On the Market: 15 Homes Fit for a Duke or Duchess

If you haven’t watched Bridgerton, you may have at least heard of the show that takes place against a backdrop of opulent homes and sprawling grounds of the English countryside during the 19th century. From Long Island to London, here are some of our top homes on the market that are Bridgerton-worthy. And for those die-hard fans, you can just imagine each description being read in Lady Whistledown’s voice.

172 South Main Street, Southampton, NY |$24,990,000

Agent: Michaela Keszler, Douglas Elliman

Built in the heyday of 19th century Hamptons summer society with the sound of ocean waves from nearby, 1860s Federal-style mansion offers a rare opportunity to own a true piece of history. Rarely offered for sale, with only a handful of owners in the last hundred years, the residence has been meticulously renovated top to bottom, sparing no expense to update everything for 21st century living, even while recalling historic details from when the house was built originally. Some of these restored and remarkable details include the original lead glass windows, the stained hardwood floors, and the beautiful plastered walls. Encompassing three floors, with porte cochere, covered porches and verandas, the home offers twelve bedrooms and ten baths to accommodate a houseful of friends and guests.

2 Wallis Lane – Nissequogue, NY | $14,600,000

Agents: Tom Postilio & Mickey Conlon, Douglas Elliman

Originally built in the 1930’s and full of history, the estate, known as “Somerset” sits on a nearly 15 acre parcel with prime frontage directly on The Long Island Sound. The approximately 9,000 square foot brick manor house includes 7 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms. Inspired by the Governor’s Palace in Williamsburg, Virginia, this notable estate remains a crown jewel of Long Island’s fabled North Shore, adjacent to a tranquil, wooded nature preserve and with a staggering span of nearly 900-feet of unobstructed waterfrontage along the shoreline.

17 Channel Pond Ct, Watermill, NY | $28,000,000

Agents: Michaela Keszler and Joseph Savio

Located in the heart of the exclusive Fordune enclave at Flying Point, this exceptional estate with deeded ocean access is set on 6 acres of majestic park-like grounds. The classic shingle-style residence is accessed through a gated entry, opening to a long Sycamore-flanked private alle that leads to the beautifully landscaped circular motor court. Encompassing 16,500 sq. ft. of distinguished living space, the masterful floorplan includes 8 bedrooms and 9 full and 4 half baths across 2 levels, 6 fireplaces, as well as a finished lower level, 3rd level artist studio and separate staff wing.  The first level includes a grand double-height entry foyer, and elegant entertaining spaces including a magnificent double-height windowed living room with fireplace overlooking the extensive lawns and pond, spacious gourmet eat-in kitchen with lounge and fireplace, formal dining room with fireplace, garden view glass-domed solarium, screened porch, multiple covered decks and porches, a library with fireplace,  and a media room. Outdoor features include an impressive 55′ x 30′ in-ground heated Gunite pool with spa, a gracious pool house with full bath, bar and full-service outdoor kitchen, Har-Tru tennis court, classic gazebo overlooking the sizeable pond, greenhouse-and plentiful, stylish spaces for entertaining. Beyond the spacious residence, the estate’s sweeping landscape and gardens are graced with countless specimen trees and plantings. Meticulously cultivated over the years to provide vibrant color, texture and interest throughout the seasons, the lovingly maintained grounds evoke the experience of a botanical garden-through the considerable scope, variety and lush beauty of their spectacular horticultural design. In close proximity to the beach at Flying Point and Southampton village’s renowned shopping and dining, this remarkable property is a private, serene oasis unto its own and a beautifully realized example of classic, luxurious Hamptons living. Imbued with exquisite custom details and abundant amenities, this extraordinary estate is truly one of the Hamptons’ finest properties.

1 Bel Air Court, Upper Brookville, NY | $6,800,000

Agent: Maria Babaev

This grand, classical brick estate is privately set on over five acres, behind a gracefully gated entry way with courtyard and traditional English gardens. Featuring a glorious and grand double bridal staircase, high ceilings and walls of windows, the residence offers rich and regal finishes and detailing throughout, including a remarkable ballrooms with hand-painted murals, perfectly suited for entertaining on a large scale.

55 Thixton Drive, Hewlett Harbor, NY |7,000,000

Agent: Gil Shemtov

Spectacular waterfront estate in Hewlett Harbor. This 12000 sqft mansion was built with no expense spared, The home was designed by a renown architect, a member of the historical society of St Petersburg. The finishes were only the best of the best for every aspect of this home. From the Clive Christian kitchen design to the usage of Onyx and Calcutta Marble throughout the home. From the the custom iron railings to the Schonbek light fixtures to the Elmira stove this mansion is truly magnificent. The home greets you with an entry like no other, the three stories of living space put the home on a different level than anything you have ever seen. The home has everything from an elegant master suite with endless views to radiant flooring throughout the home. Features like an elevator, Salt water indoor pool and outdoor pool, and a dock for your boat are just the beginning. Come see the palace that you didn’t know existed.

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London

6 bedroom house for sale in Warwick Avenue, London, W2, £5,950,000

A white stucco fronted Regency house located in the Heart of Little Venice. The property comprises 3,546sqft of family accommodation and is found in excellent condition overlooking the Regents Canal.

2 bedroom flat for sale in The Mansion, Willoughby Lane, Sundridge Park, Bromley, BR1, £2,000,000

‘The Repton’ named after the great eighteenth century landscape architect Humphrey Repton includes some of The Mansion’s most exceptional original features. The Mansion at Sundridge Park is an exquisite country house fashioned in the form of a Renaissance temple and set within a sweeping landscape of sculptured gardens and woodland walks. Having been painstakingly restored and converted, the magnificent mansion provides 22 individual apartments of supreme quality.

5 bedroom house for sale in Egerton Crescent, London, SW3, £11,950,000

A beautiful stucco fronted, grade II listed townhouse in arguably the most favourable part of Egerton Crescent. Offering charming views down the crescent gardens and open views to the rear towards Egerton Terrace, the house has an abundance of natural light.

7 bedroom house for sale in Wilton Crescent, Belgravia, London, SW1X, £19,000,000

Situated within one of London’s most elegant crescents is this beautifully restored Grade II listed period house, overlooking the central gardens.

2 bedroom flat for sale in Lowndes Court, Lowndes Square, London, SW1X, £2,650,000

A well-presented two bedroom, two bathroom apartment in Lowndes Court. The apartment is located in a grand, portered building with smart communal areas, and features excellent room proportions and entertaining space throughout.

3 bedroom house for sale in Scandrett Street, Wapping, London, E1W, £2,795,000

Founded in 1695 as a parish school and rebuilt in 1765, the house is one of a pair which form part of the old village of Wapping adjacent to the church Tower. The house fell into disrepair in the mid-20th century, was rescued and repaired in the late 1990’s and has since undergone complete refurbishment under the direction of architect and designer Seth Stein and John Martin Robinson, consultant to the Georgian Society.

Country

Lansdown Crescent, Bath, Somerset, £4,500,000

A magnificent Grade I listed townhouse, beautifully presented throughout and situated in one of Baths most prestigious addresses. Boasting a very large kitchen and a separate Coach house and parking.

Great Pulteney Street, Bath, Somerset, £1,585,000

An elegant apartment arranged over three floors within a magnificent Grade I listed Georgian townhouse on one of Bath’s most prestigious streets.

Ellingham House, Pittville Lawn, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, £2,500,000

Ellingham House is situated on Pittville Lawn, one of Cheltenham’s finest residential areas with immediate access to Pittville Park. The house itself dates back to 1840-41 and is built in the Regency style.

Beech Court, Wellington Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, POA

Beech Court dates back to 1830, this substantial detached stucco villa has ornate late Regency and Grecian details. The house is approached via its gated private tree lined carriage driveway from Wellington Road. There is ample parking for multiple vehicles.

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