The Luxurious Hamptons Lifestyle

Sag Harbor | Tomas Martinez

Let’s delve into the appeal of the quintessential Hamptons lifestyle.

Seaside Luxury and Diverse Attractions

Nestled along Long Island’s South Fork, the Hamptons region boasts seafront communities renowned for their upscale shops, restaurants, and high-end real estate options. Visiting wineries, surfing, and exploring scenic dunes and outdoor attractions are some popular activities there.

Sag Harbor | Max Harlynking

Notable Locales

Southampton and East Hampton are principal hubs, each with distinct attractions. Southampton charms with its upscale shopping, pristine beaches, and enchanting villages, while East Hampton captivates with its historic architecture, art galleries, and antique shops along Main Street. Also, Sag Harbor‘s rich maritime heritage and vibrant culture, Montauk‘s renowned fishing and surfing scenes, and Bridgehampton‘s idyllic equestrian events and pastoral landscapes add further allure to the region.

Montauk | Ahmer Kalam

Upcoming Events

The Hamptons ensure year-round activities and events for all tastes. From relaxing on Main Beach and exploring the serene gardens of LongHouse Reserve to visiting the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, there’s something for everyone.

Summer in the Hamptons brings a festive lineup of events. Let’s explore a few below:

Hamptons Fine Art Fair: This premier event, taking place at the Southampton Fairgrounds from July 11th to 14th, showcases contemporary and modern art, including paintings, sculptures, photography, and more.

Southampton Arts Center SummerFest: Taking place on August 17th, this annual benefit supports the center’s year-round cultural programming. It is a lively celebration of art, culture, and cuisine, offering signature dishes from renowned chefs, live music, dancing, and world-class exhibitions.

Real Estate Insights

The Hamptons region presents a premier real estate scene with properties ranging between $599,000 to even $99 million. Homes often feature water views, backyard pools, sprawling porches, and luxurious interiors. Recent trends show a high demand for properties with expansive views and sustainable features.

Redfin reported that the median sale price in the Hamptons was $1.47 million, up 22% from last year, with 16.4% of homes selling above listing price in May. Homes went pending after 83 days on average. In Southampton, the median sale price was $1.75 million in May, down 1.4%, with 25% of homes selling above the listing price. There, homes went pending after 119 days on average. East Hampton saw a median sale price of $1.15 million in May, up 45.9%, with 45.5% of homes selling above the listing price and properties going pending after 51 days on average. But high-demand properties in East Hampton could go pending after just 10 days.

Southampton | Mercedes Reilly