There’s a wide variety of home sizes and styles on Long Island, even at identical asking prices. The latest median closed sales price for Long Island is $368,500, according to the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island. Here’s a look at three houses for sale near that price point and what they have to offer prospective buyers.
This expanded cape on a 60-by-100-foot property has four bedrooms and two bathrooms. The house, with a recently updated roof and heating system, includes an unfinished basement with an outside entrance. The taxes are $7,164. Anthony Napolitano, Anthony Napolitano Homes, 516-807-4315.
Off the kitchen is a covered porch that overlooks the backyard, which boasts an aboveground pool and shed.
The main entrance opens to a living room with a bay window. That leads into an extended kitchen with a center island and a dining room with a side entrance that opens to the driveway. Beamed ceilings adorn both the kitchen and dining room. Two bedrooms are situated on the main level of the home, which was built in 1943. Upstairs is a dormered master suite with an updated full bathroom and office area.
This Colonial, with four bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms, is on a 0.35-acre lot. Hardwood floors run throughout the house, which was built in 1973. The house also includes a full basement and an attached two-car garage. The taxes are $11,584. Rebecca Leuck, Realty Connect USA, 631-941-6258, 631-848-2541
To one side of the foyer is a formal dining room, and to the other is the formal living room. Behind the living room is a den with a fireplace and sliding glass doors that open to a concrete patio in the backyard. The master suite includes a private bathroom and two closets. It is situated on the upper level along with two additional bedrooms and a full bathroom.
The updated eat-in kitchen features granite countertops and glass-paneled doors that also open to the patio. The main level also has an office with an outside entrance.
East Islip: $369,000
This 1920 Colonial offers four bedrooms and 1 1/2 bathrooms. The house also includes an unfinished basement and a front porch. In the backyard of the property is an aboveground pool and a detached one-car garage. The taxes are $9,493. Alice Yurkerwich and Kenneth Dorn, Coach Realtors, 516-315-8403, 516-557-9519
The half-acre property sits on a tree-lined street where "all the houses on the block are vintage Colonials, so the block has a lot of old-world charm," says listing agent Alice Yurkerwich. The main entry opens to a small foyer that leads into the living room, which has wood floors.
Adjacent to the eat-in kitchen is the dining room, which is being used as a den by the current owner. A half-bathroom, office and laundry room are also situated on the main level. All four bedrooms are on the upper level along with a full bathroom.