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Rent a Stunning, Historic Sag Harbor Whaling Captain's Home

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This beautiful, stately mansion has just been renovated by CH favorite Steven Gambrel and is now available for rent for $390K Memorial Day-Labor Day. It was originally built in 1796 by John Hulbert for whaling captain Lester Beebe. In 1876 it was remodeled by Stephen B. French, a New York City police commissioner. Stephen invited President Chester Arthur to the house so the house became known as the "Summer White House."

Back in 2014, the house sold quickly for $3.9M to an owner with a house in Southampton who likes to take on projects. Yet another renovation freshened the house up for another century of use. It's set on a generous third of an acre of land with beautiful gardens and a gunite pool. Unusually, there's a garage and a parking spot. There are six bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, along with a finished lower level with media room and wine cellar.