course, there was a dire need for housing for those impacted by the storm, and the rental market caught fire. But many displaced Long Islanders have since found viable alternatives. At the same time,...Read more »
A Mediterranean paradise in Fort Salonga?
This custom-built home, on the market for $829,000, features koi ponds with waterfalls and lanterns hanging from Roman arches with Tuscan stucco.
“When you step onto this property, you feel like you stepped into Europe,” says Denise Rogers of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, who is marketing the five-bedroom, five-bath home.
The interior...Read more »
Don’t believe for a second that rising mortgage rates or economic uncertainty had much of an impact on the housing market in the Hamptons during the third quarter of this year. In fact, the median home price on Long Island’s East End increased 13 percent year-over-year to $940,000, according to a market report released today by The Corcoran Group brokerage.
The average price jumped 14 percent...Read more »