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On the market: 1960s Charles Gwathmey-designed Sedacca House in East Hampton, New York, USA

1960s Charles Gwathmey-designed Sedacca House in East Hampton, New York, USA
1960s Charles Gwathmey-designed Sedacca House in East Hampton, New York, USA

We have only featured this area once, when we spotted the stunning Butterfly House up for sale. Now we are back for something equally spectacular, this 1960s Charles Gwathmey-designed Sedacca House in East Hampton, New York, USA.

It dates back to 1968, mixing almost futuristic architecture (this really doesn’t look almost 50 years old) with a good amount of brutalism and modernism.

The end result is something incredibly unique and a credit to the skill and foresight of the architect. The agent describes it as a ‘living sculpture’, which is as good a description as any. It really is a work of art as much as  living space.

The house sits on the highest point of a private estate covering around 2.82 acres of land, with expanses of glass and terracing offering up some wonderful views of your patch of land.

Once inside, be prepared to be overwhelmed once more. An original interior, albeit one modernised in conjunction with the architect himself and featuring some stunning double height ceiling space (at least), as well as a spiral staircase, marble dining table plus built-in cabinetry and furniture.

1,200 sq. ft. of very interesting living space in total, including two bedrooms and two bathrooms, wonderful reception space, a circular kitchen area, gallery space and a reception that could easily pass for a hip design store.

Did we mention the over-sized stucco chimney? That’s present too, along with a separate storage building.

The images say it best, so do check those out, plus additional shots on the agent’s site. If it appeals, this could be yours for $1,995,000, which comes in at around £1,362,000.

Images and details courtesy of Sotheby’s International Realty. For more details and to make an enquiry, please visit the website.

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