HAMPTONS REAL ESTATE SHOWCASE AUGUST 2021 ISSUE

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REALTY CHECK

Oceancastle — 840 Meadow Lane, Southampton

One extremely impressive new listing at T&C

your smart phone. Out back is a lovely freeform

feet of it, is quirky, as the floor levels reflect the

is

saltwater gunite pool and outdoor shower. Asking

dunes it’s built on. Well known architects Peabody,

Represented by William Stoecker, the 2.44-acre

price is $3.2 million.

Wilson and Brown designed the house for William F.

property overlooks a horse farm and golf course,

OCEANCASTLE

Ladd in 1929. Who was William F. Ladd? In June

669

Old

Stone

Highway,

Amagansett.

and even offers views to the ocean. The house, still under construction, is architect designed and strikingly modern, with 8,000 square feet of living space and smart home technology throughout. Asking price is $11.5 million. Over in Water Mill, at 210 Roses Grove, is another cool modern smart home, this time repped by Judi Desiderio, Geraldine Vitale and Emily King. Set on 1.17 acres of land, the house is a manageable 4,000 square feet, with HVAC and other mechanicals controllable by

23 Stacy Drive, Westhampton Beach

Those with a taste for the vintage, with deep pockets and a willingness to (metaphorically, at least) roll up their sleeves, should get in touch with Tim Davis at Corcoran. Asking $75 million, Oceancastle is one of the grand old Hamptons mansions, though it needs a little updating and renovating, which the price reflects. On Meadow Lane in Southampton (the toniest address in town), there are eight acres of oceanfront land with 500 feet of private beach, along with a tennis court and pool, of course. The house, all 22,000

1949, the New York Times reported that, “William F. Ladd, 63-year-old former New York Stock Exchange member and sportsman, died yesterday morning in his apartment at 45 Tiemann Place of self-inflicted pistol wounds of the head suffered on April 16 in his Palm Beach home. Mr. Ladd also had a home in Southampton, L. I.” Poor man! Apparently, he shot himself because his doctor told him he wouldn’t live more than a month. “In April Mr. Ladd left a note to his wife apologizing for his act.”

210 Roses Grove, Water Mill

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