Pure Property

This summer’s heat wave: East End real estate.
Enjoy total privacy on the gated grounds of Southampton’s Downs Path.

By Nancy Kane

If the end of the world is what you’re after, Compass’ Chris Coleman has a listing that checks every box. This custom-built, lakefront home is situated for privacy with a gated entry. Inside, the traditional design features antique oak flooring throughout, and modern touches like a Sonos sound system and top-grade security. The eat-in kitchen features top-of-the-line appliances (Wolf, Miele and Sub-Zero) and the dining room opens onto a stunning patio and pool. A custom den makes working remotely a delight. Even your guests have gorgeous water views from their bedroom, when they’re not hanging out in the downstairs rec room. Upstairs, take in the sunset over Lake Montauk from a wraparound deck off the master bedroom, or admire your wisteria-filled, quintessential Hamptons garden. From any vantage point, this East Lake Drive home has it all. Asking $6,995,000.


225 East Lake Drive offers picturesque lakefront views and a manicured garden.

Living in Sag Harbor village has never been more desirable, and this listing in the historical Hills district, from Aleksandrina Penkova and Raphael Avigdor at Douglas Elliman, does not disappoint. The brand-new luxury home is a private oasis with a zero-edge pool, a spa and a spacious covered porch for dining alfresco. An open layout connects the double-height great room with a Poggenpohl kitchen and formal dining room. Atrium windows, a custom staircase and an open second-level landing connect the master suite to a guest wing via a sky bridge. There’s even a secluded lounge for sunbathing off the second-floor mahogany deck. Designed by local architect Richard Hirt, this 6-bedroom, 7½-bath home is close to Havens Beach, comes with moorings rights and takes every advantage of the gorgeous Sag Harbor Bay light. Asking $3,849,000.


74 Hillside Drive’s back patio and infinity pool

Quogue is a hamlet known for grand estates and quiet seaside living. A rare circa-1908 home is offered from John P. Vitello of Brown Harris Stevens. Asking $13,900,000, the Southern-style residence has 5 bedrooms, 3½ baths, and a living room, den and dining room all with magnificent fireplaces. The grand center hall’s sweeping staircase leads to a master suite with a sitting room, master bath and two fireplaces. An L-shaped screened porch looks out over an estate that includes a 4-bedroom guest house, a caretaker’s cottage, a heated gunite pool and pool house. There is even a two-car heated garage with an attached potting shed, all on lush landscaped grounds.


The sprawling grounds of 25 Shinnecock Road include a guest house, heated pool, caretaker’s cottage and pool.

In Southampton, on Downs Path, Brown Harris Stevens’ Christopher J. Burnside brings to market at $11,400,000 a private gated property with wide lawns and sweeping specimen plants surrounding a heated swimming pool and pool house. The centerpiece is the traditional home, with a majestic double-height foyer and a formal dining room. The gourmet kitchen opens up to a family room and den, making for easy entertaining. Six bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and a master suite with a massive walk-in closet and private outdoor terrace are eclipsed only by the finished lower level, with a state-of-the-art movie theater, gym with sauna, game room and custom wine cellar.