On the Market: 4 Listings a Stone's Throw Away from Celebrity Homes



If you’re moving to a Hamptons neighborhood where high-end listings are the norm, borrowing a cup of sugar takes on a whole new light.

In the Hamptons, it’s not that difficult to rub shoulders with celebrities—after all, many of them live right next door! Take pricey Meadow Lane in Southampton—a.k.a. Billionaire Lane—where the ocean laps at the feet of such famous residents as Calvin Klein and industrialist David Koch, who is the richest man in New York and the sixth wealthiest in the country. Not far from Klein’s brand-new, 17,000-square-foot glass abode and Koch’s trad temple, “Aspen East,” lies 980 Meadow Lane, a comparatively modest 2,500-square-foot modern on 4.12 acres with 261 feet of ocean frontage and expansive views toward Shinnecock Bay. Built in 1962, the four-bedroom, four-bath home is being sold for the first time since it was built, according to Tim Davis of the Corcoran Group, who has the $32 million listing. “Inspired by the work of architect Philip Johnson, it’s as timeless as the Glass House,” he says.

A stone’s throw from Lily Pond Lane in East Hampton, home to both Martha Stewart and Jon Bon Jovi, the combined parcels of 81 Ocean and 10 Lockwood are being offered together for $18 million, listed with Angela Boyer-Stump and Ed Petrie of Sotheby’s International Realty. Each of the two traditional shingle-style waterfront homes comes with a cottage and sits on approximately one acre, with a total of 3,200 square feet and seven bedrooms and baths between them.

Can’t get enough of Madonna’s “bedtime stories”? Her Wild Horses Farms is close enough for multiple games of truth or dare, were you to buy 13 and 35 Meadow Court in Bridgehampton, listed for $3.995 million with Corcoran’s Gary DePersia. The 3,200-square-foot Sicilian-style farmhouse on two acres oozes charm, says DePersia, adding that would-be buyers of the four-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath house with outdoor kitchen, heated pool, and specimen trees can get this-close to the increasingly reclusive Material Girl. “You can see her galloping through the fields as you drive down Scuttle Hole Road,” he says.

Available for the first time since it was built, in 1962, this Meadow Lane modern has a $32 million ask.
Available for the first time since it was built, in 1962, this Meadow Lane modern (above) has a $32 million ask; a farmhouse near Madonna’s pad in Bridgehampton is listed for just under $4 million (below). 
A farmhouse near Madonna’s pad in Bridgehampton is listed for just under $4 million

Looking to invest well? The dollar stretches further and home values are expected to rise in lesser-known Tuckahoe, where former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, the nation’s 14th-richest person, holds court at historic Ballyshear. While Bloomberg paid $20 million for his 35 acres near the National Golf Links of America, a savvy buyer can snap up a 7,460-square-foot Tudor on just over an acre at neighboring 344 Millstone Brook Road for a mere $2.9 million, also listed with Boyer-Stump. The six-bedroom, six-and-a-half-bath, custom-built house comes with four fireplaces, a pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, and formal gardens. “Even for those who have everything, this house will exceed their expectations,” says Boyer-Stump, pointing out that two separately keyed guest suites flank the residence’s generous main living space. Perhaps Bloomberg might even make himself available for some financial advice or join your golf foursome. Just don’t count on him to tutor your kids with their Spanish homework.

At $60 million, consider the 60-acre Three Ponds Farm in Bridgehampton, boasting a 20,000-square-foot mansion by Allan Greenberg, including an 18-hole Rees Jones–designed golf course and its own pro shop.

Big Deal

What does $1 million an acre get you if you live in the Hamptons? If you’ve got $60 million on hand, consider the 60-acre Three Ponds Farm in Bridgehampton, boasting a 20,000-square-foot mansion by Allan Greenberg (inspired by the 16th-century Villa Barbaro in Italy’s Veneto region); three bass-stocked ponds, 14 elaborate gardens, 60 varieties of roses, and 7,000 specimen trees; and resort-like amenities, including an 18-hole Rees Jones–designed golf course and its own pro shop. “Several of America’s most exclusive, private golf clubs are located in the Hamptons,” says Jones, the designer of seven U.S. Open venues. “Three Ponds Farm doesn’t take a backseat to any of them!” Listing agent Dana Trotter of Sotheby’s International Realty recalls the days when the property was a dairy farm. “I’m awestruck every time I visit,” she says. “There aren’t many private residences that come with their own Rees Jones golf course.” Added bonus: If you’re the entrepreneurial type, the development rights are still in place.

A version of this article appeared in the July 15 2015 issue of Hamptons Cottages & Gardens with the headline: Deeds & Don'ts: Meet the Neighbors.

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module
17 Brush Island Road, Darien, CT
Sitting elevated on 1.23 acres with 430 feet of shoreline, with private dock and sandy beach, pool with automatic cover, green roof garden, extensive landscaping and terraces, this custom 7,900 square foot family home exudes warmth and country elegance with water views from nearly every room. With a breathtaking master suite, and incredible architectural and artistic details throughout, Brush Island is a year round oasis where outside spaces integrate seamlessly with unique natural surroundings.



View more details about 17 Brush Island Road

Edit ModuleShow Tags
NO RESERVE AUCTION. Fully Renovated
4 Bedroom Federal Home in
Southport, Connecticut

A coastal gem! Historic home reimagined with no expense spared. Famed architect Jack Franzen and designer Tom Scheerer have created a truly stunning masterpiece of colonial living. Marvelous views of Southport Harbor, Long Island Sound, and the Country Club of Fairfield golf course. Take a stroll to Pequot Yacht Club, shops, restaurants and the train. This seaside home is the ideal New England estate.



View more details about this Southport Auction

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Lake Front Compound in Greenwich
Private compound on 5.7 lakefront acres in the estate section of Greenwich CT. Meticulous attention to detail with luxury finishes and extraordinary workmanship seen throughout this 9 bedroom Georgian Colonial. Guest House with professional recording studio and living quarters. Extensive terraces and gardens, pool, pool pavilion all overlooking lake with its own island.



View more details about this Lake Front Compound in Greenwich

Edit ModuleShow Tags
53 Myanos Road, New Canaan, CT
The Gratwick House was designed by Mid Century architect Victor Christ-Janer and further enhanced and improved by important architect/owner Harvey Kaufman. Built in 1953, this 3,696 SF 4-Bedroom, 2.5-Bath home sits on a rise with gorgeous views of a stunning oval swimming pool. Large entertaining spaces with floor to ceiling windows look out to a sweeping lawn in back and manicured courtyard to the side. This house is the perfect culmination of architectural significance & livability.



View more details about 53 Myanos Road

Edit ModuleShow Tags
11 Musket Ridge Road, Wilton CT
Perched at the top of a roaring Silvermine River waterfall on almost 4 acres, the property spreads out into Wilton and New Canaan. Every inch of this home has been perfected to capture the timeless appeal of the river while exuding ultimate refinement and good taste. The architect-designed home captures river views and sounds, and almost every room opens to one of the magnificent decks or to a private balcony. Call Ileana Barns Slavin Associates-William Raveis at (203) 246-7215.

11 Musket Ridge Road

View more details about 11 Musket Ridge Road
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit Module

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit Module
 
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags