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Why you should buy their home: Expanded six-bedroom ranch, Old Field

Kevin Zacharoff in the den of his Old

Kevin Zacharoff in the den of his Old Field home on Jan. 18, 2016. The other side of the dual fireplace opens innto the kitchen. The house is on the market for $769,000 in January 2016. Photo Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas

Sellers: Kevin and Maria Zacharoff

Address: 1 Flax Pond Woods Rd., Old Field

Asking price: $769,000

The basics: A six-bedroom, six-bath expanded ranch on a two-acre lot

The competition: A five-bedroom, four-bath home on Conscience Bow is listed for $1,249,000.

Recent sale in the area: A four-bedroom Colonial with two bathrooms with a half-bath  on Brambletye Lane sold Sept. 14 for $815,000.

Taxes: $35,001 ($33,849 with STAR); Old Field Village taxes are an additional $2,849 annually

Time on the market: Since May 2013

Listing agent: Howard Einhorn, Signature Premier Properties, Huntington, 516-297-7373

Why it’s for sale: Kevin, 58, an anesthesiologist, and Maria, 60, a retired nurse, say they are downsizing and plan to move to the East End.

The dictionary’s definition of sprawling should say, “See the Zacharoffs’ home.” It’s on two acres and includes a barn. Kevin says:

“We have a very artistically done staircase in the front center hallway, handcrafted in oak. The kitchen is light, airy and spacious, with French country hardwood cabinets. We have a dual fireplace. One side’s in the kitchen and the other in the den. . . . The house is perfect for someone who works at home. One of the bedrooms serves as an office with its own bathroom. I just shut the door and have private work space. . . . People like the barn. There are three levels and two separate garage door entrances. It’s great for storage and automobiles (up to six). The property is on a corner. We’re set back and very secluded. Flax Pond is a homeowners’ association with a private beach. We’re one block from Conscience Bay but not on the water. Waterfront property requires maintenance, and here you just walk to the bay. . . . The school district was our whole point in buying in 1994. Our daughter, now 35, benefited from our move into the Three Village school district. It lived up to its reputation. She got a fantastic education.”

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