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78 Mount Misery Rd., West HillsSince the house (Credit: LimPuiu)

78 Mount Misery Rd., West Hills

Since the house has so many windows, the outdoors come right inside, says the agent, noting this is especially true from the climate-controlled solarium.

Long Island homes on wooded properties

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428 Harbor Rd., Laurel HollowCall this 2.94-acre property
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428 Harbor Rd., Laurel Hollow

Call this 2.94-acre property a sanctuary of sorts. Listed for $999,000 in August 2013 by Barbara Tomko and Kelli Winter of Laffey Fine Homes, it features a house with many levels and multi-level decking. The first floor boasts a living room with a raised ceiling with four clerestory windows and walls of glass doors to the deck. The formal dining room has two walls of sliding doors to decks that offer pond and courtyard views.

428 Harbor Rd., Laurel HollowFeatures include an indoor

428 Harbor Rd., Laurel Hollow

Features include an indoor pool, some wood floors, three wood-burning fireplaces and walls of glass and sliding-glass doors. Of three bedrooms, the master suite -- complete with two closets and a fireplace -- has sliders that open to a deck, an angled ceiling and three clerestory windows.

428 Harbor Rd., Laurel Hollow The property is

428 Harbor Rd., Laurel Hollow

The property is set up on a hill overlooking a Nature Conservancy pond. Flora and fauna can be seen from just about every angle of the Contemporary-style home.

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428 Harbor Rd., Laurel HollowThe second floor has
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428 Harbor Rd., Laurel Hollow

The second floor has an en-suite bedroom with walls of sliding doors to decks on three sides. There are 4 1/2 bathrooms. The pool area also has walls of sliding doors.

635 Fire Island Blvd., Fire Island PinesThis three-bedroom,
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635 Fire Island Blvd., Fire Island Pines

This three-bedroom, one-bath Horace Gifford home built in 1960 -- which was listed for $699,000 by Dorren Katen of D. Katen Fire Island Properties before it went into contract in August 2013 -- is set on a large wooded lot in Fire Island Pines. It has had two owners and has been maintained in its original form.

635 Fire Island Blvd., Fire Island Pines The
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635 Fire Island Blvd., Fire Island Pines

The home has a fireplace, high ceilings and lots of glass. "It has that simplicity and sleekness he was known for," Katen said. "It really lets nature in. You know you're in the Pines with all the mature trees surrounding you."

78 Mount Misery Rd., West HillsSurrounded by 900
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78 Mount Misery Rd., West Hills

Surrounded by 900 acres of woodlands with hiking and bridle trails, this sprawling, 4,100-square-foot ranch is set on two acres.

78 Mount Misery Rd., West Hills
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78 Mount Misery Rd., West Hills

"It's a nice, quiet area. You almost feel like you are upstate," says Glenn Helder of Tidemill Properties, who is listing the property for $1,399,900 in August 2013.

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78 Mount Misery Rd., West HillsFully landscaped, the
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78 Mount Misery Rd., West Hills

Fully landscaped, the treed property boasts a lake-style gunite in-ground pool surrounded by brick pavers and a cabana, while the rear patio with a built-in barbecue is prime for grilling. The yard is illuminated, so the fun can continue after dark.

78 Mount Misery Rd., West HillsSince the house
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78 Mount Misery Rd., West Hills

Since the house has so many windows, the outdoors come right inside, says the agent, noting this is especially true from the climate-controlled solarium.

78 Mount Misery Rd., West HillsOther interior features
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78 Mount Misery Rd., West Hills

Other interior features include three fireplaces, some marble floors and recessed lighting. There are four bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms, including the master suite with a Jacuzzi tub.

78 Mount Misery Rd., West HillsAmenities include central
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78 Mount Misery Rd., West Hills

Amenities include central air-conditioning, a partially finished basement and an automatic propane whole-house generator.

166 Brookfield Ave., Center MorichesThis six-room ranch was
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166 Brookfield Ave., Center Moriches

This six-room ranch was built in 2010 on a private, 1-acre wooded lot. Most of the trees are in the back- and side yards, says Carol Genua, the Coach Realtors agent listing the property for $359,900 in August 2013, noting the house has a covered front porch and a fenced backyard.

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166 Brookfield Ave., Center MorichesThe Energy Star home

166 Brookfield Ave., Center Moriches

The Energy Star home features wood floors and an eat-in, country-style kitchen.

166 Brookfield Ave., Center MorichesAmenities include a main-level

166 Brookfield Ave., Center Moriches

Amenities include a main-level laundry room, central air-conditioning, a full basement with an egress widow and an oversized two-car garage.

166 Brookfield Ave., Center MorichesThe home is near

166 Brookfield Ave., Center Moriches

The home is near Sunrise Highway and the local public schools.

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