Real LI

Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island

'Wolf of Wall Street' architect renovated Sands Point home

This Sands Point home, on the market for

(Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

This Sands Point home, on the market for $4.95 million, was built in 1913 and renovated in 1986 by famed architect Myron Goldfinger. (One of his Long Island designs was featured in a party scene in “The Wolf of Wall Street.”)

The house overlooks Long Island Sound in the back and Manhasset Bay in the front; the home and its 10 rooms face the water. There’s a one-bedroom guest cottage with an...

Read more »

$3.65M Atlantic Beach house with 3 kitchens

This renovated 1926 home overlooking Reynolds Channel in

(Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

This renovated 1926 house overlooking Reynolds Channel in Atlantic Beach listed for $3.65 million takes full advantage of its waterfront location. Seller Joe Iorio, a builder, says the home was constructed before a law went into effect mandating that owners build on only 38 percent of the property.

“It’s a house that can’t be rebuilt, that’s for sure,” Iorio says.

The property includes...

Read more »

J.Crew chief selling Wainscott home for $26.5M

The head of J Crew is selling his

(Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate / Aleksandra S. Saland)

The head of J.Crew is selling his waterfront Hamptons property with views of Wainscott Pond for $26.5 million.

The 3,500-square-foot Wainscott home is on 2.3 acres with 315 feet of frontage, says Paul Brennan of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, who is co-listing the home.

It belongs to Mickey Drexler, the clothing chain’s chairman and chief executive.The location is “one of the most painted...

Read more »

An indoor pool at Huntington Harbor home with a view

This six-bedroom, five-bathroom house in Huntington Harbor includes

(Credit: Laffey Fine Homes)

It’s easy to feel like you’re on vacation in this chalet-style home set 60 feet above Huntington Harbor. Along with decks on two floors, the six-bedroom, five-bathroom house also features a heated indoor gunite pool and steam shower. It was recently listed for $1.05 million.

The house was built in 1982; the current owner purchased it in the mid-80s, adding a wing with the pool and master bedroom,...

Read more »

Old Westbury mansion reminiscent of a Newport castle

An Old Westbury mansion built by Thomas Hastings,

(Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

An Old Westbury mansion built by Thomas Hastings — the architect for the New York Public Library — is on the market for $9.49 million.

Hastings was the original owner of the 1913 home, says Dalia Elison, listing agent for the house with Douglas Elliman Real Estate.

The 10-bedroom home contains original murals, including one depicting a sky on a ceiling of the breakfast room, Elison says,...

Read more »

News 12: See 3 luxe North Shore homes

This property on Sunset Lane in Oyster Bay

(Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan)

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 and 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,...

Read more »

$12.9M home for sale at Sands Point's legendary Lands End

The first of five homes to be built

(Credit: Automatic Real Estate)

The first of five homes to be built at the former site of Sands Point’s Lands End --  the mansion said to have inspired Daisy Buchanan’s residence in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” -- came on the market this week.

The 10,000-square-foot spec house, which has views of Long Island Sound, is listed with Michael Berman of Automatic Real Estate Associates for $12.9 million.

Four...

Read more »

In Sagaponack, two big slices of waterfront luxury

This 30-plus-acre Sagaponack estate, which includes an agricultural

(Credit: The Corcoran Group)

Not often does a 30-acre-plus oceanfront spread come up for sale in the Hamptons. But Gary DePersia of The Corcoran Group has just listed an estate that boasts 280 feet of beachfront, a seven-bedroom house and a 23-acre agricultural reserve.

One of the Sagaponack property’s two lots contains a 6,000-square-foot house on 8 acres for $28.995 million. There is also a 23-acre agricultural reserve...

Read more »

A Shelter Island Mediterranean-style retreat

Designed by the owner, an art collector, and

(Credit: Daniel Gale Sotheby's International)

There are views of the Peconic River and North Haven from this Mediterranean-style home on Shelter Island, but it gives off the vibe of an artsy, European escape. Designed by the owner, an art collector, and built in 1984 out of steel, corrugated metal and concrete, the four-bedroom, 3½-bathroom home is on the market for $3.28 million.

The outdoor areas of the .67-acre lot are the draw. There’s...

Read more »

News 12: See J. Crew chief's Wainscott home, and more

This Wainscott property is listed for $26.5 million.

(Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate / Alex Ferrone)

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 and 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,...

Read more »

advertisement | advertise on newsday

advertisement | advertise on newsday