Tag Archives: Shelter Island

Best Little House on Shelter Island Under 500K

HAD DINNER LAST NIGHT with a friend who is a real estate agent on Shelter Island, tucked between Long Island’s two forks and reachable only by ferry. I asked her to tip me off to the best older house on … Continue reading

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Victorian Farmhouse on Shelter Island

MY FIRST THOUGHT, when I met Debre DeMers last winter in a real estate office on Shelter Island, was “What is she doing here? She looks like she belongs in Brooklyn!” Turns out, Debre lived in Park Slope for a … Continue reading

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Gingerbread for Sale

There are a couple of astounding gingerbread houses on the market right now. Not the edible kind — the Victorian kind. In the mid-19th century, when gingerbread trim on houses first became popular, carpenters would laboriously cut out custom patterns. … Continue reading

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On the Waterfront: Greenport, Shelter Island

UPDATE 2/11/09: Price on the Greenport Greek Revival cottage reduced to 399K! This intrepid old-house hunter saw two intriguing properties yesterday on the East End of Long Island: First, a tiny 1810 Greek Revival sea captain’s house in Greenport (on … Continue reading

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