Real LI

Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island

Oyster Bay Cove home's surprise: slot-car track

This Oyster Bay Cove home, which comes with

(Credit: Shawn Elliott Luxury Homes and Estates)

When the owners had their five-bedroom Oyster Bay Cove home custom-built in 1993, they were looking for a fun house — and fun is what they got.

The 7,200-square-foot home in the Tall Oaks neighborhood that recently hit the market has a 23-by-18-foot rock-climbing wall in the family room, an entire room devoted to a professional slot-car racing track and an outdoor, lighted basketball half-court.

“Everybody...

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News 12: LI homes with something extra

This Oyster Bay Cove home, which comes with

(Credit: Shawn Elliott Luxury Homes and E)

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 three luxe properties. 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.

OYSTER...

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LI tennis house where Edward VIII, Wallis Simpson played for sale

The tennis house is the only remaining structure

(Credit: Daniel Gale Sotheby's International)

The tennis house is the only remaining structure of the original 400-acre Winthrop Estate in Woodbury, and it recently came on the market, along with a four-bedroom Colonial that was built on the property in the 1960s, for $1.299 million.

The tennis house was built in the 1920s by Henry Rogers Winthrop, a millionaire banker and director of the Long Island Rail Road, and his wife, Alice Woodward...

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Sag Harbor's luxe Harbor's Edge condos start at $2.5 million

For buyers with deep pockets, the Watchcase Factory

(Credit: Halstead)

For Sag Harbor buyers with deep pockets, Watchcase is no longer the only new luxury condo development in town. Harbor’s Edge, a 15-unit property a few blocks from Main Street and with a close-up view of Sag Harbor’s iconic waterfront and bridge, is finally coming to market.

It’s been a long road to a lavish result. The original developers broke ground in 2008, but ran into money troubles during...

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Second Entenmann property comes on market

Four parcels on nearly seven acres along East

(Credit: Doug Kunz)

A second Entenmann family property has come on the market — a nearly 7-acre compound on Lake Montauk listed for $24.95 million.

The property, listed with Gary DePersia, of The Corcoran Group, is owned by Charles and Wendy Entenmann. Charles is the son of Charles Entenmann, one of the three Entenmann brothers who expanded their father’s Bay Shore bakery operation to a national level. The property...

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Brookville home features dining room mural

The mural in the dining room of this

(Credit: Daniel Gale Sotheby's International)

This brick center-hall Colonial in Brookville may have been built in 1995, but it has the feeling of a grand English manor home. The seven-bedroom, 5½-bathroom home was recently listed for $3.588 million.

In the dining room is a mural painted on canvas by a Russian artist. The library has a circular staircase and a built-in paneled wet bar. There’s a dual fireplace between it and the den....

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News 12: See the Entenmann properties, and more

Pictured here is a nearly 7-acre compound for

(Credit: Doug Kunz)

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 Antoinette Biordi on a tour of four luxe properties. 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.

ENTENMANN...

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Billy Joel finds buyer for Sagaponack home

Billy Joel's Sagaponack home stayed "bone dry" during

(Credit: Saunders and Associates)

Billy Joel may soon be “movin’ out” of his waterfront home in Sagaponack.

Nancy Mizrahi of Saunders & Associates, the listing agent for the 5,500-square-foot house, confirmed that it recently went into contract. The house has been on the market for $19.95 million since June. Mizrahi said it will close “pretty soon,” though she declined to provide any more details on the potential buyer.

The...

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News 12: Upper Brookville bowling alley home, and more

This Upper Brookville estate, which is for sale,

(Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

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 three luxe 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.

EAST...

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Columnist selling Atlantic Beach pad

This modern beachfront house in Atlantic Beach on

(Credit: Citi Habitats)

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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