19th Century Southampton Village Home Changes Hands, Plus Other Notable Sales

Credit: Courtesy of Douglas Elliman

The renovated 1893 Southampton Village home at 16 Foster Crossing, designed by noted 19th century architect James L’Hommedieu, officially changed hands when it sold on Friday, October 30.

No word yet on who the new buyers are, but they spent $18.125 million when the home went into contract after just two months on the market with Douglas Elliman’s Michaela Keszler. The last asking price was $18.95 million.

Credit: Courtesy of Douglas Elliman

The 10-bedroom, eight-and-a-half-bath, three-story house is located at South Main Street, less than a mile to the beach and the village business district. The 7,436-square-foot home features seven fireplaces, front and back stairs, and an impressive porch that stretches 72 feet across the west facade of the house and wraps around the pool. Even the entry has a fireplace. A guest wing with two bedrooms, one with its own porch, is located above the kitchen and connected to the rest of the second floor.

Situated on about one acre with lush flower gardens and century old trees, the property’s landscaping was done by Doyle Herman Design. There is also a heated gunite pool, three-car garage and a sports court round.

Here’s what else has sold recently:

176 Two Holes of Water Road, East Hampton
Sold Price: $9.25 million
Broker: Laura U. White of Saunders
Closed: September 2020

A 12,000-square-foot plus house set on 10 acres in Northwest Woods, this feels like a true estate. The custom stone and steel entry gates lead down a long tree-lined drive to the large, formal motor court. There are bedrooms, six full baths, two half baths. The master suite has a custom fireplace adorned with exquisite ornate antique millwork, multiple sitting areas, an outdoor roof terrace, and a two-story master bathroom with a custom walk-in closet. In addition to an outdoor pool, there is an indoor gunite pool, custom cedar sauna, steam shower, wet bar, white glass “dream walls”, intuitive LED mood lighting with geo-fencing and a state of the art commercial climate control + dehumidification system make a wellness spa like none other.

Credit: Nest Seekers

4 Dawn Lane, Shelter Island
Sold Price: $7.15 million
Brokers: Mala Sander, Peter McCracken of Corcoran
Closed: August 28

This contemporary home with 175 feet of frontage on Gardiner’s Bay was designed by noted architect Norman Jaffe. The 5,100-square-foot house has seven bedrooms, eight baths and is situated on two acres with a tennis court and a detached garage.

468 Edge of Woods Road, Water Mill
Sold Price: $6.3 million
Brokers: James Giugliano, J.B. Andreassi, Michelle Breskin of Nest Seekers
Closed: September 2020

Brand new construction from Breskin Development, the post-modern, eight-bedroom, eight-and-a-half bath home offers extreme privacy. The nearly 10,000-square-foot home is set on 1.3 acres in Water Mill North, bordering a 40-acre horse farm reserve on one side and a 20-acre farm reserve on the other.  A heated gunite pool and spa, full-sized, sunken tennis court, and pool house equipped with kitchenette, wet bar, changing room, half bath and more was also part of the package.

Credit: Sotheby’s International Realty

8 Cedar Street, Montauk
Sold Price:
$5.5 million
Brokers: Rylan Jacka of Sotheby’s International Realty
Closed: September 2020

The well-appointed, shingled home, not far from Gurney’s Resort, has ocean views. The second floor has a family room with a double-sided fireplace, a professional kitchen with a large center island and butler’s pantry, a formal dining room, and den. The first floor features four large bedrooms with a luxurious master suite. The lower level is finished and holds a media recreation room, laundry and storage. Besides a heated gunite pool, there is also an outdoor shower, a two-car detached garage and back-up generator.

Credit: Daniel Gale Sotheby’s

5775 Nassau Point Road, Cutchogue
Sold Price: $3.115 million
Brokers: Donielle Cardinale of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s
Closed: September 21

The bay front, 5,000-square-foot post-modern is located on Nassau Point. Fireplaces are located in the formal dining room and great room. There is a large eat-in kitchen, three guest bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms and a master ensuite with a private sitting room. Beyond the pool, there is a walkway to the sandy beach.