897 Alan Dr., $539,000

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Sliding glass doors off the dining room of this Colonial open to a screened-in porch, which overlooks a yard with a semi in-ground pool and a koi pond. The 16-by-16-foot porch, used by the current owners as a billiards room, opens to a back deck.

The house, built in 1951, has four bedrooms and two full bathrooms. There are hardwood floors throughout, including in the living room-dining room combination, which also features a floor-to-ceiling fieldstone fireplace.

The main level includes an eat-in kitchen. The master bedroom has a skylight and two closets. It’s situated on the second floor, along with two additional bedrooms and a bathroom. The house also includes a full basement and attached one-car garage.

The porch of this Wantagh Colonial measures 16 feet by 16 feet. The house is listed for $539,000 in March 2017. Photo Credit: Realty Connect USA

The taxes are $12,379. Lynda Leone, Realty Connect USA, 516-317-4265.

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288 Cedar Ave., $329,990

The screened-in porch in the back of this split-level catches the breeze from the Great South Bay, which is a block away. French doors off the family room at the back of the house open to the porch, which has a slate floor and vaulted ceilings.

The current owners use the porch for roughly three seasons of the year, says the home’s listing agent, Lina Lopes of Douglas Elliman Real Estate. “Every time they have a get-together in one of those three seasons, that’s where everybody is.”

This three-bedroom Patchogue split-level, listed for $329,990 in March 2017, has a huge screened porch. Photo Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate / Ronald Monteleone

The house — which was built in 1964 and remodeled entirely over the last couple of years, Lopes says — has three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. New hardwood floors run from the living room and dining room, both with vaulted ceilings, to the kitchen and bedrooms. The granite kitchen boasts white cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and a ceramic tile backsplash.

The 50-by-200-foot property, about a quarter-mile from the Davis Park Ferry, includes a back deck and detached two-car garage.

The taxes are $10,051, including the village tax. Lina Lopes, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, 631-487-3113.


20 Vincent St., $975,000

This is the screened porch on this Orient Victorian farm house, listed for $975,000 in March 2017. Photo Credit: Town And Country Real Estate

Off the side of this antique Victorian farmhouse, which is situated a few hundred feet from Orient Harbor and the Orient Yacht Club, is a screened-in porch offering partial water views.

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The porch, with deck flooring and screens that stretch from wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling, measures roughly 20 by 25 feet, says Lori Feilen of Town & Country Real Estate.

The house, built around 1870, has four bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The living room, with a brick fireplace, opens to the dining area, which has sliding glass doors that open to the porch.

The master bedroom, with a walk-in closet, is on the main level. Three additional bedrooms and a bathroom are on the second floor.

The home — which Feilen says was originally built for Civil War veteran John Cleveland — sits on a 0.25-acre property that also includes a 1.5-story antique barn and partial basement.

The taxes are $5,900. Lori Feilen, Town And Country Real Estate, 631-834-0876.