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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, we’re looking at cozy cottages in Southold. From beautiful gardens to creek-side views, each of these quaint cottages is perfect for home buyers looking to spend more time outdoors and take in the natural beauty of the North Fork.

Garden cottage with stone patio

In front of this lovely New England-styled cottage is a garden filled with flowering trees, perennials, birds and more. Highlights of the three-bedroom, two-bath home include a fieldstone fireplace, covered porch and a spacious backyard, all in close proximity to two local waterways. Future home owners will be able to launch a kayak at Corey Creek or go for a swim down the road at Goose Creek Bay Beach. It’s listed for $825,000 by Daniel Gale Sothebys.

Woodsy creek-front cottage

This two-bedroom, one-bath cottage is a secluded slice of heaven. The creek-front home features a spacious screened-in porch with ample room to relax and dine. Built in 1950, the cottage also comes equipped with a wood burning stove, lending a cozy feel to the main living room. It’s listed for $1,200,000 by Douglas Elliman Real Estate.

Tranquil cape with creek views

Situated next to the Arshamomaque Preserve, this three-bedroom, three-bath cape offers some stunning creek views from the living and dining rooms and primary bedroom suite. Highlights of the home include a large fireplace, two-car garage and full basement. It’s listed for $950,000 by Century 21 Albertson Realty.