Hamptons Cheat Sheet: Officials shut down Tinder-hosted party house in Montauk, Harvey Weinstein slashes price of his Amagansett home … & more

TRD New York /
Aug.August 02, 2017 03:30 PM

Clockwise from top left: art gallery on the property for sale at 607 Main Street in Quiogue, Harvey Weinstein and 230 and 234 Old Montauk Highway, which was rented by a Tinder executive.

Officials swipe left on Tinder-hosted party house in Montauk

New York entrepreneur Michael Hirtenstein rented out his residence at 230 and 234 Old Montauk Highway to a Tinder executive for the month of July, but after a few raucous parties, the renter was given the heave-ho. The executive, who paid $135,000 for the month, was using the property for company-sponsored shindigs hosting members of Tinder Select, an exclusive invite-only version of the dating app for celebrities and models, the East Hampton Star reported. Town officials went to the property several times over the weekend of July 14-16, due to noise complaints. Joshua Metz, the marketing director for Tinder, may face a $20,000 fine for several violations, the New York Post reported. [East Hampton Star, NYP]

Harvey Weinstein and Georgina Chapman slash asking price for Amagansett residence

Film mogul Harvey Weinstein and fashion designer wife Georgina Chapman first listed their 9,000-square-foot estate from $13.5 million in 2016, but lowered the price to $12.8 million months later. Now the asking price is down to $12.4 million. The couple’s two-acre bayfront home in Amagansett features seven bedrooms, a professional screening room, gym, outdoor heated pool and 260-feet of waterfront on Gardiner’s Bay. Weinstein and Chapman purchased the property in 2014 for $11.6 million. Sotheby’s International Realty brokers Frank Newbold and Beate V. Moore have the listing.  [TRD]

Quiogue house featuring a private art museum hits the market for 23.5M

Get your culture fix as close to home as possible in this 16-acre property at 607 Main Street, which features two guest houses and a private, climate-controlled art museum. Built by philanthropist couple Jerome and Ellen Stern, who owned the property for over 50 years, the 7,500-square-foot “art barn” displayed their private collection, 27east reported. The waterfront residence also features a 10-bedroom, 10-bathroom main house, a 50-foot in-ground pool, and a tennis court. The Corcoran Group’s Tim Davis has the listing. [27east]

Sotheby’s East Hampton office nabs Patrick McLaughlin from Douglas Elliman

Patrick McLaughlin joins the Sotheby’s office in East Hampton, the firm announced last week. A broker in the Hamptons for over 17 years, McLaughlin comes to Sotheby’s from Douglas Elliman, where he served as a manager for over a decade. He was most recently working out of Elliman’s Sag Harbor office. [Behind the Hedges]

107-year-old Southhampton home is up for sale with a $27.9M pricetag

Lowered expectations is the name of the game these days. The 6.6-acre property at 500 Captains Neck Lane was listed in March 2016 for $35 million, but was taken off the market in under a month. It’s recently been relisted for a slightly more reasonable $27.9 million. The 13,000-square-foot home, built in 1910, features a 11 bedrooms, 10 full bathrooms and three half bathrooms between the main house and “attached” cottages, according to the listing. There’s also a dock on Taylor Creek. Sotheby’s International agents Ritchey Howe and Molly Ferrer have the listing. [Curbed]

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