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This $3.29M Great Neck home has 2 theaters

One of two home theaters in a Great

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This Great Neck home, listed for $3.29 million, comes with two home theaters.

In the kitchen-den area, a screen comes down from the ceiling with a high-definition projector for playing movies. Seller Saul Modlin has four children, ages 9 and younger, so he also has a Nintendo Wii hooked up to the screen along with a Blu-ray player and the capability to stream from iTunes.

In this theater,...

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Old Westbury home comes with its own sports complex

The Old Westbury estate's sports emporium comes with

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A complete sports emporium — including a 74-by-56-foot basketball court, gym, locker room, kitchen and sauna — is on the market as part of an Old Westbury estate for $6.998 million.

The owners had the sports center built for the family and children in the neighborhood to have a place to play basketball.

“There were often times where my son would play basketball with the neighborhood...

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News 12: Take the Rich Cribs quiz

This house in Old Field is listed for

(Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

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 villas -- and then gave her a quiz on which has the highest asking price. Here's the clip, in case you missed it, with a list of the agents representing each of the...

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Ultracontemporary $22.995M Sagaponack home

Outside this Sagaponack home, listed for $22.995 million,

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A 12,000-square-foot ultracontemporary home in Sagaponack on more than 3 acres was recently listed for $22.995 million.

Builder Jay Bialsky teamed up with Sag Harbor architect Val Florio and interior-design firm Grade NYC to develop the "trendsetting" home. Highlights include a dramatic two-story great room with full-length bay windows and a fireplace of Basaltina lava stone and black marble,...

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CNBC to feature Upper Brookville mansion

This Upper Brookville estate, which is for sale,

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A $12.995 million Upper Brookville estate will appear Saturday night in a segment of CNBC’s “Secret Lives of the Super Rich.”

The show, which starts at 8 p.m., features listing agent Maria Babaev of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, who will take host Robert Frank on a tour of a Chestnut Hill manse where one can swim indoors, bowl or catch a movie. Viewers will also learn what Babaev’s favorite...

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News 12: Hamptons homes with big price tags

This North Haven home, 60 Forest Rd, Sag

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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 high-end Long Island homes.

This week she took News 12's Ted David 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.

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Hampton Designer Showhouse on market for $14.495M

This new shingle-style home in Bridgehampton, which just

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The dual entry gates leading to this triple gabled, south-of-Montauk-Highway Bridgehampton mansion make quite a statement, but it’s what’s on the inside that will provide a “wow” factor. The newly built shingle-style home, which just hit the market for $14.495 million, is the site of this year’s Hampton Designer Showhouse, an annual fundraising event for Southampton Hospital that begins July 20.

There...

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Golf course designer stayed at 1799 Roslyn Harbor house

The updated 11-room Roslyn Harbor house on the

It’s hard to imagine that at one time this updated house in Roslyn Harbor was without plumbing. But then again, it is more than 200 years old.

Believed to have been built in 1799, the original two-story house had a living room, a study, a kitchen, a dining room and three bedrooms, says Rachel Axinn, of Buyers Elite Realty, who is marketing the now 11-room house for $1.785 million.

The...

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$12M Lloyd Harbor home layout is an X shape

This waterfront property in Lloyd Harbor features a

(Credit: Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty)

A waterfront property for sale in Lloyd Harbor features a granite and limestone mansion in the shape of an X, like the spot on a map marking the treasure. Why? To take advantage of the views and the natural light, says Nikki Sturges, listing agent with Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty.

The asking price is $12 million.

Each section of the X offers three walls with a mix of large...

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$1.499M Sea Cliff Victorian has porte cochere

A port cochere that once served those arriving

(Credit: Kevin J. Wohlers)

This Sea Cliff Victorian’s most notable feature is also the first one you see as you turn into the drive: a porte cochere. A covered porch sits atop a pass-through for horse and carriage, where occupants could alight, protected from the weather.

The porch originally was designed for sleeping in the warm weather. Now, the house, listed for $1.499 million, has central air-conditioning, and the...

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