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Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island

Cutchogue property comes with ice house

This 5-bedroom farmhouse with six outbuildings on 2.16

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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...

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'Toy Story' screenplay writer selling Sagaponack home

This Sagaponack property comes with an art studio

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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...

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A Levittown house built before Levitt came

This antique Levittown Colonial has a large enclosed

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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...

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'Money Pit' home comes on the market for $12.5M

As the star in the 1986 movie, "The

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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...

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East Quogue A-frame house comes loaded

The East Quogue A-frame-style home is 1720 square

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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...

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Farm field of dreams for sale in Southold

A 2008 Southold farmhouse that sits next to

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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...

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$6.2M Muttontown mansion comes with 2 sports cars

This 1997 Ferrari F355 Spider is included with

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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...

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News 12: Luxe homes with a few extras

This Old Brookville home listed for $3.15 million

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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...

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A Smithtown property for animal lovers

A Smithtown ranch on the market for $449,000

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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,”...

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Rich Cribs: Snow-melting East Hampton home, and more

This house in East Hampton is on the

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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...

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