Sq Ft +/-






9 Hither Lane, East Hampton


Nestled majestically on 1.12+/- acres along highly coveted Hither Lane, James Michael Howard’s architectural masterpiece stands as a testament to timeless elegance and classical inspiration. A sprawling 11,644 SF+/- residence, which could not be reproduced in this location, offers a rare opportunity for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Upon arrival, guests pass through stone columns, leading to a sanctuary of luxurious amenities including a heated Gunite pool, pool house, and a detached 2-car garage with meticulously finished interior loft space, clad with old barn boards.

Every inch of this fully furnished home, curated by Howard himself, exudes opulence and sophistication, offering 8 bedrooms, 8 full and 1 half bathrooms, and an elevator servicing three levels of unparalleled living space. Stepping inside over bleached quarter sawn white oak floors, one discovers a grand entrance featuring a double-height foyer and gracious staircase. The drawing room meticulously adorned by the expert touch of the renowned designer features a fourteen-foot ceiling, custom fireplace by Jam of London as well as a host of bespoke furnishings. The chef’s kitchen is a culinary triumph, equipped with top-tier appliances including two 36″ sub-zero refrigerator/freezers, 55″ Lacanche 5 burner, double oven stove, 30″ Wolf speed oven, a 30″ Wolf electric oven, a pair of Cove dishwashers, a large center island with oversized Mick de Giulio sink, all set amidst luxurious marble and glass infused countertops ending with a charming windowed 12 seat banquet. The handsome family room offers another custom fireplace, 72″ TV and comfortable seating to savor it all. The main floor’s primary suite is a retreat of unmatched elegance, complete with a steam shower, tub, European style walk-in closets, and a cozy fireplace. Ascend to the second level to discover a featured guest suite with fireplaced bathroom and three additional en-suite bedrooms, one of which features a private balcony offering breathtaking views of the grounds. Creativity knows no bounds in the expansive lower level, where a billiard room with gas fireplace, screening room and 3 additional guest bedrooms await. A covered outdoor living room with beige madras stone patios overlooks the 48′ X 18′ heated Gunite pool with sun shelf, separate spa, pool cabana with a wood-burning fireplace, creating a serene oasis embraced by a meticulously manicured landscape design installed by Verderber’s Landscape Nursery. This magnificent estate, situated less than a mile from the ocean and moments from village amenities, shops, and restaurants, offers a lifestyle of unparalleled grandure and refinement. To deeply appreciate the splendor of this Hamptons offering, a personal viewing is necessary. Contact us today for a glimpse into the epitome of Hamptons living.

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Property Features


  • Completed 2024
  • Traditional
  • 1.12 Acres
  • 11,600 ± Sq. Ft on 3 Levels of Interior Space
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 8 Full Bathrooms | 2 Half-Bathrooms
  • Elevator Servicing 3 Levels.
  • 6 Fireplaces
  • Finished Lower Level
  • Hand Split Cedar Roof
  • Cedar Shingle Siding
  • Bleached Quarter Sawn White Oak Floors
  • Heated 48’ X 18’  Gunite Pool + Detached 8’ X 8’ Spa
  • 2-Car Detached Garage
  • Gated Stone Driveway
  • Taxes: N/A


  • Entry Hall with Painted Wood Floors
  • Dramatic Staircase
  • Drawing Room with:
    • Custom Wood Burning Fireplace
    • 14 Ft Ceiling
  • Kitchen (Details Below)
  • Formal Dining Room
    • Unique Oval Configuration
    • Custom Dining Table w/ Seating for 12
    • Adjacent Bar w/Refrigerator
    • Extensive Custom Cabinetry
  • Great Room with
    • Fireplace
    • Large Screen TV
    • Coffered Ceiling
  • Primary Wing with:
    • Fireplace
    • King Bed
    • Luxurious Bathroom w/
      • Copious Custom Cabinetry
      • Steam Shower
      • Radiant Heat
      • Dual Vanities
      • Soaking Tub
      • Dual Water Closets
    • European Style Walk-in Closets
  • Mudroom w/ Heated Floors
  • Elevator
  • Powder Room


  • Custom Eat-In Kitchen with:
      • Center Island w/
        • Seating for 4
        • Glass Infused Countertops
        • Oversized Mick de Giulio Sink
      • 2 Subzero 36’ Refrigerator/Freezers
      • 55” Inch 5 Burner/Double Oven Lacange Range
      • 2 Cove 24” Dishwashers
      • 30” Wolf Speed Oven
      • 30” Wolf Electric Oven
      • 10 Seat Breakfast Window Banquet
      • Inset Wall Mounted TV
      • Marble Counters
      • Wine Closet


  • Gallery
  • Elevator
  • Feature Guest Suite w/:
    • Intricate Whitewashed Wood Clad Ceiling
    • King Bed
    • 3 Walk-in Closets
    • Console w/ Pop Up TV
    • Bathroom w/:
      • Soaking Tub
      • Dual Vanities w Polished Nickel Hardware
      • Shower
      • Water Closet
      • Gas Fireplace
  • Back Guest Bedrooms West w/:
    • King Bed
    • Console w/ Pop Up TV
    • Full Bathroom w/ Shower
    • Closet
  • Back Guest Bedroom East w/:
    • King Bed
    • Inset  TV
    • Private Balcony
    • Full Bathroom w/ Tub/Shower Combination
    • Closet
  • Corner Font Bedrooms w/:
    • Queen Bed
    • Wall Mounted TV
    • Full Bathroom w/ Shower
    • Walk-in Closet
    • Arched Doorways


  • 14 Seat Screening Room
  • Living Room w/
    • Gas Fireplace
    • Large Screen TV
    • Custom Billard Table
  • North Bedrooms w/
    • King Bed
    • Bath Ensuite w/ Shower & Water Closet
    • TV
    • Oversized Window Well w/ Decorative Stone Walls
  • South Bedroom w/
    • King Bed
    • TV
    • Full Bath w/ Tub/Shower Combination & Water Closet
    • Oversized Window Well w/ Decorative Stone Walls
  • Bedroom w/ 4 RopeTwin Beds
  • Spa Bath w/ Steam
  • Oversized Marble Laundry Room w/ 2 Sets Washer/Dryers
  • Elevator


  • Covered  Living Room
  • 48’ x 18’ Heated Gunite Pool w/:
    • 8’ Sun Shelf
    • Separate 8’ X 8’ Spa
  • 313 ± Sq. Ft. Cabana w/:
    • Half Bath
    • Wood Burning Fireplace
    • Outdoor Shower
  • Gated Entry w/ Stone Columns
  • Beige Madras Stone Patios
  • Detached 2 Car Garage w/
    • Antique Timbers
    • Cladding from Retro Fitted Ohio Barn
  • Exterior Stone Walls w Oculus Penetrations
  • Custom Lighting


  • Lutron Motorized Window Shades
  • Forbes & Lomax Custom Light Switches
  • Radiant Heated Floors Primary Bathroom & Mud Room
  • Geo-Thermal 8 Zone HVAC
  • Public Water
  • Public Gas
  • Security System
  • Irrigation System


  • Creative Director & Interior Design: James Michael Howard Inc.
  • Landscape:  Verderber’s Landscape Design

Furnishing Details

Great/Living Room

  • Real Andre Arbus Book
  • Bureau Plat (Desk)
  • Custom Star Knobs – Solid Brass Star Pulls & Chain Lifts On Windows
  • Fabiola Jean Louis – Portrait of Girl
  • Real Louise Nevelson (Black Artwork on Side Wall)
  • Wallpaper Custom Made and Placed So Everything Around Entire Room Is Even
  • Built-In Speakers on The Wall
  • Italian 18th Century (Brown Circular Side Table) Made Of Burlwood
  • Hand Painted Base to Look Like Fossil Stone
  • Center Table Made of Palm (One Of The Rarest Woods In The World)
  • Stump Tables from Guinevere(London)
  • Frits Heningson Copy Armchairs – Wildly Iconic
  • Mallett Antiques from London
  • Custom Made Sofa by James Michael Howard(JMH)
  • Fireplace With End Irons by Diego Giacometti (Switzerland)
  • Mantel Made by Jam (London)
  • George III Chair (Brown Leather Chair from Saladino)

Family Room

  • Vintage 1940s Enfilade Below Tv
  • Fireplace Brass Zig Zag End Irons by John Lyle AndInlaid Fire Brick
  • Satin Wood and Leather Games Table
  • Selenite Custom Chandelier Lights
  • 75” TV
  • Paneled Room and Coffered Ceiling
  • Surround Sound
  • Claude Lalanne Posts (White Parrot Post When Entering Great Room)

Dining Room

  • Emile Jacques Rhulman Chairs
  • Cabinetry Loren Green Lacquer
  • Dining Table Inspired by Jansen
  • Italian Light Fixture Vintage
  • Tobacco Leaf Cabinet with Palm Wood Handles
  • Custom Silver Travertine Console
  • Antique Hand Made Mirror in Cornice
  • Embroidered Linen Curtains and Shades
  • Custom Rugs for All Rooms (Takes about Year in Advance) | Many Rugs Are From Nepal

First Floor Primary Suite

  • Brutalist Style Table in Hallway to Primary Room
  • Chesney’s Marble Nero Marquina Mantel (London)
  • Pair of Vintage Shagreen Side Tables – In the Style of Marcel Coard
  • Vintage Sconces Around TV
  • Cabinets in Faux Ivory
  • Custom Vanities in Stainless and Antique Brass with a Tesserae Flooring
  • Vintage Bench in Dutch Metal
  • Silver and Glass Table in The Style of Jacques Quinet
  • Corner Ceiling Mirrors in The Style of John Soane
  • Domed Ceiling
  • 20th Century Italian White Chairs at Fireplace (Circa 1950)
  • Curtains with Embroidered Design by Custom Coco Chanel Dress


Covered Patio

  • Karl Springer Style Chairs
  • Klismos Style Outdoor Metal Chairs

Second Level Landing

  • 1930s French Restored Cabinet with Anigre Wood
  • Zuber Murals
  • Rondels
  • Brass Chandelier with Selenite Made By JMH
  • 1940s Walnut French Enfilade
  • Karl Springer Mirror


  • JMH Made Vanities – Nothing Like Them Anywhere Else
  • Most Plumbing Is Lefroy Brooks
  • Gas Fireplace

Rear Middle Bedroom

  • Art Deco with Pop Up Tv
  • Antique Chairs
  • Blackout Shades – Automatic
  • Custom Made Wallpaper to Look Like Tree Wood

Southeast Corner Bedroom

  • Only Queen Bed and Full Bed (French Mattress) In The Window
  • Vanity Made of Palm
  • Lutron Shades
  • Pushed Out Dormer to Add Space to Room
  • Vintage Python Side Tables
  • Paolo Buffa Chair Italy 1940s

Northeast Corner Bedroom

  • Upholstered Walls
  • Vintage Dresser
  • Painted Glass Chandelier to Match The Room
  • Private Balcony
  • Copy Of Emilio Terry Chairs on Outdoor Balcony
  • Bathroom With Blue Marble and Vintage Chandelier

Bathtubs Are on Each Floor (Bedroom 3 Second Floor, Primary, Bedroom 4 In Lower Level)

Lower Level

  • Custom Made One-of-a-Kind Pool Table By James Michael Howard (Blatt Style)
  • Domino Marble Fireplace Mantel
  • Vintage Side Tables
  • Vintage Fruitwood Chairs
  • Burlwood Cabinet from The 1960s
  • Custom Rug
  • Theme of Rock Stars (Mick Jagger, Beatles, Bob Dylan, Jimmy Page, Johnny Cash, Ray Charles, Madonna)
  • Big Laundry Room Dual Washers/Dryers & Marble Countertops
  • Pedestal Sinks by Water Monopoly
  • Bunk Room w:
    • 4 Rope Beds Custom by James Michael Howard
      Nautical Accessories with Flags from Old Boats
  • Brass Envelope Sconces

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