Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
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Located in Oyster Bay, this four-bedroom and three-bath open-plan Cape on Singworth Street is on the market for $575,000. “It is a fabulous home in pristine condition and in the heart of Oyster Bay,” says listing agent Lisa Sicurelli of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty (516-922-9155). The home has the option of having the master bedroom upstairs or downstairs, and all of the bathrooms...Read more »
VROOM ENVY A Sagaponack South estate on the market for $10.5 million has no shortage of amenities, but it’s the basement that features a unique homage to one man’s passion for motion. The property is indicative of what you might expect from a high-end 9,000-square-foot Hamptons home. Its six bedrooms include a master suite with its own living room. The main living room of the 9,000-square-foot house...Read more »
Sellers Paul and Janet Harris
Address 112 Choir Lane, Westbury
Asking price $439,000
The competition A ranch on Legend Lane is on the market for $434,000.
Recent sale in the area A Colonial on Salisbury Road sold May 3 for $465,000.
Time on the market Since the end of May
Listing agent By owner, 516-333-4767
Why it’s for sale Paul, 53,...Read more »
Celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson gives a peek of what her clients’ home gyms look like at the Holiday House Hamptons, open through July 21.
Anderson designed the workout room in the basement of the Bridgehampton show house, which was listed for $3.595 million and just went into contract. Anderson — who has toned the likes of part-time Hamptonites Madonna, Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lopez...Read more »
Newsday's LI Home editor Valerie Kellogg appeared on News 12 Long Island Tuesday, as she does every Tuesday around 7:15 p.m., to talk about three celebrity homes on the market.
Here's the clip, in case you missed it, with a list below of the agents representing each of the properties. To see past segments, click here.
WATER MILL PROPERTY:
Gary DePersia, The Corcoran Group, 516-380-0538
SAGAPONACK...Read more »
The iconic Pearlroth House in Westhampton Beach was moved closer to Dune Road this week. The home, designed in 1958 by architect Andrew Geller, will be completely restored, with plans to make it available for public tours.
Geller’s grandson, Jake Gorst, said the house was put up on pilings, above the floodplain, and that there are plans to grade the property.
It’s the latest step in...Read more »
This three-bedroom, three-bath expanded ranch on Wildwood Road in Ronkonkoma includes an in-ground pool. It is on the market for $369,000. “The home has everything you could be looking for,” says listing agent Lisa O’Neill of Direct Access Real Estate (718-631-8888). There is an in-ground sprinkler system, central air-conditioning, a 5-year-old roof, an attached garage, hardwood floors under the...Read more »
One Islip ranch for sale offers an unusual feature down below — a log cabin basement.
Seller Danny Dixon transformed the unfinished basement into his own rustic paradise using Michigan pine wood purchased through a company specializing in log homes.
Building a log cabin had always been the retired carpenter’s dream.
“I had the opportunity for the space — why not make it something...Read more »
Most Levitt houses on Long Island have been expanded and modified over the years. But Paula Clayton added her own artistic touches to her home in Levittown, now on the market for $339,000.
Clayton, a poet and artist who died in 2006, outfitted the main floor of the two-story house with Vermont slate and oak floors and added rustic paneling, cabinets, bookcases and beams made of pine and pecky...Read more »
SO NAMED A Colonial for sale in Old Westbury has gone by at least three different names over the years. In 1909, it was known as Morse Lodge when it underwent renovations designed by the architectural firm of Little & Browne. Later it was dubbed Upland House after being purchased by Gustave Maurice Heckscher, the aviator and polo enthusiast son of philanthropist August Heckscher. Today the...Read more »