Address: 2045 Central Dr., Mattituck

Asking price: $539,000

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The basics: A four-bedroom, 2½-bath Colonial on a 0.28 acre lot

The competition: A similar size home on Gabriella Court is listed for $599,000.

Recent sale in the area: The nearest recent sale was a waterfront home on Ruth Road Extension that sold Jan. 12 for $1,575,000.

Michael Davidson in the kitchen of his four-bedrom Mattituck house on March 4, 2017. Photo Credit: Veronique Louis

Taxes: $8,640

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Time on the market: On and off the market since 2010

Listing agent: Nicholas Planamento, Town & Country Real Estate, Mattituck, 631-948-0143

Why it’s for sale: Michael, 52, a self-employed capitals markets consultant, says he wants to move closer to work.

Michael Davidson bought his 2,000-square-foot home in the Capt. Kidd Estates area as new construction in 2004. The interior is large and soaring. He shares:

The kitchen and deck access from this four-bedroom house in Mattituck on March 4, 2017. Photo Credit: Veronique Louis

“It basically has a Postmodern look more than a Colonial and has a great open floor plan. One of the original attractions to this area was the proximity to the beach, which is a walk down the block. You can even walk to two vineyards.

"There are hardwood floors throughout the main floor and the bedrooms all have carpeting. There’s a skylight in the second-floor bathroom, and the master bedroom suite has a Jacuzzi tub.

"The house has three decks. There’s a deck off the master bedroom suite, a deck off the dining and kitchen area, and a concrete slab deck off the lower level coming out of the aboveground basement. . . .

"The area is great. It’s very relaxed and laid back. If you’re into that New England type of living, this is perfect.

"If you’re looking for a second home and not interested in the Hamptons scene, this is the place for you. The quality of life here is so phenomenal. It’s a different world. There’s so much going on in the area . . . concerts, wineries.”

Michael Davidson in the living room of his Mattituck house on March 4, 2017. Photo Credit: Veronique Louis