By Lydia Geisel | August 23, 2016 | Home & Real Estate
Summer nights will soon begin to cool, and fall's crisper weather will set in. When that happens, there’s nothing better than retreating to your own private reading room with a book in tow. Check out these homes that come with dreamy libraries ideal for getting cozy with a good read year-round.
With a warming fireplace and ample room for cozy couches and chairs, this Southampton library is ideal for an afternoon of blissful seclusion. Price upon request; contact Sotheby's listing agent Harald Grant, 227-4913
This library calls for a morning dedicated to a pot of coffee and your favorite book. With big bay windows that offer stunning views of the 3.9-acre estate, there’s no question that this is the perfect place to seek solace. $6.9 million; contact Douglas Elliman listing agents Justin Agnello, 267-7334, James Keogh, 267-7341, and Hara Kang, 267-7335
Bibliophiles can rejoice in this luxe, modern library in Wainscott that offers incredible views of the 13,000-square-foot home’s gardens and the reserve beyond. $13.9 million; contact Sotheby’s listing agent Beate V. Moore, 537-6000
Nothing beats a bay-side home with a two-story library that was made with a bookworm in mind. This Watermill abode’s grand book room offers a quiet, private reading area and plenty of shelving to store your favorite reads. Price upon request; contact Corcoran listing agents Tim Davis, 283-7300 and Peter Huffine, 899-0315
Revel in a classic tome in this Wainscott estate’s old-world reading room, which is ornamented with traditional wooden beams and old-school lighting fixtures. $13.5 million; contact Corcoran listing agent Elaine Stimmel, 907-1462
June 27, 2017