Once belonging to the late Henry O. Golightly?"an eccentric gentleman who supposedly inspired the Holly Golightly character in Breakfast at Tiffany's"?this two-acre compound has recently come on the market with an ask of $13.95M. The property boasts a restored shingled house from 1787, a separate one-bedroom guest house, and an 800 sq. ft. barn/studio with double doors on both sides.
The post and beam main house
"...with massive center chimney and four fireplaces, wide plank antique wood floors, exposed timber framing, and historic doors and windows all contribute to the classic early interior. Architectural integration of a top-of-the-line well-appointed kitchen, 4 bedrooms, including third story master suite with panoramic views of the manicured grounds and gardens, 4 baths, dining room, library, and formal rooms for entertaining add to the comfort of living on this estate."The south-of-the-highway property also offers an oversized three-car garage, mature flowering trees, an expansive lawn, a brick patio with fireplace and pergola, as well as vegetable and flower gardens. And what Hamptons home would be complete without the heated gunite pool? The one you'll find here happens to be surrounded by rose bushes. · Listing: Historic Golighty Estate, Coveted Location, Sagaponack South [Sotheby's]