FREEPORT, 221 Long Beach Ave., $355,000

The screened-in porch of this Colonial opens to a patio area and garden. The three-bedroom home has a bathroom and a half-bath, a fireplace, a formal dining room and hardwood floors. The 60-by-150-foot property has a detached garage and in-ground sprinklers. The agent says she loves the feel of the 1958 home, which she describes as open, airy and inviting. But her favorite feature, she says, is the lush greenery that surrounds the house. Taxes are $12,297. Robin Amato, Century 21 American Homes, 516-835-9676.

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SYOSSET, 6 Perry Ct., $729,000

The screened-in sunroom of this three-bedroom ranch overlooks the backyard, which features a hot tub, a patio area and in-ground sprinklers. The 56-by-134-foot property is on a cul-de-sac. There's a new shed and new fencing. The house, which was built in 1954, has 2.5 baths, two fireplaces, hardwood floors, a formal dining room and a finished basement. The kitchen and main bath are newly remodeled, and the home features new doors, closets and moldings throughout. The agent says the location is a plus -- it's within walking distance of shopping and the Syosset train station. The taxes are $18,852. Mara Navaretta, Homes by Mara, 516-551-3347.

WADING RIVER, 78 Crescent Ct., $3 million

The views from the screened porch on this six-bedroom Postmodern house include  Long Island Sound. The porch has one of the home's four fireplaces and leads to the in-ground gunite saltwater pool. The house, which was built in 2012, has four bathrooms and three half-baths, a master suite and three en suite, resort-style bedrooms. Set on 1.92 acres, the house has a two-car garage with a radiant heated floor and comes with beach rights. Taxes are $42,239. Ildiko Flanigan and Steven Flanigan, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, 631-252-4126.