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1840 Mattituck farmhouse comes with pond

While most vintage North Fork homes are on

(Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

While most vintage North Fork homes are on busy Route 25, this 1840 farmhouse in Mattituck on the market for $799,000 is a little off the beaten path, set on a grassy slope and encircled by three wooded acres. A small pond completes the bucolic picture. The house on Cox Neck Road (named for the home’s original owner, Luther Cox) is a short bike ride to Breakwater Beach and Mattituck’s village center.


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CNBC to feature Upper Brookville mansion

This Upper Brookville estate, which is for sale,

(Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

A $12.995 million Upper Brookville estate will appear Saturday night in a segment of CNBC’s “Secret Lives of the Super Rich.”

The show, which starts at 8 p.m., features listing agent Maria Babaev of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, who will take host Robert Frank on a tour of a Chestnut Hill manse where one can swim indoors, bowl or catch a movie. Viewers will also learn what Babaev’s favorite...

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News 12: Hamptons homes with big price tags

This North Haven home, 60 Forest Rd, Sag

(Credit: Brown Harris Stevens / Jake Rajs)

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 Ted David 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.



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Hampton Designer Showhouse on market for $14.495M

This new shingle-style home in Bridgehampton, which just

(Credit: Saunders and Associates)

The dual entry gates leading to this triple gabled, south-of-Montauk-Highway Bridgehampton mansion make quite a statement, but it’s what’s on the inside that will provide a “wow” factor. The newly built shingle-style home, which just hit the market for $14.495 million, is the site of this year’s Hampton Designer Showhouse, an annual fundraising event for Southampton Hospital that begins July 20.


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Open House Watch: See 8 Jericho homes this weekend

This home at 3 Warren Lane in Jericho

(Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

Recently reduced in price, this four-bedroom, 2 1/2-bathroom split-level on Warren Lane in Jericho is listed for $798,000. The first level has a bedroom that could be used as a den, as well as a family room with a fireplace and a half-bath. The second level has an eat-in-kitchen with stainless-steel appliances and granite countertops, a formal dining room and a formal living room with a skylight....

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Why you should buy their house in Aquebogue

Jadwiga and Paul Jedrys in the living room

(Credit: Gordon M. Grant)

SELLERS. Jadwiga and Paul Jedrys

ADDRESS. 14 Huckleberry Hill Rd., Aquebogue

ASKING PRICE. $439,000

THE BASICS. A three-bedroom, 3½-bath Colonial on a .95-acre lot.

THE COMPETITION. A three-bedroom, 2½-bath ranch on Church Lane is listed for $429,000.

RECENT SALE IN THE AREA. A ranch on Ida Lane sold Jan. 23 for $300,000.TAXES. $11,434


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Golf course designer stayed at 1799 Roslyn Harbor house

The updated 11-room Roslyn Harbor house on the

It’s hard to imagine that at one time this updated house in Roslyn Harbor was without plumbing. But then again, it is more than 200 years old.

Believed to have been built in 1799, the original two-story house had a living room, a study, a kitchen, a dining room and three bedrooms, says Rachel Axinn, of Buyers Elite Realty, who is marketing the now 11-room house for $1.785 million.


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$12M Lloyd Harbor home layout is an X shape

This waterfront property in Lloyd Harbor features a

(Credit: Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty)

A waterfront property for sale in Lloyd Harbor features a granite and limestone mansion in the shape of an X, like the spot on a map marking the treasure. Why? To take advantage of the views and the natural light, says Nikki Sturges, listing agent with Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty.

The asking price is $12 million.

Each section of the X offers three walls with a mix of large...

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Sayville home comes with treehouse

This Sayville home -- listed with an asking

(Credit: Keller Williams Realty)

A Sayville home on the market is perfect for someone with a green thumb. The back of the property, listed with an asking price between $299,000 and $305,000, is filled with planting beds. The owner sells plants out front in an operation based on the honor system.

“If someone wanted to buy the house and continue it, the setup he has here is amazing,” says listing agent Irene Renna of Keller...

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$1.499M Sea Cliff Victorian has porte cochere

A port cochere that once served those arriving

(Credit: Kevin J. Wohlers)

This Sea Cliff Victorian’s most notable feature is also the first one you see as you turn into the drive: a porte cochere. A covered porch sits atop a pass-through for horse and carriage, where occupants could alight, protected from the weather.

The porch originally was designed for sleeping in the warm weather. Now, the house, listed for $1.499 million, has central air-conditioning, and the...

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