1. Fairfield, Conn. Overlooking Long Island Sound, this two-bedroom home has a boat house, a dock, and a mooring. Interior details include limestone floors, a master bedroom with spa bath, and a gourmet kitchen. Entertainment areas include an ipe wood deck and a screened room. $1,995,000. Helen Cusa, Halstead Property, (203) 221-0666

2. Sun Valley, Idaho This 80-acre ranch is located on the East Fork of the Big Lost River, a renowned trout fishing stream. The property includes a four-bedroom furnished cabin and half a mile of water access. The property borders the Salmon-Challis National Forest, with miles of hiking and horse riding trails. $2,195,000. Trent Jones, Hall and Hall, (208) 622-4133

3. Little Compton, R.I. Close to Rhode Island Sound, this two-bedroom house is located next to a golf club. Built in 1900, the home features marble floors, two wine cellars, and a screened porch. The property includes a one-bedroom guest house with a deck. $1,295,000. Jose Aguon, Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty, (401) 848-6723

4. Wilmot, N.H. Built in 1955, this two-bedroom cottage is located on the edge of Chase Pond. Details include an enclosed porch, views of the water, and shared beach access; Vermont-made furnishings are available for an additional price. Area amenities include a rail trail and access to Pleasant Lake. $199,000. Marilyn R. Kidder, Coldwell Banker Real Estate/Milestone, (603) 526-4116

5. New Buffalo, Mich. Located on Lake Michigan, this six-bedroom house features direct beach access. Interior details include an open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, and a spa bathroom. A deck overlooks the in-ground pool and the lake. $2,195,000. Donna Iwamoto, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, (269) 469-3950

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6. Jay, N.Y. This newly remodeled A-frame is located in the Adirondack Park. Features include exposed-beam ceilings, custom tile, and a three-season porch. Community amenities include fishing on the Ausable River, tennis courts, a private lake, and hiking trails. $179,000. Corey Iaria, Sotheby’s International Realty, (518) 524-6608

7. Lake Tahoe, Calif. Set on the edge of the lake, this four-bedroom home has been in the same family since 1961. Interior details include floor-to-ceiling windows, vaulted exposed-beam ceilings, and a fireplace. The property features 100 feet of waterfront with rights to build a shared pier. $2,295,000. Brooke Hernandez, Chase International, (530) 314-9766