Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2021 are a marriage of both gray and yellow: Ultimate Gray and Illuminating. The two were chosen to represent the unity and harmony each provides the other—gray with its solid, practical stability and yellow with its warmth and hopefulness. In light of this union, we rounded up the best homes on our markets that include either color within their decorating palates. Some homes manage to utilize both with the result being a sophisticated, yet inviting space.
Lakefront gated residence with deep water dock and beach access complete this estate designed for fun family living. The high ceilings, gracious sized rooms and open floor plan with large family room, gourmet kitchen, custom wine cellar, outdoor loggia and pool terrace allow for an ease of island lifestyle and entertainment. Dining Room and Foyer chandeliers are excluded.
Introducing the Captain John Hulbert House located at 6 Union Street in the heart of Historic Sag Harbor Village. This magnificent Italianate style home has been completely restored and renovated by Breskin Development and offers modern conveniences while staying true to the original design of this beloved landmarked treasure. Six Union was originally constructed in 1760 for Revolutionary War veteran Captain John Hulbert and his family. Captain Hulbert and his militia were integral in the recapture of Fort Ticonderoga from the British in 1773. It is rumored that the original prototype of the American flag was designed by Hulbert to lead his forces, and was believed to have influenced the one sewn by Betsy Ross the following year. The team at Breskin, tasked with restoring one of the largest and historically significant properties ever undertaken in the Village, has carefully infused modern Hamptons luxury while maintaining 18th century historic elements such as exposed hand-hewn beams, original moldings, and eight masonry fireplaces. This magnificent 6000 sq. ft. home features a south facing great room with adjoining light-filled kitchen. The kitchen was masterfully designed and constructed by fifth generation Ciuffo Custom Cabinetry with a high gloss finish and brass accents. There is accented brass shelving from Amuneal as well as a LaCornue stove and Sub-Zero refrigerator. The great room features french doors overlooking the garden and a 16’X36′ heated gunite pool with bluestone surround. The main level also includes a formal living room and dining room with restored Venetian plasterwork, a double-sided fireplace, and full-service butler’s pantry with access to a wraparound mahogany front porch. Solace and respite await on the second level which boasts a primary bedroom with a large bathroom with a full soaking tub, two full-sized walk- in closets and an extensive private mahogany deck overlooking the backyard. It also features two graciously sized en-suite guest rooms. These rooms also feature working masonry fireplaces and original exposed hand-hewn beams. There is a secondary laundry room for added convenience. The third level features a stunning copper bar and cabinetry ready for entertaining, and an entrance to an 800 sq. ft roof-deck, equipped with a lounge area, fireplace, and accent lighting. All levels are supplemented by a full-service elevator as well as a main and secondary staircase. Additionally, the 1500 square foot lower level features two additional bedrooms with a shared full bathroom, a separate half bath, a spacious media room with a fireplace and custom cabinetry. There is an additional room that can be utilized as a wine cellar or gym. There is a full laundry room that also includes custom cabinetry. The entire lower level is enhanced with exposed original hand-sewn beams and high ceilings.
Located on one of the most coveted lanes in East Hampton Village this extraordinary home, designed by the Cestone sisters, is a timeless masterpiece. Offering four bedrooms with four full baths and one half bath, it has a thoughtfully designed layout with uncompromising attention to detail. Upon entering you are welcomed through the beautiful entry foyer with antique windows and an ornately detailed staircase. The antique pine floors lead you into the grand double height living room with a Rumford Fireplace. The custom kitchen with center island, Calcutta marble countertops and dual sinks overlooks the great room with another Rumford fireplace, flanked by cabinetry with gothic style doors and fully functional wet bar as well as a light filled conservatory that flows into the screened in porch and outdoor patio. All this located on a sprawling 1.12 acres moments to world class ocean beaches, the Maidstone Club and Village shops and restaurants.
Situated in East Hampton South on 1.25 +/- bucolic, landscaped acres in the coveted enclave known as Georgica, this beautifully designed and decorated eight bedroom Traditional offers style, elegance, and all the amenities. From the moment you enter you will find yourself welcomed by the gracious space that comprises 6,300 +/- sq. ft. on the primary and second floors plus an additional 3,000 +/- sq. ft. in the incredibly comfortable and well appointed lower level. The first floor offers a formal living room, formal dining room bolstered by butler’s pantry, spacious den, generous guest suite and is completed by the most incredible great room which includes a state of the art kitchen, dining area and lounge. Upstairs are four additional guest suites plus the expansive master wing that runs from the front to the back of the residence offering a luxurious bath with steam shower and heated floors, dressing room, and a cozy lounge. The lower level boasts two additional guest bedrooms with a shared bath, entertaining space, theater, wine cellar, and a kitchenette. Outside a built-in kitchen can be found on the broad covered porch of the cabana, which overlooks the 20’X50′ pool, spa, and stunning grounds. The car enthusiast will appreciate the detached four-car garage which can shelter their classic collection or modern gem. All this and located within a short distance to the Village center and ocean beaches.
Private gated home of John Legend and Chrissy Teigen, one of the worlds most stylish celebrity couples. The grandeur begins in the parlor, w/ its 33-foot ceilings and sculptural staircase, & continues in the extraordinary living room, where floor-to-ceiling windows offer sweeping canyon views. Bespoke patterned ceilings from Thailand, cerused oak floors and clay & steel-rolled walls exude sensuality. The chefs kitchen befits a culinary influencer & cookbook author, 7 opens onto a large family room. The master bedroom features a brass & concrete fireplace, a balcony, a lush Glam Room, & exquisite, newly designed closets evocative of a Chanel showroom. A marble Teuco tub, onyx sinks & a double shower are the stars of the master bath. The design language continues in the backyard, with its heated saltwater pool and jacuzzi, wood-burning oven, chefs grill, & grapevine-wrapped pergola. Solar power and 70kW generator complete the estate. Only moments to The Beverly Hills Hotel and Rodeo.
Envision yourself waking up everyday to the sound of crashing waves. Nestled in the most ideal location of Malibu’s famed Broad Beach, this architectural tour-de-force offers features and amenities that most can only dream of. With over 120′ of Pacific Ocean frontage on an acre of completely utilized land, you can live everyday as if you were on an extended vacation. As you enter the courtyard, you find yourself moved by lush and meticulously maintained gardens that span the color spectrum with fresh natural herbs, fruits and blossoms. This beachfront mansion generously offers functional living and entertaining space for a large household. Roam freely while enjoying the generous square footage within the largest property on Broad Beach. There is nothing ordinary about this palatial oceanfront estate. The magnitude of the home is accentuated by soaring ceilings, artistic Venetian plaster and hand crafted ornamental wall decor. The resort-like backyard enjoys the Pacific Ocean as its backdrop and offers lush, perfectly manicured landscape, sparking pool and direct access to your own slice of Broad Beach.