Top 5 Homes for Sale on the North Fork

Landmark Queen Anne, Shelter Island
Landmark Queen Anne, Shelter Island, Photo: Courtesy Sotheby’s International Realty

The North Fork real estate market is growing hotter and faster than the Hamptons these days, and these sensational properties offer a look at the reason why. This week’s top five shows that NoFo homes are every bit as brilliant as their neighbors to the south.

Queen Anne guesthouse, Shelter Island
Queen Anne guesthouse, Shelter Island, Photo: Sotheby’s

Landmark Queen Anne, Shelter Island

With sweeping views over Peconic Bay, this world-class 7-bedroom, 7.5-bath home is thoughtfully restored and updated. Built in 1880, the three-story, 7,000-square-foot Queen Anne house is on 4.8 acres with 400 feet of water frontage. It has a wraparound porch, multiple sitting rooms and a separate windmill guesthouse. The grounds feature an L-shaped dock with boathouse, pool with gazebo, spa, basketball court and Har-Tru tennis court. Unique details include a flagpole made from the mast of Sir Thomas Lipton’s 1930s America’s Cup vessel, and a century-old maple tree. This gated property is a true Shelter Island gem. Sotheby’s International Realty

2840 Stars Road, East Marion

Reve de Mer (Dream of the Sea) is a 7,000-square-foot French Provencal style home on over 12 acres overlooking the Long Island Sound. The property features 459 feet of beachfront and a high bluff offering some of the best views on Long Island. On the eastern end, the grounds slope down to a low bluff, allowing a walk to the beach on a landscaped pathway without stairs. The 6-bedroom, 10-bath home has 5 fireplaces, two terraces overlooking the water, and a pool with Sound views. Includes an attached 600-square-foot garage, pond and gated entry. Town & Country Real Estate

30185 Cabots Wood Lane, Peconic

A 6,600-foot drive through woods and vineyards leads to this handsome 3-bedroom, 3.5-bath shingle-style home, set on an extraordinarily private 2.5-acre lot with 340 feet of low-bluff frontage on Long Island Sound. Completed in 2009, the residence is amenity-rich and exquisitely crafted, with particular attention to efficiency, ease of maintenance and gracious living. Enjoy the grand stone fireplace, high ceilings and post-and-beam construction in the gracious living room, screened-in porch and more. Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty

995 Red Fox Road, Mattituck

This beautiful waterfront property rests on a bluff overlooking the Long Island Sound. The 4-bedroom, 3-bath A-frame home sits on 3.5 acres of wooded land with a private road and beach access through a private switchback road down to the Sound. The lot includes a cabana, storage shed, gazebo and covered parking and sitting areas. There are two outdoor fireplaces in addition to an indoor wood burning stove and fireplace. Modern Spaces

633 1st Street, Greenport
633 1st Street, Greenport, Photo: Courtesy Douglas Elliman

633 1st Street, Greenport

Built in 1850 and located in the heart of historic Greenport, this Italianate Victorian is surrounded by lush gardens, wonderful plantings and a manicured lawn. The 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath home has light-filled rooms, high ceilings, wood floors, exposed brick and lots of original details. It offers a formal living room with fireplace, formal dining room with French doors opening to formal gardens, and a master bedroom with private balcony. A renovated barn and bright artist’s studio with loft bring additional versatility to this historic gem. Douglas Elliman

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