An 11,590-square-foot Bridgehampton estate is the latest by designer James Michael Howard to hit the market. The asking price is $11.95 million.
Filled with furnishings from around the world, the seven-bedroom, 10 1⁄2 -bath mansion on 1.08 acres was designed by Howard — whose wife, designer Phoebe Howard, writes a monthly design advice column called Dear Mrs. Howard and co-owns and operates Mrs. Howard stores. For this home, James Michael Howard collaborated with Bobby McAlpine of McAlpine-Tankersley Architecture and Landscape in New York City, Atlanta, Nashville and Montgomery and Alabama, and Michael Derrig of East Hampton-based Landscape Details Inc.
Interior architectural details include high timber- and groin-vaulted ceilings, floating stairs and custom British-built mahogany windows and doors with European-style hardware. There are also Marmorino plaster finishes, inlaid parquet floors and custom mosaic marble floors.
A porte cochere built using reclaimed cobblestones leads to the home’s foyer and entrance hall. Inside, a great room with 30-foot beamed ceilings and walls of windows includes multiple seating areas, a custom fireplace, gallery and formal dining room with doors to a terrace.
The dining room flows to a study with Paul McCobb chairs and a fireplace. A professional-grade eat-in kitchen…
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