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Homes in New Urbanism communities

1. Vero Beach, Fla. New Urbanism is a growing national trend in which homes are built in walkable, mixed-use neighborhoods. Located in the 416-acre planned community of Windsor, this four-bedroom Dutch-Caribbean–style home is built around an outdoor pool. Details include limestone floors, a master suite with tongue-and-groove ceilings, and a gourmet kitchen. The property includes a loggia the length of the house and a separate one-bedroom guest cottage with covered porch. $1,950,000. Windsor Properties, (772) 388-8400

2. Warwick, N.Y. This three-bedroom home is located in an age-55-and-up community called Warwick Grove. Exterior details include cedar shake blended with clapboard, a mahogany door, and a front porch. The 130-acre community has a neighborhood center, a fitness center with spa services, and an outdoor pool. $495,000. Carole Rogers, Warwick Grove, (845) 988-5274 

Steal of the week3. North Augusta, S.C. Inspired by the old brick warehouses in Charleston, this three-story unit is located on the Savannah River in the community of Hammond’s Ferry. Built in 2012, the two-bedroom home has a shared courtyard; landscaping fees are included in community dues. $202,900. William Greene, Blanchard and Calhoun, (706) 799-9998 

4. Norfolk, Va. This five-bedroom beachfront house is located on the Chesapeake Bay in the community of East Beach. The home was built with many green building elements, including a geothermal HVAC system, tankless water heaters, and a metal roof. Community amenities include the Bay Front Club, tennis courts, and light retail. $1,895,000. Donna Alexander, East Beach Realty, (757) 333-6650

5. Scarborough, Maine This three-bedroom Greek Revival–style home is located in the community of Eastern Village, near four area beaches. The clapboard house features a gas fireplace, a great room with walls of windows, and crown molding. The community is inspired by architecture from 1870 through 1920 and features a central town green with neighborhood shops and restaurants. $510,000. Kerry Anderson, KDA Development Corp., (207) 883-3618 

6. Alys Beach, Fla. Built in 2006, this five-bedroom Bahamian-style home is located in the 158-acre Gulf Coast community of Alys Beach. The home, built around a courtyard with a pool, is sold fully furnished. Community amenities include tennis courts, beach access, and restaurants. Price $1,690,000. Thomas Dodson, Alys Beach Properties, (850) 213-5500

7. Beaufort, S.C. Built in 2005, this four-bedroom house is located in the 282-acre community of Habersham, built on the Broad River. Interior details include a fireplace, French doors, and built-in bookcases. The front porch wraps around the side of the home, creating an expanded outdoor living room. $740,000. Bob Turner, Habersham Properties, (877) 542-2344

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