When the 6.5-acre property listed for sale, it was asking $12.6 million, but after a year that price fell down to $9.9 million. Earlier this week, the most recent price cut brought the nine-bedroom, 10-bath estate down to $7.9 million.
Earlier this year, the couple listed their other Hamptons property in North Sea with a $4 million asking price but it looks like they have decided to keep that house and sell the larger Water Mill home.
Built in 2014, the house is still relatively new. Standing 8,000 square feet in size, homeowners will have ample space for family and guests with eight bedrooms, eight full bathrooms, and three half-baths on a full acre of land.
Built in 2000, we noticed that the interiors are in need of some updates, but the kitchen looks like it’s been recently renovated. Features include hardwood floors throughout, beamed ceilings in the living room, a fireplace, and sliding glass doors that lead outside.
Brooks and his wife, Anne Bancroft, purchased the home in 2000 for $3 million and then sold the 1.03-acre property for $5.3 million in 2010. Four years later, it sold again for $9 million before coming on the market earlier this year.
The 4,600-square-foot home sold in May of 2018 for $2,925,000 after being on the market for about a year. It was first asking $3.95 million when it listed in 2017, but steadily came down in price over the next year.
More than half of our readers cast their votes in the highest two categories—between $3 million and $3.5 million, and over $3.5 million. In 2008, the property sold for $2.5 million. Before that, it sold as an empty lot in 2004 for $425,000.
While it’s undergone renovations, the home still needs a few updates here and there. Namely, the kitchen could benefit from up-to-date stainless steel appliances, new flooring, and maybe even a backsplash to give it some character.
Designer Richard Keith Langham purchased the 19th century home 2000 for $795,000 according to public record and has modernized the structure while still holding on to the character that makes 134-year-old home so special.
The newly-built mansion has 9,800 square feet of living space on 1.1 acres, and was last purchased by developer couple Ronen and Jessica Guetta from Guetta Building Company for $1.1 million back in 2013.
The traffic light change hasn’t been approved by the Department of Transportation quite yet, but if it does go into effect, it will likely be a blinking light from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. through the month of July, which is the Hamptons’s rush hour.
When we first featured the home, one reader said that it "feels so terribly formal, would not be out of place in Virginia horse country," while another felt that it was a "big place, but not pretentious."