Welcome back to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what you can rent or buy for a set dollar amount in various Hamptons towns. Is one person's studio another person's palace? Let's find out! Today's price: $4.5M. At this price point, you get plenty of nice choices for your new house.
In Hampton Bays, you can get a 2.5 acre bayfront property with tennis court, waterside pool, and gracious c. 1920 house with five bedrooms and 4.5 baths.
On Shelter Island is a 4500sf new "Stanford White reproduction" "with spectacular, unobstructed waterviews." The property is 1.2 acres with a new gunite pool and a dock for four boats.
In Southampton, "only a short distance to Halsey Neck Beach," is this five-bed traditional on 1.48 acres. It offers a pool, "room for tennis court" and "temperature controlled wine room."
In Montauk, two acres in Hither Hills provides "complete privacy and captivating ocean views." The house is 5000sf of "pure luxury with grand yet easy flow" with six bedrooms and a beach stone fireplace in the living room.
Water Mill offers a larger (5800sf) traditional on .94 of an acre with six bedrooms and 6.5 baths. "The floorplan is well laid out and excellent for entertaining." Outside, "relax by the beautiful 50' x 20' heated gunite pool surrounded by lovely landscaping of beautiful lawns, birch and maple trees and generous patios."
In Sag Harbor, a modern waterfront house is "boaters' paradise, with 125' waterfront, protected deepwater dock, permitted mooring and direct waterway to Sag Harbor village." The house is four bedroom, 3800sf, on 0.38 acre.