Waterfront living is one of the true perks of calling Long Island home. Houses on the sea, the sound, canals or harbors, they all offer views and a vibe. They can certainly be admired from afar, but for those in the market and looking for an up-close experience, we have 10 terrific waterfront open houses to explore across the island this Labor Day Weekend.
WHEN: Saturday, September 4, 10:30 AM–12 PM
WHERE: 3 White Cap Ct, Bayville, NY 11709
LISTING PRICE: $1,488,000
WHY WE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE IT: Privacy, privacy, privacy, from a private balcony looking out right over the water to the sand of a private beach.
LISTING BY: Giuseppe Gregorio, NY Space Finders Inc.
WHEN: Saturday, September 4, 11:30 AM–1:30 PM
WHERE: 2792 Beach Ave, Bellmore, NY 11710
LISTING PRICE: $575,000
WHY WE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE IT: A boat house with room for a 34-foot craft and 65 feet of bulkhead. Anchors away.
LISTING BY: Trudy R Stern, Douglas Elliman Real Estate
WHEN: Saturday, September 4, 12–2 PM
WHERE: 925 Long Creek Dr, Southold, NY 11971
LISTING PRICE: $1,250,000
WHY WE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE IT: The salt-water tidal creek is home to plenty of wildlife, as well as a fixed dock, ramp and floating dock that offer access to immersing oneself in the natural surroundings.
LISTING BY: Rita M Rooney, Douglas Elliman Real Estate
WHEN: Saturday, September 4, 12:30–2 PM
WHERE: 3405 Harbor Point Rd, Baldwin, NY 11510
LISTING PRICE: $879,999
WHY WE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE IT: Stepping outside onto the deck off the second-story master bedroom to take in views of the bay.
LISTING BY: Darab K Lawyer, Vanessa I Ambrosecchia, Coldwell Banker American Homes
WHEN: Sunday, September 5, 11:30 AM–2 PM
WHERE: 72 Beach 2nd St, Lawrence, NY 11559
LISTING PRICE: $895,000
WHY WE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE IT: An outdoor bathroom and shower make it even easier to enjoy the outdoor experience that waterfront living implies.
LISTING BY: Adam M. Butter, Engel & Völkers, Long Beach
WHEN: Sunday, September 5, 11:30 AM–12:30 PM
WHERE: 37 Prospect St, Freeport, NY 11520
LISTING PRICE: $699,000
WHY WE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE IT: Great things come in pairs—a pair of wraparound porches, a pair of fireplaces, great sunset and water views. Plus a spot for the boat, and an ideal spot for just sitting and watching other boats float by.
LISTING BY: Nancy Giannone, Coach Real Estate Assoc
WHEN: Sunday, September 5, 1–4:30 PM
WHERE: 140 Lynbrook Ave, Pt Lookout, NY 11569
LISTING PRICE: $8,250,000
WHY WE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE IT: Four—yes, four—water-view bedrooms, and a rooftop deck from which you can get views of New York City.
LISTING BY: Thomas A. Hug, Francis M. Hug, Hug Real Estate
WHEN: Sunday, September 5, 1–3 PM
WHERE: 199 Bayside Dr, Atlantic Beach, NY 11509
LISTING PRICE: $3,900,900
WHY WE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE IT: Water views while having breakfast, water views while working in the home office, water views while strolling about on a private 3,600-square-foot deck.
LISTING BY: Richard M Libbey, Victoria L Simao, Atlantic Beach Associates
WHEN: Sunday, September 5, 4–6 PM
WHERE: 11 Industrial Rd, Montauk, NY 11954
LISTING PRICE: $1,795,000
WHY WE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE IT: It’s a classic home at the “The End” with the potential for views of not only the ocean, but historic Fort Pond Bay and Block Island Sound.
LISTING BY: Brian Buckhout, Compass