Glen Cove, 40 Viola Dr., $1.195 million
Designed by the homeowner, who is an architect, this split-level offers many high-end appointments, including radiant-heat limestone tile floors and five-inch rustic pine wood floors. (There are nine zones of radiant heat.) The layout includes the foyer, which shares the level with the powder room and two family rooms, including one with a wood-burning fireplace. The patio is accessible from here as well.
Going up a few steps is the formal living room with a gas fireplace. On the next level is the great room with a gas fireplace, a formal dining room and a chef's kitchen outfitted with a cork floor, a Dacor gas range, two Sub-Zero refrigerators and a Bosch dishwasher. From here, access the deck, which leads to the in-ground gunite pool.
Moving up, there are three bedrooms and two bathrooms, including one that is en-suite. The laundry room is equipped with Bosch appliances and granite countertops. The 800-square-foot master suite with a walk-in closet and separate shoe closet occupies the next level, while above that is a private office.
Other amenities include a Bose surround system, an intercom system wired to the landline, a generator and a radiant heat snow melt driveway. The lot size is 96 by 168 feet. Taxes are $17,653. Vee Masterson, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, 516-551-4335.
Plainview, 35 Brook Path, $539,000
This eight-room split-level has a new roof and windows as well as an updated kitchen and two updated bathrooms. The main level contains the living room, dining room and kitchen, while the level above is where all three bedrooms and one bathroom are located. The second bathroom, as well as the family room and an office, are on the lower level. From there, the covered patio is accessible.
Since the homeowner enjoys gardening, the 70-by-100-foot property is landscaped with specimen plantings, says the agent. Amenities include a generator, in-ground sprinklers and a one-car garage. Houses of worship are within walking distance, the agent adds. Taxes are $14,660. Eric George, Distinct Homes of Long Island, 631-421-3911.
Huntington, 63 Old Town Lane, $695,000
Upon entering this eight-room split-level, a visitor is greeted by a living room with a cathedral ceiling. Beyond that is a formal dining room, which has a half wall that looks into the updated kitchen, designed with cherrywood cabinets, granite countertops and black appliances, as well as a desk area. A back door opens unto the professionally landscaped property.
On the lower level, there is a room with a fireplace, the mudroom and an outside entrance. The floor on this level looks like wood, but is really tile. Another level below is unfinished. All the way up top is where the three bedrooms are. The bathroom has dual access from the master bedroom and hallway. (There are two updated bathrooms in all.)
Outside, the half-acre property is graced by a slate wall with ornamental trees, a covered patio and an in-ground pool, which will have a new liner. Taxes are $12,237. Teri Zboray, Signature Premier Properties, 516-316-8302.