Tour an Architectural Masterpiece in Montauk

David Adjaye, visionary architect of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture and shortlisted candidate to design the Barack Obama Presidential Library, is recognized for his bold, straightforward forms and artful consideration of context. 0046937-406OldMontaukHighway-1 At first blush, the silhouette and gray-shingled façade of this home — a 7,500-square-foot Hamptons retreat that commands an exquisite span of ocean frontage from its regal perch on the raw coastal bluffs of Montauk — suggest something more typical of East Hampton. 0046937-406OldMontaukHighway-5 But the unique perspective of the Ghanaian British architect, who is recognized for using “a different toolbox,” becomes apparent with one glimpse of the inviting contemporary interiors. 0046937-406OldMontaukHighway-12 Adjaye’s focus on the way the light and air flow through and fill each space is particularly apt for this seaside setting, where his designs create a remarkable tranquility. His dedication to distinctive materials is apparent throughout, from the stylish professional-grade kitchen — equipped to the hilt with professional-grade stainless-steel appliances — to the two family rooms, the ocean-view master suite, and the lower-level screening room. 0046937-406OldMontaukHighway-14 0046937-406OldMontaukHighway-15 0046937-406OldMontaukHighway-17 0046937-406OldMontaukHighway-16 The focal point of the six-bedroom sanctuary is its magnificent great room, which unites relaxed living and dining areas around a stalwart dual-sided stone fireplace. 0046937-406OldMontaukHighway-13 On the ocean side of the home, eye-catching architectural elements extend to the outdoors, where covered lounging and dining areas look out over native plantings, sea grasses, the elegant swimming pool, and the spa toward awe-inspiring bluffs and the sea. 0046937-406OldMontaukHighway-100046937-406OldMontaukHighway-8 The high bluff and Montauk Moorlands shelter this special place, creating total privacy, overlooking one of Montauk’s most exclusive coves known for its world class surfing and fishing. 0046937-406OldMontaukHighway-3
Montauk, NY | $29,500,000 | Rylan Jacka 516.702.5707