North Massapequa, 133 East Dr., $549,000

Surrounded by bamboo, the Cal Spas hot tub on this property can seat up to eight people. The lush landscape has 14 fruit trees, including cherry, apple and pear, as well as a koi pond. A spacious deck and two patios, including one set up with a chiminea, lend to the ambience. The yard has surround sound, which is great for entertaining, says the listing agent. And since the parcel -- just shy of a third-acre -- backs up to Massapequa Preserve, which includes a Greenbelt trail, there is direct access to a bike trail, the agent adds. From inside the house, there are panoramic views of the yard from the eat-in kitchen. Interior features include wood floors, recessed lighting, a wood-burning stove and a gas fireplace. There are three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Amenities include a finished basement and a new roof. Taxes are $11,273. Mary Macaluso, Realty Connect USA, 516-410-6193.

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Shoreham, 19 Southgate Rd., $399,900

Although the hot tub on the upper deck of this .71-acre property is about 20 years old, it's still going strong, says the homeowner. It's been well maintained, adds the listing agent, noting it has a new cover. The hot tub, which accommodates four adults, overlooks an in-ground pool. Mature trees, plantings and a second side deck are also part of the spread. As for the six-room ranch, it has an open living room and dining room, a den with a brick fireplace and a finished basement. There are three bedrooms and two bathrooms, including the master. The house is in the Soundview Acres neighborhood. The homeowners have private beach rights. Taxes are $11,893. Millie Thomas, Landmark Realty of Long Island, 631-929-3600.

East Islip, 11 Lavender Lane, $799,000

Accessible from the sunroom, the spacious cedar deck on this .86-acre parklike property has a lighted hot tub that can seat up to six people. Right next to it is an area for others to sit in and socialize. The space is near the kitchen, which serves as the center of the house, the listing agent says. Other interior features include wood floors, cathedral ceilings, recessed lighting, skylights and a fireplace. There are five bedrooms, two full bathrooms and two half-baths. Amenities include a finished basement and a detached three-car garage with a "huge" attic. Taxes are $24,029. Sharon Smith and Joanne Kline, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, 631-422-8273 and 631-422-8268, respectively.