Those with deep pockets may consider letting a cedar property on a multi-acre property in the Water Mill area of Southampton (NY) that is recorded for the summer season at a bulgy rate of $425,000* and owned by Rick and Kathy Hilton. **
Mister Hilton, along with having an heir to the international Hilton Hotels & Resorts luck, co-owns the powerhouse Triangle real estate brokerage Hilton & Hyland at Beverly Hills. He’s also an occasional high-end property developer who’s (partially ) responsible for the relatively discreet (and marginally discrete), guard-gated Brentwood County Estates enclave at Brentwood where specialist pigskin passer Tom Brady and Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen custom-built a –ahem–eco-minded mansion they publicly listed earlier this year for $50 million along with also Your Mama hears are detained and reported all set to sell for about $40 million into hip-hop mega-mogul Dr. Dre.
Missus Hilton, one of other tattered projects, possessed a tchotchke shop on the Sunset Strip before she hawked house accessories on QVC and, afterwards, high-end skin care products on HSN. From the mid-Aughts she hosted a blessedly short-lived reality app (I would like To Be a Hilton) and she currently designs–or”designs” depending on your point of view–a line of mid-priced party gowns and cocktail frocks offered at countless high end department stores and boutiques across the world.
Property documents show Mister and Missus Hilton obtained the 2.7 property, fully-landscaped property at the guard-gated Fordune enclave in 1999 for $2,385,000. The house was once part of a vast, 235 acre estate called–you got it–Fordune that once belonged to automotive scion Henry Ford II. After it was acquired in the mid-1970s by a Italian businessman for only $1.8 million that the property was subdivided into about 40 estate-sized parcels with deeded ocean access.
This is not the first time that your Mama has (dissed and) discussed the Hilton family’s gambrel roofed mansion in the Hamptons. In 2007 we piggybacked in a fairly unflattering post in Vanity Fair that demonstrated they had rented the property through the 2006 summer season for about $350,000 to a otherwise unidentified rich men and women who found the place to be a bit shabby. Indeed, one unnamed source cattily advised Vanity Fair the home has been”moldy and foul .” (And some ofy’all think Your Mama can be nasty?) In 2009 the Hilton’s Hamptons estate came up for rent at $400,000 for summer time and while people have no idea if the home has been moldy and or filthy, record photos revealed the massive home had sad and somewhat frumpy, chintz-centric day-core.
Current listing details, nevertheless, reveal the roughly 10,000 square foot residence*** has experienced a broad make-over and decorative redo. It certainly does not seem dowdy and stale like it did at the 2009 photographs while the is not going to win any fashion awards or find the location photographed for one of the greater shelter publications.
You will find, as per current listing information, a total of 10 bedroom, 10.5 baths and three fireplaces including a two en-suite guest/family bedrooms plus a den/office on the upper floor along. There are two master suites, based on our study, one on the floor and the other on the floor that’s complete with fireplace, partially vaulted ceiling with exposed rafters, and also access to a terrace. In all-white the bedroom-sized master bath was done up Such as the kitchen and has a different , tub and a glass-enclosed shower stall. Past rental listings to the house reveal there is two bedroom and 2 bathroom guest wing available by separate staircase as well as a couple of bedrooms and one toilet from the (finished) basement area which are probably best suited to reside domestic staff and/or less-favored home guests and kids.
Listing photographs show almost white hardwood floors operate across many (or even all) of the major floor living spaces that have a grand, centre hall entrance with curved staircase and a roomy”formal” living area with fireplace. There’s also a library together with built in book shelves a study, and a dining room big enough to host a set of 8-seat tables. The middle island eat in kitchen appears to have been fairly recently re-did in an all-white palette and is now fitted and kitted with easy white cabinetry, top-grade stainless steel appliances, snow white counter tops of unknown but high quality stuff, and a chevron pattern marble tile backsplash.
The gated, high-hedged and full-landscaped grounds incorporate a semi-circular driveway that warms up to some porte-cochère in the front part of the home and bends around to a large motor court at the face of the home where there is garaging for three cars and a hedge-ringed half-court basketball court. In the end of the home a covered porch has perspectives of the gardens of the estate and across the rear of the house reddish brick terraces provide way to a football field sized yard back with lagoon style swimming pool. The children will notice that the slightly elevated spa was placed on a little island at the swimming pool and, unless one leaps the moat, is available using a storybook (and kind of campy) weathered wooden bridge.
Just FYI: Your Mama’s research shows the Hiltons’ house in the Hamptons is hardly the most expensive summer lease available from the Southampton as well as within the Fordune enclave. You’ll find a handful of Southampton Rewards listed at upwards of $900,000 for summer time and, just down the street in the Hiltons, a slightly smaller but similarly outfitted faux-quoined Euro-style villa is listed at $650,000 for your entire Memorial Day to Labor Day summertime season.
For a lot of years, the Los Angeles-based Hiltons maintained a large (lease ) bundle at the vaunted Waldorf Astoria Towers on Park Avenue in New York City where at least some of their four kids spent a portion of their formative years. We don’t understand if they gave up their location in The Waldorf but we do understand that late last year (2013) Mister and Missus Hilton shelled out $2,522,000 for a top floor one bedroom and 2 bath pied-à-terre at The Pierre, a both vaunted and preposterously expensive five star resort and residence tower that lords on the corner of Fifth Avenue and East 61st Street.
Back to the West Coast, the vacant nesting parents of own a one-ish acre-estate with a virtually 15,000+ square foot mansion in the heart of the super-prime reduced East Gate region of Bel Air. Property records show that the Hilton’s Bel Air distribute was acquired in July 2004 for about $ 9,220,000 and they bought the house from Mary Carol Rudinand also the widow of Milton”Mickey” Rudina strong Hollywood lawyer who in his specialist salad days represented a ton of A-listers including Frank Sinatra, Lucille Ball, Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe.
***While electronic advertising materials state that home is approximately 10,000 square feet, the Suffolk County Tax Person puts it in 6,994 square feet. (We guess the 7,000 square foot figure doesn’t take into account the finished basement space but we really can not say for certain.)