1920 Tenacre Summer Home Asks $24.95M in Southampton, NY (PHOTOS)

1920 Tenacre Summer Home Asks $24.95M in Southampton, NY

$24,950,000 | Built 1920 | 15,200 Sq. Ft. | 9 Beds | 10.5+ Baths | 3 Acres
275 Ox Pasture Road, Southampton, New York, United States, 11968

A 20th century Hamptons shingle style home on 3 acres in Southampton’s estate section is on the market for $24.95 million. Property records show the home last selling in 2009 for nearly $10 million and in 2006 for $12.75 million. The expanded 15,200 square foot residence, called Tenacre, was designed by architect John Russell Pope and built in 1920 for Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Palmer Knapp. Upgraded and expanded over the years, the unique offering includes a myriad of indoor/outdoor areas for everyday living and comfortable entertaining. 

Original real estate ad in the April 1923 issue of Better Homes & Gardens | SpoonerCentral.com

Listing details: This unique offering is enhanced by tall hedges and mature trees across the developed landscape. The gated entrance opens to a winding drive to the main entrance and delivery entrances. Designer decorated, the home’s covered entry opens to a foyer that connects to all the entertaining spaces. The level of built-in details and one-of-a-kind finishes is exacting everywhere, from the living room to the sun room, formal dining room, and panelled library, each with its own fireplace. Floor-to-ceiling French doors open to various patios. A swinging door from the dining room opens to the “heart of the home”, the kitchen ensemble with morning room, bar, pantry, marble counters, center island, and professional stainless steel appliances. One side of the kitchen opens to a casual dining area and family room. The other side opens to casual outdoor seating and dining patio, that is complemented by a formal seating and dining patio at the front of the home. 

The service area comprises a laundry, half-bath, mud room, and access to the garage with lifts that accommodates six vehicles. Above the garage two bedroom suites have their own built-in bar. The main stair rises to its landing and long gallery accessing the principal bedrooms. The master suite offers a sitting room with fireplace, dressing rooms, two separate baths, walk-in closets, and a wood-panelled peaked ceiling. An over-sized guest suite with fireplace and three more unique guest suites occupy the second floor. The pre-existing third floor offers two bedrooms and a bath. The lower level includes a wine room, a media room, second full laundry, staff areas with bathroom, storage, and walk-out.

The home also includes a laundry chute, and radiant heat in six of the ten bathrooms. The separate, indoor pool house offers a unique four-season pool with lap lanes, infinity swim, and slide, as well a full bath and sauna with viewing window to the pool, plus a spa on the adjoining deck. A detached garage accommodates three more vehicles and separate bike room. The property includes a power generator and has a permit for tennis. Tenacre is on the market for $24.95 million with Harald Grant of Sotheby’s International Realty.

Original floor plans | SpoonerCentral.com


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