Want the best of both worlds – old and new? If so, check out these homes built in the 1890s that have kept their Old World charm and yet offer the amenities of modern-day living:
A Clipped-Gable Victorian with year-round water views of Northport Harbor is on the market for $945,000. The four-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom 1898 house sits on a half-acre in Northport village and boasts two fireplaces, three skylights and a cozy granny porch. Ellen Patterson of Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty is handling the sale.
An 1891 10-room Colonial located in the heart of Sea Cliff seems to have it all -- nine-foot ceilings, a wraparound porch and an enclosed sunroom, all within walking distance of many shops, restaurants and even a museum. The six-bedroom, two-bathroom home on almost a half-acre is priced at $799,000 with Sarah Gillian of Gilligan of Long Island Realty.
An East Quogue restored Victorian, currently a bed and breakfast with six bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms, is on the market for $729,500. Other amenities at the 1894 house include an in-ground pool, a sprinkler system and a covered porch. It is listed with James Cumisky of Quogue East Realty Co. Inc.