Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
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A newly constructed Sagaponack mansion on four acres recently sold for $21 million, says the agent who listed the property.
The sale of the nine-bedroom house, which has 10 full bathrooms and three half-bathrooms, recently closed, says broker Diane Saatchi of Saunders & Associates. Saatchi co-listed the property with Terry Cohen.
Billed as the “ultimate Sagaponack estate,” the shingle-style...Read more »
Newsday's LI Home editor Valerie Kellogg appeared on News 12 Long Island Tuesday night, as she does every Tuesday around 7:15 p.m., to talk about high-end homes. This week she focused on some of Long Island's most exclusive properties.
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:
SANDS POINT PROPERTY:
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When the New York Yankees signed Carlos Beltran last year, the then-St. Louis Cardinal was trying to sell his Sands Point home. Many wondered whether he'd be taking it off the market and staying put.
The outfielder is in contract to sell the 7,500-square-foot home, according to Douglas Elliman Real Estate, which is listing the property.
The house was first listed in 2012...Read more »
SELLER. Ed Flatow
ADDRESS. 20 The Rise, Woodbury
ASKING PRICE. $979,000
THE BASICS. Four-bedroom, four-bath farm ranch on 1.03 acres
THE COMPETITION. A four-bedroom ranch on Harvard Drive is listed for $939,000.
RECENT SALE NEARBY. A similar-size home at nearby The Brae sold Oct. 28 for $1,150,000.
TIME ON THE MARKET. Since May
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After going on and off the market over the past few years, the historic Harris estate in Brookville has found a buyer. The sale of the 1929 manor house, designed by architect Roger Bullard, recently closed for $9 million.
The 31.56-acre property, which includes a gatehouse, a greenhouse, a pool and a tennis court, had been listed with Andrea Jablow of Shawn Elliott Luxury Homes & Estates...Read more »
A Quiogue estate that just came on the market for $3.975 million has plenty of classic style, so it comes as no surprise that Oleg Cassini, who designed A-line and sheath dresses for first lady Jacqueline Kennedy and other celebrities, liked to visit.
The home was owned in the 1960s by Cassini’s brother, Igor, who wrote the Cholly Knickerbocker column for the Hearst newspaper chain. “He did...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 three high-end homes on the market. This week she quizzed anchor Danielle Campbell on which house of the three commands the highest asking price. Here's the clip, in case you missed it, with a list of the agents representing each of the properties. To...Read more »
Do you have a room in your house that desperately needs to be reorganized? Email photos, along with a description of the room (which has to be on Long Island), to Newsday Home editor email@example.com and the space might be featured in a story in Newsday and Newsday.com where a professional organizer will come and try to help....Read more »
The sales price of luxury homes kept pace with the overall Long Island housing market at the end of last year, according to a new fourth quarter report by Douglas Elliman Real Estate.
In the luxury market -- which represents the top 10 percent of all transactions on the Island, excluding the East End, meaning a starting price of $755,000 -- the median sales price went up 3.3 percent, from...Read more »
Comedian, writer and former TV talk-show host Joy Behar recently purchased an antique Victorian home in Sag Harbor, according to property records.
The former co-host of “The View” paid $2.025 million for the wood-shingled house, which was built in 1900. It sits on .27 acres and is a short walk from the village and Haven’s Beach.
“I love Sag Harbor,” Behar says. “It’s a beautiful little...Read more »