As most New Yorkers know it's not always easy heading out East to The Hamptons. Between The traffic, the Jitney, and lack of Uber many New Yorkers are looking for alternatives on where to have a second home. We have already stated some of the best reasons to move to Greenwich, see more below and other 2nd home alternatives.
Douglas Elliman's NYC Superbrokers Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon have their Top 3 alternatives to the Hamptons that the rich and famous are already catching on to.
A true destination for luxury living, this Georgian-Colonial lake-front home is set on 5.7 bucolic acres in the internationally renowned community of Greenwich, CT. Custom built in 2011 with over 12,300 sq.ft. of style & grace, this home features 9-bedrooms, 14bath, a pool, guest cottage & 7-car garage. The sun drenched formal areas are modern & inviting, the top of the line chef's kitchen lends itself for gracious entertaining. The master suite offers the ultimate lifestyle for the discerning and features his-and-her two story dressing rooms. The lower level has a gym, playroom, beauty salon,& massage room. The beauty of the property is captured from the pool, terrace, outdoor kitchen & fireplace that overlook the serene lake accessed by footbridge to your own private island. Not to miss.
This country estate has been masterfully reinvented adding subtle, curated details to vintage architecture creating a sophisticated retreat for country living.Period cabinetry, carved fireplaces, original paneling, arched entries & Gothic windows deftly combine w/innovative lighting, top appliances, restored fixtures & artisanal stone & tile work. Upon a gentle hill taking-in an idyllic country vista, are a resort-like pool & tennis court w/wisteria-draped pergola. A party barn w/powder & changing rooms and lower garden level is perfect for storage & a large studio has a full gym. Carriage house has fully contained guest & staff houses providing an additional 5-6 bedrooms; tucked-in-the-woods folly features cherry paneling, kitchen & a powder room. A greenhouse is ready for your touches.
Architecturally and historically significant estate on 8 waterfront acres. The main house boasts 5 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, 5 fireplaces, exquisite proportions and painstakingly restored original details. The expansive 7 year old guest house includes 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and 2 fireplaces. An antique barn lends a rustic charm to this idyllic setting.