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Own a Sag Harbor home with prohibition-era history for $4.52M

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The 3-bay garage was specifically built for the owner to do his bootlegging

Photos courtesy of Town & Country

For history buffs looking to own a Hamptons property with a good story behind it, this Sag Harbor village home is quite the conversation starter.

During the prohibition era of the 1920s, this house is rumored to have served as a place where the owner was “rum-running” out of a 3-bay garage on the property that he specifically built for his bootlegging. It’s said that he had made a good deal of money providing Southampton and East Hampton with spirits during the early 20th century.

The same two-car garage is still on the property, according to the New York Post.

In 3,000 square feet of living space, there are five bedrooms and four bathrooms inside the home, as well as a fireplace in the living room, and an eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances. The exterior offers a heated gunite pool with a pool cabana.

In the past, the home has been available to rent. Represented by Judi Desiderio and Pamela Walsh from Town & Country Real Estate, the 0.63-acre property is on the market for $4.52 million.

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