Hamptons buyers claim they didn’t know Bravo would be filming “trashy” show next door

So much for a relaxing summer

Jun.June 02, 2018 12:12 PM

Hamptons, New York. (Credit from left: Mark Jenney, Vancouver Film School)

Not everyone is excited to see reality TV celebrities, especially in the Hamptons.

After laying down millions for house in Water Mill, Long Island, at least three new homeowners had an unwelcome surprise when they discovered season three of Bravo’s “Summer House” show would be filming next door, according to the New York Post. The new residents of the gated community claim they only found out when notices about filming were distributed.

“Not one of the buyers was advised before closing that their multimillion-dollar retreat is next door to where a trashy reality TV show is being filmed,” one unnamed source told the Post. “Apparently, [one family] watched the show and are now worried that their 3-year-old grandchild will be watching people having sex in the woods.”

The raucous reputation of “Summer House” has a track record of alienating the locals along the well-to-do coastline. The Bravo show has been banned from filming at several businesses throughout the Hamptons as well as in Montauk, where the first season was shot. Then, last year, East Hampton Town refused to issue Bravo a filming permit. [NYP]Erin Hudson

Related Articles

Robert Futterman charged with DUI in Hamptons car crash

Robert Futterman charged with DUI in Hamptons car crash

Totally accurate predictions for the long-term impacts of coronavirus on real estate: office-to-mall conversions, wide elevators and more (Credit: iStock)

Small Talk: Wildly Accurate Predictions for the Long Term Impacts of Coronavirus on Real Estate

(Credit: iStock)

Strong quarter for Manhattan home sales belies current struggle

Manhattan resi listings continue nosedive: report

Manhattan resi listings continue nosedive: report

252 East 57th Street and 196 Orchard Street with Samantha Sheeber and Tal Alexander

Closing in the time of Covid-19: “We’re pulling out all the stops”

Kuwait’s consul general in New York, Hamad Al-Hazeem and 50 United Nations Plaza (Credit: Google Maps)

Kuwait’s consul general buys 50 UN Plaza pad for $16M

Web searches for terms including “homes for sale” are way down up north. (Credit: Pixabay)

Fewer Canadians are searching for homes online amid pandemic

The superrich are fleeing NYC in droves, pushing South Fork rental prices way up. (Credit: Sue via Flickr)

“I’ve got a blank check. Make it happen:” Hamptons brokers on the great coronavirus migration