New Jersey | 39 Beachmont Terrace, North Caldwell
Custom-Built Four-Bedroom House
A four-bedroom, four-full-and-two-half bath, 5,517-square-foot house custom built in 1995, with vaulted ceilings in the living room and foyer, a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, a second-story balcony, a large kitchen with an octagonal breakfast room, a two-story library with a gas fireplace, a sun room, a finished basement, an attached three-car garage, a fenced-in yard, a partially covered patio and a firepit, on 0.58 acres. Douglass Holmes, Howard Hanna Rand Realty, 973-568-2224; howardhanna.com
$29,906 a year
The house is bright and sunny, with sliding doors on the first and second floors leading to patios or the wraparound deck. All the bedrooms are sizable.
The basement has no windows. A monotone color palate extends throughout the house.
New York | 10 Pryer Place, New Rochelle
Six-Bedroom Colonial-Style House
A six-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath, 2,777-square-foot colonial-style house built in 1920 and updated, with a formal living room that has a fireplace and built-ins, a den/family room with outside access, a formal dining room, a lower level with finished storage space, and a detached two-car garage, on 0.28 acres. Sherrie C. Bell, Houlihan Lawrence, 646-258-2033; houlihanlawrence.com
$24,034 a year
The house combines charming period wood and glass details with modern amenities like custom-designed closets. The den can be turned into a professional office. Finished storage space on the lower level can be developed into living space.
There is no central air-conditioning. The half bath is on the lower level. Some sections of the roof need attention.
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