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Old Purchase Properties is a full service independent real estate agency located in the heart of Bellport Village. Established in 1979, our team continues to be the leader in home sales in the Bellport, Brookhaven and East Patchogue area. Our agents are all longtime local residents with over 150 years of combined experience.

For 40 years, our mission has always been to provide our clients with personalized service throughout the entire process of purchasing or selling their homes. In order to insure your real estate experience is both exciting and stress-free, our committed team is with you every step of the way to provide expert guidance and answers to all of your questions and concerns.

We'll help you assess your needs from the size of the house to the included amenities and financing needs. 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. Many of our clients have become Old Purchase Properties' friends. 

We know that buying or selling a home is an important milestone in your life. We truly look forward to working with you.

HISTORY OF OLD PURCHASE PROPERTIES

From earliest times the waters off Bellport have influenced and charmed the lives of those who live nearby. Offshore whaling and the digging of clams for food and wampum were pursuits of the Indians.

Bellport Bay is landlocked on three sides and until the middle of the 17th century this was the home of the Unkechaug Indians, with headquarters in Mastic. They called the section now Bellport, Occumbomock, meaning "opposite the fishing place," which was the inlet through the great south barrier beach from the Atlantic Ocean. Tobaccus, Sachem of the Unkechaugs, sold the land that is now Bellport, Brookhaven Hamlet, and the lands to the north of these two villages to a group of men who settled in Setauket in 1655. They wanted the abundant grasslands on the south side of the island to furnish salt hay and grass as bedding for their livestock. They also had their eyes on the whaling industry and fishing in the bay, especially the shell fishing. On June, 1664 an agreement was signed between Tobaccus and a group of men represented by Richard Howell and John Cooper. For fifty fadum of wampum, which was actually paid by four fur coats and $16.25 in cash, the men bought a substantial tract of south shore land and the fishing rights off its shore. In March 1667 Tobaccus deeded all whales to the Brookhaven settlers and the Indians continued to be employed by the settlers as whalemen. This land bought from Tobaccus was called The Old Purchase South.

Today the ocean offers fishing, swimming, surf boarding and sunning on incomparable beaches, while Bellport Bay provides skating, ice boating and scootering over the frozen ice in winter and sailing and crabbing in summer.

Captain Thomas Bell first came to Occumbomock with his brother as an employee of the American Coast Wrecking Company to wreck the Vessel Irene that had foundered off Great South Beach opposite present day Bellport. He was so attracted by the region that in a short time he returned to make this his home. Today the heritage and amenities of the Bellport-Brookhaven area continue to attract old and new residents. Welcome!

Old Purchase Properties, 126 South Country Road, Bellport, NY 11713  

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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.

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 130 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 MLS.com

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.