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Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island

2 places where Babe Ruth summered on Shelter Island

A waterfront Tudor estate on two acres in

(Credit: Daniel Gale Sotheby's Internet)

Two Shelter Island properties on the market are rumored to have unique histories.

The first, a waterfront Tudor estate on two acres in the Westmoreland section, reportedly was built around 1900 for then-President William McKinley and his mistress. The six-bedroom house was named Primrose and was recently listed for $2.9 million.

There’s no documentation to support that the house was...

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Rich Cribs: Sagaponack estate goes for $21M

A newly constructed Sagaponack mansion on four acres

(Credit: Saunders and Associates)

A newly constructed Sagaponack mansion on four acres recently sold for $21 million, says the agent who listed the property.

The sale of the nine-bedroom house, which has 10 full bathrooms and three half-bathrooms, recently closed, says broker Diane Saatchi of Saunders & Associates. Saatchi co-listed the property with Terry Cohen.

Billed as the “ultimate Sagaponack estate,” the shingle-style...

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Shelter Island Greatfields home blends history with modernity

The circa 1788 Shelter Island home, listed for

(Credit: Saunders & Associates)

Sitting on a half-acre of central Shelter Island property is Greatfields, a 1788 house that was one of five homes on the 27-square-mile island built by the extended Havens family.

The four-bedroom home has 2½ bathrooms.

The house blends historic architectural elements such as wide plank floors and exposed beams with updated features such as high-end kitchen appliances and an...

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News 12: See North Haven's $12.5M 'green' home, and more

This house in North Haven 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:

NORTH HAVEN PROPERTY:

Linda Perillo, Saunders & Associates, 917-969-4707

HUNTINGTON...

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News 12: Richard Gere's North Haven home for sale, and more

Newsday's Valerie Kellogg goes on News 12 to

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 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.

NORTH HAVEN PROPERTY:

Linda Haugevik, Sotheby’s International Realty,...

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