Two Trees’ David Walentas lists Hamptons compound for M

Two Trees’ David Walentas lists Hamptons compound for $37M

He’s credited with creating Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighborhood into a preferred dwelling and buying vacation spot — however David Walentas additionally completely renovated this East Finish property, which simply returned on the market.

Walentas, the founding father of the Brooklyn-based Two Bushes improvement agency, desires to half methods along with his 3-acre Southampton unfold — this time for $37 million, based on an replace on the listings portal Out East. It initially requested $35 million when it first got here to market in 2021.

Walentas and his late spouse, Jane, bought this unfold at 199 Coopers Neck Lane for $11.6 million in 2019, based on the itemizing historical past. Initially designed by the architect Grosvenor Atterbury — who was recognized for shaping the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork — Walentas reportedly knew it might require an inside overhaul. He meant to tackle its renovation as a weekend venture.

The property stands at a stone’s throw from the Atlantic Ocean.Brown Harris Stevens

One other aerial of the property, which is situated in Southampton, NY.Brown Harris Stevens

The early-Twentieth century house required a giant overhaul.Brown Harris Stevens

“It was an amazing outdated mansion but it surely was a complete wreck,” he advised the Wall Road Journal in 2021 of the 1913-built brick house.

Walentas advised the Journal he had his work set out for him. He dropped the house’s flooring by greater than a foot to make for larger ceilings, redid the mechanicals, enlarged the home windows — and even constructed a four-car storage, a solarium and a pool home. 

“Lots of people love outdated homes, however they don’t love outdated air con and lighting and kitchens,” he advised the paper. “This can be a model new home in an outdated shell.”

The itemizing features a gunite pool.Brown Harris Stevens

Walentas, the founding father of Two Bushes, is credited with remodeling Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighborhood into what it’s as we speak.Patrick McMullan by way of Getty Picture

Exterior, he redid the gardens and added a greenhouse. 

Walentas advised the outlet the work value at the very least $10 million — and that he would all the time promote the house off when accomplished. Jane, who was his longtime enterprise associate and the creator of Dumbo’s river-front carousel, died in 2020 from lung most cancers at age 76.

The three-level house has 14,619 sq. toes of dwelling area, based on the itemizing, with 11 bedrooms, 12 full bogs and two powder rooms. The grounds moreover embody a 50-foot heated pool with a spa and two gated driveways. An all-weather tennis courtroom is proposed and pending allow approval.

Inside touches embody beamed ceilings and fireplaces.Brown Harris Stevens

The kitchen.Brown Harris Stevens

A modern staircase connects the degrees.Brown Harris Stevens

Oversize home windows fill the area with gentle.Brown Harris Stevens

The itemizing’s photographs present a light-filled inside with hardwood flooring. Touches inside the house embody beamed ceilings, fireplaces, a spacious industry-grade kitchen and a modern staircase that connects the degrees. The solarium, in the meantime, sports activities a good-looking picket ceiling and partitions of glass. The property’s floorplan additionally reveals loads of patio area for warm-weather entertaining.

The itemizing photographs additionally present a chief perch close to the Atlantic Ocean, with the outline including the property stands a stone’s throw from Cooper’s Seashore.

Christopher J. Burnside, of Brown Harris Stevens, has the itemizing.

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