‘Extraordinary’ $55M Estate in Southampton Is Most Expensive New Listing

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As the weather gets warmer, the elite of NYC decamp to the Hamptons. This summer, a lucky buyer can revel in the ultimate luxury of a $55 million spread. The most expensive new listing on realtor.com® is located in none other than Southampton, NY.

The pristine farmland, miles of beaches, and extravagant old-money mansions of this lovely locale have served as inspiration for home buyer and artist alike.

Abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock painted here, as did pop art painter Roy Lichtenstein.

Oceanfront estate
Oceanfront estate

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As properties go, this oceanfront offering is a masterpiece in its own right. Owning this “extraordinary” estate, last sold in 2004 for $19 million, according to public records, “may only happen once in a lifetime,” according to the listing.

“It’s very private. It’s got a lot of frontage on the ocean,” says listing agent Harald Grant, who was already busy showing the place to potential buyers when we spoke with him.

While he declined to confirm the current seller, the place previously belonged to Roone Arledge, the legendary broadcasting executive who died in 2002.

Casual dining and family space
Casual dining and family space with deck access

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Built in1991, the property sits on about 4.5 acres and comes with views of the ocean as well as farmed fields and ponds.

Not only will you have privacy from neighbors, you’ll also get plenty of personal space from your guests. With 8,225 square feet of living space, eight beds, including a master and five guest suites, you can retreat into total relaxation.

The master suite offers a fireplace, office, and deck access. Communal spaces include multiple decks and a great room with fireplace and large picture windows.

Massive kitchen
Massive kitchen

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The massive kitchen includes Sub-Zero refrigerators and three Bosch dishwashers. There’s an informal dining space which opens to a back deck.

A staircase from the kitchen takes you to the roof deck with views in every direction. The formal dining room seats 12.

Roof deck with a view
Roof deck with a view

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Outside, if you don’t want to dip into the ocean, you can swim laps in the heated pool. Or heck, free your creative impulse and paint your sumptuous surroundings. We’re sure the next resident of this big beach retreat won’t lack for inspiration!

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