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Wondering what your budget can get you on the red-hot East End real estate market? We’re here to help, home buyers. In our biweekly column, we spotlight homes for sale in hamlets across the North Fork at various price points.

Gated communities offer lovely amenities for families, as well as for folks 55 and over who want a nice home without having to worry about property upkeep.

Luxe living for 55 and over

Located in Riverhead’s Sunken Pond Estates, this home has two bedrooms, two full bathrooms, cathedral ceilings, cats and dogs allowed, central air, and gas heat. The Sunken Pond Estates has a community pool and clubhouse, as well. It’s listed for $449,888 by Brooke M Anzalone of Realty Connect USA.

A Saddle Lakes home

This home, located in the Saddle Lakes 55 and over community in Riverhead, has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, hardwood floors, vaulted ceiling, fireplace, fenced-in patio area, gas heat and full basement. Amenities in Saddle Lakes include a clubhouse, movie theater, gym, indoor and outdoor pools, bocce, shuffleboard and tennis. It’s listed for $550,000 by Denice Lara at Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty.

Pristine and elegant at Willow Pond

Willow Pond is not age-restricted, so this two-bedroom, two-bathroom home is perfect for a young family. It’s got an open floor plan, kitchen with all-new stainless steel appliances, plank hardwood laminate flooring throughout, new washer and dryer. Amenities include community pool, tennis court, clubhouse, gym, and snow removal. It’s listed for $385,000 by Camille C. Cutler with Saunders & Associates.