The Water Mill Residence

water mill , the hamptons
4 bedroom - 3.5 bath
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$1,200 - $1,500 per night (USD)
excludes K&C fee and cleaning charges
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    A concierge service is available for this property
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Perks for the Parents

This beautiful house is set back down a driveway from the road and very safe and private. It also has a guest cottage, ideal for grandparents, au pairs or additional guests. The closest beach is 2 miles away. Excellent farmers markets are a few minutes away by car, or a 15 minute walk. The house is close to both north and south shore beaches and children's amenities at The Children's Museum of the East End and the Nature Sanctuary. Bridgehampton is 2 miles away and has many restaurants that are family friendly; Sag Harbor is 5 miles away by car.

Why Kids Love it

The residence has a big garden and separate area with a gated pool. There is table tennis in the basement and a croquet and badminton set for the garden. Close to 3 towns (Bridgehampton, Southhampton and Sag Harbor) with plenty of entertainment for all age kids. Excellent local amenities include the Children's Museum, the Parrish Museum, Shelter Island, Wolfer's Vineyard, which has weekly family picnics in the summer, and Sagg Main Beach. It is easy to arrange horse riding and there are excellent stables on the doorstep.

Things to Know

Weekly housekeeping available for $150 per week. for 1 half day visit and full cleaning. Air conditioning/heating throughout main house and cottage. The studio/TV room can be used if you have extra guests and sleeps a further 2 in a sofa bed. No pets. Some toys, books and games are available on request - notify the host at time of booking. The gardens and pool are maintained weekly from May until October. Parking at property for 3 cars. Pack 'n Play crib, high chair and booster chair available on request. The rear garden is enclosed by a pool fence and there is a stair gate.

About the Location

Located in picturesque Water Mill horse country, close to ocean beaches, Bridgehampton and Southhampton, and short distance from Sag Harbor. The property is in the heart of Bridgehampton horse country and is surrounded by stables and farms along with local farm stands selling fresh produce direct from the farm. It is a 2 hour drive from New York City, 2 hours by train with station in nearby Bridgehampton and via Jitney bus service with 2 convenient stops: Bridgehampton or Watermill. 10 minutes’ drive from the nearest village for groceries, shopping, restaurants. Very quiet at night.

Accommodation Details

This farmhouse and guest cottage are set on a private acre of land and include 4 double bedrooms, 3 and one-half baths, a chef's kitchen with eat-in table, 2 large patios, a formal dining room, a living room with a fireplace, a cozy den with a fireplace and sleep sofa, a full basement. The separate guest cottage has a full bath. The 2 houses share a heated 40ft pool open mid May to mid October. The large rear patio has a full dining and lounge area and a large Weber gas grill.

Style Notes

The house and cottage are classic wood-framed shingled houses typical of the red barns found all over New England. The property is set in the middle of a large garden with flower borders and willow trees. The interior decor is warm and stylish and a blend of contemporary and modern design. There are reclaimed wide-plank wood floors throughout and design details including wood panelled walls, a Chinese cabinet and storm lanterns on the dining room table.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Bath
  • Baby Monitor
  • Babysitter / Nanny
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bed Rails
  • Bicycles
  • Cabinet Locks
  • Changing Table
  • Chef / Catering
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Corner Guards
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Game Console
  • High Chair
  • Housekeeper
  • Outlet Plugs
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Pool Gate
  • Stair Gates
  • Television
  • Toys / Children's Books
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Window Guards
2 king
1 queen
2 full / double
1 sofa bed (double)
sleeps 2
1 baby crib
1 travel crib
Gabriela G.
Member since March 31, 2014

Water Mill , The Hamptons

Ocean beaches and horse country

This hamlet of Southhampton, 90 miles from New York City, is in the heart of Hamptons horse country and is surrounded by farms and stables. A short drive from ocean beaches on the north and south coasts, along with Bridgehampton and Southhampton, Water Mill is an exclusive enclave with plenty for kids, from local museums and beach activities to nature reserves.