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News 12: Go inside celebrity homes

Billy Joel is trying to sell this Sagaponack

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 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.

SAGAPONACK...

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Source: Comedian Louis C.K. buys Shelter Island home

Comedian Louis C.K. recently purchased this Westmoreland Drive

(Credit: Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty)

Comedian Louis C.K. has joked that if he had $85 billion he would “buy every baseball team and make them all wear dresses.” While he hasn’t gone that far, C.K. has purchased a Tudor-style home on Shelter Island that once hosted baseball legend Babe Ruth, says a source close to the deal.

C.K. closed on the 2-acre waterfront estate on May 20 for $2.44 million, says the source. The home had originally...

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News 12: Tour three luxe North Fork homes

This home in Peconic sits 45 feet above

(Credit: 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 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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Take the Rich Cribs quiz: What home is priciest?

The breakfast room of this Shelter Island home

(Credit: Sotheby's International Realty / Jake Rajs)

Newsday's 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. This week she quizzed anchor Stone Grissom on which house of the three commands the highest asking price. 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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North Haven home with a surprise, and more

A custom-designed, high-tech North Haven waterfront Estate on

(Credit: Brown Harris Stevens)

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:

NORTH HAVEN PROPERTY:

Christopher Burnside, Brown Harris Stevens, 516-521-6007

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2 places where Babe Ruth summered on Shelter Island

A waterfront Tudor estate on two acres in

(Credit: Daniel Gale Sotheby's Internet)

Two Shelter Island properties on the market are rumored to have unique histories.

The first, a waterfront Tudor estate on two acres in the Westmoreland section, reportedly was built around 1900 for then-President William McKinley and his mistress. The six-bedroom house was named Primrose and was recently listed for $2.9 million.

There’s no documentation to support that the house was...

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Shelter Island Greatfields home blends history with modernity

The circa 1788 Shelter Island home, listed for

(Credit: Saunders & Associates)

Sitting on a half-acre of central Shelter Island property is Greatfields, a 1788 house that was one of five homes on the 27-square-mile island built by the extended Havens family.

The four-bedroom home has 2½ bathrooms.

The house blends historic architectural elements such as wide plank floors and exposed beams with updated features such as high-end kitchen appliances and an...

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