6 Close-to-NYC Summer Homes for Sale Under $500,000

No need to pack up after a long weekend away

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This designer home in the Hamptons is currently listed for $495K
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This is The Listings, a monthly rundown (with pictures!) of some of the most over-the-top properties currently on sale in or around this fair(ish) city.

This month, we’ve rounded up six summer homes that might — gasp! — actually be affordable. Forget hotels, Airbnbs and crashing at your friend’s swanky pad. It just might be time to invest in your own private kingdom of rest. 

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151 Hankins Road
Narrowsburg, NY

Price: $499,000
Distance to the city: 2 hours, 35 minutes 
The basics: 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,300 sq ft, 10.52 Acres 
Notable features: A modern renovated cabin oasis, this home sits at the edge of the Delaware River. Vaulted ceilings and heaps of windows let the sunshine in. Plus, there’s an expansive deck for entertaining with access to canoeing, kayaking and fishing at your fingertips. 

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893 Starlight Road
Monticello, NY 

Price: $459,000
Distance to the city: 2 hours, 10 minutes 
The basics: 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 1,805 sq ft, 5.27 acres 
Notable features: A cabin in the woods perfect for a family or filming your next horror flick. There’s a screened porch where you’ll take your morning coffee and gaze out over Swinging Bridge Reservoir, where eagles are known to nest. To boot, there’s a wood-burning fireplace and the home comes with a hammock and two canoes. Turnkey wilderness living. 

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35 Library Avenue 
Westhampton Beach, NY 

Price: $489,000
Distance to the city: 2 hours, 10 minutes 
The basics: 1 bedroom, 1 bath, 600 sq ft, 5.3 acres 
Notable features: This top-floor co-op is equal parts convenience and escape. Situated on a bulk-headed canal and adjacent from the Village Marina, it’s a captain’s dream. On site there’s a heated pool and you’ll be just a stone’s throw from Dune Road beaches for getting your surf on. 

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101 Dune Road
East Quogue, NY 

Price: $499,000
Distance to the city: 2 hours, 10 minutes 
The basics: 1 bedroom, 1 bath 
Notable features: Appropriately coined as “Tribeca meets the ocean,” this dwelling has a particularly Bret Easton Ellis vibe. Access to amenities galore, with an Olympic-sized, heated pool, ocean views from a private balcony and a recessed wall fireplace. 

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236 Edgemere Street
Montauk, NY 

Price: $345,000 
Distance to the city: 3 hours 
The basics: 1 bedroom, 1 bath, 800 sq ft, 8 acres
Notable features: Small in stature, but big on charm, this locale has everything for an action-packed summer. On site there is an outdoor pool, putting green, six tennis courts, basketball, bocce, a gym, spa, jacuzzi, piano and barbeque and complimentary shuttles to town. 

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Bridgehampton, NY  (Pictured at top)

Price: $495,000
Distance to city: 2 hours, 30 minutes 
The basics: 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,000 sq ft, 0.5 acres 
Notable features: The kind of summer home that real estate envy is made of. A high-design cabin by Davinic Haus perfect for exhibitionists. This home comes with top-of-the-line appliances from Wolf, Viking and Miele, a grand soaking tub and an eclectic fireplace.

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