Experience the allure of history and opulent living as you
explore this meticulously revitalized East Hampton South
cottage, presenting jetsetters a unique opportunity to fashion
their exclusive sanctuary in the Hamptons, benefiting from
pre-approved plans for dual residences, contemporary
comforts, all nestled within lush surroundings, and mere
moments from the ocean.
9 Cross Highway, East Hampton, NY 11937
Nestled south of the highway in the prestigious East Hampton area, a timeless historical cottage dating back to the 1700s stands as a testament to over two centuries of legacies. From Abraham Baker to Frank Lovejoy and Jacqueline Bouvier, this remarkable property has played host to some of history's most notable figures. Now, this venerable landmark opens its doors to perceptive buyers in search of a unique opportunity to craft their own private haven.
For those seeking a distinctive residence with a touch of history, this property offers an unparalleled opportunity. With existing approvals granted by East Hampton, the property permits the construction of two residences, allowing for the creation of a substantial second dwelling while preserving the historic 1752 landmark cottage as a guest house. The very barn that once housed Jacqueline Bouvier's ponies and The Riding Club of East Hampton has been meticulously revived, standing as a living testament to history.
The cottage, boasting 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, has undergone a meticulous restoration process that pays homage to its original architectural details. Wide-planked floors, original fireplaces, and carefully re-appropriated Riding Club wood locker doors evoke a sense of nostalgia and charm. The essence of the past has been lovingly preserved, with exposed beams and refurbished entry doors adding to the authenticity of the space.
While history is embraced, modernity is not overlooked. The bespoke chef's kitchen is a masterpiece, featuring a custom fabricated Violetta marble farm sink, Bertazzoni heritage gas oven and dishwasher, Subzero refrigerator, and aged brass Ionian taps. The main level offers spaces for both relaxation and entertainment, including a library, dining area, and living/family room, all graced by grand fireplaces. Two ensuite bedrooms and inviting outdoor patios complete this level, providing a seamless blend of indoor and outdoor living.
The upper level is crowned by the primary bedroom suite, accompanied by another ensuite bedroom. The property's newly envisioned landscape is a haven of tranquility, with pristine white pebble driveways, intimate courtyards, and a sprawling verdant lawn.
The property's enhancements extend beyond its historical features. Central air conditioning, a new boiler, new roofing, cedar siding, zinc gutters, and comprehensive electrical and plumbing upgrades ensure that modern comforts are seamlessly integrated into the home's structure.
The allure of this property is further amplified by its proximity to the charming villages of East Hampton and Amagansett. Chic boutiques, swanky restaurants, and a vibrant cultural scene are just a stone's throw away, offering a lifestyle that perfectly complements the luxury of the Hamptons.
As you consider the possibilities and legacy embedded within this remarkable property, make your appointments to tour this exceptional offering today. Embrace the conversation between history and modern living, seize the chance to create your own private haven in the heart of the Hamptons.
9 Cross Highway, East Hampton, NY 11937 is offered at $4,595,000.
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