Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
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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.
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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...Read more »
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...Read more »
Daytime drama star Susan Lucci and her husband, Helmut Huber, have put their oceanfront Quogue home on the market. The classic Hamptons-style home is listed for $19,995,000 with Enzo Morabito and Aimee Fitzpatrick Martin of Douglas Elliman Real Estate.
The house known as our Winds” was built in 1989 and has not been on the market previously. The finely appointed, 10,622-square-foot home...Read more »
Billy Joel may soon be “movin’ out” of his waterfront home in Sagaponack.
Nancy Mizrahi of Saunders & Associates, the listing agent for the 5,500-square-foot house, confirmed that it recently went into contract. The house has been on the market for $19.95 million since June. Mizrahi said it will close “pretty soon,” though she declined to provide any more details on the potential buyer.
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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 Lea Tyrrell on a tour of three luxe homes. 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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This six-bedroom, 3½-bathroom expanded Colonial on Manorage Road in Manorville is listed for $475,000. “It’s a really cool house,” says listing agent Patricia Texeira of Coldwell Banker M&D Goodlife. “There is a separate wing of the house that has two bedrooms, a bath and a large living area." The home features hardwood and ceramic floors throughout, tray ceilings, wainscoting, custom moldings...Read more »
At first glance, the farmhouse and its six outbuildings on 2.16 acres in Cutchogue listed for sale for $969,000 could be straight from the farm scenes in “The Wizard of Oz.”
The main building, a circa 1840 farmhouse, has five bedrooms and 1½ baths and remains largely original. “It’s very, very rare to find an original farmhouse that hasn’t been altered to come on the market,” says listing...Read more »
Sellers: Diane and Mike Keil
Address: 72 Patchogue Ave., Patchogue
Asking price: $312,500
The basics: A three-bedroom, 1½-bath Colonial on a 60-by-100-foot lot
The competition: A three-bedroom Colonial on Risley Road is listed for $274,900.
Recent sale in the area: A four-bedroom, two-bath ranch on Sherman Street sold May 27 for $265,000.
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Builder John Cusumano built this Hewlett Colonial, on the market in the range of $1.25 million to $1.375 million, for himself.
“Everything was done for his personal use — it’s very over the top,” says Thomas Tripodi of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, who is listing the house with Gil Shemtov.
As you enter the house, there is a stream with a waterwheel. In the living room, there is a silver...Read more »