For many gardeners having a greenhouse, where fresh vegetables and flowers could be produced nearly year around on Long Island, is a dream. Many settle for hot beds. But there are homes available for sale with greenhouses on the property. Here are current listings:
18 School Lane
The greenhouse attached to this five-bedroom, three-bathroom Colonial is one of many amenities offered with the 2-acre property. The 240-square-foot greenhouse was manufactured by Lord & Burnham and is made of aluminum and glass, with a brick and gravel floor. There is a barn-pool house, gunite pool and two attached garages (one for two cars and the other for three). The property is landscaped, and the interior has architectural details such as maple paneling, fluted pilaster archways and Corinthian columns in the living room. Two bathrooms feature marble. Taxes are $29,432. Lydia Morrongiello, Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty, 516-759-4800.
72 South Ferry Rd.
This 5.5-acre property has a 180-square-foot greenhouse made of Canadian red cedar and a gravel floor. The main house is a one-bedroom, one-bathroom chalet-style farmhouse with an art studio. There is a man-made pond stocked with wide-mouth bass, an infinity-edge heated lap pool with a Jacuzzi and waterfall, and a hot tub outside. The organic gardens are currently planted with a variety of vegetables. Taxes are $5,620. Penelope Moore and Gina Surerus, The Corcoran Group Real Estate, Shelter Island, 631-749-2521.
Included in this 1-acre property is an 81-square- foot aluminum and glass, three-sided greenhouse off the living room area. The sliding- glass door provides easy access to the space. The Colonial-style home features five bedrooms and three bathrooms. A long private driveway leads to the home, which features a stone fireplace and wood-beamed ceilings. Taxes are $12,223. Michele Sanchez, Century 21 Castle Realty, Lake Ronkonkoma, 631-588-4663.