Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
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At first glance, the farmhouse and its six outbuildings on 2.16 acres in Cutchogue listed for sale for $969,000 could be straight from the farm scenes in “The Wizard of Oz.”
The main building, a circa 1840 farmhouse, has five bedrooms and 1½ baths and remains largely original. “It’s very, very rare to find an original farmhouse that hasn’t been altered to come on the market,” says listing...Read more »
This Sagaponack property comes with an art studio and overlooks an agricultural reserve, so it comes as no surprise that the sellers are full of creativity. Alec Sokolow co-wrote the screenplay for “Toy Story” and was nominated for an Oscar, and his wife, Leslie, is a professional photographer known for her large-scale abstract photographs of beaches and other natural features.
The home recently...Read more »
This antique in Levittown is definitely not a Levitt house. The four-bedroom, two-bathroom Colonial was built around 1870, a good 75 years before the post-World War II suburb was created. It is listed for $368,000.
Not much is known about the history of the house, which sits on a 98-by-193-foot property and has a large enclosed front porch and cellar doors. There are hardwood floors as well...Read more »
It may not be a money pit, but the Lattingtown mansion used in the 1986 Tom Hanks movie about a fixer-upper may set someone back $12.5 million. The eight-bedroom house, built in 1898 on 5.5 acres, just hit the market and luckily doesn’t need any renovations. The current homeowners did all the work after buying the home in 2002.
Eric Ridder of the Knight-Ridder newspaper family owned...Read more »
An A-frame, three-story cottage in East Quogue, on the market for $795,000, has a lot going on within its 1,720 square feet of living space, says Patrick Galway, listing agent with Town & Country Real Estate.
The lower level contains a master bedroom featuring French doors that lead to a large patio at the back of the house. On the second level is a living room with fireplace, plus...Read more »
A Southold farmhouse next to Mudd’s Vineyard is on the market for $799,000.
The 2008 structure is designed to resemble an old North Fork home, says listing agent Nicholas Planamento of Town & Country Real Estate.
“It looks like it belongs there,” he says. “It looks like it’s been sitting in the middle of the farm field forever.”
Reclaimed sinks, wide plank floors and copper...Read more »
Both a Ferrari and a Mercedes come with a Muttontown estate on the market for $6,199,999.
The sellers say they were ready to sell the cars and thought throwing them into the purchase would help promote the house.
The 12,500-square-foot, seven-bedroom, eight-bath and four half-bath home is on 4.77 acres. There’s a 36-foot ceiling in the living room, balconies off the bedrooms and a three-car...Read more »
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 come with a few extras.
This week she took News 12's Antoinette Biordi 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...Read more »
A Smithtown ranch on the market for $449,000 may be ideal for some animal lovers.
There is a two-stall horse barn on the .92-acre property. Ann Laird, who is selling the home with her husband, Louis, and has been riding for about 40 years, says she enjoys having her horses, Pumpkin Patch and Harvest, with her.
“You get to know the meanings of different sounds they make and their expressions,”...Read more »
An East Hampton house, on the market for $35 million, comes with something that winter-haters will love: snow-melting technology on the driveway, entrances and paths.
The 17,000-square-foot home is on five acres and takes in views of the surrounding 45-acre agricultural reserve.
“There is a great deal of privacy,” says John Healey, agent at Town & Country Real Estate, who is marketing...Read more »