Just a two hour drive from New York City, the group of villages and hamlets that make up East Hampton and Southampton, known as the Hamptons, has been one of the iconic weekend or summer retreats for busy New Yorkers. With connecting ferries straight from New York City and the outer Burroughs, the Hamptons region offers breath taking ocean views and beautiful luxury homes.
Those that seek to find splendor within a timeless setting are wise to seek Hamptons real estate for their second, summer, or retiring homes. If golf is your game, look no further. The Hamptons boast several award winning golf courses. If sailing is your pleasure, the Hamptons have several yacht clubs open to new members. With so many points in its favor, it is not surprising that affluent families from all over the world are seeking to make the Hamptons their summer relaxation destination. Hamptons homes are some of the most opulent in the country. The easy access to recreation and the pure enjoyment of every moment spent there have clearly made an impact in the Hamptons real estate market.
Meander down old New England boardwalk and taste the local fare and feel the simple pleasures and tranquility that miraculously exists so close to the speed and chaos of the world's most bustling city. Spend the days browsing the local galleries and shops, or visit one of the Hamptons many museums. But above all, take advantage of the many memorable experiences owning a summer home in the Hamptons. Contact an agent affiliated with Sotheby's International Realty today to help you find that perfect summer home.