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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.

We all want to be unique, but have you ever wanted to live in a house that looks like no other? This week, we are featuring three homes on the market that are unique in everything from floor-plan to concept and set themselves a part in the neighborhood. 

Live in the “smallest village in New York”

This sprawling six-acre farm incorporates over 7,500 square feet of living space on Shelter Island. With three stories, five bedrooms and seven baths, this home is in the heart of the Village of Dering Harbor. As you nestle into your grand seaside home, enjoy the french limestone bathroom, the large sleeping chambers with cathedral ceilings, a paneled library and giant wine cellar. Also, there will be plenty of time to improve your green thumb with an enchanting Lord & Burnham greenhouse. This property is listed for $5,950,000 by Corcoran Group. 

Put down roots in an antique schoolhouse

Built in 1867, this one-of-a-kind historical schoolhouse has long been home to Academy Printing. Located in Southold, the former one room schoolhouse is right in the center of town and close to the post office, bank, library, shops and grocery store. It has plenty of potential for a single family home with kitchen, bath and multiple bedrooms. It is listed for $1,295,000 by Aurichio and Smith Real Estate. 

Futuristic, sleek and modern

Designed by Californian architect Roger Bennett, this Shelter Island home is set on 2.2 seaside acres. This home has an open floor plan encompassing a grand living room, dining area and kitchen. The unusual curved architecture encompasses many floor-to-ceiling windows, allowing for plenty of natural light to fill every room of the home and bayfront panoramic views. With six bedrooms and seven baths,  the home also includes a detached pool house and garage, a library, a screening room and finished basement. This property is listed for $7,495,000 by M. Wein Realty.