Top 5 Estates for Water Mill-ionaires

There are many Water Mill-ionaries, some more famous than others. Water Mill is home to Nets coach and former Knicks player Jason Kidd, diva Jennifer Lopez and actor Alan Alda. Matt Lauer of Today is building a horse farm and stable there and back in 2009 Richard Gere sold his Water Mill estate.

Here are five of the top Water Mill homes on the market for future Water Mill-ionaries. Just don’t spell it Watermill.

  •  315 Rose Hill Road, Water Mill

    315 Rose Hill Road, $58,500,000

    On 4-plus acres on Mecox Bay, the residence is 20,000-square-feet with 8 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms. The mansion has 8 fireplaces with early 19th century mantles, coffered ceilings, balconies and a grand entrance opening to a cast bronze double staircase and a 19th century stained-glass skylight. Amenities include an Infinity-edge pool, Jacuzzi, tennis court, wine cellar, gym, theater, sauna, dock, koi pond, and a kitchen designed by Mark Stech-Novak. The estate can be controlled and monitored from anywhere in the world through its Crestron security camera and entertainment system.

  • VILLA MARIA

    VILLA MARIA, $49,500,000

    Villa Maria is a Long Island landmark that was formerly a convent. On 7.6 bayfront acres with a dock and 680 feet of bulkhead, Villa Maria dates back to 1919 when shipping magnate Edward P. Morse commissioned architect Frank Freeman to transform the existing cottage. In 2005 the present owners purchased the property and began a six-year project to recapture its 1920s grandeur while modernizing. The residence consists of 22,000 square feet and four levels. Highlights include a handmade 3-story wrought iron staircase accessing a large reception hall, a 60-foot living room and formal dining room, both with original fresco details, 11 bedrooms including a 6-room master suite, a light filled atrium with the original tile floor, and a state-of-the-art kitchen. Outdoors features a double height portico with stone columns, a limestone terrace with views of the bay, and grounds and gardens restored and enhanced by Edmund D. Hollander. Amenities include a pool with bay views, a cabana, a tennis court, and a 2-bedroom guest house.

  • Rose Hill Point, $32,950,000

    Rose Hill Point, $32,950,000

    This 15,000-square-foot mansion on 2.3 acres fronts Mecox Bay. The 7-plus-bedroom home was designed with architect Val Florio. The residence features a double-height foyer, great room, formal dining room, butler's pantry and custom gourmet kitchen. Emenities include a 10-seat movie theater, gym, recreational room with billiards, table tennis, darts, arcade games, full wet bar and walk-in wine cellar and sunroom. On the second floor, rooms have views of the bay and ocean. A duplex master wing has a living room with fireplace, his and hers walk-in closets, bathroom with sauna, steam and TV, and bathroom with soaking tub, fireplace and TV. The wing has a temperature controlled fur vault and an octagonal wood-paneled office with 180 degree views of Mecox Bay. A junior master suite offers sleeping and sitting areas and a private terrace with outdoor shower. Other features include balconies, an infinity edged pool and spa, a covered outdoor living room with fireplace and a grill area with a second outdoor fireplace.

  • ROBERT A.M. STERN-Designed, $29,000,000

    ROBERT A.M. STERN-Designed, $29,000,000

    This Robert A.M. Stern designed residence, sited down a tree-lined drive on more than 4.5 acres, has been showcased in 20 publications. With more than 300 feet of waterfront on Mecox Bay with private dock, this property includes a sunken, all-weather tennis court, an in-ground heated 42'x20' Gunite pool, brick pathways among floral plantings, a vegetable garden, and separate cottage. The columned front door opens to a double-height entry hall with views to the back lawn and bay. Other features include a living room with fireplace, den with built-in bar, dining room with a built-in service bar, a covered outdoor dining patio, kitchen with an island and breakfast area and an office. The grounds have a gazebo, cottage with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and living area.

  • Mecox Bay Waterfront, $24,000,000

    Mecox Bay Waterfront, $24,000,000

    This 5,000-square-foot Victorian is on 4.2 waterfront acres subdivided into two lots. The property includes a 6-bedroom, 5-bedroom main house, carriage house, swimming pool, extensive landscaping and private dock.

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