Celebrity Real Estate | Celebrity homes in the Hamptons
a A host of celebrities have put their homes up for sale in the Hamptons, with satirists, singers, TV presenters and tennis stars all getting in on the action. Maybe they feel an auspicious moment, when records are being broken. However, experts say luxury homes are not moving as quickly in the Hamptons as they were in 2015, and even some celebrities have had to lower their prices. Matt Lauer has reportedly purchased Richard Gere’s North Haven estate after the actor lowered the asking price by nearly $30 million — to $36.5 million. Here’s a look at what some VIPs are doing in their hideaways in the Hamptons.
The bad boy of tennis for a long time John McEnroe His Southampton property is for sale for $14.5 million. Located on Squabble Lane, the beachfront property features eight bedrooms and eight bathrooms in a total of 7,500 square feet. It features vaulted ceilings, a library, a sunroom, a swimming pool and a tennis court. Previously owned by Standard Oil Baron Henry Rogers, the house is located in a desirable location, next to celebrities like Calvin Klein and Brooke Shields. Records show the seven-time Grand Slam champion bought the property in 1999 for $4.2 million.
Actress and comedian Ali Wentworth Her husband is a high-powered newscaster george stephanopoulos, They’ve listed their Southampton home for just $7 million. The property, located at 5 Cameron Way, is certainly suitable for a TV couple, with five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, an all-weather tennis court and a 1,000-bottle wine cellar. It also features a swimming pool and personal gym. Wentworth is particularly known for her role in the series In Living Color. Stephanopoulos is the lead anchor for ABC News and co-anchor of Good Morning America.
Producer, talent manager and now a who’s who flipper Sandy Galen He reduced the price of his two-acre property in East Hampton. The ranch-style complex at 466 Fourth Lane is now priced at $22.5 million, down from $24.5 million last year. Galen purchased the property in 2011 for $5.1 million. He demolished the main house on the site and built a 6,500-square-foot building in its place. With seven bedrooms and 11 bathrooms, the residence features ample outdoor entertaining space and four outbuildings, including a pool house and guest house. Jalen represented the likes of Michael Jackson and Dolly Parton.
joy behar, The host of “The View” is another celebrity selling a home in the Hamptons. In March, she listed her four-bedroom, five-bathroom residence in East Hampton for $3.8 million. The TV personality purchased the 15 Roberts Lane home for $2.8 million in 2012. The 4,000-square-foot country-style home has a fireplace, pool and spacious lawns. In addition to “The View,” Behar also hosts a late-night talk show called “Late Night Joy.”
Matt Lauer He reportedly registered new ownership of the Hamptons Cup. The NBC “Today” show anchor has purchased Richard Gere’s scenic North Haven estate, which was last listed for $36.5 million — but only after Gere lowered the listing from an initial asking price of $65 million in 2013. The house consists of 12 bedrooms and 12 rooms. The pigeon house is located on 6.2 acres on Actors Colony Road. Named “Strongheart Manor” in 1902, the mansion includes a waterfront swimming pool, a basketball court, a tea house and a couple of guest houses. The palace has been renovated energy-efficiently. Lauer plans to keep his Water Mill property, Bright Side Farm, where he recently won the right to plant a buffer zone of shrubbery after a major dispute with his neighbours.
Forget the city. Author of the series “Sex and the City”. Candace Bushnell She’s all about village life now, with the new Sag Harbor home she bought for $680,000 in April 2016. The 1,300-square-foot cottage sits on a lot of less than a third of an acre at 422 Main Street, and is known for its vintage charm. In the backyard is a historic barn that may or may not need some work, depending on your taste. “The great thing about the Hamptons is that you can really live in the Hamptons, and not live in the Hamptons in a Hamptons way,” the writer commented last year to the New York Observer, where she once wrote the popular column that caused a sensation. TV franchise.
For a million dollars a month, you too can live like… Beyonce And Jay Z. A vast estate in Bridgehampton, where the royal family used to enjoy music, is available to rent – but only for July. The 31,000-square-foot mansion, located at 612 Halsey Lane, features 12 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms and an expansive sports complex dubbed the Air Lounge. This includes a half-pipe, climbing wall, squash court, racquetball court, two-lane bowling alley, full bar, disco and spa. Outside there is a heated pool, another spa, and a deep tennis court.
On the rental front, here’s another great option: Didi East Hampton white marble complex. Even the pools (there are two) behind the 4,500-square-foot home are made from the same stuff Michelangelo worked with. The waterfront mansion is located right on Gardiners Bay, at 40 Hedges Banks Drive, and costs $200,000 between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The house also has a home theater, a living room with a bar, and another bar next to the pool cabana. It is located on an acre of land, just a few steps from the sandy beach.