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Best Deals on the North Fork – Columbus Day 2016

Chic Retreat – Mattituck – $1,295,000
The Goods – Nestled on Mattituck Creek. Designer renovated home featured in Better Homes & Gardens has deepwater dock, 3 bedrooms, including master suite, 2.5 baths, eat-in kitchen, great room with fireplace and studio. This tranquil setting will satisfy your every need. Close to North Fork award-winning restaurants and vineyards. MLS# 2803569.

Why it’s a good deal – Listing agent Sheri Winter Clarry of The Corcoran Group says, “Every detail of this home was meticulously thought over and designed. The features in this chic home rival some of the most sought after homes in the Hamptons for a fraction of the price. The kitchen has custom marble island and custom floor tiles. Master en-suite has custom cabinetry, custom floor tiles with radiant heat, dual head stall shower and European soaking tub. The home also takes in tranquil views of Mattituck Creek, sports a deepwater dock and hot water outdoor shower. Just bring a toothbrush and your boat.”

Mattituck Prime Vineyard – $930,000
The Goods – Meticulously planted and maintained vineyard. Perfectly sited on south-facing slope with 52 ft. elevation at its highest point. 20 acres has 17+/- acres planted with varietal vines: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Petit Verdot. Fully deer fenced. Drip irrigation throughout, zoned by block, includes 100 gallon per minute well. Ideal property for grape growing in the heart of North Fork wine country. IN# 03562.

Why it’s a good deal – “This is a fantastic and rare opportunity for someone to acquire a North Fork vineyard for under one million dollars. It’s planted only with red grapes with a history of being made into fine wines. It’s well maintained and productive. This is a great value for someone looking to enter the industry here or to expand their holdings,” says listing agent Marianne Collins of Brown Harris Stevens.

Squeaky Clean, Move-in Ready – Mattituck – $439,000
The Goods – This marvelous Mattituck ranch is ideal for those seeking the quiet life on the East End with comfort and convenience – without breaking the budget. Located minutes from popular Love Lane, this home features 3 large bedrooms, vaulted ceilings in the kitchen, dining area, and living room with a fireplace. The large corner lot is at the end of the Mattituck Inlet. Whether a kayaker or boater, Strong’s Water Club is just around the corner and offers a variety of resources, including a pool. IN# 18167.

Why it’s a good deal – “In close proximity to popular Love Lane, you have all the best of the North Fork at your doorstep: shopping, restaurants, library, plus beaches (Sound and Bay) along with Strong’s Water Club and private pool membership! This property is a good deal because it fills a void in the market – for first-time/retiree buyers offered at $439K, you get an immaculate and truly move-in ready home. For those ‘self-employed people’ there are accessory structures in addition to a LARGE double garage and full basement for storage,” says listing agent Nicholas Planamento of Town & Country Real Estate.

Vintage 1940s Cape – Mattituck – $450,000
The Goods – This cape has the vintage charm and character of the 1940s, featuring original wood floors, wooden doors with glass doorknobs and an antique claw foot tub in the first floor bathroom. It has a sunny interior with lots of windows and doors throughout and a skylight in each of the second floor bedrooms. The cozy living room has a cast iron wood-burning stove and the sunroom has a terra cotta tile floor. Privately located on a shy acre near Mattituck Village. MLS# 2816250.

Why it’s a good deal – “The location is great for anyone who wants seclusion but would like to be close to Mattituck’s popular Love Lane, great restaurants, local marinas, and NYC transportation,” says listing agent JoAnn Wind of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty. “Situated on almost an acre, there is plenty of room for expansion or an in-ground pool. If you need a work space, it already has an attached workshop/studio with a large sliding barn door that gives easy access to the space from the driveway.”

Orient Farmhouse – $799,000
The Goods – Down the road from the coveted Village Lane in Orient, is this farmhouse charmer.  Situated on an acre of open land, the home has been renovated with attention left to some of the original detail including the floors. There is a detached garage and a fenced in vegetable garden. The beautiful bay beach overlooks Bug Light. MLS# 2882376.

Why it’s a good deal – “This home, with its quiet and peaceful setting, is move-in ready. Or, if you have the need to expand, there are plans on file for a first and second floor addition. And how can one forget the incredible low Oysterponds taxes,” says listing agent Kristen Rishe of North Fork Real Estate Inc.

Orient-by-the-Sea Ranch – $715,000
The Goods – This is a classic mid-century ranch, fully renovated, with fabulous floor plan, contemporary style, gourmet kitchen, new windows, new roof, wood-burning fireplace, brick patio, wood deck, room for a pool, and so much more. The house is located in a deeded beach community, less than one block to a fabulous Sound beach. It is also near Orient State Park, a boat marina, and a seaside restaurant. MLS# 2877042.

Why it’s a good deal – Listing agent Janet Markarian of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty says, “It’s a rare find, a turn-key modern ranch, single floor living in coveted Orient-by-the-Sea. Try finding all of the above on the North Fork for less.”