Real LI

Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island

$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.

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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Ocean Beach's Modernist marvel

An Ocean Beach contemporary designed by noted Modernist

(Credit: Winkler Real Estate)

An Ocean Beach contemporary designed by Modernist architect Horace Gifford has come on the market.

The house, listed for $2.65 million, was custom-built for the original owner with 10-foot ceilings and an interior made completely of cedar planking. The house has an open floor plan.

The back wall of the house is lined with floor-to-ceiling sliding-glass doors that overlook the Atlantic...

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Garden City home's pool has retractable roof

An indoor pool with a retractable roof comes

(Credit: Coach Realtors)

An indoor pool beneath a retractable roof comes with a Garden City Colonial on the market for $2.85 million.

“The roof opens up and you get the feeling that you’re outdoors,” says Angela Linda Sambus, of Coach Realtors, who is listing the house. “There’s two front doors that open up and go out to the backyard. It kind of feels like being indoors and outdoors at the same time.”

A hallway...

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News 12: Sagaponack's 30-plus-acre property, and more

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

(Credit: The Corcoran Group)

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 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.

SAGAPONACK...

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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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