Tag Archives: North Fork

North Fork Revival Cottage 440K

The one that got away, above A YEAR AND A HALF AGO, I started this blog with a post moaning about the “perfect cottage” that got away. Someone went to contract on it, for 275K, as I was driving out … Continue reading

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1840s North Fork Farmhouse, 23.6 Acres, $1.2million

LOOK WHAT’S STILL ON THE MARKET: one of my favorite houses from last winter’s house-quest. Only now they’re advertising it for $1.2 million; last winter it was $499,000. How can that be? Oh, well. The new pricing, less disingenuous than … Continue reading

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Xmas in Orient

THE OYSTERPONDS HISTORICAL SOCIETY lucked out yesterday. The annual holiday house tour of Orient, N.Y., easternmost town on Long Island’s North Fork, took place Saturday afternoon, before the Big Snow. I was there, enjoying hot cider and cookies in eyebrow … Continue reading

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Material Objects in Jamesport

THE NORTH FORK HAS A BRAND NEW HOME FURNISHINGS STORE and it’s a winner. Material Objects in Jamesport opened Labor Day weekend in a converted 1870 farmhouse, plus a newly constructed barn, above, after several years in the making. The … Continue reading

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Bottom-Fishing on the East End

I’VE BEEN GETTING FED UP with house prices here in the Humptons. Yesterday my friend Debre and I stumbled upon an old farmhouse with a ‘For Sale’ sign on Old Stone Highway in Springs, below, found the door open (!) … Continue reading

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