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Bay Avenue, Greenport

A FIELD GUIDE to 19th century American architecture, all on one block in one town. Not even that long a block either: Bay Avenue in Greenport, on the North Fork of Long Island. There’s everything from a c.1820 Greek Revival … Continue reading

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Victorian Farmhouse in North Fork 293K

HERE’S A BRAND NEW-TO-MARKET foreclosure, looking mighty cute — a classic Victorian farmhouse with a front porch and gabled attic. Makes me want to run right out to the East End of Long Island and take a look. It’s at … Continue reading

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Turn-of-the-Century Columbia County Farmhouse 289K

VINTAGE FARMHOUSE, check. Catskill views, check. Barn, ample grounds, big pond. Check, check, check. Two hours from NYC — check that, too. What more do you want for 289K? To be set far back from the road? Sorry, that’s the … Continue reading

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Shelter Island Farmhouse 665K

THE OTHER NIGHT, I asked my friend Debre, who is a real estate agent on Shelter Island — that idyllic, reachable-only-by-ferry, Victorian-house-laden spot in between the North and South Forks of Long Island — to clue me in to the … Continue reading

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Reduced: Springs Cottage Near Bay 519K

THIS COTTAGE, of indeterminate age, is on Neck Path, where old farmhouses date back to when the winding road between Amagansett and Springs was called a highway. It’s near the Green River cemetery where local icon Jackson Pollock is buried, … Continue reading

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Historic Rhinebeck under 400K

THE CHELSEA CLINTON WEDDING EFFECT on real estate prices in Rhinebeck, N.Y., if ever there was to be one, seems like a non-starter. As we head into the best time of year for house-hunting — the dead of winter, when … Continue reading

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1820s Farmhouse + 24 Acres + Nursery Business 899K

HERE’S AN OLD HOUSE THAT COMES WITH A NEW LIFE, should you be in the market for one. Loomis Creek Nursery in Columbia County, N.Y., was well-known to me in my years of gardening upstate. It was a boutique nursery … Continue reading

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