Top 5 Modern Hamptons Marvels

Glass boxes that float atop the dunes are the way many of the modern homes in the Hamptons real estate market are described these days. They are designed to make the most of geothermal and solar technology as well as include all the gear and gadgets imaginable. Built to take full advantage of the sweeping view only walls of glass can provide enjoy a look at these modern Hamptons architectural marvels.

Perched on a dune, this modern glass box, designed by Steven Harris Architects, showcases the 180-degree view of the Atlantic Ocean and Mecox Bay through walls of floor-to-ceiling glass that disappear into the floor to take advantage of the breeze. The 1.5-acre property includes a main house with 4-bedrooms, 4-bathrooms, as well as a pool house that doubles as an entertaining space. Luxury details throughout the home include teak millwork, hand selected stone, and both geothermal and solar panel systems. Call Lynda Packard, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, 631-204-2747.

40 Dune Road, Bridgehampton
40 Dune Road, Bridgehampton. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Douglas Elliman Real Estate.

Stunning for any vantage point inside or out this 5,100 square foot modern marvel adds to the modern nature of Bridgehampton South with views of Atlantic Ocean and Mecox Bay. Elevated ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows show off the view while soaring ceilings make the most of the interior space heated by a geothermal system. Outdoor entertaining on the 1,800 square foot deck, which includes a roof deck, gunite pool and Jacuzzi spa as well as an outdoor kitchen make the most of the 2.4 acre property. With 5-bedrooms and 5-bathrooms you’ll never lack for company. Call Erica Grossman, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, 631-204-2723.

Flying Point Road, Water Mill
1320 Flying Point Road, Water Mill. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Tim Davis Corcoran

Panoramic views of the ocean and bay, this Fred Stelle and Jacques Grange designed architectural marvel encompasses 7,000 square feet of luxurious living space, includes exterior spaces, “Floats above the dune.” The two story home with open floor plan includes 5-bedrooms, 4.5-bathrooms, heated infinity edge swimming pool, outdoor shower, and outdoor fireplace. Call Tim Davis, Corcoran, 631-287-7300.

Wainscott South of the Highway
Wainscott South of the Highway. Photo Credit: Jake Rajs

Designed by architects Alfredo DeVido and Maziar Behrooz, this 13,000 square foot three-level home is nestled in the woods for the ultimate in privacy. Art and architecture come together in the great room with exposed beams and a cathedral ceiling while the art gallery features walls of glass that showcase the grounds. Family and friends can spread out across 7 ensuite bedrooms and a 2-bedroom apartment, 10.5 bathrooms, and enjoy the professional kitchen. A vaulted media room, elevator, wine room, spa and sauna, and exercise room round out the indoors. Outdoors amidst the art the 2.7 acre property includes a 70’ heated infinity swimming pool, tennis court, pond, fountains, and more. Call Beate V. Moore, Sotheby’s International Real Estate, 516-527-7868.

242 Marine Boulevard, Amagansett
242 Marine Boulevard, Amagansett. Photo Credit: Courtesy Douglas Elliman Real Estate.

Stelle Lomont Rouhani designed this modern beach home up on the dunes. With direct beach access and a salt water swimming pool the home this home includes a mahogany roof deck and indoor/outdoor open floor plan complete with 5-bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, and geothermal and solar technology. Separating the living and dining rooms is a limestone fireplace, split in the center so as not to disrupt the view. Call Bonny Aarons, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, 631-267-7369.