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Hamptons Cheat Sheet: Legendary ballerina lists Bridgehampton home for $37M, East Hampton megamansion’s price slashed to $65M … & more

By Aidan Gardiner | March 27, 2018 04:10PM

Clockwise from left: Famed ballerina Sono Osato puts her home on the market, mega-mansion shaves $5 million off its $70 million ask, Mel Brooks’ former home returns to the market.

Legendary ballerina lists Bridgehampton summer home for $37M
The family of famed ballerina Sono Osato have listed the 98-year-old dancer’s summer home for $37 million, the Wall Street Journal reported. The home sits on about four acres and spans 7,200 square feet with five bedrooms (each featuring a fireplace), five bathrooms, three half-baths, a tennis court and a pool. Deborah Srb of Sotheby’s International Realty is handling the listing. [TRD]

About $5M shaved off $70M price tag for East Hampton megamansion
The 13,626-square-foot oceanfront estate in East Hampton is going for $65 million. The oceanfront home has seven beds, nine-and-a-half baths, a custom Valucine kitchen, an oceanside lap pool, a two-car garage and hides behind 20-foot hedges. Last sold in 2005 for $19.2 million, the home is back on the market under Douglas Elliman’s Tal Alexander. [Curbed]

Meeting for Montauk parking lot paving proposal flooded with Joni Mitchell references 
The East Hampton Town Board is weighing whether to pave over a dirt parking lot serving Ditch Plain Beach. The board authorized a bond isssue of up to $250,000 while pointing out the money doesn’t guarantee any commitment to the project but the board displayed a few potential plans at its last meeting. Locals, criticizing the proposals, repeatedly quoted Joni Mitchell’s refrain “they paved paradise and put up a parking lot” from her 1970 hit “Big Yellow Taxi.” [East Hampton Star]

A 11.5-acre Wainscott compound lists for $39M after cutting $3M off ask
A 135-year-old home on a nearly 12-acre plot went on the market last summer for $42 million, but that price was recently slashed by $3 million. The owners, who brought the land 35 years ago renovated the building, expanding it to 5,000 square feet with six bedrooms, five-and-a-half baths, a full basement, vaulted beamed ceilings and wraparound covered porches. The land also offers a tennis court and pool. Debbie Loeffler, Debbie Brenneman and Charlie Esposito of Corcoran have the listing. [Curbed]

Mel Brooks’ former Water Mill home back on the market for nearly $12M
The 2,000-square-foot home on an acre of beachfront is back on the market for $11.9 million. Comedy icon Mel Brooks and his wife, actress Anne Bancroft, bought the three-bedroom, three-bathroom place in 2000 for $3 million, but Brooks sold it in 2010 for $5.3 million. The place changed hands several times thereafter and is again back on the market, offering sunrise views over the Atlantic and sunsets over Mecox Bay. Mary Ann Cinelli at Brown Harris Stevens is representing the property. [Behind the Hedges]

Two-home compound with Broadway past lists for nearly $12M
Two homes on a three-acre plot in East Hampton were once home to a Tony-award winning actress, Phyllis Newman, and her composer husband Adolph Green. The two homes — which are listed for a combined $11.8 million but can be bought seperately —offer a total of 9,148 square feet with seven beds, eight baths and two half baths. Martha P. Gunderson of Brown Harris Stevens is the agent on the property. [27East]