An amenity that can add appeal: Detached studios/offices

Mid-level homes made an extra 24 percent when a shed/garage studio was listed as an amenity.

Of course on-site studio sheds add dollars to your resale value. But they also mean you can get to work without the nag of a commute or the bother of putting on pants. These three homes feature studio work spaces so darling they might actually motivate you to work in them.

349 Croton Road, Wayne
$785,000
Monthly taxes: $653
Tell me all about it: This four-bedroom Wayne home is loaded with charm. There are a Dutch door in the mudroom, porcelain knobs and locks fitted with skeleton keys, and a private patio walkway to a “shedquarters” out back. The space includes heating and air conditioning, as well as a kitchenette and bathroom. What more could you need?

1755 Meadow Road, Southampton
$365,000
Monthly taxes: $479
Tell me all about it: For starters, this four-bedroom home was designed by architect Bob Bishop, an acolyte of Frank Lloyd Wright. The property includes sustainable features including solar panels and a new propane hot water heater (the listing says the total annual cost for heating and gas last year was less than $2,200). The property includes two studio spaces. One inside the main building features hardwood floors and triple-glazed windows. Another is in a separate heated wooden building and has been used most recently for yoga.

3648 Fretz Valley Road, Bedminster
$1,495,000
Monthly taxes: $617
Tell me all about it: Well, this is the studio space to end all studio spaces. The three-bedroom home itself is lovely enough, having been recently transformed from a 19th century farmhouse to a modern model of luxury. An adjacent garage space (with room for three cars) has been similarly renovated and includes a lofted, second-story studio space, featuring skylights and its own separate plumbing. Plus there is a magnificent barn ready for your next party. No word on whether the “rescued goats and ponies” in the listing come with the property, but we are intrigued.

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