Hamptons rentals run the gamut from modest to superlative, from reasonably priced to Holy Crap! We'll bring you three rentals per destination in various prices as we head east; today, the privileged enclave of Southampton.
119 Wooleys Drive, Southampton; Nest Seekers
Price: $50,000 MD-LD
The Lowdown: This is a characterful house in the Southampton Shores neighborhood. For $50K, you get five bedrooms, three baths, and half an acre with an inviting gunite pool out back.
380 Barons Ln,, Southampton; Sotheby's
Price: $850,000 MD-LD
The Lowdown: This house, Xanadu, was built in 1983 by Norman Jaffe, which confers bragging rights in the Hamptons. The house is 8000sf with 6 bedrooms, set on 3.7 acres, with 378 feet of ocean frontage. There's also a 3 bedroom guest house for your troublesome relatives. But of course there's also plenty of outside space with decking, a pool and tennis court.
160 Ox Pasture Road, Southampton; Elliman
Price: $1,300,000 (MD-LD)
The Lowdown: Yep, it's our old friend the Linden estate. Summer tenants, you get some serious bragging rights with your rental of a beautiful old-school Southampton estate: built in 1915, recently renovated, 18,000sf, ten acres, fountain, pool, tennis, Warhol of Frederick the Great; you name it, Linden's got it. Of course, you'll have to plunk down some serious cash in exchange for those bragging rights, but if you've got it, flaunt it.