On the Market: The Hamptons Homes of Julianne Moore, Betsey Johnson and More!



Betsey Johnson's Hamptons home is on the market.The Hamptons may be the stuff  of dreams, but the fantasy is over for some A-listers. At the end of the summer, actress Julianne Moore put her Montauk cottage on the market for $3.495 million, listed with Theresa Eurell of Town & Country Real Estate. The Oscar winner and her husband, director Bart Freundlich, purchased the house in 2007 for $1.05 million and used it as a humble East End getaway for themselves and their two children. At just 1,000 square feet, the shingle-style cottage includes three small bedrooms and one bath, although the entire house has been modernized.

Fashion designer Betsey Johnson is also saying good-bye to the East End, listing her East Hampton home for $1.75 million with Marilyn Clark and Lawrence Ingolia of Sotheby’s International Realty. The 2,900-square-foot, four-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath traditional was built in the mid-1980s in the English cottage style. If it sells, Johnson will likely be turning cartwheels, although the lucky buyer might want to switch out the funky chandeliers and $250-a-yard floral wallpaper. “It’s such a fun, great place,” says Clark. “You can feel Betsey’s spirit and positive energy everywhere.”

Actor Richard Gere has made a dramatic price-chop on his 6.3-acre North Haven estate. Gere purchased Strongheart Manor, a 19,000-square-foot residence built in 1902, in 2006 for $6.9 million and listed it for $65 million two years ago, as reported in HC&G. Now the ask has been slashed to $47.5 million—Elliman’s Michaela Keszler, Paul Brennan, and Raymond Smith have the listing—and even includes a brand-new 100-foot deepwater dock on the property’s 300 feet of bay frontage. The estate also boasts (although not really, since boasting isn’t in keeping with Gere’s Buddhist principles) mature specimen trees, stone gardens, a private pond and teahouse, and a basketball court. Gere spends the bulk of his time in Westchester County at the circa-1860 Bedford Post Inn, which he co-owns with his ex-wife, Carey Lowell, and builder Russell Hernandez.

A version of this article appeared in the Holiday 2015 issue of New York Cottages & Gardens with the headline: The Hamptons.

 

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52 Dorchester Road, Darien, CT
Reminiscent of a bygone era, this iconic 1930s brick estate is poised to be brought back to its former glory. Envision Gatsby-meets-2018 with a grand entrance, generously sized rooms, high ceilings, fumed wood paneling and arched doors, newly refinished floors and a freshly painted interior throughout much of the house. Set on 4.5 private acres with a pool, cabana and mature plantings, this property is a rare find. Vintage details for a future masterpiece.



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57 Miller Lane East, East Hampton
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64 Birchwood Lane, Bridgehampton
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20 Hook Pond Lane, East Hampton
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76 Windmill Lane, Bridgehampton
On 2+/- acres, landscaped for complete privacy, this complex consists of three interconnected enameled clad steel barns custom designed by Jack Ceglic, with radiant heat concrete floors, maintenance free exteriors and grand, open spaces. The 4,600+/- sq. ft. main house offers custom kitchen, master and guest suites, library and half bath. All rooms open to large mahogany terrace. The guest house/studio has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, and separate study. Heated gunite lap pool.



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5 Green Pond Road, New Milford, CT
Litchfield County's fabled Candlelight Farms Airport. This is a rare opportunity to own one of CT's few grass strip airports. Moments from Candlewood Lake and all that Litchfield County offers. Bucolic 35 acre setting with 2,900 ft. turf runway. The collector-quality hangar boasts a steel framed, 6,000 sq ft structure with automatic doors. Spacious enough to store up to 10 Piper Cub size planes. Perfect for a private user, a collective of enthusiasts or a commercial investment.



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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.

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