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Developer Richard Behmoiram pets one of his horses in the Estates at Royalton barn. Residents will be able to board their horses here if they do not wish to house them in their backyards. (Credit: Rachel Siford)
The equestrian community is getting a new home on the North Fork.
The 11-unit Estates at Royalton development is breaking ground on Cox Neck Road in Mattituck. These houses will be connected by a bridle path to a state-of-the-art equestrian center, for horse lovers and non-horse lovers alike.
“This is the first place of its kind on Long Island,” said developer Richard Behmoiram. “The North Fork is agrarian, so it’s a nice fit; the horse community fits into the farming community.”(more…)
This Southold home is listed for $1,395,000. (Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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This cedar shake cottage offers homeowners views of the best of the North Fork — rolling grape vines and sweeping Sound vistas.
“The unique thing about this is that it is nestled [between] the Long Island Sound and the vineyards,” said listing agent Gayle Marriner-Smith of Douglas Elliman Real Estate. “If you look north all you see is water, and if you look south you see the beautiful vineyards. It’s really spectacular.”