The Hamptons Is Heating Up With These Jaw-Dropping Summer Getaway Homes

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There's a reason celebrities like Brooke Shields, Anderson Cooper, Neil Patrick Harris, Beyoncé and Jay Z, Julianne Moore and Alec Baldwin call this luxe zip code home.  As temperatures continue to rise, New Yorkers look to escape the concrete jungle by heading out to the Hamptons. Trading in the hectic city life for a tranquil and serene summer getaway filled with breathtaking views, refreshing rosé and mouthwatering lobster rolls is on everyone's to-do list for the season. The Hamptons attracts luxury homebuyers from all across the globe for exactly that reason -- it's a private oasis nestled a few hours away from the capital of the world that offers an air of sophistication unparalleled to any other summer destination. For those looking to invest in real estate or find a summer home that's right just for you, these jaw-dropping listings are sure to make you pack your bags and head to the Hamptons this summer season.

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7 Chauncey Close, East Hampton, NY 11937 | Agent: James Petrie 

This stunning 2.4 acre home sits on a quiet waterfront peninsula on Georgica Cove. The home boasts five bedrooms and six and one-half baths plus a 60 ft. heated swimming pool and pool house. Built in 1997 by Caramagna Builders and designed by architects Zwirko & Ortmann, this home features a two-story entrance foyer, living room with bay windows, library, circular dining room and a country kitchen with fireplace, porch/sunroom with radiant heat. The Master bedroom with fireplace and balcony is on the second floor along with a stunning circular sunroom. The full basement is finished and houses a recreational room, laundry, storage closets, and full bath. This property is adjacent to a five+ acre reserve.

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21 Kellis Way, Bridgehampton, NY | Agent: Cynthia R. Barrett

Exquisite 7,000sf Sustainable traditional completed in 2014 is set on 1.9 acres with southerly views, 40 foot covered blue-stone patio, outdoor living room and kitchen overlooking 43 acre Kellis Pond in the heart of Bridgehampton. The home exterior has a cascading infinity edged gunite pool and spa with spectacular water views, a private beach for sunbathing or pond access for a day on the water, kayaking, sailing or paddle-boarding. The first floor has double height ceilings, one of 3 master suites, 2 additional bedrooms, study, living room, den, and spectacular kitchen with double appliances,2 glass door sub zeros, Bosch dishwashers, double Wolf ovens and an 8 burner Wolf range and full brick pizza oven all accented by a 20 foot island with a subtle palette polished marble counter-top seating 6+, highlights that exceed all specialty cooking and dining expectations. The second floor is complete with a full-service bar, grand great room with a wall of glass doors leading to a 100 ft mahogany deck to savor the sunrise and sunsets over the expansive spring-fed freshwater lake. The home also has four additional bedrooms, 3 en-suite, a zen yoga retreat and a 3rd-floor lookout deck. The 2,000sf finished lower level includes a top-shelf gym, living-room, game room, laundry, 1 bedroom guest quarters and room for media room. The house is masterfully built with geothermal, radiant and solar heat. Tree lined and gated street provides for the ultimate security and privacy yet close proximity to Main Street shops, restaurants and transportation and ocean beaches.

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20 Hook Pond Lane, East Hampton, NY | Agent: Debbie Brennaman Team 

Down a private lane in the Hook Pond estate area in the heart of East Hampton village is a new home that masterfully blends a Hamptons traditional with modern sensibilities. Designed and built by Abstract Builders, LLC, the 10,000 sq ft ( on 3 levels) home is perfectly sited on this 1.6-acre lot to take full advantage of the sweeping upper floor views of Hook Pond and the Atlantic Ocean. Open and light-filled interiors are enhanced by white oak floors and the expansive use of glass-including panoramic glass sliding doors imported from Greece-allowing for seamless transitions between indoors and out. The main entrance to the home is through a sleek industrial, steel-and-glass wall that opens to a double-height entry with an adjoining oak-paneled library/den. But the hub of any home today is the kitchen/living area. Here, an open kitchen with a dramatic island of a single slab of luminous Zimbabwe granite-flows into a dining area and generous gathering room with a glamorous smoked-mirrored wet bar, all open to the outside through glass door walls. On the other side of the shared fireplace is a more intimate, formal living room. A junior master suite with direct access to the outside completes the first floor. Ascend the gracious stairway, or take the elevator, to the second floor and to the master bedroom which includes two full baths (one with a soaking tub and vanity), a windowed closet room with custom high-gloss enamel cabinetry with inset lighting, a fireplace of Arabescato marble (which matches the marble in the bathrooms), plus its very own secluded deck where you can sip your coffee and watch the swans glide on Hook Pond. Time to sit back and enjoy the view and listen to the sound of the ocean.

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99 Schwenks Road, Water Mill, NY | Agent: Mark Greenwald 

On a quiet, bucolic property in Water Mill, across the street from extensive preserved land, this new construction modern farmhouse provides all the amenities for today's lifestyle, set on an acre with southern exposure. Enter to a double height foyer which flows to the formal dining room on one side and a great room with a fireplace straight ahead. A master suite is also off the foyer. Adjacent to the great room on one side is a covered patio with fireplace. On the other side is the family room, which has glass doors to a patio, and beyond that is the well-equipped eat-in gourmet kitchen and breakfast area. There are two pantries, one for storage and a butler's pantry situated between the kitchen and dining room. A full bath, mudroom, powder room and two-car garage complete this level. Upstairs is the spacious and beautifully appointed master suite, which features a gas fireplace, two walk-in closets and a luxurious bath with freestanding tub, shower with bench, two vanities and a private water closet. Four additional bedroom suites are also on this level, along with a laundry room, and a large terrace accessed from the central hall. The finished lower level provides two more bedrooms sharing a full bath, a large recreation area, a gym and storage space. Outdoors enjoy the 50' heated gunite pool and the tranquil vistas across acres of farm fields. Away from it all yet conveniently located, you're just a few minutes to Southampton Village restaurants and shops as well as ocean beaches, with the Parrish Art Museum, vineyards and farm stands, and Bridgehampton horse country within easy reach.
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236 Quimby Lane, Bridgehampton, NY 11932 | Agent: Deborah Srb 

A rare opportunity to own waterfront on prestigious Quimby Lane, this just shy of 4-acre property with 300' of frontage has had only 2 owners since 1917. This spectacular offering on Sagg Pond has commanding 180-degree views north to the bridge and to the south with views of the sparkling ocean very close by. A small sandy beach presents itself according to the water level, but there is no history of flooding as it sits in the best non-flood zone, out of harm's way. The Nantucket-style traditional with pool, tennis, 5 bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms and 2 half baths, boasts grand salon-style entertaining rooms which catered to the many important friends of the present owner, a world-famous ballerina who debuted with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo as a young girl. Though not recently updated, the opportunity to renovate or start afresh are both options for this expansive one of a kind property that offers privacy and a chance to create an exciting estate-like setting nestled among famous neighbors who also crave all the fun waterfront activities enjoyed on this equally famous pond. Boat to the beach, paddle board, sail, kayak or just soak up the beautiful light reflected from all the water around you!

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