Real Estate

Storied house had just two owners in 139 years
Perched above the beach at Georgica, Kilkare boasts chevron-ribbed ceilings, wide-plank pumpkin pine floors, and the grand staircase with the widened treads to accommodate women wearing Victorian gowns. Durell Godfrey

Southampton Town’s sales went the other way

Jay Hamel, who has owned Murf's Backstreet Tavern since 2007, has put the Division Street bar on the market after some serious problems with the New York State Liquor Authority. Jamie Bufalino

Sales of luxury homes, defined as those priced at $5 million and up, were robust, while those of lower-priced ones lagged behind

A mixed-use group of lots fronting on Main Street in Sag Harbor is listed for just under $12 million. Jamie Buffalino

The Gardiner Home Lot in East Hampton Village, where a house is undergoing restoration to its original appearance, was purchased with money from the community preservation fund in 2014.


Brokers talk prices, tastes, rental landscape
This is not a good time to sell your house, a panel of top Hamptons real estate brokers agreed last week. From left, Jim Oxnam, the moderator, John Gicking, Diane Saatchi, and Peter Turino. Irene Silverman

$62 million buys one of storied Seven Sisters
Tick Hall, which was put on the market last week for $62 million, is the easternmost of seven houses in the Montauk Association. Designed by Stanford White’s firm McKim, Mead, and White in the 1880s, all of them are on the National Register of Historic Places. Corcoran

Cast members from "Summer House," the first season of which aired over the winter, partied hard. This year, instead of a house on Napeague — which they called Montauk — they are setting up at a house in Water Mill.