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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.

This week is all about fireplaces. That might seem like a minor detail to consider when buying a home, but if there’s anything that the Danish concept of Hygge has taught us, it’s that simple pleasures can make all the difference. Here are some local homes with fireplaces that will keep you feeling warm and cozy all winter long.

A homey fireplace and a spacious screened-in porch

A gas-burning fireplace in the living room of this three-bedroom, two-bathroom home makes for a warm and inviting space to relax or entertain guests. Tucked next to Southold’s Jockey Creek Bridge, the bungalow-style home features a spacious screened-in porch with incredible water views and dock access. It’s listed for $1,155,000 by Daniel Gale Sothebys.

Airy cape with a built-in fireplace in East Marion

This light and airy four-bedroom, two-bathroom home is the quintessential beach house. Located across the street from a sandy beach in East Marion, the house not only boasts a built-in, wood-burning fireplace but also features views of The Orient Point Lighthouse. It’s listed for $995,000 by Compass Greater NY.

Fireside lounge with bay views in Southold

This contemporary cape offers a spacious living room with a traditional brick fireplace and bay views. The three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom home also features a glass sunroom, dock access and a second fireplace in the master bedroom. The house is also outfitted with a formal library — the perfect spot to grab a book before cozying up by the fire. It’s listed for $1,850,000 by Corcoran.