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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.
UPPER BROOKVILLE PROPERTY
Karyn Rotter, Shawn Elliott Luxury Homes...Read more »
This house in Greenport may be part of the town’s history, but it’s far from traditional.
It was originally a speak-easy during Prohibition, a bakery in the 1930s and ’40s, and was home to Rouse’s Market until 1991, when the current owners transformed it into a three-bedroom house. It’s currently on the market for $419,000.
Seller Sandra Jackowski says she and her husband, Andrzej Grzybowski,...Read more »
The late architect Horace Gifford’s modern and naturalistic Fire Island beach houses don’t come on the market very often. This new listing on the bay, with a $1.25 million asking price, is particularly rare because it was a collaboration between Gifford and architect Harry Bates, who took up the project in 1966 after Gifford became ill, says listing agent Doreen Katen of Fire Island Properties.
The...Read more »
Former Islanders goaltender Rick DiPietro is trying to sell his Upper Brookville home.
On the market for $5.9 million, the home features a professional gym, theater with a wet bar and top-of-the-line appliances, according to the listing with Karyn Rotter of Shawn Elliott Luxury Homes & Estates.
The five-bedroom, 4-1/2-bath brick house is in a grandly designed cul-de-sac within a...Read more »
If you decide to attend the Designers’ Open House at Cedar Knolls in Laurel Hollow Thursday, you might see law enforcement officers at the entrance.
That’s because the organizers of the Ridge Road show house -- where local designers decorated the inside and outside of the circa-1930 Georgian-style mansion -- are locked in a battle with the village about whether the event can go on.
Village...Read more »
Most people who live in the area know this Huntington Bay Tudor by sight, but may not know its history. Built in 1930 by poet and artist Vera Hammann, it was named Far Horizons for its views of Huntington Bay and the Connecticut coastline. Hammann later used the name for one of her books of poetry.
It is also believed to have been a temporary home to Elizabeth Taylor, when she may have rented...Read more »
Newsday's LI Home editor Valerie Kellogg appeared on News 12 Long Island Tuesday night, as she does every Tuesday night, to talk about 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. To see past segments, click here.
HUNTINGTON BAY PROPERTY:
Laura Zambratto, Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International...Read more »
A beachfront house in Montauk, listed for $8.6 million, sits 50 feet above sea level and takes advantage of ocean views wherever possible. Windows along three sides of the second level, which features an open floor plan with an exposed beam vaulted ceiling, living room, den and kitchen, provide a clear 180-degree view.
There’s also access to a wraparound deck. “It is spectacular,” says...Read more »
SELLERS. Nicholas and Katerina Filippides ADDRESS. 1687 Rocky Point Rd., East Marion ASKING PRICE. $620,000 THE COMPETITION. A three-bedroom Colonial on the same street is listed for $539,000. RECENT SALE IN THE AREA. A three-bedroom ranch on the same street sold in May for $360,000. TAXES. $5,040 TIME ON THE MARKET. Since June 27 LISTING AGENT. Charles Sanders, Town & Country Real Estate,...Read more »
There’s plenty of room to play at one Lindenhurst home. The four-bedroom, one-bath Cape, listed for $289,000, features a playroom inspired by the Mario Kart racing video games.
The playroom was designed and constructed in 2010. The murals were done by a professional painter.
The murals aren’t the only part of the room that is Mario-inspired. In fact, “the whole room from the light-switch...Read more »