Our Favorite Listing Fit For A President

This week we are looking at a home fit for a President Located at 20 Union St. in Sag Harbor. Best known as the Summer White House of the 21st United States President, Chester A. Arthur, the three-story Greek Revival at 20 Union Street right in the heart of Sag Harbor evokes a timeless elegance and sense of history, while still yet featuring thoroughly modern renovation with design by renowned architect Steven Gambrel. Maintaining the character of its impressive provenance, today the $13.5 million property, owned by Anke Beck Friedrich and her fashion tycoon husband, Jürgen Friedrich, features all the amenities one expects of a luxe Hamptons home.


The 5,900-square-foot home has six bedrooms and four-and-one-half baths and is sited on an intimate .34 of an acre. The striking residence, which comes with Gunite pool, several terraces, a small courtyard and refined landscaping and gardens, features a library with fireplace, formal dining and living areas, multiple fireplaces, media room, wine cellar and Sonos audio system.  

Over the last three years, this six-bedroom home underwent a complete renovation and has emerged as an immaculate home for a luxurious lifestyle, all while still retaining the elegant and historic character. . The six bedrooms are spread out on the second and third floors offering beautiful views over the historic village of Sag Harbor. One can find a media room with a fireplace and a wine cellar in the finished basement. Both house and garden have a Sonos Audio System and invite for beautiful entertaining.

Rima Mardoyan Smyth and Ryan Struble of Douglas Elliman are the listing agents

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