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  • Do you ever dream of an old-fashioned beach house? A house with casual imperfection, simplicity, and no worry about sunscreen staining a custom sofa’s imported fabric? A house where you sit anywhere, put anything down wherever you want, sweep the floor with ease, and head to the beach? In East Hampton such a house, if you could find one, would be a rarity.
  • The old house on Bluff Road in Amagansett was severely abandoned. When I pulled up, on a cool October day, it looked forlorn and haunted. The white paint was peeling and scattered among the overgrown weeds. But there was majestic beauty in the main facade, which sat gently witnessing the ocean’s moods and facing the weather for all those bygone decades. What had this grand old dame seen? What was it like to be alone on Bluff Road in 1915?
  • On a private lane, tucked behind the current mayhem of East Hampton Main Street, a stately Greek Revival house evokes times gone by.