The owners of this Syosset Colonial, listed for $659,000, transformed the yard into a lush botanical paradise, says listing agent Mara Navaretta of Homes By Mara. They took great care in selecting specimen plantings of varying heights and colors that can be enjoyed from the porch and patio on the 0.33-acre property.
The yard also features two man-made ponds with lily pads, Navaretta says, as well as statues and ornamental stone formations that complement the elaborate landscaping.
When you enter the 1922 home, you’ll find the original enclosed porch and a combination living and dining room with ornate stonework on the walls and above the fireplace. The three-bedroom house offers two full baths, hardwood floors, skylights and a finished basement. There’s an updated kitchen with cherry cabinets, granite counters and a center island, Navaretta says, and sliding glass doors leading out to the serenity and beauty of the gardens.PhotosPeek inside LI's most lavish homesPhotosPeek inside celebrities' LI homesPhotos26 LI ZIP codes on most expensive list
The property also offers a two-car detached garage that Navaretta says is suitable not just for storage and parking but as an artist’s studio.