Fairfield | 5 Rose Lane, Westport, Conn.
Colonial-style on a Cul-de-Sac
A five-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath, 5,000-square-foot home built in 1952, with a two-story foyer, hardwood floors, a bright open floor plan for dining and living with a wood-burning fireplace, an eat-in kitchen with custom cabinetry and Caesarstone quartz countertops, a family room with beamed ceilings that is open to a screened-in porch and an outdoor patio with a pergola, a first-floor en suite primary bedroom with a fireplace and radiant-heat bathroom floors, a laundry room, a mudroom, an office, a bonus room and an oversized three-car garage, on 1.3 acres. Bobbie Abagnale, 203-240-9537; William Pitt Julia B Fee Sotheby’s International Realty, williampitt.com
Taxes: $18,787 a year
The layout is airy and the bedrooms are large. The backyard is private and well maintained.
The basement is unfinished.
Suffolk | 321 Grand Central Avenue, Amityville, N.Y.
Waterfront Contemporary-Style House
A five-bedroom, four-bath, 4,300-square-foot house built in 1954 on the shore of Great South Bay, with an entry foyer, an open layout for living and dining, a two-sided gas fireplace, a kitchen with Viking appliances, an en suite primary bedroom on the main floor, a laundry room and a deck on the second floor, a guest suite with its own deck and kitchen, and an attached two-car garage, on 0.23 acres. Phyllis Singer, Signature Premier Properties, 516-297-9957; signaturepremier.com
Taxes: $28,207 a year
There are generous views of the Great South Bay. Cathedral ceilings and skylights add natural light. A whole-house generator is in place for uninterrupted power.
The en suite primary bedroom has a small bathroom, and a second-floor bedroom is closed off by a shoji screen but has no windows. There is no basement.
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