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Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island

Columnist selling Atlantic Beach pad

This modern beachfront house in Atlantic Beach on

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This modern beachfront home has provided one Manhattan resident with an escape from the city, but without the three-hour drive to the East End. Daily News columnist and novelist Linda Stasi recently listed her six-bedroom, 3½-bathroom Atlantic Beach home for $3.799 million.

“You’re on the same ocean as the Hamptons,” says Stasi.

The home has been used for fashion shoots and served as...

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Chateau, palazzo or North Shore mansion?

On the market in July 2014 for $11.8

Is this mansion in Mill Neck or on the Mediterranean? Listed for $11.8 million, the 15,000-square-foot, nine-bedroom home looks like it could be in Europe.

Built in 1915, it has a two-story great room with 16-foot ceilings and arched floor-to-ceiling windows.

On the first floor, off the front entrance hallway, is a billiards room and media room with a ceiling that looks like the night...

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Sellers to try to auction off Kings Point property

A unique parcel of land located in Kings

A unique parcel of land located in Kings Point is going on auction Wednesday night.

The 40,000-square-foot waterfront property features a 400-foot driveway that leads to a 3,700-square-foot seven-bedroom, 2.5-bath Contemporary-style home resting on a half peninsula with 395 feet of frontage on Manhasset Bay. There is a 14-foot elevation and an additional 20,000 square feet of usable shoreline.


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Anderson Cooper's other Hamptons home now for sale

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper is putting his second

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CNN anchor Anderson Cooper is putting his second Quiogue property up for sale after trying to rent it out. Cooper is asking $3.599 million for the English Country waterfront cottage.

The four-bedroom, 3½-bath home was built in 1928 — the year is carved into the center of the stone fireplace in living room — and was once a sports club for a nearby estate, according Douglas Elliman Real Estate...

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'Toy Story' screenplay writer selling Sagaponack home

This Sagaponack property comes with an art studio

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This Sagaponack property comes with an art studio and overlooks an agricultural reserve, so it comes as no surprise that the sellers are full of creativity. Alec Sokolow co-wrote the screenplay for “Toy Story” and was nominated for an Oscar, and his wife, Leslie, is a professional photographer known for her large-scale abstract photographs of beaches and other natural features.

The home recently...

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Open House Watch: See 12 Bellmore homes this weekend

This house at 2533 Lisa Ct. in Bellmore

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This four-bedroom, 2½-bathroom split-style home on Lisa Court in Bellmore is on the market for $469,000. Listing agent Pam Miller of Century 21 Prevete Hirsch (516-783-5900) says the house, which has a full basement, did not sustain damage in superstorm Sandy. “The best thing about this house is it has a great flow for entertaining,” Miller says. “There is a formal dining room beside the eat-


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Why you should buy their house in East Islip

Mark Petzolt and Sydell Marks in what they

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Seller: Mark Petzolt

Address: 118 Shinnecock Lane, East Islip

Asking price: $549,999

The basics: A four-bedroom, three-bath farm ranch on a .46-acre lot furnished with a whole-house propane generator

The competition: A four-bedroom, three-bath Colonial on Menasha Lane is listed for $559,000.

Recent sale in the area: A four-bedroom ranch on Menasha Lane sold May 1 for...

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News 12: See 3 luxe South Shore homes

The dining room at the Hampton Designer Showhouse

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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 luxe South Shore 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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Former Southold inn comes with original details

A Southold farmhouse that was converted from a

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A Southold farmhouse that was converted from a single-family home to the Point o’ View Inn in the mid-1900s is on the market for $529,000.

Anna Walsh bought the farmhouse in the early 1900s and converted it from a single-family home to an inn, says Toby Marienseld, who is selling the home, which now belongs to her parents, with her sister Shannon Digate.

Marienseld’s family bought the...

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Lido Beach home where the living's up top

This Lido Beach house on the market for

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The third-floor observation deck at one Lido Beach house is used for far more than stargazing. “I’ve got everything up there,” says homeowner Marc Binder, who has the house on the market for $1,925 million. “There’s lights ... speakers for music, electric and running water.”

Binder uses this deck as another living space with outdoor lounge chairs to relax and enjoy panoramic views of the ocean.


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