518 Moriches Rd.
Ebenezer Smith, the original owner of the St. James General Store, had this Colonial with rocking chair porch built in 1853. Set on a .83-acre lot next to the general store, the house is updated, yet retains many vintage features. Among them: the original hand-carved front door, molding and the wide plank wood floors on the second level. Other features include 10-foot ceilings, updated oversized windows, built-in shelves and a fireplace. The kitchen is outfitted with cherrywood cabinets and a stainless-steel six-burner gas stove. There are five bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms, including the first floor "in-law suite," complete with one bathroom and one bedroom. Outside, the landscape includes a pond, an in-ground pool and a cabana, all surrounded by pavers. Located in the Smithtown school district, the house has taxes of $15,041. Bonnie Glenn, Coach Realtors, 631-921-1494
55 D Harbor Beach Rd.
Offering panoramic views of the Long Island Sound, this seven-room waterfront ranch is on a .84-acre property with a cottage. The cottage has a kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. As for the main house, it is reminiscent of a ski chalet, says the listing agent, citing a stone fireplace, a loft and lots of wood and windows. It has three bedrooms, one bathroom and two half-bathrooms, as well as a full basement. Multilevel decking also overlooks the water. The school district is Miller Place, and the taxes are $21,980. Patti Texeira, Coldwell Banker M&D Good Life, 631-445-2119
412 Pennsylvania Ave.
About 3,080 square feet, this renovated farm ranch features wood floors, French doors, decorative moldings and a fireplace. The layout includes a foyer, living room, great room and sunroom. The updated kitchen is outfitted with stainless-steel Viking appliances and a center island. All three bedrooms, including two master suites, are on the second level. The third bedroom accesses a sun deck. There are a total of 2 1/2 bathrooms, as well as a finished basement. Set on a 125-by-170-foot parcel with a koi pond with waterfall, the property is situated in the area referred to as Sterns Park, which is in the Baldwin school district. Taxes are $18,400. Carl Magnus, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 516-317-8574