Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
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Sellers. Dick and Karen Silver
Address. 127 Arthur St., Garden City
Asking price. $797,000
The competition. A four-bedroom, 4.5-bath Colonial on Huntington Road is on the market for $1,599,000.
Recent sale in the area. A three-bedroom, 1.5-bath Tudor on Lefferts Road sold for $830,000 in late August.
Time on the market. Since January
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Laid-back living is key at this Montauk cottage, which is on the market for $850,000. Not only is it three blocks from the beach, but the home comes with its own indoor swing.
The swing -- made of rope and padded plank -- hangs in an open area of the home where the kitchen and living room are located. It rests on a block when not in use.
“It’s just a fun thing -- I love it,” says homeowner...Read more »
ON THE WATERFRONT. This .46-acre waterfront property in Babylon, which is listing for $1.175 million, provides 360-degree views of everything from green marshland to the Robert Moses Causeway.
Located on Captree Island along the State Boat Channel, the three-bedroom, three-bath house comes complete with a 150-foot-long deep-water dock with a boatlift and fishing station. The multilevel...Read more »
Sellers. Albert and Jean Schnurr
Address. 85 Fairmount St., Huntington
Asking price. $569,000
The competition. A four-bedroom, 2.5-bath Colonial on nearby Nassau Road is on the market for $626,990.
Recent sale in the area. A four-bedroom, 3.5-bath Colonial, also on Nassau Road, sold Oct. 4 for $570,000.
Time on the market. Since June
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A home with deep Southold roots is on the market at $399,000. The property was owned by J.H. Horton, a descendant of one of the area’s founding families.
There are two residences on the one-acre lot. The first is a two-story, 10-room frame house built before 1858, with four bedrooms, one bath, an eat-in kitchen and dining room. The second is a 700-square-foot mobile home atop a cement foundation,...Read more »
Long Island filmmaker Fred Carpenter’s latest project -- a mobster flick, “Send No Flowers” -- recently shot scenes at a Merrick waterfront home that’s on the market for $2.2 million.
Homeowner Glenn Rudolfsky, a retired oil futures trader, says it was scouted at the suggestion of a friend, an actor in the movie. “The director flipped when he saw the backyard,” says Rudolfsky, noting scenes...Read more »
Newsday's LI Home editor Valerie Kellogg appeared on News 12 Long Island Tuesday, as she does every Tuesday around 7:15 p.m., to talk about three high-end homes on the market. Here's the clip, in case you missed it, with a list below of the agents representing each of the properties:
Andrea Jablow, Shawn Elliott Luxury Homes & Estates, 516-364-4663
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This waterfront Hampton Bays property, which is on the market for $3,695,000, has three separate and entirely unique houses.
The main house, which has four bedrooms and 3.5 baths, is a formal live-in house. Right next to it is a former boathouse that was converted into an open and airy five-bedroom, four-bath waterfront home.
Tucked away on the other side of the property is a smaller...Read more »
On the market for $359,000, this Cape on Marshall Avenue in West Hempstead recently underwent some updates. “The kitchen is brand new and really pretty,” says listing agent Carole McVey of Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate (516-354-6500). The house has four bedrooms and three baths. “It’s very close to all the stores on Hempstead Turnpike but sits midblock on a quiet street,” McVey says. There...Read more »
This three-bedroom Cape, on the market for $279,000, has been in the same hands -- those of a lifelong Patchogue native -- since it was built in 1951.
Bill Corley, 85, a retired Verizon worker and retired volunteer firefighter with the Vanguards in Patchogue, handcrafted many of the home’s architectural details to create a “sweet, countrified-seaside effect,” says listing agent Debra Remien...Read more »