The kitchen is truly the heart of any home and that’s especially true in the Hamptons where a chef’s kitchen is made for entertaining all year round. We found five spectacular kitchens with all the bells and whistles you could dream of, the only ingredient missing is a private chef.
Coecles Harbor, Shelter Island
Shelter Island is truly a gem and this palatial waterfront estate is a sparkling example of gracious living. With 10 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, 3-car garage, and over 7.6 acres to relax and unwind. The 23,000 square foot home situated on the highest point of Little Ram peninsula has a private beach and deep water dock. A heated swimming pool and spa, sunken tennis court, and separate squash court are a few of the outdoor entertainments. The gourmet kitchen – complete with double ovens, island sink, oversized farm sink, and custom cabinetry – was designed by Christopher Peacock Ltd. Other amenities include a fitness room, eight-person sauna, professional disco and lounge, and wine room with dining for ten. Call Melina Wein, M. Wein Realty Inc, 631-749-0999.
4 Two Trees Lane, Bridgehampton
This Fleetwood and McMullan-designed home is the epitome of country living situated on the historic Two Trees equestrian property. Included in the 11,000 square feet of living space are six en-suite bedrooms, formal living room, and professional kitchen replete with custom cabinetry. The nearly 2-acre property features a swimming pool and spa, sunken tennis court, and pool house. Call Dylan J. Huddleston, Brown Harris Stevens of the Hamptons, 631-903-6119.
30 East Hollow Road, East Hampton
This bungalow began in 1979 as a Salt Box home. Completely renovated in 2014, the home includes a kitchen with a huge center island, Traulsen refrigerator with glass doors, LeCounue Range, and of course microwave and warming drawers. The Butler’s Pantry comes complete with an ice machine and coffee station. Five bedrooms all open to the outdoor decks with view of the swimming pool and gardens. Outdoor living is enhanced by the outdoor kitchen inclusive of a pizza oven. Call Patricia Stanis, Halstead Property, 631-771-5318.
17 Terry’s Trail, East Hampton
Known as “Hertenhof” (Deer Court) and located on six acres of the Grace Estate, the home built in 2001 by master builder Dick Swanson was designed by Parish-Hadley, a noted New York design team responsible for designing many U.S. embassies. The kitchen includes marble countertops and custom cabinetry. Other amenities in the Georgian-styled mansion include a double-height foyer, 6-bedrooms, heated swimming pool, pool house, full basement, and workshop. Call James W. Oxnam, Brown Harris Stevens, 631-903-6111.
20 Notamiset, Quiogue
Celebrity Chef Willie Degel, host of “Restaurant Steakout” and “Food Fortunes,” has stepped out of the kitchen and into the role of contractor developing not one but two over-the-top kitchens in this 6-bedroom, 5.5 half bathroom, 6000 square foot home. The custom kitchen features floor-to-ceiling cabinets, a 30” white porcelain farm sink, and a center island with custom “Hamptons Blue” glazed finished brushed marble Vermont stone counters. The full Butler’s Pantry features oak farm style cabinetry, antique glazed tiles, and an under-counter wine fridge of course. Those who love to entertain outdoors will appreciate the full kitchen in the pool house that includes a 48” stainless steel Lync gas grill, all-teak wood cabinetry, a commercial grade drink station, and more. Call Enzo Morabito, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, 631-288-6244.