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OLD PURCHASE PROPERTIES looks forward to helping you find your special place in the Bellport area. OLD PURCHASE PROPERTIES is the leader in real estate sales in Bellport, Brookhaven Hamlet, East Patchogue and surrounding areas. Our experience and knowledge of the local market are unparalleled.

OLD PURCHASE PROPERTIES  specializes in waterfront homes, building sites and homes for families of any size. We also maintain extensive listings of local commercial properties. This diversity allows us to fulfill any buyer's or renter's needs.

Property owners wishing to sell can be assured of our integrity, honesty and professional representation. Our consistently successful marketing practices and accurate pricing assure sellers that we will bring many qualified buyers to view their home. If you are considering listing a property for sale, please call us for a competent and precise analysis of your Real Estate needs, at no cost to you.

Mark Petheram, a life-long Bellport resident, has owned OLD PURCHASE PROPERTIES for over 30 years. Mark's involvement in the community is extensive and he has enjoyed watching Bellport prosper.

Come join Mark and his staff of skilled and friendly real estate professionals and explore all that Bellport has to offer. You will enjoy a day of sun, seashore, beautiful landscapes and charming shops. Best of all, you will have an opportunity to look for the perfect home in this friendly community.

OLD PURCHASE PROPERTIES staff members are the most knowledgeable real estate professionals you'll find anywhere on Long Island. We'll help you assess your needs from the size of the house to the included amenities and show you a variety of possible homes. We work with our clients from initial contact to the day they buy and then, we're right here in town if you need any assistance. All of our clients have become OLD PURCHASE PROPERTIES' friends.

Bellport In the news...


Off The Beachin' Pathhe Belle of Long Island
New York Post - NYP HOME - May 21, 2015

White-picket-fence homes in this 5-square-mile town range from $299,000 on a 100x100 square-foot lot that's big enough for a pool to $7.9 million right on the water. None are more than a few minutes from Bellport station, where you can leave your bike. Says Petheram: "People get up to the beach and think, how can we only be an hour from Manhattan?"

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The Belle of Long Island
Offshore Magazine - November 2000

A quaint, pretty village on the shore of Great South Bay, Bellport delights a pair of visiting boaters with its active waterfront, fine restaurants, historic sites and intriguing shops. An 8-page article celebrates our unique south shore community.

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Weekender | Bellport, NY
The New York Times, September 5, 2003

Initially, the understated beauty of the place—the classic white houses with green trim, the shady trees lined with prim picket fences, the quaint main street and the water views—attracts weekenders to Bellport. But in the end, this Long Island town's proximity to Manhattan and its beach on Fire Island persuade day-dreaming city dwellers to become loyal part-time residents.

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Travel: The roads less traveled ... Escape the crowds and make tracks to these undiscovered getaways

Time Out New York, May 21-28, 1998

Sometimes life in the Hamptons can seem more frenzied than the life you are trying—at considerable expense—to escape. Maybe it's time to consider the following destinations: All are within a two-hour drive of New York City and remain (for the moment) far from the maddening crowds.
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The Magic of Bellport, Long Island. Inspired by the richness of its historical interest and the character of its inhabitants, Bellport is endowed by nature with a park-like location overlooking the Great South Bay. Attractive homes, white picket fences, large shade trees that slope gently to the sparkling waters of the Bay. The sunlit Atlantic Ocean lies beyond. Located halfway between New York City and Montauk Point, the village of Bellport is one of the most charming locales on Long Island.

Bellport offers an ideal quality of life all year round. The ferry takes you to Bellport's private beach; the 115 year old Bellport Country Club is one of the finest golf facilities on Long Island; the Bellport Brookhaven Historical Society has one of the largest groupings of important historic buildings of any historical society in New York State. The Bellport Gateway Playhouse offers outstanding professional musicals and a children's theater program and acting school. In winter when the Bay freezes, enjoy watching a Bellport original -- the ice scooter! The active social life of Bellport is evident with the over 104 year old yacht club , civic associations, theater, film and art groups, church and fire department functions, and dozens of restaurants that are sure to satisfy even the most discerning palate. Come visit, and live Bellport.






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Old Purchase Properties Real Estate is a full service independent real estate agency located in the heart of Bellport Village. Established in 1979, Old Purchase continues to be the leader in home sales in the Bellport, Brookhaven Hamlet and East Patchogue area. Our real estate agents are all longtime local residents with over 100 years of combined experience. Whether buying or selling on the South Shore of Long Island, Old Purchase Properties Real Estate is at your service.

Old Purchase Properties is now a member of the NYState

DISCLAIMER: Offering subject to errors, omissions, prior sale, change of price with or without notice. All facts stated should be independently verified by prospective purchaser.The accuracy of all information, regardless of source, including but not limited to square footages and lot sizes, is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified through personal inspection and/or with the appropriate professionals. The information at this site is provided solely for informational purposes and does not constitute an offer to sell, rent, or advertise real estate outside the state in which the owner of the site is licensed. The owner is not making any warranties or representations concerning any of these properties including their availability. Information at this site is deemed reliable but not guaranteed and should be independently verified.



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