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Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island

News 12: An Oyster Bay Cove that's all about the wine, and more

The brick-walled tasting room at the Oyster Bay

(Credit: Uli Seit)

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 three high-end homes on the market that are located on the North Fork.

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...

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See a movie and grab a pint at this Dix Hills house

The pub room in this Dix Hills house

(Credit: Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)

This house for sale in Dix Hills for $2.4 million has a pub room and a movie theater next to each other in their own wing on the first floor.

The pub has 18-karat gold leaf on the ceiling, a mahogany bar, a billiards table and hand-carved molding. The pub is between one of the family rooms and the theater.

The yellow walls of the theater have pictures of old-time movie stars such as...

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News 12: See an indoor hockey studio in Old Westbury, and more

This eight-bedroom Old Westbury home has a hockey

(Credit: Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)

Newsday's LI Home editor Valerie Kellogg appeared on News 12 Long Island Tuesday night, as she does every Tuesday around 7:15 p.m., to talk about high-end 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:

OLD WESTBURY HOME:

Aileen Murstein (516- 317-6007) and Malcolm Kastin (516-236-2280),...

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Why you should buy her home in Babylon

Donna Curcio stands in the living room of

(Credit: Ed Betz)

Seller. Donna Curcio

Address. 10 Walbridge Ave., Babylon

Asking price. $338,888

The basics. A three-bedroom, one-bath split-ranch on a 40-by-100-foot lot

The competition. A similar-size ranch in the same community is listed for $359,990.

Recent sale in the area. A three-bedroom, two-bath home on Tomkins Avenue sold Aug. 30 for $315,000.

Taxes. $7,900

Time...

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Babylon's Argyle Hotel gave way to home listed for $825,000

Located on the north end of Argyle Lake,

(Credit: MLSLI)

This Babylon house, on the market for $825,000, was built on property where the 350-room Argyle Hotel once stood before it was demolished in 1904, history sources say. Local lore has it that remnant material from the hotel was used to build the house.

It was commissioned by a newlywed couple from Spain, hence the Mediterranean flair to the architecture. The house has been added onto twice...

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