"I dream't I dwelt in marble halls"
Devoted to the histories and current state of the great mansions of America's Gilded Age.

Friday, July 22, 2011

Ballyshear, Southampton New York

Ballyshear shortly after completion

Ballyshear is one of the last great estates ever built in the Hamptons "Gilded Age". Originally set upon vast acreage with commanding views  of the bay it is still today one of the finest properties in the Hamptons.
It has been reported that New York City's Mayor Michael Bloomberg has recently purchased the estate.
The estate has also been featured in the recent book, "Houses of the Hamptons, 1880-1930", by Gary Lawrance & Anne Surchin Acanthus Press 2007.

Please follow the links below to read more about Ballyshear, Please visit my other blog, Houses of the Hamptons for more great homes and estates.

Curbed Hamptons
Houses of the Hamptons, 1880-1930 as reviewed on New York Social Diary
Today's review of Ballyshear  on New York Social Diary
Old Long Island

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