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News 12: See the Entenmann properties, and more

Pictured here is a nearly 7-acre compound for

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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 Antoinette Biordi on a tour of four 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.


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Spacious Calverton house has upscale lodge appeal

This 3-bedroom, 2-bath home at 1812 Middle Road

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Hidden away in Calverton is a house that is described as "pure swank, a gentleman's upscale lodge home" in the listing. It seems to accurately describe the personality of the property, listed for $979,000.

The sense of privacy is created by the 6.68-acre lot. Two acres are for house, barn and lawn, and the rest is woods.

The three-bedroom, 2½-bath home was built in 1980 and sprawls over...

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Southampton home priced at $4.5 million is shipshape

The sunken pool is part of the nautical

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Buyers looking for a home with a sea theme will find it in the five-bedroom, four-bathroom home in Southampton re-listed for $4.5 million. It was listed in 2012 for $5.995 million.

The architect who designed the house knew the owner's father was an admiral in the Navy and that the family grew up surrounded by the rich history of the sea, says Tom Ragan, the current owner.

The roof over...

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Former Fort Salonga farm a horse-lover's dream

Horses and equestrians are the decor theme in

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Everything inside a former horse farm in Fort Salonga on the market for $1.189 million is equestrian themed, from the horseshoe prints on the bar to the big, barnlike kitchen sink to the pictures on the walls.

The homeowners had nine horses when they were running Hidden Hollow Farm on the property. The farm started in the 1970s, and the current homeowners ran it from 1996 to 2010. They gave...

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Lloyd Harbor Colonial offers parklike setting

This Colonial, called Nobel View, sits on seven

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The frustrating thing about photographing this classic Colonial from the air is its size. The seven-acre Lloyd Harbor property is so vast, says broker Kelley Taylor, "It was impossible to get the entire property in one drone shot. That is how magnificent it is." The home is listed for $4.5 million.

A winding drive through a parklike setting brings you to the 7,000-square-foot main house, built...

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Why you should buy their house in Northport

Homeowners Kathleen and Charles Young in their favorite

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Sellers: Kathleen and Charles Young

Address: 25 Vause St., Northport

Asking price: $459,000

The basics: A three-bedroom, two-bath vaulted cape on a .19-acre lot

The competition: A Colonial on Waterside Road is listed for $449,000.

Recent sale in the area: A 3-bedroom, 2½-bath Colonial on Layne Way sold June 24 for $479,000.

Taxes: $7,697

Time on the market:...

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Open House Watch: 11 Merrick homes this weekend

This five-bedroom Tudor house in Merrick is on

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This five-bedroom, three-bath Merrick home at 16 Nancy Blvd. is listed for $799,000. “It’s a 3,000-square-foot Tudor with a lot of history,” says agent Michelle March of Douglas Elliman Real Estate who is listing it with Todd Litz,  516-623-4500.

The 1930 house has all of its original moldings, doors and mahogany paneling. In the basement is a hand-carved bar with beer taps from England....

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Why you should buy their Merrick house

Paul and Linda Weinberg in their Merrick house

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Sellers: Paul and Linda Weinberg

Address: 2065 Illona Lane, Merrick

Asking price: $494,000

The basics: A three-bedroom, 2½-bath high-ranch on a 60-by-100-foot lot

The competition: A four-bedroom, 2½-bath splanch on Ellen Drive is listed for $579,000.

Recent sale in the area: A similar-size house on the same street sold June 9, 2014, for $473,000.

Taxes: $11,631


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Woodbury house with old-world details

The six-bedroom 51?2-bathroom house in Woodbury, which is

This is what happens when a master plasterer builds himself a home. He creates a 6,000-square-foot house filled with intricate plaster details. The Woodbury home built in 2005 is on the market for $2.78 million.

The crown molding and the medallions around the chandeliers are hand-cast in plaster, and the finishing in the walls is all done by hand, says Cathy Casalicchio of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s...

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Lakefront Islip property sits on 3.9 acres

This French provincial home sits on Lower Winganhauppauge

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Sitting on 3.9 acres on Lower Winganhauppauge Lake in Islip is a 5,000- square-foot French provincial home on the market for $1.725 million. The Randolph Evans-designed house has four bedrooms and 2½ baths and is on 320 feet of lakefront. It was built in 1941 for Dr. Richard Pasternack, a research chemist who played a key role in fast-tracking bulk production of penicillin for use during World War...

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