Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
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Former Met Carlos Beltran is back up at bat in the game to sell his gated Sands Point mansion with a $305,000 price reduction.
Beltran, who is now a St. Louis Cardinals outfielder, has relisted the 7,500-square-foot Hamptons-style house for $5.495 million. It is also being marketed by a new agency, Douglas Elliman Real Estate.
The house first came on the market in February 2012 for $5.8...Read more »
The Hamptons housing market declined by nearly every statistical measure in the first quarter of 2013, according to a report released Monday by East End brokerage Town and Country Real Estate.
Despite signs of a rising housing market nationally and an uptick in Hamptons home sales in each of the previous five quarters, the poor performance shouldn't come as much of a surprise. Sales...Read more »
House hunters, if Centre Island has been on your radar, grab your significant other and check out the twilight open house wine and cheese reception at 117 Centre Island Rd. The May 8 event, from 4 to 7 p.m., is not only an opportunity to view this 5,500-square-foot home listed for $2.495 million, but a chance to check out the homeowner's artwork, which will be on display.
Although the house...Read more »
On the market for $949,000, this five-bedroom, 3½-bath Brightwaters house was restored by the owner according to the original property plans, which date to the early 1900s, says listing agent Margaret Smith of Meg Smith and Associates.
The white stucco finishing on the exterior and the woodwork are reminiscent of an older time.
Gargoyles also overlook and guard the property, which is...Read more »
SELLERS. Sharon and Brad Goldstein
ADDRESS. 1091 W. Broadway, Woodmere
ASKING PRICE. $489,000
THE COMPETITION. A four-bedroom, three-bathroom Colonial, without professional space, on Mora Place, is listed for $468,000.
RECENT SALE IN THE AREA. A four-bedroom, 2½-bath Colonial, without professional space, sold in mid-March on Mayfield Road for $528,000.
TIME...Read more »
LOTS OF HISTORY. An Upper Brookville Colonial, listed for $2.295 million was the former carriage house on Theodore A. Havemeyer’s Cedar Hill estate.
Havemeyer, whose family once ran a sugar refining empire, was president of the Horticultural Society of New York during the late 1920s. He hired a young Martin Viette, of local nursery fame, as apprentice gardener to the estate.
Katherine...Read more »
LOTS OF LAND. A 33-acre Sagaponack South property is on the market for $65 million. The home, built in 2000, is on Sagg Pond with views of the ocean. It is next to 19 acres of protected land.
The main house is 11,700 square feet. There’s a small outbuilding on the property that houses an exercise studio.
Interior features include the mahogany-paneled library. All eight bedrooms have...Read more »
Sellers: Jeff and Toni Sabatini
Address: 1902 Cedar Path, Riverhead
Asking price: $269,000
The competition: A two-bedroom, two-bath condo in the same complex is on the market for $264,900.
Recent sale in the area: A similar unit in the same complex sold for $256,000 in mid-September.
Taxes: $4,765, plus monthly common charge of $325.
Time on the market: Since...Read more »
There’s a good reason that there’s such a variety of rare and specimen trees surrounding a 2,714-square-foot, four-bedroom, 2½-bath Colonial in Brookhaven. The one-acre parcel was once part of a 20-acre tree farm called Brook Nursery, says Garry King, of Marylou Swan Realty Corp., who is marketing the home for $420,000.
The woods, he said, are dotted in part with Austrian pine, white...Read more »
If you want to live on the water -- literally -- this floating home on the Peconic River is on the market, with an asking price of $125,000. “It’s a different lifestyle,” says the owner Danielle Gisiger, adding, “It’s fabulous.” There’s no lawn to mow and you can fish right from the bedroom window, as well as enjoy nature all day long, Gisiger says. “I have a crab trap, and there’s dinner,” she...Read more »