Incredible waterfront properties. Equestrian estates. Custom construction. Does your dream home await? Find out as this week’s Hamptons Real Estate Top Five showcases a quintet of Southampton homes under $10 million.
Tremendous, published, designer-owned and custom built, this traditional, shingle-style home is situated with over 255 feet of bulkhead on the Shinnecock Bay. Adjacent to Atterbury, across 1.3 acres with maximum privacy on all sides, the gated residence is designed so that every room has a water or pristine lawn view. Facing south, the property offers incredible bay view sunsets every day, all year long. Bluestone walkways, a 20-foot-wide retractable awning over the rear deck, private stairway down to the bay beach, 10-zone irrigated landscaping with specimen plantings designed by Kevin Murphy of Kean Development, bay-facing Gunite pool with gazebo, and outdoor music system comprise the extraordinary outdoor spaces.
354 South Main Street, Southampton (Village) $9,950,000
Built in the heyday of the Hamptons summer society, with the sound of the ocean waves nearby, one can enjoy a piece of history in this fabulous home on 1.5 acres in Southampton Village. The restoration of this unique example of Queen Anne architecture is missing no modern amenity with a heated Gunite pool, a sunken tennis court and central air conditioning. The front porch wraps on three sides of the house to bring in the breezes and draw your guests out to the spectacular covered porch and lawn. The original floor plan with leaded glass windows, 7 fireplaces, beautiful wood work and three levels of living create the backdrop for this 5 bedroom house with a 4 bedroom childrens or staff wing.
A not-to-be missed opportunity, Long Springs Farm is home to one of largest equestrian estates in Southampton. A long, private, tree-lined lane travels up a hill, past open, sun-filled meadows before arriving at the circa 1913 home with covered porches and wonderful views. Remarkable for its elevated topography, the 10-acre estate, which abuts an 11.5-acre open reserve also features two ponds, 8-horse stable, tack house, free-form pool, and pool house.
Impressive New Construction–Southampton $8,995,000
Custom construction in the estate section with Halsey Neck Pond and ocean views, this 6-bed, 9-bath, 8,500-square-foot gambrel-style home is built using the highest quality upgrades and finishes. The entry hall with wide oak floors and powder room opens to living and family rooms, both with fireplaces, clerestory windows, and French doors opening to patio and deck. An adjoining chef’s kitchen with marble counters is equipped with top appliances, eat-in dining area that opens outside, as well as a butler’s pantry serving a formal dining room. The upstairs master suite with sitting area offers two luxurious baths and a deck with ocean views. There are five more guest suites, one on the ground level. A finished lower level includes radiant-heated polished concrete floors, wine room, sauna, and guest suite. The heated 40- by 20-foot Gunite pool is salt water filtrated. Its pool house includes a kitchenette and full bath. Modern mechanicals include smart home technology, geothermal, and additional well filtration.
139 South Main Street, Southampton (Village) $8,900,000
Broad-leaf mature trees line the gravel drive that leads to this traditional country-style home in the heart of Southampton Village – with covered patio, pool, gazebo, and sunken tennis court on about 1.2 acres. Five bedroom suites, 4 fireplaces, central air, and attached two-car garage are included. Built in the 1920s, the renovated, updated, 4,300-square-foot residence opens with a front entry with powder room that leads on one side to the large living room with fireplace, and straight ahead to a garden room with bar, both rooms with French doors leading outside to the covered patio. The adjacent formal dining room also opens through French doors to the patio. The eat-in kitchen with all appliances, including restaurant-grade oven, stove, double Subzero refrigerator, and wine cooler features marble counters, and a bay-windowed breakfast nook. An entry off the kitchen accesses the laundry and opens to the two-car garage. Above, a separate guest suite includes a kitchenette. The central stair case leads up to two bedroom suites with walls of closets, one of which is the master with fireplace and oversized marble bath.