The Hamptons & Long Island

September 13, 2021

For $5.75M, own two Hamptons beach cottages with private beach access

In East Quogue, right across from the ocean, this set of beach cottages was built in 1920 and then completely renovated by the current owners in 2018. Today, the compact cottages have contemporary seaside interiors, patios that overlook both the ocean and Quantuck Bay, an outdoor shower, sandy sitting area, and a private walkway to the beach. Plus, the property recently received a permit for a pool in between the homes, which would create the ultimate getaway residence. The entire place is on the market for $5,750,000.
August 27, 2021

For $24M, this solar-powered mansion in Montauk has a beachfront infinity pool and ballet studio

This modern, solar-powered home in Montauk was built in 2018 and designed by Anastasia Ratia, who infused the interiors with a mix of rustic and contemporary aesthetics. But the best part has to be the infinity pool, perched at cliff height with incredible water views. The six-bedroom, seven-bath mansion also has 125 feet of ocean frontage, as well as fun perks like a barre studio, wine closet, home theater, and salt rock sauna. It's on the market for $24 million.
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August 20, 2021

For $789K, a 650-square-foot condo overlooking Montauk Bay

If you're thinking $789,000 is steep for a 650-square-foot condo outside Manhattan, you may not be familiar with the real estate prices in Montauk. This one-bedroom unit is part of Rough Riders Landing, a 134-unit gated complex on over 30 acres on Montauk Bay. It has a spacious deck overlooking the bay and lovely shabby-chic nautical interiors.
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August 18, 2021

$7.25M bayside home on Long Island sits on 15 acres with themed gardens and a waterfront esplanade

Wow with a capital-W. This home, listed for $7,250,000, on Long Island's Moriches Bay is set on 15 acres filled with themed gardens like a manicured rose garden, sculpture garden, an entire koi pond paradise, and even a tunnel of vines. It has over 850 feet of water frontage, along with a bayside esplanade and private dock, a deck with a solarium, a rooftop viewing area, huge pool, a gazebo, and a guest house with a second pool. Another wow factor is that the home was transformed into this stylish estate over 25 years by fashion industry icon Rose Marie Bravo, who's credited with turning Burberry into an international luxury brand.
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August 17, 2021

For $8.9M, this Bates Masi-designed home in Amagansett is a modernist seaside retreat

Less than a block from the Atlantic Avenue Beach, this Bates Masi-designed home is a modernist treasure. Built in 2017, the property consists of a huge main house complete with three outdoor decks, as well as a spacious two-bedroom guest cottage, both of which were designed in the architects' signature contemporary seaside style. But like most Hamptons homes, it's the outdoor space that takes the cake. Here, there's a gunite swimming pool, firepit area, two outdoor showers, and one outdoor foot-wash (for when you've just come off the beach). It's on the market for $8,895,000.
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August 10, 2021

Revolutionary War-era house in Sag Harbor with a modern update and pool house asks $11.5M

According to the National Register of Historic Places, this Hamptons home was built by Lieutenant Colonel John Hulbert between 1780 and 1790. Hulbert was a general in the Revolutionary War, where he oversaw 3,000 soldiers in charge of protecting the East End from British Invasion. Located in Sag Harbor Village, the home has gotten some modern updates over the years, all of which have received approval from the local boards and are sensitive to the history of the house. With 5,000 square feet, six bedrooms, a 40-foot pool and hot tub, and a guest/pool house, the "Captain's House" is asking $11,500,000.
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August 5, 2021

Architect Michael Haverland lists his modern glass house in East Hampton for $5M

Architect Michael Haverland is selling his modern East Hampton abode for $4,995,000. Designed in collaboration with his partner, New York Times columnist Philip Galanes, the "glass, steel, and stucco showpiece" at 73 Cove Hollow Road has been featured in over a dozen publications and even included in the Museum of Modern Art's tour of iconic East Hampton homes, according to the listing. Due to careful architectural planning, the one-acre property manages to fit a three-bedroom residence, pool house, patio, and work shed with plenty of space left for a large, lush front yard.
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August 4, 2021

180-year-old Sag Harbor home with ties to local newspaper and Truman Capote lists for $3.2M

Known locally as the historic Hunt-Johnson Home, this classical house was built in 1841 by Colonel Henry Wentworth Hunt, who founded the local newspaper the Sag Harbor Corrector, today known as the Sag Harbor Express. It remained in the Hunt-Johnson family for three generations until it was sold in 1951 to Joe Petrocik and Myron Clemente. The couple was good friends with Truman Capote, and, in fact, Capote's 1968 red Mustang convertible is still in the garage with the original "Capote" license plate. The charming three-bedroom home retains much of its original architecture and is on the market for $3,195,000.
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August 2, 2021

Asking $18M, this waterfront estate in Quogue was designed by Norman Jaffe with a nautical feel

A stunning waterfront estate in the Hamptons designed by the late architect Norman Jaffe is on the market for just under $18,000,000. Located on Seascape Lane in the village of Quogue, the residence sits on five acres overlooking Quantuck Bay. With angular lines and an abundance of natural materials, the shingled home is an example of Jaffe's signature modernist style. The ship-like property boasts a massive wraparound outdoor deck, two docks, a tennis court, putting green, and a resort-like swimming pool.
July 14, 2021

The 7 best beaches for surfing near NYC

Whether you're a seasoned surfer or are looking to learn the sport, you don't have to go far from New York City to ride some waves. Ahead, we've rounded up the seven best beaches in the area for surfing, from the Rockaways, NYC's only legal surfing beach, to spots on Long Island and the Hamptons to the greatest of the Jersey Shore. We'll also fill you in on other things to do in these towns and where to rent boards or take lessons.
July 13, 2021

For $15,000, spend August in this pretty pink cottage in Westhampton Beach Village

In addition to being ridiculously charming, this three-bedroom house is one of the least expensive rentals in Westhampton Beach Village. It's available for the month of August for $15,000 or through Labor Day for $18,000. It's just 1.5 miles from Main Street and 2.5 miles from the beach, and it sits on a half-acre complete with a backyard deck and outdoor shower. It also comes fully furnished, which includes a decked-out home gym.
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July 9, 2021

Long Island home from ‘Meet the Parents’ lists for $2.3M, indoor pool included

Remember the scene from "Meet the Parents" when Ben Stiller's character spikes the volleyball in the indoor pool and breaks the bride-to-be's nose? You can now personally take a dip in that pool. As the NY Post first reported, the Oyster Bay, Long Island mansion that was used as the setting for the 2000 comedy has hit the market for $2,299,000. The seven-bedroom home was built in 1983 and sits on 2.17 acres. In addition to the pool room, which has a retractable roof, the house has a circular drive, three-car garage, two separate family rooms, and much more.
July 2, 2021

For $12.9M, you can own this 19-acre East Hampton farm with a Mediterranean-style mansion

Thanks to the lush landscapes and great growing seasons of the Hamptons, the farm-to-table movement is prevalent throughout the area. This 19.3-acre property in East Hampton is perfect for a chef or home cook looking to get in on the action. The majority of the property's acreage is used for an agricultural reserve, complete with a self-sufficient farm that runs off power from a wind turbine and is equipped with underground micro-irrigation. Plus, when you're ready to host that amazing dinner party, there's a beautiful Mediterranean-style home with a gourmet kitchen and covered outdoor patio. It's all asking $12,900,000.
June 25, 2021

$8.75M Long Island mansion comes with a Go-Kart track, beach volleyball court, pool waterfall, and more

"A custom residence, a resort, the ultimate vacation, summer camp, and a top-notch country club"--this is how the listing describes this over-the-top Long Island mansion that's currently on the market for $8,750,000. Sitting on nearly four acres in Old Westbury, the property comes with a seven-bedroom, 9,500-square-foot main house, as well as amenities that include a par-3 golf hole with two sand traps, custom Go-Kart track, 1,000-bottle wine cellar, tennis, shuffleboard, and beach volleyball courts, and a magnificent pool with a waterfall and pool house.
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June 22, 2021

Live right on Lake Montauk for $499K at this 260-square-foot cottage

This might just be the most affordable house in Montauk, a great deal if you're not looking for a ton of space. Located right on Lake Montauk, the charming cottage is actually part of The Outrigger co-op complex. It's a modest 260 square feet, but the $499,000 price tag can't be beaten. Inside, the studio has everything you need, while outside there's a wrap-around deck and access to all the setting has to offer.
June 18, 2021

This three-bedroom A-frame house in Sag Harbor can be yours for $1.35M

If you're a lover of A-frame houses and are looking for a Hamptons getaway, it doesn't get any more perfect than this three-bedroom home in Noyack, currently on the market for $1,350,000. The unique home is actually three separate, adjoined a-frames, all centered around the big backyard that has a 40-foot freeform heated pool and multiple patio seating areas.
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June 17, 2021

$1.8M Hamptons home is relaxation-ready with crisp interiors and a serene backyard

This Wainscott home is not a Hamptons mega-mansion, but it's also not a historic cottage. Built in 1989, the three-bedroom home has been renovated in a contemporary farmhouse style, mixing rustic wood ceiling beams with whitewashed floors and modern furnishings. Add in the outdoor space, and it's the perfect summer home. The half-acre lot includes a large heated pool, adorable storage shed, and a deck overlooking the magical garden. It's asking $1,795,000.
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June 4, 2021

In the heart of Sag Harbor, a nautical gem designed by Steven Gambrel asks $7M

A designer cottage in the village of Sag Harbor is now available for $6,995,000. Built in 2017 by New York interior designer Steven Gambrel, the property at 52 Glover Street "echoes the charm and vernacular of a seafarer's home," according to the listing. Decked out in blue and gray tones, marble accents, and pine paneling, the Hamptons residence has a historic, nautical feel, all while keeping things modern.
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June 2, 2021

With a guest house, pool, and golf course views, this $2.2M Hamptons farmhouse is summer ready

A beautifully renovated farmhouse neighboring a golf course in the village of Southampton is now on the market for $2,195,000. In addition to its main residence, the property at 166 Sebonac Road also features an updated guest cottage and heated in-ground pool, two must-haves for a summer spent in the Hamptons.
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June 2, 2021

The best beach day trips from NYC

New York City has some great local beaches, like the Rockaways, Coney Island, and Brighton and Orchard Beaches. But when you need a short break from all the spots you can hit via the subway, it’s worth remembering that there are some great beaches just a quick drive, NJ Transit, or Long Island Railroad ride away. Here are some of our favorite day beach trips from the city, from up-and-comer Asbury Park and Long Branch in NJ to long-time favorites like Fire and Shelter Islands.
May 28, 2021

$6.8M serene Southampton mansion has custom meditation room and outdoor yoga platform

For those seeking a home that doubles as a serene oasis, look no further than this Southampton mansion now on the market for $6,750,000. The property at 26 Parrish Pond Lane in Shinnecock Hills features a custom-designed meditation room, infra-red cedar sauna, an outdoor yoga platform with a waterfall backdrop, and a Zen-inspired rock garden. Surrounded by over an acre of landscaped lawns, the home features seven bedrooms, eight and a half baths, and more amenities than found at a resort.
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May 25, 2021

You can rent ‘Real Housewife’ Luann de Lesseps’ Sag Harbor home for the summer

Any Bravo fans looking for a summer rental? Luann de Lesseps, star of "The Real Housewives of New York," is renting her waterfront Sag Harbor home for the months of July and August, as the New York Post first reported. "I want to travel after the pandemic," de Lesseps, who also added she is also getting ready for her cabaret shows scheduled for this fall, told the newspaper. The Hamptons property sits on Sag Harbor Cove and boasts water views and a private dock. According to the listing, renters will pay $100,000 for the month of July, $110,000 for August, or $200,000 for both months.
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May 14, 2021

$2.3M bayfront home on the North Fork is like your own anchored ‘houseboat’

This bayfront home in New Suffolk is known as the "Houseboat" for its nautical interiors, expansive views, and terrace that feels like it's floating on the water. Every room of the four-bedroom house has custom built-in hardwood furniture, fir wood trim, solid white pine doors, and elegantly chic lighting fixtures. It's on the market for $2,295,000.
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May 6, 2021

18th-century Sag Harbor home with shiplap ceilings and custom ironwork asks $3.25M

In Sag Harbor Village, this $3,250,000 house shares all the history of its neighborhood. It was built in 1792 but updated with a modern take on its 18th-century origins. Throughout you'll find handcrafted millwork and ironwork, wide-plank oak floors, and shiplap ceiling with exposed wood beams. And it's just steps to both Sag Harbor Cove and all the shops and restaurants along Main Street.
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May 4, 2021

$7.9M hilltop brick mansion on Long Island has its own heliport

Not comfortable traveling via commercial airline yet? A mansion on Long Island with a private heliport is now available for $7,950,000. The grand property is found at 18 Gwynne Road in Melville, a wealthy hamlet located within the town of Huntington. In addition to the easy access to personal air travel, other special features of the home include an in-ground pool, home theater, indoor basketball court, and a fitness center.
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April 29, 2021

For $2.4M, this harborside Southampton cottage comes with a private beach

This available three-bedroom home is much more low-key than your typical beachfront Hamptons property. Located at 278 Towd Point Road in the Southampton hamlet of North Sea, the storybook cottage faces the North Sea Harbor and has its own private beach. Asking $2,350,000, the single-family home also has two outdoor decks, ideal for entertaining and enjoying the serene views.
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