Whether abutting the Peconic River, Napeague Bay or the Atlantic Ocean, these shoreline sanctuaries are what living on Long Island is all about.
404 & 406 Old Montauk Highway
Price: $24.95 million
Square footage: 7,500
Bathrooms: 8 ½
Agent: Corcoran, Gary DePersia, 631.899.0215, corcoran.com
For wave-catchers: Walk down to your private cove adjacent to one of the best surf spots on Long Island, where you might witness striped bass or sunbathing seals.
15 Mashomuck Drive
Hamlet: Sag Harbor
Price: $7.995 million
Square footage: 4,218
Bathrooms: 5 ½
Agent: Compass, Matt S. Breitenbach, 631.255.6221, compass.com
For view admirers: Designed by Robert Tortora, this house takes full advantage of the views with double-story wall-to-wall windows, an open floor plan and a huge backyard deck.
8 Harbor Lane
Hamlet: East Hampton
Price: $3.895 million
Square footage: 2,733
Bathrooms: 3 ½
Agent: Saunders & Associates, Pamela Stuart, 631.276.4202, hamptonsrealestate.com
For contemporary art aficionados: The Pollock-Krasner House is only a short beach bike ride away.
59 Dune Road
Hamlet: East Quogue
Price: $14.5 million
Property size: 3.92 acres
Bathrooms: 9 ½
Agents: Corcoran, Ashley Farrell, 631.896.1592, and Evan F. Church, 718.422.2506, corcoran.com
For cold feet: There is travertine flooring with radiant heat throughout and both indoor and outdoor fireplaces.
For bug haters: The state-of-the-art sprinkler system comes with built-in mosquito repellent. Spend all day entertaining outdoors without a single bite or itch.
153 Deforest Road
Price: $14.995 million
Square footage: 3,800
Bathrooms: 2 full and 2 half
Agent: Saunders & Associates, Chris Coleman, 631.405.3884, hamptonsrealestate.com
For history buffs: Built in 1880 by Stanford White and recently restored, the property is one of the famed Seven Sisters cottages listed by the National Register of Historic Places.
Photography by: old montauk highway photo by Chris Foster/courtesy of the corcoran group; mashomuck drive photo by Lena Yaremenko/courtesy of compass; harbor lane and deforest road photos courtesy of saunders & associates; dune road photo courtesy of the corcoran group