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November 19, 2014

Brown Harris Stevens Lists $140 Million Waterfront Estate in East Hampton

Brown Harris Stevens is pleased to introduce Briar Patch, an extraordinary waterfront estate on Georgica Pond in East Hampton. Often called one of the most beautiful properties in the Hamptons, Briar Patch is now on the market for $140 million. Currently owned by Christopher Whittle, famed publisher and founder of The Avenues World School, and his wife Priscilla Ratazzi, fashion photographer and author, the home is on the National Register of Historic Places and has been featured through the years in magazines from Vanity Fair and W to Town & Country. Peter M. Turino, President of Brown Harris Stevens of the Hamptons is the exclusive broker and the property is enrolled in Christie’s International Real Estate’s Bespoke Marketing program. . With 1,156 feet of waterfront along the shore of fabled Georgica Pond, Briar Patch enjoys stunning panoramic views across the pond and towards the Atlantic Ocean in the distance. The prevailing onshore ocean breezes convey cool air throughout the summer and the southern exposure creates wonderful light in every season. . Every detail of the Georgian Revival six-bedroom, 10,000-square-foot main house was painstakingly restored and renovated over two and a half years by the internationally renowned architect Peter Marino. The proportions and sequence of the rooms are in perfect harmony from the three-story great room to the chef’s country kitchen....

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