Wondering what your budget can get you on the red-hot North Fork real estate market? We’re here to help, home buyers. In our biweekly column, we spotlight homes for sale in hamlets across the North Fork at various price points.
If you’ve visited Greenport Village this summer, you know it’s hopping — from the iconic carousel in waterfront Mitchell Park and the busting restaurant scene to the new shops to browse. Now imagine being able to walk to it all whenever you like. No parking, no problem!
Village life may not be the first thing house hunters imagine when they picture buying on the bucolic North Fork, but it has a lot to offer, including tight-knit neighborhoods, easy-to-maintain yards and some of the better price points on the current market.
Here’s a look at what you can buy right now around Greenport Village.
A wee beach retreat with vineyard views
This small cottage — it’s about 900 square feet — has a terrific location overlooking grape vines and just down the road from 67 Steps Beach and its stunning sunsets. Built in 1920, it has one bedroom, one bath and an artist studio in the backyard. Taxes are only $2,490 a year. It’s listed for $549,000 by Corcoran.
Nice updates and a garden near the heart of town
Built in 1935 and appealingly updated, this Greenport home has 3 bedrooms, 1 bath and an appealing open floor plan. But it’s key selling points might be the neat and tidy backyard and the location about 5 minutes from the heart of Greenport. It’s listed by Compass for a price of $699,000.
An 1841 farmhouse with water views
If Greenport’s historic homes and ties to the water appeal to you, this home evokes both. It’s an 1841 farmhouse on Stirling Basin canal, with views of the water and room for a pool in the pretty backyard. The home has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and an awesome screened-in porch. The price is $799,000 from Douglas Elliman.
Two-for-one modern farmhouses
These two farmhouse-style homes — one with four bedrooms, one with three — are built back to back and sold as one parcel. Each has 2.5 bathrooms, a gas fireplace and a covered porch. The best part? You’re a four-block walk to restaurants, shops and all the other attractions of the harbor. The homes are listed for $1.25 million by Century 21 Albertson Realty.
A pretty pool and a rental apartment
In the desirable West Dublin neighborhood, this village beauty is an easy walk to town and to the Fifth Street Beach and playground. It’s zoned as a two-family home: The top two floors have 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms; the basement has a potential rental apartment with another bedroom, a living room and an eat-in kitchen. The backyard has a peaceful pool and gardens, which you can overlook from the porch or top-floor sun deck. It’s listed by Douglas Elliman for a price of $1.249 million.