This week’s properties are a three-bedroom in Port Washington, N.Y., and a four-bedroom in Belle Mead, N.J.

  1. Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty

  2. Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty

  3. Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty

  4. Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty

  5. Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty

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  11. Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty

Nassau | 21 Revere Road, Port Washington, N.Y.

A three-bedroom, two-bath house built in 1951 with hardwood floors, a living room with a wood-burning fireplace, a formal dining room with sliders to the landscaped backyard, an eat-in kitchen, a laundry room in a partially finished basement, and an attached one-car garage, on 0.14 acres. Beth Catrone, Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty, 516-647-1729; danielgale.com

Costs

Taxes: $12,939 a year

Pros

The house was recently painted, and its old windows have been replaced. There is a koi pond in the backyard.

Cons

The kitchen and bathrooms need updates. There is no central air-conditioning. The primary bedroom closet is missing a door.


SOMERSET | 49 MILLSTONE RIVER ROAD, BELLE MEAD, N.J.

A four-bedroom, four-bath house built in 1964 and expanded to 7,227 square feet in 2002, with an updated kitchen, an open living room with a wood-burning fireplace, a large second-story office area with a kitchen, a greenhouse at the center of the home with an indoor pool and hot tub, an attached three-car garage, and numerous patios, balconies and a roof deck facing out to the 2.35-acre property. Lukasz Kukwa, eXp Realty, 908-680-0902, makingnjhome.com

Costs

Taxes: $13,375 a year

Pros

The greenhouse area has a retractable roof, a patio for sitting among tropical plants, and sliding doors to both the interior and the exterior of the house. Artistic outdoor structures and sculptures dot the grassy sloping yard.

Cons

The house is in a flood plain, with a cement wall surrounding the exterior to hold back waters that occasionally encroach.

Given the fast pace of the current market, some properties may no longer be available at the time of publication.

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