Southampton, NY, USA
143 Herrick Road
Imagine having your own 2,900 SQ FT brick Gothic Castle in Southampton Village, located just 4 blocks from Gin Lane and the Atlantic Ocean, and 3 blocks to Main Street shopping and restaurants. Often known as Balcastle, this historic structure was completed in 1911 by local artist and preservationist J. Edward Elliston. The romantic design of this property and its lush verdant gardens was inspired by a castle in County Wicklow, Ireland. Set amid vibrant specimen plantings, its crenelated red brick walls positively glow in the poolside light. This historic, one-of-a-kind village home was purchased in 1998 by celebrity designer William Sofield, who has continued make substantial restorations and tasteful upgrades ever since. The very private property features a three-story main house with four-story tower, grand salon living room, formal dining room, eat-in-kitchen with side terrace, three bedrooms, three and a half baths and many cozy alcoves and clever niches. There is also an exotic-feeling customized octagon pool house with guest room and bath, and an inviting heated Gunite pool.