Offering amenities such as home theaters, swimming pools, swing sets, sports courts and playrooms, these Long Island properties for sale will give the kids plenty to do right at home.
No need to worry about the kids being too loud if they have their own playroom in the basement. This four-bedroom, two-bathroom Cape offers the option for just that with a finished basement that includes a playroom with built-in shelving for toy storage.
While the kids play downstairs, the parents can relax on the main level, which boasts a living room, an eat-in kitchen and two bedrooms, including the master. Two additional bedrooms are on the upper level.
A door off the kitchen opens to a covered deck in the backyard. The 60-by-100-foot property also includes a Trex front stoop and shed. In addition to the playroom, the basement features a den and a workshop. The taxes are $11,795. (Tony Smith, S.A.S. Real Estate, 516-316-4956)
East Northport: $539,900
Kids can spend their summer days in the backyard of this five-bedroom Colonial, which includes an in-ground swimming pool with a diving board and slide. The PVC-fenced yard also has a chain-link fence surrounding the pool for extra security.
Overlooking the pool, which is surrounded by a brick patio, is a multilevel deck with sliding glass doors to the kitchen. The house, built in 1958, includes three full bathrooms. The kitchen, which has Corian countertops and stainless steel appliances, has an open concept that flows into the dining room and living room, which have hardwood floors.
The house also has room for extended family, the listing agent says, thanks to an extension on the lower level that added a living room, kitchen, bedroom and full bath. The 0.56-acre property, with taxes of $14,037, also includes a one-car garage and a partial unfinished basement. Angela Nelson, Coach Realtors, 631-793-4453
This four-bedroom, 2 1⁄2-bathroom splanch offers an area where children can safely play sports or ride their bikes without having to worry about cars.
Situated to the side of the property is a fenced-in area with blacktop that includes a basketball hoop and provides plenty of room for other activities. The 1966 house includes a foyer that leads to the formal dining room, granite kitchen and den. A door off the kitchen leads to a patio that overlooks the yard.
The second-level living room boasts hardwood flooring and a gas fireplace. The master bedroom, which includes a full bathroom, is on the upper level with the three other bedrooms and a full bath. The house also includes a finished basement and a one-car garage. Taxes on the 54-by-100-foot property are $15,091. Evan Mogelefsky, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, 516-623-2777
No need for the kids to go to the movie theater when they have one right in their own home.
This five-bedroom, three-bathroom home features a home theater with a 10-foot screen, HDTV projector, surround sound, built-in equipment rack and four black leather reclining chairs, the listing agent says. The theater is in the half-finished basement, along with a billiards room and fitness room, with the pool table and all but one piece of gym equipment staying with the house, the agent says. In the backyard is a fenced and heated in-ground pool with a waterfall — and a wooden pirate ship play set and sandbox.
Beyond the two-story foyer in the 1993 house is a great room with a fireplace, vaulted ceiling with beams, and French doors to a brick patio with a pergola. The granite eat-in kitchen features handmade cabinetry, commercial-grade appliances and a two-tier center island. The master suite has a walk-in closet with a sink and mirror, and a bathroom with a Jacuzzi tub, shower stall and his-and-hers sinks. The 1.05-acre property, with taxes of $19,072, also includes an attached two-car garage. Susan Fierro, Universal Home Sales, LLC, 631-676-5676
For growing families, this four-bedroom Colonial allows the kids to have their own bedrooms and the family to have plenty of living space. Built in 2010, the four-bedroom, 2 1⁄2-bathroom house features what the listing agent calls an open and modern floor plan that is good for entertaining.
The open concept includes a two-story foyer, an eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a dining area and a den with a wood-burning fireplace and sliding glass doors that open to a paver patio and built-in firepit.
All four bedrooms are on the upper level, including the master suite, which boasts dual walk-in closets and a full bathroom. The house also has an unfinished basement with nine-foot ceilings. The flat half-acre property, with an attached two-car garage, includes a swing set, a covered front porch and a fully fenced yard. The taxes are $15,451. Scott Sherman, Realty Connect USA, 631-766-9065
The flat yard in the back of this three-bedroom Colonial provides children with plenty of room to play.
The backyard of the 0.34-acre lot, which the agent says offers space to add a swimming pool and swing set, includes a deck that overlooks the fully fenced property.
The house, built in 1996, includes three bedrooms and 2 1⁄2 bathrooms. The main level includes a living room, an eat-in kitchen, a dining room and a half bath. On the upper level is a master bedroom with a bathroom, two additional bedrooms and a full bath. The property, with taxes of $12,104, also includes a covered front porch, a full, unfinished basement and an attached two-car garage. Lori Slattery, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 631-521-0347
Rockville Centre: $799,000
In addition to three bedrooms and a finished basement, this Colonial also offers a third-level bonus room that a growing family could use as a playroom or storage space.
Featured on the main level of the 1927 house is a formal living room with a fireplace, a den, an eat-in kitchen, a dining room, an office and a half bathroom.
The second level of the home, which includes a master bedroom with a bathroom and two additional bedrooms and a full bath, has walk-up access to the bonus room. The 60-by-115-foot property, with taxes of $23,482, also includes a detached two-car garage. Susan Gatti, Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty, 516-492-0269