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See a movie and grab a pint at this Dix Hills house

The pub room in this Dix Hills house

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This house for sale in Dix Hills for $2.4 million has a pub room and a movie theater next to each other in their own wing on the first floor.

The pub has 18-karat gold leaf on the ceiling, a mahogany bar, a billiards table and hand-carved molding. The pub is between one of the family rooms and the theater.

The yellow walls of the theater have pictures of old-time movie stars such as...

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News 12: See an indoor hockey studio in Old Westbury, and more

This eight-bedroom Old Westbury home has a hockey

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Newsday's LI Home editor Valerie Kellogg appeared on News 12 Long Island Tuesday night, as she does every Tuesday around 7:15 p.m., to talk about high-end 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:

OLD WESTBURY HOME:

Aileen Murstein (516- 317-6007) and Malcolm Kastin (516-236-2280),...

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Why you should buy her home in Babylon

Donna Curcio stands in the living room of

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Seller. Donna Curcio

Address. 10 Walbridge Ave., Babylon

Asking price. $338,888

The basics. A three-bedroom, one-bath split-ranch on a 40-by-100-foot lot

The competition. A similar-size ranch in the same community is listed for $359,990.

Recent sale in the area. A three-bedroom, two-bath home on Tomkins Avenue sold Aug. 30 for $315,000.

Taxes. $7,900

Time...

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Babylon's Argyle Hotel gave way to home listed for $825,000

Located on the north end of Argyle Lake,

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This Babylon house, on the market for $825,000, was built on property where the 350-room Argyle Hotel once stood before it was demolished in 1904, history sources say. Local lore has it that remnant material from the hotel was used to build the house.

It was commissioned by a newlywed couple from Spain, hence the Mediterranean flair to the architecture. The house has been added onto twice...

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Great Neck home for sale sprouts superfoods by the bowl

The fruit trees at this home in Great

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This home in Great Neck comes with quite the bounty. 

Seller Kourosh Yaghoubian planted fruit trees that provide pomegranates, Concord grapes, berries, figs, plums, quinces, persimmons and Chinese apples.

Yaghoubian’s wife, Shira, makes juice from the grapes, and their kids enjoy picking the berries and eating them straight from the bowl.

“It’s something fun for the...

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Rich Cribs: Glen Cove home capitalizes on waterfront location

This contemporary Glen Cove home listed in November

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This contemporary Glen Cove home listed for $1.988 million certainly takes advantage of its position on the water.

The house is situated at the end of a cul-de-sac, and its walls of windows show off panoramic views of Long Island Sound and a deck that juts out to the edge of the property.

“There’s water, water everywhere,” says Sandra Rosen of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage,...

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News 12: See a historic Cove Neck home, and more

This house in Cove Neck is on the

Newsday's 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 homes on the market.

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:

COVE NECK HOUSE

Margy Hargraves (516-384-4011) and Peggy Moriarty...

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Rich Cribs: Norman Jaffe-designed Sands Point home asks $2.88M

This Norman Jaffe-designed house in Sands Point is

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A Norman Jaffe-designed house in Sands Point is on the market for $2.88 million. Jaffe was an American architect who is highly regarded for his modern designs in homes across eastern Long Island.

He is revered for his innovations in design that embody a philosophy of what he called as the five elements of architecture -- space, materials, light, concept and connections.

“The first...

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