If you're looking to buy a home in the Three Village area but are wary of the taxes, here are three family-sized homes with takes under $9,000. History lovers can find a trove of old homes in the Three Village area with taxes on the lower end of the spectrum, including one that is under $5,000.
1. 1154 North Country Road, Stony Brook
List Price: $348,500 Taxes: 4881.61 ($3,838 with STAR)
For a slice of Stony Brook history, take a look at this two-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom historical home near the pond and the harbor. It features landscaped grounds with extensive stone work, as well as an eat-in kitchen with a fireplace that overlooks the patio. Contact Carmela Kaiser and Jonathan Kaiser at Fortune Realty of LI in South Setauket.
2. 350 Main Street, Setauket
List Price: $315,000 Taxes: $7,247.96 (approximately $6,205 with STAR)
This three-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom colonial is also old-fashioned: it was built in 1930. This home includes a formal living room/sitting area with a fireplace, a formal dining room, hardwood floors, and a full unfinished basement with an outside entrance. Contact Michael Ardolino at Realty Connect USA of East Setauket.
3. 63 Ridgeway Avenue, Setauket
List Price: $299,000 Taxes: $7884.92 (approximately $7,000 with STAR)
This home is move-in ready, and features fresh paint and new carpets, as well as cathedral ceilings and a sleeping loft. The basement is finished and includes an outside entrance, and with proper permits, the home can be used as a home office. Contact Linda Stowell and Denise King at Coach Realtors of Port Jefferson.
4. 28 Upper Sheep Pasture Road, East Setauket
List Price: $319,000 Taxes: $8,562.21
For a young home with a classic look, check out this storybook ranch, which comes with hardwood floors, young appliances, a newer oil burner, a newer cesspool, and a new master bathroom. It also includes a formal dining room. Contact Donna Ferro at Coach Real Estate of Stony Brook.
5. 49 University Heights Drive, Stony Brook
List Price: $399,999 Taxes: $8704.70 ($7,661.98 with STAR)
If you work or go to school at Stony Brook University or Medical Hospital, consider taking advantage of this ranch’s recent price reduction. This home comes with an eat-in kitchen has granite counters and stainless steel appliances, and a sunken den with high ceilings. The master bedroom is on the first floor, and includes a full private bath. Contact Cindy Mantione at Coach Real Estate of Smithtown.