21 Finely Finessed Getaways in the Hamptons and Montauk



From Westhampton to Montauk, these Long Island retreats celebrate their beachside locales.

From Westhampton and Westhampton Dunes and stretching across New York’s Long Island to Montauk—known as “the End”—the Hamptons are a popular summer getaway for Manhattanites seeking out beaches, seafood, parties, and a rural lifestyle. The homes in the Hamptons and Montauk are, as you might imagine, as spectacular as the views. From surf shacks to beach bungalows, and shingled estates to prefab homes, these residences below are modern retreats that represent the range of Hamptons architecture.

Two Cedar-Clad Structures Form a Unique Montauk Retreat

East Lake House, designed by Robert Young Architects, features two structures to capture sunshine and breezes from all angles.

East Lake House, designed by Robert Young Architects, features two structures to capture sunshine and breezes from all angles.

Michael Moran

This open-air abode in Montauk designed by Robert Young Architects takes advantage of everything lakeside living has to offer without being imposing. East Lake House is clad with natural materials with unfinished cedar siding and raw zinc roofs.

Independent Volumes Make Up This Unique Hamptons Home

The cedar shingles—common to local buildings—are scaled up to the size of the boards to cover the roof and sidewalls of Georgica Cove.

The cedar shingles—common to local buildings—are scaled up to the size of the boards to cover the roof and sidewalls of Georgica Cove.

Photo: Bates Masi + Architects

Hamptons–based firm Bates Masi + Architects designed Georgica Cove for a family that requested a home built to entertain guests as well as complement its natural landscape.

Seeing What Develops: The Houses at Sagaponac

House 43’s modernist elevation is both monumental and inviting. These shots show the Gisue anad Mojgan Hariri design in its spec stage, before the first residents, Heide Banks and Howard Lazar, moved in.

House 43’s modernist elevation is both monumental and inviting. These shots show the Gisue anad Mojgan Hariri design in its spec stage, before the first residents, Heide Banks and Howard Lazar, moved in.

Photo: Paul Warchol

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