WHERE: 6 Prospect Ave.

ASKING PRICE: $1,649,000

ANNUAL TAXES: About $15,000


THE BASICS: This Colonial — construction started in 2007 — has four bedrooms, three baths and two half-baths on a quarter of an acre.

PROS: Water views of the Long Island Sound and less than a quarter-mile from the beach; three floors and finished basement; two-car garage; dark oak and tile floors; kitchen has granite countertops, stainless-steel appliances and fireplace; master bedroom has one walk-in closet, three additional closets and a separate sitting room with a hookup for a wet bar; master bathroom has double vanities, oversized whirlpool tub and separate shower; den/office; and wraparound deck.

CONS: Backyard is on the smaller side

LISTING AGENT: Caroline Kosloff, Century 21 Laffey Associates, 516-883-7780


WHERE: 615 The Plain Rd.

ASKING PRICE: $649,999

ANNUAL TAXES: About $13,000


THE BASICS: This 2009 Colonial has four bedrooms and 21/2 bathrooms on a 60-by-100-foot lot.

PROS: Two-car garage; great room with fireplace; combination of oak flooring and carpeting; kitchen with stainless-steel appliances and granite countertops; master bathroom with stand-alone shower, whirlpool tub and double vanities; master bedroom with two walk-in closets; cathedral ceilings; crown molding; and a quarter-mile from shopping.

CONS: No gas lines in the area, so heat must be oil-based

LISTING AGENT: Nancy Jarvis, Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty, 516-334-3606


WHERE: 10 Oak Dr.

ASKING PRICE: $2,899,000



THE BASICS: This 2010 Colonial has six bedrooms and 51/2 baths on just under one-third of an acre

PROS: Finished basement with 10-foot ceilings; two-car garage; all-brick exterior; family room; fireplace; kitchen with granite countertops and two dishwashers; hardwood floors; balcony and patio; master bathroom with oversized whirlpool tub, showers with body sprays, double vanities and radiant heat; crown moldings; cathedral ceilings; two-story entrance; radiant heat on the first floor; completely landscaped; central vacuum; and central alarm system.

CONS: The home is one of the few in the area without a pool.

LISTING AGENT: Janet Berookhim, June Shapiro Fine Homes & Estates, 516-482-1111


WHERE: 1458 Ridge Rd.

ASKING PRICE: $3,999,999



THE BASICS: This 2009 Colonial has six bedrooms and 5-1/2 baths on 2.2 acres

PROS: Waterfront home with bulkhead and beach rights; additional 1,800-square-foot attic and 3,000-square-foot unfinished basement with 10-foot ceilings; four fireplaces (three indoor and one outdoor); three-car garage; 1,200 square feet of covered, wraparound porches; <NO1><NO>library; kitchen has paneled appliances that match the cabinetry, two dishwashers, granite countertops and butler’s pantry; master bathroom has whirlpool tub, separate shower, double vanities and radiant heat; master bedroom has two walk-in closets; back staircase; crown molding; water views throughout; and central vacuum.

CONS: There is a gentle slope to the property, which would make it difficult to build a pool or tennis court

LISTING AGENT: Barbara Bentley-Nash, Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty, 631-692-6770

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