Refreshing water-oriented diversions are minutes away at these homes with private docks, which offer access to ocean coves, harbors, sounds, and bays and the Intracoastal Waterway.

Mediterranean Reprieve on Hypoluxo Island

Keith Vanderlaan & Michael Massraf | Sotheby’s International Realty – Palm Beach Brokerage

This majestic Mediterranean residence on Hypoluxo Island features a “grand room” with water views, a club room, a library loft, a fitness room, a chef’s kitchen, a wine tasting room, and an aquarium in addition to four upper-level bedroom suites and poolside guest quarters. Outdoor enjoyment is effortless thanks to inviting terraces, an alfresco dining room, a covered patio with a grill, a bar, a pool and infinity spa, and 110 feet of navigable water frontage with a private dock allowing for easy ocean access.

Stylish Sag Harbor Oasis

Dana Trotter | Sotheby’s International Realty – Bridgehampton Brokerage

This new shingled six-bedroom home enjoys an enviable waterfront perch on a Bay Point peninsula. The heart of the six-bedroom residence is an open-concept kitchen, living, and dining room with a gas fireplace, walls of glass, and sliding French doors opening to a bluestone pool and spa patio. The generous lower level provides space for games, fitness, and movies along with a full bath, a den, and an office. The verdant lawn rolls toward Sag Harbor Cove and the property’s deepwater dock.

Striking Modern Greenwich Retreat

Joseph Barbieri | Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage

In the gated Mead Point association, this striking steel, cedar, stone, and glass home was designed by esteemed New York architect Constantin Wickenburg for maximum appreciation of serene water views. Walls of glass, rooftop terraces, decks, and an alluring pool blur the lines between indoors and out and encourage a dynamic flow of living and entertaining. The property, which includes 230 feet of shoreline on Indian Harbor, sits alongside a private five-acre park with a 160-foot deepwater dock allocated for the exclusive use of residents.

Secluded Waterfront Sanctuary

Harald Grant & Bruce Grant | Sotheby’s International Realty – Southampton Brokerage

A bastion of light-flooded contemporary style, this unique six-bedroom home sits on nearly two acres at the confluence of Seatuck Creek and its namesake cove. Multiple decks allow for appreciation of the surroundings, and an expertly equipped outdoor kitchen accompanies the alluring heated swimming pool and spa. A lighted path leads through thriving native grasses and other flora to the estate’s 370 feet of water frontage and private dock.

Beach City Getaway

Geri Mills & Travis Manning | Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty 

Outside of Houston on the tip of Beach City’s coastline on Trinity Bay, this four-bedroom retreat benefits from views that stretch from Kemah to Galveston. It is filled with lovely custom details, including striking tilework. Encouraging outdoor enjoyment are two swimming pools, an alfresco dining pergola, and an impressive private 800-foot dock with lights and a two-level palapa with a bar and a built-in sound system