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MONTAUK LIVING

SAFER AT HOME MONTAUK IS ALL ABOUT THE BEACH AND ENJOYING THE FRESH AIR

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Salt Sea 5, Gurney’s — Sara Goldfarb

BY KATE C. PATCHETT

ontauk is the epitomic symbol of

interest in Montauk and the East End for longer

summer relaxation and life at the

durations of time. Coleman’s listing at 216

beach. Summer is here and though it

Old Montauk Highway is perfect for those that

may not be in the usual full effect we’re used

love the beach and water activities. The three-

to, there’s still something magical to enjoy about

bedroom, three-and-one-half-bathroom oceanfront

the East End. Montauk is the perfect place to

home is on the market for $17.9 million.

reconnect to our roots, enjoying time with family

at home or deepening an appreciation for the

Coleman suggests sushi night. “My daughter

outdoors. Real estate agents now share how to

Chloe makes me amazing at-home sushi,” he

make the most of summer and why Montauk

explains. “We get our fresh fish from Gosman’s

remains an ideal location in the Hamptons real

and our produce at the local markets. I think

estate market.

the best way to enjoy Montauk from home is to

Access to beaches and surf spots have been

get outside in the yard, go to the beach, take

limited, which is one of the major draws to the

a walk, and enjoy the fresh air. It is a huge

area, as noted by Corcoran licensed associate

mood booster and really important for keeping a

real estate broker Gary DePersia. Restaurants

positive attitude during a hard time.”

have offered takeout recently, at most, and the

move toward reopening is slow, stripping the

Helen Stubbmann has found the rental market

area of the Montauk vibe many have known and

to be very busy, in some ways serving as an

loved in years past. However, pristine beaches,

alternative for families that may spend more time

windsurfing, and enjoying Montauk Downs are

out east if summer camps are closed. Walking

some of his favorite outdoor experiences. For

the beaches and trails is one of her favorite

DePersia, interest in the market has not slowed.

things to do in Montauk, and recommends

horseback riding for an exciting way to enjoy the

“I have been very busy showing houses

For those enjoying time at home in Montauk,

Corcoran licensed real estate salesperson

both for rent and sale in Montauk,” DePersia

natural beauty of the area.

shares. “I still have a few great rentals available

such as Vicente Wolf’s wonderful five-bedroom

were forced to make changes quickly, adjusting

oceanfront oasis for either July or August, or

to curbside pickup for restaurants and retail.

short term. I also have a super cool oceanfront

Though not ideal, it’s been a successful

modern with guest house available for up to four

alternative. “There are so many great restaurants

weeks this summer. Both are perched on bluffs

that Montauk is famous for,” she shares. “Having

overlooking the Atlantic with private access to

takeout for some of the best food is how we can

beaches and on-property pools which are so

adapt. Hopefully we can begin to enjoy these

important to renters, especially now.”

restaurants by sitting outside. When allowed,

A breathtaking estate, Cavett’s Cove at

shopping local can prove to be very satisfying;

176 Deforest Road features six bedrooms and

from surf equipment and attire, chocolates

four bathrooms. Among the legendary “Seven

and candy, designer goods, and of course, fun

Sisters” cluster of homes, DePersia holds this

games and toys for the family!”

listing for $27.95 million.

Stubbmann has noted that businesses

Design your own Montauk oasis with a rare

As many spend more time at home with

one-acre ocean parcel available at 42 Surfside

family, Chris Coleman, a licensed real estate

Avenue. Stubbmann holds this listing for $9.995

salesperson with Compass, has felt fortunate to

million.

be so close to his favorite waves as he enjoys

surfing with his kids. His team has been busy

whole, Montauk had a very early start to the

with both sales and rentals, seeing a greater

season with many escaping the city for the beach

As was the case with the East End as a

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