This 1880 Mattituck house, an example of Gothic Stick architecture, is on the market for $820,000. It has two bedrooms and three baths on 1.72 acres with an in-ground pool. There is a detached garage and a root cellar. The house is in the Mattituck-Cutchogue school district. Annual property taxes are about $10,200. Listing agents: Darby and Thomas Uhlinger, Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate, 631-298-8000
In Lido Beach, this oceanfront home is listed for $1.9 million. Built in 1937, the house has three bedrooms and 2.5 baths. The property is 65 by 80 feet with a two-car attached garage and a secluded garden. The house is in the Freeport school district. Annual property taxes are about $13,000. Listing agent: Patricia McDonnell, Lido Beach Realty, 516-432-8200
There are six bedrooms and 3.5 baths in this Freeport Tudor, which is on the market for $499,000. Built in 1906, the home features beamed ceilings, leaded glass windows and oak floors. The 96-by-44-foot lot has a two-care garage. The house is in the Freeport school district. Annual property taxes are about $13,000. Listing agents: Carol and Stephen Sparaco, Sparaco Lieberman Realty, 516-378-2525
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