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Why You Should Buy Their House: Central Islip

Dan and Sharon Ladigoski sit in the kitchen

Dan and Sharon Ladigoski sit in the kitchen of their condominium in Central Islip. The couple is looking to sell their home. (Photo by John Dunn) Photo Credit: Photo by John Dunn

Sellers Dan and Sharon Ladigoski

Address 1-3 Sunburst Terrace, Central Islip

Asking price $369,000

The competition This is the only two-family unit for sale in Park Row. Single-family units are listed between $214,900 and $380,000. A single-family, two-bedroom interior unit on Northwood Boulevard went into contract in September. The asking price was $299,000.

Taxes $11,319

Common charges $378 per month

Time on the market Since April

Listing agent Patrick Given, Realtor, Hauppauge, 631-379-1595

Why it’s for sale With retirement on the horizon, the couple say they want to move to Florida. Dan, 62, is a financial adviser for Thrivent Financial. Sharon, 58, a flight attendant for Delta, can commute.

Built as a legal two-family home, this corner-unit town house is in Park Row, a nonage-restricted community loaded with amenities, including security patrol at night. Starting with the ground-level, one-bedroom apartment, it has its own mailbox, meter and stackable washer and dryer, says Sharon. The layout includes an eat-in kitchen and a living-dining area with sliding glass doors to a back deck. The couple’s space includes a living room, a dining room, a new eat-in kitchen, an office, two bedrooms and three bathrooms. The master bathroom was recently updated. The finished basement is great for entertaining. Of the kitchen and community amenities, she says:

“It’s on the second floor with windows. I love sitting there looking out seeing the green lawn below and watching the birds in the trees — it’s ever so peaceful. ... Park Row has three swimming pools, tennis and basketball courts, a kiddie playground, a fitness center and clubhouse.”

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