Wyndecote, a late 19th-century Queen Anne-style home in Southampton, has just been listed for sale with a $22.5 million asking price, reports the Wall Street Journal. The seller is Scott Bessent, the investor who served George Soros’s family up until 2015.
Bessent purchased the summer “cottage” back in 2012 for $9.95 million and recruited architect John David Rose to spearhead the restoration. The historic home was originally built in 1887 by Robert Henderson Robertson, the same architect who designed the first Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton village.
The 7,550-square-foot home offers 10 bedrooms, 11 full bathrooms, and three half-bathrooms, has well as a recently added finished lower level for extra living space. Features include covered porches, seven fireplaces, original details, coffered ceilings, and a home theater. On 1.5 acres of land, there’s a heated gunite pool and a pool house with sliding barn doors.
According to the listing, notable guests have included the Duke of Windsor and even the King of Spain back when Robertson was the owner. Located at 354 South Main Street, residents will be less than a half-mile from the ocean.
Sotheby’s International Realty agents Harald and Bruce Grant represent the listing.
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- 354 South Main Street [Sotheby’s International Realty]
- Southampton’s Beautiful Wyndecote is Ready for the 21st Century [Behind the Hedges]
- Former Investor for George Soros Lists a $22.5 Million Hamptons Home [Wall Street Journal]