Hamptons

Cool Listings, Hamptons

Photo credit: Brown Harris Stevens

This super cool East Hampton home could easily be mistaken for a traditional southern California mid-century modern masterpiece. Built in 1964 at the height of the movement, the four-bedroom home was designed for indoor-outdoor living with floor-to-ceiling glass windows in every room, a large saltwater pool, and even a tennis court. It’s currently for sale for $2,695,000.

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Cool Listings, Hamptons

Photo by Jake Rajs

Billionaire investor, art collector, and gallery owner Adam Lindemann has dropped the price of his Montauk mansion to $15.5 million. He originally listed the sprawling property in 2015 for $29.5 million. Earlier that same year, Lindemann bought another nearby property that had once belonged to Andy Warhol and was listed for $85 million. His “smaller” estate is a 7,500-square-foot, traditional wood-shingled estate that sits atop the Montauk bluffs. In addition to its incredible shoreline views and three-acre lot, the home was renovated by architect David Adjaye. The interiors are fabulous, and the grounds boast a large heated pool and jacuzzi, several covered and uncovered patios, and a private staircase leading down to a secluded cove. Adding to the selling points is that it’s available fully furnished, including some of the high-end contemporary art.

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Cool Listings, Hamptons, Historic Homes

Photo credit: Rise Media for Sotheby’s International Realty

As was first reported by the Wall Street Journal, the historic home in the Hamptons where Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis spent her childhood summers has hit the market for $7.5 million. Known as Wildmoor, the home was built in 1865 and was owned by Jackie’s grandfather John Vernou Bouvier Jr. in the early 1900s. By the time Jackie was a child in the 1930s, her grandparents had bought an even more impressive East Hampton home called Lasata, which left Wildmoor free for Jackie and her parents when they left Park Avenue for the Hamptons during the summer.

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Cool Listings, Hamptons, Historic Homes

31 Madison Street, Sag Harbor

Listing images courtesy of Brown Harris Stevens

If you’ve been looking to buy property outside the city, here’s your chance to do it before summer starts AND own a piece of history. This Federal-style home in Sag Harbor was built in 1797 as the original “pastor’s manse” that belonged to the Presbyterian Church. In the 20th century, its history turned more artistic; it was owned by screen actor Hurd Hatfield from 1951 to 1972 and then by celebrated Jazz musician Hal McKusick until 2017. Famed artist couple Eric Fischl and April Gornik bought it after that and undertook an extensive renovation that modernized the home while preserving its early American architectural features. They’ve now listed it for $3.5 million.

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Cool Listings, Hamptons

Listing photos by Lena Yaremenko

The warm weather is upon us, and it’s undoubtedly going to make staying indoors harder. But not if this East Hampton home is where you’re be sheltering in place. The incredible 7,000-square-foot residence has six bedrooms, seven-and-a-half bathrooms, and outdoor space that’ll make you drool. The pool is a whopping 20′ x 50′ and has a sun shelf and hot tub. There’s a covered dining area and an outdoor kitchen with a built-in gas grill and stainless steel refrigerator and drink drawers (did someone say pool-side cocktails?!).

The interior isn’t too shabby, either

Hamptons, Recent Sales

Mansion Global reports that the sprawling oceanfront estate at 26 and 32 Windmill Lane in East Hampton has closed for $45 million, as per sources close to the deal. Though they can’t confirm the final sale price, Douglas Elliman does tell us that it’s the most expensive sale in the Hamptons since 2016. The 6.7-acre property, which was listed for $60 million in July and most recently for $55 million, was built in 1989 for former Union Pacific president and chairman James Evans. There’s a massive main house with beautiful beachy interiors and tons of outdoor space including a 50-foot pool, as well as a separate guest house.

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Celebrities, Hamptons, Recent Sales, Soho

2623 Montauk Highway, Bethenny Frankel Hamptons

2623 Montauk Highway. Photo credit: Chris Foster, courtesy of Compass

It’s been a busy 2020 so far for Real Housewives of New York alum Bethenny Frankel, who’s finally unloaded two properties: her Soho condo and one of her Hamptons retreats. The Post reported last week that Frankel sold her seven-bedroom residence in Bridgehampton for $2.28 million after listing it for $2.99 million. It’s a good thing she made a slight profit there because her Soho condo ended up selling for a significant loss. After almost three years on the market, Frankel sold her two-bedroom apartment at 22 Mercer Street for $3.65 million, the Observer reported last month. That’s a $550,000 loss compared to the $4.2 million she paid for the pad in 2014—and more if you factor in what she spent on an extensive renovation.

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Cool Listings, Hamptons, Historic Homes

20 harbor road, cool listings, north shore, stanford white

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This estate in quaint St. James, NY–located in Suffolk County on the north shore of Long Island overlooking Stony Brook Harbor–is indeed, as the listing describes it, a piece of architectural history. Built in 1895 by famed and scandalous architect Stanford White of McKim, Mead and White (the firm who penned such icons as the Washington Square Arch and the former Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan), the rambling New England-style 16-bedroom estate spans 8,000 square feet and sits on 3.75 acres. Though it calls to mind a time long past, the home’s historic charm is more literal than most; it will likely take substantial effort beyond its $1.5 million ask to make it the 21st-century residence it undoubtedly could be.

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Celebrities, Hamptons, Recent Sales

1645 Millstone Road, Sag Harbor, Ellen Pompeo

Listing photos by Chris Foster, courtesy Douglas Elliman

Two years after putting her Hamptons home on the market for $3.8 million, actress Ellen Pompeo has sold the property for $2,995,000. The “Grey’s Anatomy” star bought the eight-acre site for $950,000 in 2011, and in 2013, had the current modern-farmhouse constructed, which she then designed herself. In addition to its gorgeous decor, the residence boasts beautifully manicured lawns and a heated, Gunite pool.

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Cool Listings, Hamptons

384 Main Street, amagansett, hamptons, cool listings

Images courtesy of The Corcoran Group.

This postcard-worthy 1829 farmhouse at 384 Main Street in Amagansett village has been meticulously renovated from its gracious front porch and Greek Revival doorway to a gunite pool and boxwood hedges. Located in a prime south-of-highway Hamptons location overlooking protected farm fields, the home, asking $3.475 million, sits on just over half an acre. The property can legally be a bed and breakfast for even more possibilities.

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