11/12/18 5:54am

A young family walks Goose Creek Beach in Southold. (Credit: David Benthal)

Rich in culture, natural beauty and culinary delights, the North Fork has something to fit every fancy. Each hamlet has unique offerings, whether you’re searching for a place to admire the arts, return to nature, savor local dishes, bask in peace and quiet, or entertain the kids.

Choosing one to hang your hat in is no easy task, so we asked veteran North Fork real estate agents what they say when buyers with specific needs and tastes are looking for a North Fork hamlet to call home.

Here is a handy guide for picking your perfect place to live. (more…)

11/09/18 6:01am

Helene Verin in her Jamesport home. (Credit: David Benthal)

In 1926, a house on Manor Lane in Jamesport was built for $438. The small bungalow constructed on the east side of the road was not unlike others of its time. The style is one of many produced by Sears Modern Homes in the early to mid-1900s. 

Those in the market for a new house could flip through a catalog and select from the dozens of architectural designs available. The building materials arrived in a kit. (more…)