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Staircase at Oyster Bay Cove house leads to the wine

The brick-walled tasting room at the Oyster Bay

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It’s easy to grab a glass of wine after work in this Oyster Bay Cove mansion, on the market for $5.495 million. A winding staircase spans three floors and leads from an upstairs office down to the library, and then farther down to a brick-walled tasting room and climate-controlled wine cellar that holds 2,000 bottles.

The rest of the seven-bedroom, 9½-bathroom home, built in 1997, has many...

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Garden City Apostle home on the market

A rare Garden City classic that has been

(Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

A rare Garden City classic that has been painstakingly restored is on the market for $1.6 million.

The home is one of six remaining Apostle homes built by developer Alexander Turney Stewart in the early 1870s. Stewart created one of the country’s first planned communities with 10 homes in Garden City. Schoolchildren who later took classes in the brick-and-clapboard structures named the original...

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Study: A foreclosure next door is bad for your health

A new study out of Cambridge, Massachusetts, found

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Another day, another report on something not good for your health — a study out of Cambridge, Massachusetts, found that people who live within 300 feet of a foreclosed home tend to have slightly higher blood pressure than other people in the same neighborhood and that it increases with each additional foreclosure within the radius. Previous studies concluded that being in foreclosure was mentally...

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East Quogue A-frame house comes loaded

The East Quogue A-frame-style home is 1720 square

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An A-frame, three-story cottage in East Quogue, on the market for $795,000, has a lot going on within its 1,720 square feet of living space, says Patrick Galway, listing agent with Town & Country Real Estate.

The lower level contains a master bedroom featuring French doors that lead to a large patio at the back of the house. On the second level is a living room with  fireplace, plus...

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News 12: High-end waterfront homes

Newsday LI home editor Valerie Kellogg talks about

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 the 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.

NORTH SHORE...

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Rent Paris Hilton's family's Hamptons pad this summer

Paris Hilton's family owns this Water Mill estate,

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While there are no Hilton hotels in the Hamptons, you can rent a Hilton house in the Hamptons this summer.

Back on the rental market this year is Rick and Kathy Hilton’s 10,500-square-foot home on 2.7 acres of land in Water Mill. (Those are Paris Hilton's parents.) With 10 bedrooms and 10½ newly renovated baths (which includes those on the lower level), the Gambrel home comes with the requisite...

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Southampton home has 'The Wolf of Wall Street' connection

The sculptural, sand castle-like mansion designed by architect

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Architect Myron Goldfinger had one of his Long Island designs featured in a party scene in “The Wolf of Wall Street.” Just think of the parties that could be thrown in one waterfront contemporary he designed in Southampton that was recently listed for $32.5 million.

The sculptural, sand castle-like mansion on almost 4.7 acres has unobstructed ocean and bay views from most rooms, and sunlight...

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Get personal training with Plainview ranch

An expanded ranch in this Plainview gated community

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The buyer of a home in one Plainview gated community will receive a special perk.

The three-bedroom, three-bathroom expanded ranch in the Hamlet on Olde Oyster Bay, which is listed for $999,000, entitles the owner to a half-hour with a personal trainer once a week, says Rhoda Zinn of Century 21 Prevete Real Estate, who is listing the property with Sydelle Ginsberg.

“There are three to...

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Why You Should Buy Her House: Lido Beach

Sue Danis in her living room at her

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Seller Sue Danis

Address 750 Lido Blvd., Unit 96B, Lido Beach

Asking price $449,000

The basics A two-bedroom, two-bath condo in Towne House at Lido Beach

The competition A similar-size unit in the same complex is listed for $455,000.Recent sale in the area a three-bedroom unit sold May 1 at $430,000.

Taxes $7,000, plus $443 monthly common charges and a $306 monthly...

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News 12: Sagaponack's $26.5M home, and more

This unusual Sagaponack home is listed for $26.5

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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 the 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.

SAGAPONACK...

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