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Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island

News 12: Sagaponack's 30-plus-acre property, and more

This 30-plus-acre Sagaponack estate, which includes an agricultural

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Newsday 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 Long Island homes.

This week she took News 12's Stone Grissom on a tour of three luxe 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.

SAGAPONACK...

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Annie Leibovitz shoots Hamptonites for real estate ad campaign

Celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz shot Quincy Davis, a

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Celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz took a break from the likes of Brad Pitt and Oprah Winfrey to snap photos of Long Islanders for a new real estate marketing campaign.

It’s all part of The Corcoran Group’s Live Who You Are advertisements, which attempt to show the connection between people and their homes. “Buying a home is an emotional decision, as it is often the truest reflection of...

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Preserve surrounds historic Wading River Colonial

An 1800s Colonial in Wading River that is

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An 1800s Wading River Colonial, surrounded by the Edward J. & Dorothy C. Kempf Preserve, is on the market for $995,000.

“Being surrounded by the preserve is great because you can’t see or hear anything,” says Katharine Rosser, of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, who is the listing agent for the house and the daughter of the current homeowner. “There are trails in there that you can walk through....

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Oyster Bay Cove home's surprise: slot-car track

This Oyster Bay Cove home, which comes with

(Credit: Shawn Elliott Luxury Homes and Estates)

When the owners had their five-bedroom Oyster Bay Cove home custom-built in 1993, they were looking for a fun house — and fun is what they got.

The 7,200-square-foot home in the Tall Oaks neighborhood that recently hit the market has a 23-by-18-foot rock-climbing wall in the family room, an entire room devoted to a professional slot-car racing track and an outdoor, lighted basketball half-court.

“Everybody...

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Why you should buy their house in Mount Sinai

Catherine and Kevin Jones sit in the family

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Sellers: Kevin and Catherine Jones

Address: 3 Sunken Valley Rd., Mount Sinai

Asking price: $889,990

The basics: A four-bedroom, four-bathroom Postmodern on .79 acre

The competition: A five-bedroom, 3½-bath Contemporary around the corner is listed for $829,990.

Recent sale in the area: A five-bedroom, 4½-bath Colonial on Little Harbor Road sold June 3 for $700,000.

Taxes:...

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Noyack glass house sells for more than $13M

A glass beach house in Noyack designed by

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A glass beach house in Noyack designed by architect Roger Ferris recently sold for a little more than its $13 million listing price. Ferris, who also designed the Bridge Golf Club clubhouse in Bridgehampton, built this house to maximize the water views, says listing agent Alan Schnurman of Saunders & Associates.

The furnished home was on the market less than a month before it went into...

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News 12: LI homes with something extra

This Oyster Bay Cove home, which comes with

(Credit: Shawn Elliott Luxury Homes and E)

Newsday 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 Long Island homes.

This week she took News 12's Lea Tyrrell on a tour of three luxe 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.

OYSTER...

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Glen Cove Legend house comes with boat slip

This house, listed for $2.988 million, is part

(Credit: Daniel Gale Sotheby's International)

One 5,700-square-foot four-bedroom home, built in 2000 and on the market for $2.988 million, has the luxuries you would expect from a Gold Coast residence: two-story entry with grand staircase, fireplace, professional-grade kitchen appliances. And it has amenities that most single-family homes can’t boast: landscaping, snow removal and 24-hour security.

The house is part of the Legend Yacht...

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Open house watch: See 6 Baldwin homes this weekend

This home on Cramer Court in Baldwin is

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This four-bedroom, three-bathroom home on Cramer Court in Baldwin is on the market for $465,000. “It is a split that has been totally updated,” says listing agent Kathleen Myers, of Laffey Fine Homes (516-333-0025). There are four levels of living space. With a finished basement, “you could easily have a second living room or a recreation room down there,” says Myers. “There is also tons of storage,...

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Hobbit-like house comes on market in Southold

This two-bedroom cottage in Southold sits on 2.28

Between the colorful gardens, the diminutive scale and the shabby-chic interior design, this cottage for sale in Southold looks like it’s straight out of “The Hobbit.”

The two-bedroom, one-bath home recently came on the market for $900,000.

“It’s like a fairy tale house, very rustic,” says listing agent Mary Lentini of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty.

Rustic, it is....

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