Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
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Sellers: Rita and Maurice Katz
Address: 391 Maple St., West Hempstead
Asking price: $475,000
The basics: A four-bedroom, two-bath Colonial on a .15-acre lot
The competition: A four-bedroom split-level on the same street is listed for $579,000.
Recent sale in the area: An expanded ranch on the same street sold in April for $336,000.
Time on...Read more »
This restored Victorian in the East Moriches Historic District was built for a local pastor in 1887 and moved to its current location on a private lane just a short walk from the village.
Extensively renovated in the last year with a new roof, central air-conditioning, oil heat and chef’s kitchen, the home — on the market for $949,000 with Mario D’Amore of Unique Home Sales of Long Island...Read more »
This three-bedroom, three-bathroom ranch house on Mooney Pond Road in Selden is on the market for $339,000.
“The home has a new eat-in kitchen with custom cabinetry, granite countertops and new stainless-steel appliances,” says listing agent Margaret Tsoukaris of ReMax Integrity Leaders (631-736-2000). There is a side door off the kitchen that leads to a fenced-in backyard. The property is...Read more »
This Great Neck home, listed for $3.29 million, comes with two home theaters.
In the kitchen-den area, a screen comes down from the ceiling with a high-definition projector for playing movies. Seller Saul Modlin has four children, ages 9 and younger, so he also has a Nintendo Wii hooked up to the screen along with a Blu-ray player and the capability to stream from iTunes.
In this theater,...Read more »
Who needs a trip to Splish Splash when you can spend the summers in this water park-like backyard in Dix Hills? The sloping, landscaped property features a waterslide into the free-form pool. The property is on the market for $2.249 million.
“It’s very dramatic,” says listing agent Paulette Nadel of Douglas Elliman Real Estate. “It’s like Disney World.”
Up on the hill is a sports court,...Read more »
A complete sports emporium — including a 74-by-56-foot basketball court, gym, locker room, kitchen and sauna — is on the market as part of an Old Westbury estate for $6.998 million.
The owners had the sports center built for the family and children in the neighborhood to have a place to play basketball.
“There were often times where my son would play basketball with the neighborhood...Read more »
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 villas -- and then gave her a quiz on which has the highest asking price. Here's the clip, in case you missed it, with a list of the agents representing each of the...Read more »
Sellers: Susan Schuler and Curt Stork
Address: 17 Beachfern Rd., Center Moriches
Asking price: $474,900
The basics: A four-bedroom, three-bath expanded ranch on a private, wooded .63-acre lot
The competition: A four-bedroom, 3½-bath expanded ranch on Orchard Neck Road is listed for $499,900.
Recent sale in the area: A two-bedroom ranch on the same street sold Dec. 23...Read more »
A 12,000-square-foot ultracontemporary home in Sagaponack on more than 3 acres was recently listed for $22.995 million.
Builder Jay Bialsky teamed up with Sag Harbor architect Val Florio and interior-design firm Grade NYC to develop the "trendsetting" home. Highlights include a dramatic two-story great room with full-length bay windows and a fireplace of Basaltina lava stone and black marble,...Read more »
This antique in Levittown is definitely not a Levitt house. The four-bedroom, two-bathroom Colonial was built around 1870, a good 75 years before the post-World War II suburb was created. It is listed for $368,000.
Not much is known about the history of the house, which sits on a 98-by-193-foot property and has a large enclosed front porch and cellar doors. There are hardwood floors as well...Read more »