By Marie Graham, Westchester County Interior Decorator, Home Stager
(Owner, The Refreshed Home White Plains NY)
This series started as a way to shine a brighter light on local merchants and businesses who offer unusual and thoughtful options for holiday gift-giving. Three things became quickly apparent: First-we give gifts year-round, for different occasions. Two-sometimes we are the most deserving gift candidates we know. Third (channeling Sally Field now) you really, really liked it! So now, going forward, this is a year-round, on-going series. Valentines Day is coming...so are birthdays, anniversaries, baby and bridal showers, etc. Please make this a favorite, and consider coming here first for you gift-giving inspiration. For a number of years, I have been drawn to what I THOUGHT yoga was about, but got intimidated by all there was to KNOW: Intense yoga, hot yoga, gentle yoga? And oh yes, ...
By Kimberly Tapscott, Giving you the service you deserve!
(Keller Williams Prestige Properties)
Looking for a family friendly community where children ride bikes, sleigh ride in the yards, and the residents are friendly? Consider Shippan Point. A lovely waterfront community, Shippan is full of excitement and activities. It's a home to West Beach which is open to the public and several private beaches which are used by residents with deeded rights. The area off of Shippan Avenue is called Shippan Point, this is a peninsula which juts out into Long Island Sound and occasionally on a clear day offers a view of the New York City line.Whether you are looking for a private condo, investment property, starter home or a multimillion dollar waterfront estate you can find it in here. It's such a great place, that the residents often move here and stay, preferring to do the "Shippan Shuf...
A reminder from your friends at the Shippan Point Association Independence Day Kids ParadeDATE: Saturday, July 2, 2011 TIME: 10:45 a.m. LOCATION: Meet at the corner of Rockledge and Ocean Drive East MORE: Create a float, decorate your bike or don a costume and join us for the Third Annual Shippan Point 4th of July Kids Parade! We will parade up Hobson, across Brightside, turning left onto Fairview and then left on Ocean Drive East, ending at the Butler's house at 191 Ocean Drive East. Ice cream cones will be available to all SPA member participants, their families and guests after the parade! Spectators are welcome! This event will NOT be held if it rains!
On February 10 a New York Times writer did a great write up on Shippan Point. He really gets into why this is such a great and different waterfront community and why everyone loves living there calling it very "down to earth" with a great mix of people. He covers pricing of the homes, schools, commuting and a bit of history as well. If you would like to read the full article, point your browser here. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/13/realestate/13living.html?_r=1&hp If you would like to know more about this great community, feel free to contact me. I live there!
Both of these homes closed in 2010! And I found buyers for them who absolutely just love them completely! They actually sought out this specific community and an agent who thoroughly knows the market and the community there. 2267 Shippan Ave is a gracious old Victorian home with stunning waterviews out over the point and a detached 3 car garage. The new owner plans some wonderful renovations. 47 Ralsey is an nicely updated home with great flow and character with a deep yard and detached 2 car garage. If you live in Shippan, welcome your new neighbors. If you want to live in Shippan and currently don't, call me so that I can find the perfect home for you too!
Not on MLS yet! Your chance to scooop up this updated Colonial in cul-de-sac setting across from private beach. .31 acre with huge fenced yard. Large LR, nice DR, Eat-in semi updated kitchen adjacent to FR w/fireplace and large Mahagony deck overlooking yard framed in perennials. Master with full bath and walk in closet, 3 additional bedrooms and a bath, large lower level family room, office/exercise room, workshop, storage and cedar closet. This one won't last. The recent others under 1 mil didn't either! 969K. For appointments, call Victoria at 203-249-2693. 22 Ralph St. SHIPPAN!!!
Currently there are 33 homes listed for sale in Shippan Point, Stamford, CT. Of those, there are 5 recent accepted offers (all under 1million), with 5 contracts also under 1 million waiting to close. 3 contracts between 1 and 2 million and 1 over 2 mil waiting to close. In the last 3 months there are only 4 recorded sales. So what does that tell you? Under 1 mil in Shippan priced right, is going to sell.If you are a Shippanie thinking of selling or know someone who is, call me! 203-324-9600. I can also help you if you are looking to buy in this area. I just helped my clients buy on Ralsey their dream home and we secured it under 12 hours!