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Mid-19th c. Greenport Cottage 430K

HERE’S A NEW YEAR’S GOODIE. Yep, with the turn of the calendar, it’s time to start thinking about…summer houses! The listing says this sweet and unpretentious 3BR, 2 bath  (bigger than it looks at from the outside) dates from 1847, … Continue reading

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Maidstone Park Bungalow 356K

THIS LISTING FOR A 1950s BUNGALOW in the Maidstone Park section of Springs (East Hampton), N.Y., surprised me. I thought I knew every house in the area, not just because of my real estate interests, but from my frequent walks … Continue reading

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New Angles on an Old Cottage

SOMETIMES WHEN ONE IS IN A STUCK PLACE (definition of my life at the moment), the best one can do is try to get a different view from the same spot. I’m still waiting for a signed contract on the … Continue reading

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Vintage Hamptons Cottage For Rent

UPDATE, SPRING 2015: If you’re looking for a Hamptons beach house to rent for summer 2015 (by the full month for July and/or August), the one in this post is no longer available — I’ve sold it — but no … Continue reading

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1930s Springs Cottage 395K

SOME MONTHS BACK, I wrote about a little blue cottage near my own in Springs (East Hampton), N.Y., that appealed to me. It wasn’t officially on the market then. Now it is. Out of sheer curiosity, I went to see … Continue reading

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Two Sag Harbor Cottages Under $600K

SPRING IS HERE, and country/beach/summer-house shopping is gearing up. Here are a couple of listings to consider if you’re in the market for something small in the ever-desirable village of Sag Harbor, on Long Island’s South Fork. Above, in the … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Rockaway, Part II

MORE OF FAR ROCKAWAY, with its stock of c.1920s beach bungalows. We start with the stylish cedar-sided, tin-roofed surfer shack, above, and visit an enclave tucked behind and a few steps above Beach 24th Street, where the houses have some … Continue reading

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