Sarasota, Florida. Renovated last year, this 2009 four-bedroom home sits on the tropical shore of Sarasota Bay. Details include a 1,200-bottle wine room, white-oak floors, an antique marble fireplace, an elevator, and a studio apartment. A 51-foot balcony overlooks the water.
The 1.8-acre property features a koi pond, a 115-foot private dock with boatlift, and a pool with spa. $3,900,000. Peter G. Laughlin, Premier/Sotheby’s International Realty, (941) 356-8428.
San Francisco. Located on the 36th floor of a luxury residential building in Rincon Hill, this two-bedroom condo has sweeping water views spanned by the Bay Bridge. Apartment details include Siberian oak floors, Italian kitchen appliances, and floor-to-ceiling windows.
Ownership comes with access to the pool, gym, and clubhouse; valet parking; and a concierge. $2,618,000. Compass, (415) 712-7788.
White Stone, Virginia. Built in 2007, this four-bedroom home sits at the confluence of the Rappahannock River and Chesapeake Bay. The post-and-beam house features a cathedral ceiling, Brazilian cherry-wood floors, oversize windows, and a screened porch.
The 4.6-acre landscaped property includes a large deck, a private beach with boatlift, and a workshop. $1,295,000. Neena Rodgers, Isabell K. Horsley Real Estate, (804) 436-2326.
Green Bay, Wisconsin. Tucked into this wooded property are a three-bedroom main house built in 1998 and a guesthouse dating to 1938. Both were extensively renovated in 2015 and feature high-end kitchen finishes, floor-to-ceiling windows, and views of the bay.
The 3.2-acre grounds include multiple decks, a fire pit, and 487 feet of water frontage. $2,200,000. Sandra Ranck, Keller Williams Real Estate, (920) 265-5033.
Saint George, Maine. This 1988 two-bedroom home looks out on Rackliff Bay. The contemporary house features an open floor plan, a library with a fireplace, multiple skylights, and a master suite with water views from a window seat.
The 1.3-acre property has flower gardens, direct water access, and a two-car garage with a guest apartment. $995,000. Ken Twaddel, Camden Real Estate Agency, (800) 236-6171.
Homer, Alaska. Nestled on a verdant acre overlooking Kachemak Bay, this multilevel home features an open-floor plan, built-ins, custom millwork, and a private deck off the main floor with a porch swing facing Grewingk Glacier.
The property includes a cabin playhouse and a studio with a woodstove. $349,000. Sarah Richardson, Story Real Estate, (907) 299-5909.