South of the highway in Bridgehampton, this classically charming shingled traditional 5 bedroom home is sheltered by magnificent formal gardens usually reserved for storybooks. A wide covered porch and balcony above overlook the truly enchanting gardens with fire pit and sitting area flanked by a wisteria-shaded path, rows of crepe myrtle, and heated pool anchored by a regal cherry tree. Featuring bright interiors by David Lawrence, the home centers on an airy three level foyer with wraparound landings complete with sitting areas. Off the foyer, a sunken living room with fireplace and coffered ceiling leads to bluestone patio with built-in barbecue. The long white marble kitchen with breakfast area and full bath leads to the covered porch with ample room for both al fresco dining and poolside lounging. A formal dining room with fireplace connects to the kitchen and a second sitting room with direct access to the gardens and a gracious guest suite above. The second level master suite with beamed, vaulted ceilings and fireplace has a sitting room and generous bath that open to the balcony. Two en suite guest bedrooms face the master. A media room or playroom tops the third level. Lower level has wine room with antique door. Multi-room audio system. Limited opportunity to rent a home of consummate charm with alluring gardens in Bridgehampton south.
Other / Short Term - August 5 to September 6: $110,000