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Famed reporter’s Hampton Bays home could be your East End summer retreat

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The Page Six gossip columnist’s home is available to rent this summer

Photos courtesy of Douglas Elliman

The Hamptons home of famed gossip columnist, Richard Johnson, and his wife, Sessa von Richthofen, is available to rent this June and July for $28,500 under Douglas Elliman agent, Codi Garcete. It’s also available for just the month of July $18,500, or short term for $15,000.

Johnson edited the New York Post’s column, Page Six, for 25 years and was ranked the No. 1 gossip columnist in New York City by New York Magazine back in 1994.

Standing 2,145 square feet in size, the restored farmhouse has four bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms on nearly an acre of land in south-of-the-highway Hampton Bays. Interior features include an eat-in kitchen, a fireplace in the living room, and a sunroom with a dining area.

Meanwhile, outside there’s a pool, pool house with a kitchenette and full bathroom, and an outdoor shower.

Johnson purchased the property back in 2005 for $885,000.

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