Oklahoma City | Oklahoma City $799,900
Built in 1964, this mid-century modern home has 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms on 0.2 acres.
One of the few mid-century homes on the block, this home was recently updated by the seller. With gastropubs, Mexican restaurants, and the Tower Theater, a concert venue and movie theater built in 1937, he’s just a few blocks from NW 23rd Street.
Downtown Oklahoma City and the Oklahoma State Capitol are within a 10-minute drive.
size: 2,928 square feet
Price per square foot: $273
indoor: The front garden is landscaped with drought-tolerant native plants and wildflowers, and the house has a wide front porch protected by a tall beamed portico.
The front door leads to a long foyer with space for benches and access to the powder room.
The open living room opens with polished concrete floors, high ceilings, a fireplace, and wide windows that open onto the backyard. The adjacent dining area opens onto an open kitchen with new appliances, soft-close cabinets, and open shelving.
A hallway off the living room leads to three ensuite bedrooms. The master bedroom at the back of the house has direct access to the pool area. The private bathroom has a glass-enclosed shower, porcelain bathtub, and two vanities. The guest suite next door has a bathroom with a walk-in shower. The third bedroom suite is now used as his home office.
Off the living room is a study with built-in bookshelves that can be used as an additional bedroom.
Outdoor space: The raised patio in the back has space for a few chairs. A few steps down is a large covered patio with space for a table and BBQ. A strip of grass separates the patio from the lap pool and separate basement hot tub. A long carport in front of the house doubles as a barbecue spot on summer weekends. Additionally, there is an attached garage with 2 parking spaces.
tax: $6,732 (estimated)
contact: Sarah Bytyqi and Gary Caplinger, Verbode, 405-850-0362; search.verbode.com
Montclair, NJ | $799,000
1923 Colonial Revival home with 5 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms on 0.3 acres
The house is located in a charming tree lined neighborhood within walking distance of coffee shops and restaurants. It’s about a mile from Edgemont Park, a green space with a pond and playground, and Brookdale Park, with its soccer field, dog park and archery range.
The property is less than a mile from two train stations where commuters can catch trains that reach Penn Station in less than an hour. If you prefer to drive, you can reach midtown Manhattan in about 45 minutes, depending on traffic. Newark Liberty International Airport is approximately 30 minutes by car.
size: 2,793 square feet
Price per square foot: $286
indoor: The front door is set in a covered front porch adorned with gingerbread trim and surrounded by flower bushes.
Inside, the foyer has hardwood floors leading to a living room with a new gas fireplace and windows overlooking the backyard. Outside this room is a study with windows along three walls and a door to the porch.
Across from the foyer is the dining room, accented with floral wallpaper over white-painted paneling.
The dining room has a bright kitchen with space for a pantry and breakfast table. The powder room is located across the back door.
There are four bedrooms on the second floor. The master bedroom is at the front of the house. The next bedroom is now used as a large closet and dressing area. Across the hall are two more bedrooms. All four bedrooms share a full bathroom with penny tile floors and a console sink.
The fifth bedroom and bathroom with clawfoot tub are on the third floor.
The completed basement level includes a study, laundry room and storage area.
Outdoor space: The gently sloping backyard is landscaped with mature trees and hedges surrounding the lawn area. The flagstone patio now houses a dining table and some lounge chairs. There is space for one car in the separate garage and more parking in the driveway.
tax: $19,182 (estimated)
contact: Amy Patanite, Caldwell Bunker Maplewood, 917-442-5130; coldwellbankerhomes.com
St. Augustine, Florida | $798,000
Bungalow 2014 with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on 0.2 acres
This home is located in Fullerwood Park, a quiet neighborhood within 1 mile of some of St. Augustine’s most popular attractions. The Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park in Ponce de Leon, dedicated to a 16th-century Spanish settlement, is five minutes away by car. The neighborhood’s namesake park is just a few blocks away and has a playground and basketball court.
Driving north to Jacksonville or south to Daytona Beach takes about an hour, depending on traffic.
size: 1,701 square feet
Price per square foot: $469
indoor: The front yard has plenty of shade from some tall trees, and the front porch is covered by two ceiling fans, so it acts as an outdoor living room.
Open the front door to a small foyer with dark wood floors and built-in storage for jackets and bags. Hardwood floors lead to a windowed dining area overlooking the porch and side yard.
A four-seat breakfast bar separates the dining area from a galley kitchen with hanging pendant lights and stainless steel appliances.
Opposite the kitchen is the living room with coffered ceilings, fireplace, and sliding doors that open onto the screened-in back porch.
The master bedroom is located at the back of the house and has a deep walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower and two vanities.
The two guest rooms are located in a hallway that extends from the front of the house. You share a bathroom with a combined tub and shower. There is also a laundry closet off the hall.
Outdoor space: Similar to the front porch, the screened-in porch off the living room has paddle-style fans. out into the backyard.
tax: $3,036 (estimated)
contact: Irene Arriola, ONE Sotheby’s International Realty, 904-669-0691; sothebysrealty.com