Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
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This mansion, built in Cove Neck in 1859 and now on the market for $5.75 million, has many materials throughout the house that from other countries and previous centuries.
Paneling in the dining room came from a house in Biarritz, France, while the ballroom features paneling imported from a royal house in England, says Margy Hargraves of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty, who...Read more »
Charles Pratt, a partner of the Standard Oil Co. and founder of Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, bought a country home in Glen Cove in the late 1800s and purchased hundreds of surrounding acres of land to pass on to his children.
Some of the Pratt family mansions are now known as the Webb Institute, Glen Cove Mansion Hotel & Conference Center and the Glengariff Healthcare Center.
Another...Read more »
A Muttontown home on the market for $3.699 million features many elaborate interior decorating highlights throughout the 5,500-square-foot space, including three fireplaces, a crystal chandelier, French doors and an oversized Caesar stone concrete center island in the kitchen.
“The owners say the island is so large it needs its own ZIP code,” says Daniel Gale’s Ann Pizaro, who is listing...Read more »
The sellers of a 13-room Lloyd Harbor home, listed for $6.249 million, designed it to accentuate its natural surroundings.
“I worked very closely with the architect -- I didn’t want a two-story wall of stone and brick,” says owner Roxanne Schwartz, a homemaker. “I wanted something that fit into the natural beauty of the North Shore.”
She and her husband purchased the property in...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 high-end 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.
Tim Davis (631-283-7300) and Peter Huffline...Read more »
HOOPS, ANYONE? This 2.2-acre waterfront Sands Point estate, on the market for $12,999,999, comes with an indoor basketball court. “It was converted from a barn and has two nets and a scoreboard,” says Shawn Elliott of Shawn Elliott Luxury Homes & Estates, who is marketing the property with Zach Elliott. It’s air-conditioned, too, Elliott adds.
There’s more fun to be had here — the...Read more »