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Open House Watch: See 7 Oyster Bay homes

This house on Singworth Street in Oyster Bay

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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...

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Rich Cribs: 'Suped-up' Sagaponack gym, and more

'Suped-up' $10.5M Sagaponack South estateYet, it is the

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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...

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Why You Should Buy Their House: Westbury

Janet and Paul Harris in the kitchen of

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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.

Taxes $9,800

Time on the market Since the end of May

Listing agent By owner, 516-333-4767

Why it’s for sale Paul, 53,...

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Celebrity trainer does room at Holiday House Hamptons

Celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson gives a peek of

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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...

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News 12 clip: Hot Hamptons homes

The great room designed by Mabley Handler Interior

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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.


Gary DePersia, The Corcoran Group, 516-380-0538


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Westhampton Beach's Pearlroth home moved

The Pearlroth House in Westhampton Beach was moved

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...

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Open House Watch: Ronkonkoma

This house at 216 Wildwood Rd. in Ronkonkoma

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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...

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Basement becomes a log cabin at Islip home

It took the homeowner of this Islip house

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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...

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Levittown home comes with artist's touch

Most Levitt houses on Long Island have been

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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...

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Rich Cribs: In Old Westbury, a Heckscher lived here, and more

"Three Winds," a Colonial style mansion in Old

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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...

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