The deck outside a wooded Laurel Hollow property listed for...

The deck outside a wooded Laurel Hollow property listed for sale in August 2013 for $999,000. Credit: Handout


78 Mount Misery Rd.


Surrounded by 900 acres of woodlands with hiking and bridle trails, this sprawling, 4,100-square-foot ranch is set on 2 acres. "It's a nice, quiet area. You almost feel like you are upstate," says the listing agent. 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. 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. 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. Amenities include central air-conditioning, a partially finished basement and an automatic propane whole-house generator. Glenn Helder, Tidemill Enterprises, 516-244-0566


428 Harbor Rd.


Call this 2.94-acre property a sanctuary of sorts. It's 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. The house has many levels, with multilevel decking. Features include an indoor pool, some wood floors, three wood-burning fireplaces and walls of glass and sliding-glass doors. 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. 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. 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. Barbara Tomko and Kelli Winter, Laffey Fine Homes, 516-921-4300


166 Brookfield Ave.


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 the listing agent, noting the house has a covered front porch and a fenced backyard. The Energy Star home features wood floors and an eat-in, country-style kitchen. There are three bedrooms and two bathrooms, including one in the master suite. Amenities include a main-level laundry room, central air-conditioning, a full basement with an egress widow and an oversized two-car garage. Sunrise Highway and the schools are nearby. Carol Genua, Coach Realtors, 631-331-3600

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