Ford Scion’s 12-bedroom oceanfront Hamptons mansion with six-car garage for Ford Scion to sell for $ 145 million
Ford Scion’s 12-bedroom oceanfront Hamptons mansion on 42 acres to sell for $ 145 million – making it Hamptons most expensive home
- A 42.12 acre Southampton estate with a 20,000 square foot mansion is under contract for $ 145 million
- It is the ‘most expensive sale in Hamptons history’ and was originally listed for $ 175 million
- The estate has three ponds and has the greatest ocean views in the Hamptons
- There are 12 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms with a six-car garage, conservatory and coach house
- The house known as Fordune was built in 1960 by Henry Ford II and was originally set on 235 acres
A Southhampton estate is under contract for $ 145 million, making it the most expensive home in the exclusive Long Island enclave.
Originally listed for $ 175 million in 2017, the house at 90 Jule Pond Drive is “ the most expensive sale in the history of the Hamptons, ” according to Bespoke, a brokerage firm that listed the house at Sotheby’s.
The 20,000-square-foot 12-bedroom, 12-bath home was built in 1960 for the grandson and family of automotive magnate Henry Ford.
The entire property sits on 42.12 acres with the Mecox Bay to the east and the Atlantic Ocean to the south. The estate has three ponds and also has the largest unobstructed ocean views in the Hamptons, covering nearly a quarter of a mile.
The seller is portfolio manager Brenda Earl, a former partner at Zweig-Dimenna equity fund. She bought the property in 2002 for $ 21.75 million from an Italian financier.
The buyer is said to be from an ‘American real estate family’ not based in New York, the New York Post reported
This Southhampton home is under contract for a record $ 145 million, making it the most expensive home sale in the Hamptons
Built by Henry Ford II in 1960, the house was originally listed for $ 175 million
The oceanfront property sits on 42 acres with a 20,000 square foot mansion
“It was a relatively quick deal,” said Zach Vichinsky, co-owner of Bespoke. This was a passion-driven purchase for a trophy property. The buyer appreciates the uniqueness of the property. The whole recipe was something they liked. ‘
The property includes tennis and basketball courts, a six-car garage, greenhouse and carriage house, swimming pool and hot tub complete with outdoor entertainment areas and a shower room.
The chef’s kitchen measures 20 by 28 ‘with a pantry and breakfast area perfect for entertaining
The living room is 14 meters long and offers enough space to hang works of art
The house was initially listed for $ 175 million, but still stands as Hamptons most expensive sale at $ 145 million
A games room with table tennis, bar and sauna is perfect for relaxing alone or with friends
Earl bought the house in 2002 for $ 21.75 million. One of the living areas can be seen above
Known as Fordune, the house was built for Henry Ford II and his wife Anne McDonnell, who had title deed after their divorce. At the time, the house was 16,000 square feet and stood on 235 acres. The property has since been split into smaller parts.
Fordune was renovated in 2008 but retains its original charm with molded ceilings, Italian marble fireplaces and French-style parquet floors.
The living room is 14 feet long and there are two master suites. The chef’s kitchen is 20’x28 ‘with a pantry and breakfast nook. Throughout the house are high ceilings, a family room, recreation areas, a bar, gym and sauna.
The listing scrapped the title of the most expensive of any other Southampton home, priced at $ 150 million. It is owned by Golden Sachs director J. Michael Evans and his wife, Lise. It sits on 14 acres of land with 700 feet of ocean views.
The house has 12 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms plus a garage for six cars
The house was built by car magnate Henry Ford’s grandson, Henry II (pictured above) and his wife Anne McDonnell in 1960