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Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island

Rich Cribs: $3.8M for Venetian-inspired Lloyd Harbor mansion

This Lloyd Harbor mansion, priced at $3.795 million,

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Historic buildings in Venice were the inspiration for some of the architectural details at this Lloyd Harbor mansion, listed for $3.795 million. Its kitchen, measuring 44 feet by 14 feet, has groin-vault, razor-edge, 20-foot plaster ceilings inspired by the 16th century Villa Foscari.

The marble floor is a replica of the one in the 16th century Benedictine church San Giorgio Maggiore, while...

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News 12 clip: Lloyd Harbor's historic Fort Hill, and more

This historic Lloyd Neck home is on the

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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. This week she focused on some of Long Island's most exclusive properties.

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:

LLOYD NECK PROPERTY:

Lisa...

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'Voice' host Carson Daly closes on Manhasset home

Carson Daly recently purchased this Manhasset home. (Dec.

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"The Voice" host Carson Daly recently closed on a Manhasset home, paying $6.2 million, according to real estate records.

The last asking price for the 2005 six-bedroom, five-bath, four-half-bath home was $6.499 million. It came on the market in June 2012 for $6.875 million.

The 1.3-acre property has an in-ground pool, pool house and bluestone patio, according to the listing.

Marybeth...

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Rich Cribs: Huge Southold property with 'endless potential' for $5.5M

In addition to the restored and enhanced 1800s

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A restored and enhanced 1800s barn is just one of the highlights of this sprawling 84-plus-acre Southold property on the market for $5.5 million.

After builder Edward Thomas Ernst and his wife, Angela Norton, purchased the property in 1998, they completely took apart and rebuilt both the barn and a pre-1710 farmhouse, using as much of the hand-hewn wooden beams and original materials as possible,...

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Walt Whitman wrote in Greenport home listed for $449,000

Walt Whitman stayed at this Greenport home, seen

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Walt Whitman stayed at this Greenport home, which once was owned by his sister, Mary Elizabeth Whitman Van Nostrand.

Listed for $449,000 with Janet Markarian of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty, the 1,900-square-foot white home is said to have represented for Long Island’s poet a certain kind of “idyllic hearth-and-home living,” according to “The Routledge Encyclopedia of Walt Whitman”...

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News 12: Long Island's most exclusive properties

Valerie Kellogg, Newsday's LI home editor and Rich

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. This week she focused on some of Long Island's most exclusive properties.

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:

REMSENBERG PROPERTY

Lawrence...

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Rich Cribs: $6M Mill Neck home with stunning details

This home in Mill Neck home was designed

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This custom-built Mill Neck home, on the market for $5.999 million, is filled with stunning details. Designed by Long Island architect Anthony Musso in 1997, the house, which has five bedrooms, five baths and two half-baths, features intricate stonework in the cavelike foyer, as well as in the living room and around the dining room fireplace.

There are also rough-hewn wood beams that...

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News 12: Celebs heat up Long Island real estate market

Former Met Jose Reyes has put his Manhasset

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. This week she focused on recent celebrity sales.

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:

CARSON DALY PROPERTY:

Marybeth...

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$3.7M Long Island home once served as Locust Valley Elementary School

This Matinecock mansion, listed in December 2013 for

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This nine-bedroom, nine-bath, four-half-bath Matinecock mansion, formerly known as Killibeg, is listed for $3.7 million. At one time, the Locust Valley School District leased Killibeg, at which point Killibeg became the temporary site of the Locust Valley Elementary School. Alterations were made to the home to comply with fire protection requirements.

Killibeg remained the site of the school...

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'Voice' host Carson Daly buying Manhasset house

Carson Daly is in contract to buy this

Carson Daly, host of NBC's highly rated music competition show "The Voice," is in contract to buy a $6.499 million home in Manhasset, according to real estate records and people familiar with the deal.

The six-bedroom, five-bath, four-half-bath brick Colonial is on 1.3 acres with an in-ground pool, pool house and bluestone patio, according to the listing with Marybeth Avallone of...

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