The 10 Priciest Sales Of The Year In The HamptonsPublished: 8/15/2012Source: Dan's Papers
Photo 1 - 174 Further Lane (East Hampton)
Photo 2 - 171 Great Plains Road (Southampton)
As everyone knows, the summer is the biggest time of year for the Hamptons, and as it comes to a close so do sales on some of the most priciest homes of the year. We have collected a list of the Top 10 Priciest homes sold in the Hamptons this year, so enjoy!
2. $28 million: 174 Further Lane (East Hampton), bought/sold by private parties represented by Corcoran agent Tim Davis in March. This dreamy oceanfront Hamptons hideaway is like having a vacation spot all your own. With 3.5 acres of secluded property, private access to the beach, lush greenery, oceanside lawns, upper and lower decks, and some of the East End’s most spectacular ocean and dune views, you can’t help but revel in relaxation and enjoy nature’s beauty all around. You and your guests can also lounge by the heated ocean-side Infinity Edge swimming pool or play a game of tennis on the tucked away north/south court. How rare an opportunity to own a uniquely special beach house in an ocean resort setting! Located off a long private drive on legendary Further Lane in East Hampton, the 7-bedroom, 8.5-bath contemporary home with an attractive maintenance-free stucco exterior was originally built in 1997 by Wright & Co Construction and brought to life by James Merrell Architects. The home and terraced landscape was recently re-styled by world renowned designers Fox Nahem Design.
4. $24 million: 171 Great Plains Road (Southampton), Sold to an anonymous buyer by Corcoran agent Tim Davis who represented Sellers Robin and John Pickett, Jr. back in March. Inspired by the allée of 200 year old beech trees on this 4.5 acre estate parcel the current owners embarked on a three year planning and building process with renowned architect Francis Fleetwood. The result is a stunningly beautiful country home built to the highest quality in design and construction. Nearly 17,000 sq. ft. and offering the finest of everything, executed to within an inch of perfection, this wonderful residence is now available for sale to the discriminating buyer.
6. $18.5 million: 329 Highland Terrace (Bridgehampton) Corcoran’s Gary DePersia and Brown Harris Stevens’ Martha Gunderson had the co-exclusive on this spec house that was sold in May to an anonymous buyer. This is a Single-Family Home located at 329 Highland Terrace, Bridgehampton NY. 329 Highland Ter has 3 beds, 2 baths, and approximately 12,949 square feet. The property has a lot size of 2.53 acres and was built in 1994. The average list price for similar homes for sale is $2,360,000 and the average sales price for similar recently sold homes is $2,450,000. 329 Highland Ter is in the 11932 ZIP code in Bridgehampton, NY. The average list price for ZIP code 11932 is $5,872,501.
8. $15.1 million: 200 Bay Lane (Water Mill), sale closed in April to anonymous buyers and sellers represented by Susan Breitenbach and Peter Huffine of Corcoran and Sotheby’s. Sweeping water vistas and gentle bay breezes define your experience from this newly built custom home in Water Mill South. Incorporating all of the latest technology, modern amenities and sophisticated systems, this luxurious 10,500+/- sq. ft. classic shingled residence features 7 bedrooms, 10 baths, formal living and dining rooms, library with hand bleached white oak paneled walls, elaborate chef’s kitchen and many other beautifully detailed spaces. The finished lower level has an additional 3,350+/- sq. ft. and includes a theater, gym, sauna, wine room and large playroom. The property accommodates garaged parking for 5 cars; 3 in the main residence and 2 in the stylish carriage house. The grounds designed by Edmund Hollander include mature plantings, a pool pavilion with kitchen and bath, 22' x 52' pool with separate spa and gated pathways leading to a dock on Mecox Bay.