Famed architect lists Southampton estate for $23M

Thierry Despont to part with Rosewood Farm after transforming it

Tri-State /
May.May 12, 2022 04:44 PM
Famed Architect Thierry Despont and 320 Majors Path in Southampton NY (Getty Images, iStock, Sotheby’s International Realty)

Famed Architect Thierry Despont and 320 Majors Path in Southampton (Getty Images, iStock, Sotheby’s International Realty)

Thierry Despont is selling another one of his homes, giving prospective buyers an opportunity to see how a designer for the rich and famous lives.

(Sotheby’s International Realty)

(Sotheby’s International Realty)

Despont listed his Southampton home at 320 Majors Path for $23.5 million, Mansion Global reported. Between 2011 and 2013, Despont paid $8.5 million for the three contiguous parcels that he then transformed into the estate now being marketed.

(Sotheby’s International Realty)

(Sotheby’s International Realty)

(Sotheby’s International Realty)

(Sotheby’s International Realty)

The 34-acre property was previously a horse farm and the site of the original Southampton Riding and Hunt Club, where Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis once rode. More recently, riding facility Rosewood Farms utilized the space.

Despont turned the 11-acre Rosewood Farms portion of the property into a main residence with a guest house and pool house. The main barn became a 6,000-square-foot home with six bedrooms. Two wings of the home that had horse stalls became guest rooms.

A second barn on the property became a pool house, beside which Despont built an infinity pool, and he turned a third barn into a four-car garage.

The listing includes another 23-acre parcel of land, plus a half-acre parcel with a four-bedroom home. The property overlooks 50 acres of agricultural reserve.

Harald Grant of Sotheby’s International Realty has the listing with his son Bruce Grant, as well as Ed Petrie of Compass.

The renowned architect has worked on designs and restorations at iconic sites including the Woolworth Building, the Statue of Liberty and 220 Central Park South. Other projects of his include a renovated $75 million mansion on London’s Kensington Palace Gardens and an East Hampton mansion that until recently was owned by Calvin Klein.

Lately, however, he’s been in the news more for the homes he’s selling.

In October, Despont listed for $25 million his Tribeca townhouse at 182 Franklin Street, which he has owned for about a quarter century. The 10,000-square-foot home has four bedrooms and an art studio at the rear of the first floor.

[MG] — Holden Walter-Warner





    Related Articles

    arrow_forward_ios
    Matt Lauer exposes Hamptons estate to the market
    Matt Lauer exposes Hamptons estate to the market
    Matt Lauer exposes Hamptons estate to the market
     Fredrik Eklund and the property (Getty, Steve Frankel)
    Fredrik Eklund lists Bel Air mansion for rent as family moves to “forever home”
    Fredrik Eklund lists Bel Air mansion for rent as family moves to “forever home”
    Gordon Ramsey and his Lucky Cat restaurant (Lucky Cat)
    Gordon Ramsay to open first South Florida restaurant in Miami Beach
    Gordon Ramsay to open first South Florida restaurant in Miami Beach
    A photo illustration of 6 South Oxford Street in Fort Greene (Compass)
    Townhouse set to smash Fort Greene price record
    Townhouse set to smash Fort Greene price record
    Mayor Eric Adams and Extell's Gary Barnett (Photos by Paul Dilakian)
    Real estate’s titans talk building, selling, and reinventing the city
    Real estate’s titans talk building, selling, and reinventing the city
    Ryan Serhant and Bess Freedman (iStock, Illustration by Kevin Cifuentes for The Real Deal)
    Ryan Serhant fires back at Bess Freedman, calls legacy brokerages “scared”
    Ryan Serhant fires back at Bess Freedman, calls legacy brokerages “scared”
    25 North Moore Street (Compass, iStock, Illustration by Kevin Cifuentes for The Real Deal)
    Manhattan luxury market slumps back toward normal
    Manhattan luxury market slumps back toward normal
    281 President Street and 1 John Street, Brooklyn (Streeteasy, Compass, iStock, Illustration by Kevin Cifuentes for The Real Deal)
    Jumbo Dumbo condo claims top Brooklyn contract
    Jumbo Dumbo condo claims top Brooklyn contract
    arrow_forward_ios

    The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

    Loading...