Two acres on Main Street, Amagansett, a wedding venue, several historic buildings, and 14 guest rooms, all for about $6 million? We’ll take two.
Unfortunately, there is only one Gansett Green Manor, and Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International realty team had it covered on both sides for $6.175 million. Lisa Ferraro and Dana Forbes listed and sold Gansett Green for their client, Leslie and Jed Feldman. The Manor, located at 273 Main Street in Amagansett, was bought by WTI, Inc., a private investment firm based in California.
Gansett Green Manor is a popular venue for weddings and special events. Sylvia Wong, director of WTI, Inc., is working side by side with the Feldmans until the end of the year to learn directly from them before implementing any changes. WTI’s intention is for the Gansett Green Manor property and venue to remain authentic. This is WTI’s first venture in the hospitality industry.
“Gansett Green’s simplicity and authenticity particularly appealed to us,” said Wong. “The property is surrounded by farmlands and has beautiful grounds. It feels like you are away from the crowds, but Gansett Green is in the heart of the village, and in walking distance of two gorgeous oceanfront beaches.”
The property’s acres were once part of the Schellinger family homestead. The Schellingers were one of Amagansett’s first four families, settling in the area in 1690 and farming the acreage between Abrahams Path and Conklin Street on Main Street, extending back to Town Lane. The property was a working farm for many years. The Innkeeper’s Cottage is approximately 125 years-old and was, at one time, the main farmhouse. The barn dates from around the same time and the original hayloft pulley is still in place at the top of the barn. The Captain’s Quarters is reputed to date circa 1765.
The Courtland Smith Farmhouse in the heart of Southampton Village has a lot to offer: three bedrooms, original flooring, and an artist’s studio/office. Then there is the minuscular property tax rate of around $2600 annually.
The farmhouse property dates back to 1825. Known from early maps as the “Ellsworth” home, this unique .24-acre property allows the discerning buyer a rare opportunity to have both a lovely traditional home as well as a commercial space or office.
An addition on the main level, which was most recently used as the notable architect Cortland Smith’s office and reception area, has a light-filled art studio with running water.
Douglas Elliman has the listing. Lynda Packard at 631-204-2747 or 214-505-1493 has more details.