The most extravagant summer houses in the Hamptons


As we slog through a winter marked by deep freezes, rain and howling winds, summer is far from the top of mind.But if you’re thinking about snagging a summer rental in the Hamptons, now’s the right time to conduct your search and ink a lease.

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when surfing page after page of online listings.Lucky for you, The Post scoured them to find the best homes for any taste.Whether you’re looking for a cottage or a mansion, a tricked-out rooftop or a stunning pool — or even a celebrity landlord — we’ve hand-picked a number of superlative pads for consideration. Read on for a list of our favorites.

All you’ll have to worry about now is choosing the best bathing suit to wear at the beach.They say size doesn’t matter, but it does if you’re looking to make a big statement this summer. In Bridgehampton, this 15,000-square-foot pad, asking a mighty $300,000 for July alone, packs quite a punch.

Not only are there nine bedrooms, 10 full bathrooms and two powder rooms, but there are also two master suites, both with sitting rooms and terraces. There’s also plenty of space for amenities. The home’s lower level alone has a large gym, a spa with a sauna and a steam room, a wine cellar and a theater with rows of plush seating.

Listing images show two kitchens and open-plan living spaces with windowed walls that open to the outdoors, where the perks continue. The 3-acre grounds contain a sunken tennis court and an infinity pool with a waterfall edge. You might never need to leave this estate for a satisfying summer.

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