Now is the chance for a lucky bidder to own a bit of Hamptons history.
52 Quogue Street, in the heart of quaint Quogue Village, is a historic home which began as a two-bedroom cottage in the 1600s, but was never landmarked. It is part of an enclave of five distinct homes in various stages of completion residing on 2.36 acres that will soon be up for bid. Developers have finished 90 percent of the 4,000-square-foot home’s restoration, which features four bedrooms and four and a half baths, a hot tub/spa, jetted tub, wet bar, pool, barbecue and fireplace.
On the auction block on November 18th via Maltz Auctions, the parcel, formerly known as the Jessup Homestead, will hopefully get a new owner who won’t want to demolish the structures to build a McMansion, or worse, a mini-Versailles.
Lest one think this is a bargain basement opportunity, Richard Maltz of the auction firm told The Post that “The home is not in foreclosure.” Bids start at $3,700,000 for the full parcel with an open house set for November 7th. It is also listed on Douglas Elliman for $3.6 million.
Putting on the hard sell, Maltz explains sales in the Hamptons for fixer uppers like this are “few and far between” these days “because the market is so strong.”