Social Life - May 2017 - Naomi Watts

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ary DePersia has been a fixture of East End real estate since 1995. A member of a rare and influential “club,” he has participated in over $2 billion in transactions, a number that makes him chuckle since he didn’t sell his first house until almost a year and a half into his career. As we roar into the 2017 selling season, he is bringing pure luxury to the market. One example? 70 Matthews Lane.

abundance of natural light. The state-of-the-art eat-in kitchen, with a 10-seat breakfast area, is also warmed by its own fireplace. Additional common space includes a media room and an intimate living room. The first floor master wing with a sitting area, a fireplace, and a luxurious bath is joined upstairs by four guest suites, including a second master with a roof terrace. The bedrooms are purposefully positioned so that none share common walls (read: 70 MATTHEWS LANE, BRIDGEHAMPTON extreme privacy). “With my sale of Mecox Farm recently, James Michael An elevator connects all floors to the lower level with two Howard has only two completed, fully furnished estates left on more bedroom suites, a state-of-the-art theater with plush the market. This one just completed on Matthews Lane is cer16-person seating, a bar, and a large recreation room with a tainly among my favorites There are so many words to describe fireplace and a custom billiards table. this manse, but the most appropriate is ‘regal,’ ” says Gary Geo-thermal heating, Control4 technology, Lutron lightDePersia, the co-exclusive listing broker for this singular estate. ing, and a full audio/visual package add to the property’s list Informed by an aesthetic that recalls past centuries, while of amenities. celebrating the best of what’s new, Matthews Lane joins the Behind stone walls, the property has lush grounds, includgrowing repertoire of highly-styled, fully-furnished Hamptons ing mature specimen trees, espaliered apple trees, and a verdant estates by James Michael Howard, the renowned 2017 ICAA manicured lawn. A heated pool and a spa are serviced by a covaward-winning designer. He and his celebrated work exemplify ered cabana area that incorporates a pool house with a full bath coherency in the abstract world of architec- “There are so many words to and dressing room, an outdoor fireplace, ture and interiors, and the landscape that and a built-in kitchen that connects over a describe this manse, but the broad stone patio to the two-car garage. contain them. Matthews Lane is a collaboration between most appropriate is ‘regal’” Turnkey to the extreme, Matthews Lane James Michael Howard, McAlpine-Tankerlies midway between the village and ocean sley Architecture, and Landscape Details. The soaring sevenbeaches off Bridgehampton’s iconic Ocean Road and close bedroom residence extends 11,600 square feet on three expanto everything that makes the Hamptons a world-class resort. sive levels of fully articulated living space. Call for your personal tour today. The head-swiveling journey begins as you pass through the reception hall toward the dramatic great room. Under 30-foot Gary DePersia beamed ceilings, the room incorporates multiple seating areas, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker a dining room and gallery, and a focal-point custom fireplace that anchors the room, while walls of windows allow for an 631.899.0215 c/ 516.380.0538 Social Life