10/17/17 6:01am

This Orient property is listed for $10,000,000. (Credit: The Corcoran Group)

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It’s rare that compounds like this come on to the North Fork real estate market.

This 26-acre property in Orient — with 520 feet on Long Island Sound — offers picture perfect sunsets, an elegant backdrop for entertaining and one of the region’s most expansive parcels.

“The property just glows,” said listing agent Sheri Winter Clarry of The Corcoran Group. “That’s the best way to put it.” (more…)

05/30/17 6:02am
This Orient home is on the market for $1,999,999. (Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate)[/captionThis contemporary home in Orient comes with the finest finishes and plenty more.

Located just steps from the Long Island Sound, the decks off all three floors of the house offer panoramic views of the water.

“There’s a spiral staircase to an observation deck on the third floor,” said listing agent Jill Dunbar, of Douglas Elliman Real Estate. “You can see Gardiner’s Island and everything. It’s amazing.” (more…)

03/31/17 6:15am

Although John Venduras lives in Connecticut, his face is familiar to many who live on the North Fork. They meet in the middle of Long Island Sound aboard the Cross Sound Ferry.

For some passengers, the 80-minute ride between Orient Point and New London, Conn. — offering views of Plum Island and Fishers Island — is a perfect opportunity to relax with a cocktail.

Enter Mr. Venduras, one of 10 of bartenders who serve up drinks aboard Cross Sound Ferry’s fleet of vessels. (more…)

03/24/17 6:05am
The historic Latham-Beebe house in Orient. (Credit: courtesy)

The historic Latham-Beebe house in Orient. (Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate courtesy)

Built over 160 years ago, one of the newest houses on the market has one of the oldest stories to tell.

The former Orient home of Daniel Terry Latham was built on Main Road house using materials brought over from New London. Conn. When his relative Emma Latham married Oscar Beebe in 1899, he gave the house to them. (more…)