Modernist Charles Gwathmey’s Personal Hamptons Home Asks $4.85M
Designed by the visionary modernist architect Charles Gwathmey as a private residence, this bright retreat provides ocean views.
Architect Charles Gwathmey was named one of The New York Five, an elite group dedicated to a pure form of modernism that also included Peter Eisenman, Michael Graves, John Hejduk, and Richard Meier. When he was still in his 20s, Gwathmey made a splash in the architectural scene when he designed a geometric, cedar-clad residence for his parents in 1966. Now architecture buffs have a chance to live in another piece of history—Gwathmey’s self-designed residence has hit the market at $4,850,000.
The 1,934-square-foot, two-story home features original built-ins, five bedrooms, and three baths. A soaring, double-height ceiling in the living area features large expanses of glazing on all sides, allowing for bright and airy interiors. Conveniently located only a quarter mile from the ocean, the residence boasts stunning views from its rooftop deck, a pool, a tennis court, and a generous lawn with plenty of outdoor space for entertaining.
“Charles Gwathmey’s architecturally significant home is a rare and striking work of art that would be a great addition to anyone who is an avid collector or appreciator of important modern design,” says Justin Agnello of Douglas Elliman Real Estate.
130 Bluff Road, Amagansett South is now being listed for $4,850,000 million by the Atlantic Team of Douglas Elliman. See the full listing here.
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