As part of Outdoors Week 2014, we present to you the listings with the most elaborate outdoor amenities. Whatever you like to do, you can find a Hamptons home in which to do it.
Three Ponds Farm 919 Scuttle Hole Road, Bridgehampton
Price: "Upon request"---was $68M at one time.
Putting green—ha! That's for the Poors. At Three Ponds Farm, rated the best golf home in the United States, you'll play on your own USGA-rated 18 hole golf course by Rees Jones, with a 19th hole clubhouse and pro shop. There's also a grass tennis court, elegant pool with pavilion and spa, loggias, formal gardens, orangery, 7000 specimen trees, and of course, three ponds. And don't forget, "a unique fish house."
Two Trees Farm 849 Hayground Rd, Bridgehampton
Equestrians, this is the place for you. There are 65 acres here, and this was the site of the Mercedes-Benz Polo Challenge. There are two indoor arenas, three outdoor rings, acres of paddocks, three barns with more than a hundred stalls, staff quarters, a main house with a pool and tennis court, and a guest cottage.
Squabble Lane, Southampton
Those who like ocean swimming will love this estate. There's 500' of the most beautiful beach in the world, as well as private frontage on Wickapogue Pond, perfect for more sedate water fun. There's nearly five acres of land and a Francis Fleetwood designed house.
14 Maple Street, Montauk
If you're more of a pool swimmer than a wild swimmer, this is the house for you. You get jaw-dropping views of the Atlantic while seated on the viewing platform in your 45' saltwater pool. There's also a 100sf roof deck with a firepit with even better views views. Inside the 7300sf house, there are six en suite bedrooms with oceanviews, two powder rooms, three fireplaces and three living areas.
5 Paumanok Road, Noyack
This property has some of the most bonkers exteriors we've ever seen in the Hamptons. "Over 4.5 acres of artistically designed gardens incorporating Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism." That includes a scale replica of Beijing's Temple of Heaven. There's also open-air pavilion adjacent to a koi pond, a pool/tea house, and a gazebo in the bamboo garden. In between, there are water gardens, bridges, paths, and sculpture, not to mention an elaborate pool. There is also a 10,000sf Chinese-inspired mansion, but of course.