With 360 feet of water frontage on Mecox Bay, and bordered on three sides by land that has been farmed by the same family since the 1600s, the 6.9-acre estate guarantees the utmost in privacy. A shingle-style Traditional with classic gardens truly epitomizes the concept of artisanal craftsmanship. Listowel, a collaboration of superb talents, truly redefines luxurious living in the Hamptons. The interior and exterior spaces are designed to seamlessly integrate all the modern conveniences, yet maintain Old World style and sensibility. The home encompasses over 12,000 square feet of living and entertaining spaces; upon entering, guests are greeted by a dramatic two-story library with fireplace. The large firelit living room featuring three sets of French doors that open up to the expansive covered porch is followed by a smoking room with beautiful bay window and French doors onto the eastern facing covered porch. Off the main foyer is the formal dining room with French doors, fireplace, and hand-painted chinois wallpaper. The butler’s pantry leads to the stainless steel chef’s kitchen with walk-in pantry and premier appliances. The Tower study with a fireplace and dramatic water views completes this floor. The adjacent large gathering room includes four sets of French doors opening on to the trellis-covered outdoor living room with a wonderful stone fireplace. Off the main staircase and upstairs, the master suite encompasses the entire south-eastern wing of the house and includes vaulted ceiling master bedroom with fireplace and French doors that step out to the south facing deck with dramatic views of Mecox Bay and the ocean beyond. There is a large, fully marbled master bathroom with radiant heat floors and views across the farm fields. Two large walk-in closets complete the master domain. There are three additional ensuite bedrooms, all with vaulted ceilings, closets with custom built-ins and fully marbled spa-like bathrooms. Separate, though attached, is the guest cottage, which features a complete informal living area including a fireplace, painting studio, second floor, en-suite bedroom, and access to the outdoor spa. Outside, six acres of gardens and accessory structures include a carriage house, heated gunite pool within a allé of sycamore trees, a vast rose garden, an orchard of 60-year-old apple trees, a potager, flower cutting gardens, dry stacked stone walls and gravel walkways, specimen trees, and plantings, with room for a tennis court. A beautiful nature path leads down to the waterside with a large dock perfect for motor boats and kayaks.
|Lot Size||6.9 acres|
|Issue||207 — A Grand Perspective|