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The windows in the house at 26 Highland

The windows in the house at 26 Highland Ave. in St. James are actually pictures painted onto glass and then installed in the windows. (Oct. 10, 2012) Credit: MLS

St. James

26 Highland Ave.


In this three-bedroom, two-bath Craftsman-style home, the "stained glass" windows are actually pictures painted onto glass and then installed in windows. The images were originally painted on glass in France during the early 1900s, installed in a church in Pennsylvania and ended up in a stained glass store on Main Street in Smithtown. The current homeowners purchased the glass and had pieces installed in three windows and the front door. The 1909 home with stone accents is on a third of an acre and offers wood floors, custom molding and original bronze period chandeliers (included in the sale). More modern amenities include central air-conditioning, a hot tub, updated heating, plumbing and electrical and a new 1.5-car detached garage. The home is across from the St. James General Store. Taxes are $10,897. Bonnie Glenn, Coach Real Estate Associates, 631-360-1900

Hampton Bays

153 Ponquogue Ave.


The stained-glass window at the base of the stairs in this three-bedroom, two-bathroom Victorian is nearly 100 percent original. Some panes of the stained glass have been replaced over the course of the home's 92-year life. On a little more than three-quarters of an acre, the updated Victorian farmhouse has about 2,200 square feet of living space. A separate cottage on the property has an additional 700 square feet with an eat-in kitchen, living room, bedroom and full bath. Amenities in the main house include central air-conditioning, skylights, a sitting room and original crown molding. The property has an in-ground sprinkler system. Taxes are $6,773. Kathleen Warner, Prudential Douglas Elliman, Hampton Bays, 631-723-2721

Floral Park


151 Iris Ave.


There are three stained glass windows in this 1927 Floral Park Colonial. Two flank the brick fireplace, and the third is in a bathroom, where it provides privacy. Situated on a 40-by-100-foot lot, the house offers three bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms and a full finished basement. In addition to the eat-in kitchen, there is a formal dining room, family room and home office as well as a detached one-car garage. Taxes are $11,543. Patricia O'Neill, Abbott Realty, Floral Park, 516-352-7333

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