Much of Staten Island is taken up by tract houses built shoulder to shoulder, especially on the island's South Shore, but there are also some houses in the borough that come with a nice piece of property, like the massive brick colonial on an acre that we featured earlier this week. That house is on the market for $1.875 million, but there are plenty others that offer tons of room, inside and out. Most of the homes on this list have yards or finished basements, or both. Of course, the tradeoff is you have to take a ferry, an express bus, or a car to get to Manhattan.
If having more space to roam sounds appealing, here are four houses and one apartment for sale in all different corners of the Forgotten Borough, all of which are having open houses this weekend.
163 Livermore Ave., Westerleigh
This corner house in Westerleigh, also pictured at top, is on a 40-by-85-feet lot and has three bedrooms, one bath, a den and an attic that can be used for storage. The hardwood floors have been updated and there’s a backyard. It’s near Westerleigh Park and the expressway as well as express buses. It is listed for $599,999.
The open house is set for Saturday, March 24th, 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
80 Bay Street Landing #8C, St. George
This is a roomy one-bedroom condo at 1,150 square feet, with one and a half baths. It's in St. George, close to the ferry terminal. The kitchen has a pass-through to the dining area and a terrace with views of the Verrazano Bridge and the harbor. The building is set on 10 acres and has 24-hour security and a doorman. Amenities include assigned parking, a laundry room, a gym, tennis courts, a community room, a children’s play area, a dog run and gardens. The apartment is listed for $588,000. Monthly taxes are $177 and common charges are $692.
The open house is set for Saturday, March 24th, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
71 Luke Ct., Richmondtown
This two-bed, one-and-a-half-bath townhouse in Richmondtown just had a $25,000 price cut two days ago. There’s a family room, and a garage on the ground level. The second floor has a renovated kitchen with new stainless-steel appliances, an island, and a subway-tile backsplash. The bathrooms and floors have also been redone and there’s a finished basement with a washer/dryer. The house is listed for $468,800.
The open house is set for Saturday, March 24th, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
986 Sheldon Ave., Woodrow
This Colonial-style house had its price cut by $40,000 yesterday. It has three bedrooms, two and a half baths, and 2,688 square feet of floor space. There’s a new eat-in kitchen and upgraded cabinets, as well as a granite island and countertop, and stainless-steel appliances. The basement has a media room with theater-style seating, surround sound, and a kitchen with a kegerator. Outside, the backyard has been redone and there’s a deck, a pool, and a garage. It is listed for $759,000, with $575 in monthly taxes.
The open house is set for Saturday, March 24th, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
63 Villa Nova St., New Springville
This house in New Springville has four bedrooms, three and a half baths, and 2,360 square feet of floor space. There’s a full finished basement with a bathroom and a deck, a yard, and a gas barbecue line. The house is three blocks from an express bus stop, three blocks from the Staten Island Mall, and eight blocks from a Trader Joe's. It is listed for $679,000, with $456 in monthly taxes.
The open house is set for Sunday, March 25th, noon-1 p.m.
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