Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
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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.”
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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 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.
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It was the curved stairway of this 1936 Tudor-style home in Rockville Centre, now on the market for $1.895 million, that sealed the deal when the current homeowners bought the property almost two decades ago. Situated in the two-story entry foyer, the staircase is one of the original architectural details that has been restored and meticulously maintained, says Helen Frey, listing agent with Coach...Read more »
This four-bedroom, 2½-bathroom Colonial at 17 Wisconsin Ave. in Port Jefferson Station was built in 1996. It is on the market for $499,990. “It is like a showcase when you walk in — everything is done professionally,” says listing agent Mary Ann Steinmeyer of Coach Realtors of Port Jefferson (631-928-5484). The home has a finished basement, a master suite and a two-story foyer. “The home has a...Read more »
Sellers: Manny and Anne Giuffre
Address: 39 Merritts Path, Rocky Point
Asking price: $439,999
The basics: A five-bedroom, 2½-bath center-hall Colonial on .52 acre
The competition: A similar-size Colonial on Hallock Lane is listed for $425,000.
Recent sale in the area: A ranch around the corner sold Oct. 28 for $310,000.
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Sellers: Greg and Linda Bonasera
Address: 1 Sycamore Dr., Stony Brook
Asking price: $489,000
The basics: A five-bedroom, four-bath Colonial on a .40-acre lot
The competition: A five-bedroom, 4½-bath Colonial on Stony Brook Road is listed for $589,000.
Recent sale in the area: A four-bedroom, 2½-bath Colonial on Stratton Lane sold Feb. 14 for $457,500.
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This five-bedroom, three-bathroom high-ranch on Darrow Lane in Greenlawn is on the market for $679,000. “This is a very spacious high-ranch . . . unusually spacious,” says listing agent William Stauffer of Coach Realtors (631-757-4000). “It was a custom-built home originally. It has a lot of custom additions and details in the house.”
The home also includes a two-bedroom apartment on the lower...Read more »
Anthony Porco owned his five-bedroom, 4½-bathroom Mediterranean-style home in Centerport during two periods in 11 years — with a 10-year break. He built the house in 2000, sold it in 2001 and bought it back in 2011.
It’s now on the market again, priced at $1,599,950.
On the second ownership, he started over, gutting and renovating the three-story home. There are two master suites, radiant-heat...Read more »