Presidents Day has long marked the unofficial start of the annual quest for summer rentals in the Hamptons. Here are nine houses to help you start dreaming.
One of the three first-floor bedrooms in this 2,500-square-foot home has its own private access to the heated pool. The master suite, on the second floor, features a Jacuzzi tub. The 0.2-acre property is one block from a private ocean beach. The four-bedroom home, 3½-bathroom home features a two-car garage. The home is available from Memorial Day – Labor Day. It’s listed with Zacheriah Dayton and Ethan Dayton of Sotheby’s International Realty East Hampton Office (631-905-1394).
East Hampton: $75,000-$140,000
Soak up the sun from dawn until dusk in this home’s south-facing heated gunite pool, then dine al fresco on the stone terrace. The four-bedroom home has 5 ½ bathrooms and a finished lower level with a game room, projector screen and gym. The 0.44-acre property is close enough to walk into East Hampton village. It’s listed exclusively with Sarah Minardi of Saunders & Associates (917-593-2918). Lease terms include $140,000 for Memorial Day-Labor Day, $75,000 for July, $75,000 for August-Labor Day or $125,000 for July-Labor Day. The home is also for sale for $3.695 million.
Water Mill: $250,000-$275,000
This 12,000-square-foot estate offers views from top to bottom: See all the way to the ocean from the rooftop terrace, look out over the fields to Mecox Bay from the second-floor balcony or gaze into the mirror pool from the covered veranda. The landscaped, three-acre grounds also include a cabana and an outdoor fireplace. The interior of the home, designed by James Michael Howard, has seven bedrooms and 10 ½ bathrooms, including several guest suites, and also features a library and a wine room. It’s listed with The Corcoran Group’s Gary DePersia (516-380-0538). Lease terms include $275,000 for June 23-July 31; $250,000 for July only. Short-term rentals are $75,000 per week.
Multilevel decking and walls of glass make the most of the water views from this bay front home across the street from the ocean. The 3,900-square-foot modern-style home has five bedrooms and five bathrooms, including a master suite with a balcony overlooking Moriches Bay. The 0.92-acre property includes a tennis court, a heated gunite pool and a one-bathroom pool house with a changing room, sauna and steam room. It’s listed exclusively with Sarita Silver of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty (917-593-2918). Lease terms include $65,000 for June, $75,000 for July, $85,000 for August-Labor Day and $150,000 for July-Labor Day.
Outdoor amenities on this 2.1-acre property near Southampton Village include a DecoTurf tennis court, a heated vanishing-edge pool, an attached cabana and an outdoor kitchen. All seven bedrooms have en suite bathrooms in this 11,000-square-foot home, which also has an additional 2½ bathrooms. Other indoor goodies include a gym, a sauna, a theater and a wine room. The home is listed exclusively with Carl Nigro of Douglas Elliman (631-404-8633). Lease terms include $495,000 for Memorial Day-Labor Day or $595,000 year-round.
East Hampton: $80,000-$325,000
alk to the beach or into town from this seven-bedroom home’s coveted south-of-the-highway (that’s Montauk Highway), central village location. The house has 7 1⁄2 bathrooms, a new marble kitchen and a finished lower level with a loft, media area, bathroom and access to a sunken patio. Outdoor living spaces on the 0.76-acre property include multiple decks and covered porches, a heated gunite pool and a pool house with 1 1⁄2 bathrooms, a wet bar and an outdoor shower. The house is listed with Douglas Sabo of Nest Seekers International (516-382-5727). Lease terms include $80,000 for June, $150,000 for July, $160,000 for August-Labor Day, $295,000 for July-Labor Day and $325,000 for Memorial Day-Labor Day. The short-term rate is $75,000 for two weeks. The house is also available year-round for $450,000.
Shelter Island: $100,000-$120,000
This 3.25-acre harborfront and bay front compound includes 300 feet of private beach frontage, along with gardens, tennis, and an infinity-edge pool with a spa and a pool house. The home features nine bedrooms, 10 1/2 bathrooms, two game rooms, a library and, of course, water views. The home is listed with Judi Desiderio (631-324-8080, ext. 221) and Nicholas Planamento (631-948-0143) of Town & Country Real Estate. Lease terms include $100,000 for July and $120,000 for August-Labor Day.
Private deeded beach rights and ocean views can be yours for the summer — or for keeps — at this four-bedroom, 4½-bathroom home, which is also for sale for $5.995 million. The second floor maximizes the water views with an open floor plan and sprawling decks, while fancy finishes dress up the informal kitchen. The 0.47-acre property includes a heated pool. The home is listed with Greg Burns of Compass (631-514-5409). Lease terms include $250,000 for Memorial Day-Labor Day or $200,000 for July-Labor Day.
This 4,500-square-foot traditional-style home has six bedrooms and 7½ bathrooms, including a first-floor master suite. Amenities include an open kitchen, a great room and a finished basement. The landscaped 0.60-acre property, located south of Montauk Highway, features a 20-by-44-foot heated gunite pool and a pool house. The home is listed with David Zazula of Halstead Property (917-690-3107). Lease terms include $300,000 for July-Labor Day, or $325,000 for Memorial Day-Labor Day.
From your vantage point only 500 feet from Lake Montauk, you can watch the sun set over the water from any room in this 5,129-square-foot country home or from the water-facing porch. The 0.92-acre grounds include a saltwater gunite lap pool, an outdoor hot-water shower and two covered porches. The five-bedroom, four-bathroom home features an open layout. Entertainment includes a Bose sound system and flat-screen TVs throughout the home. A nanny suite has its own bathroom and separate entrance. It’s listed with John D’Agostino of Martha Greene Real Estate (516-885-6919). Lease terms include $39,000 for June, $66,000 for July, $66,000 for August-Labor Day or $169,000 for Memorial Day-Labor Day. Also available for $39,000 for September.