February 22, 2024
Playful, Meandering Gardens Are the Star at This Panorama Designer’s Tranquil Hamptons House

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Location: East Hampton, New York

Worth: $3.5 million 

This newly renovated, shingle-style dwelling within the prosperous New York beachtown East Hampton is a tranquil haven with lush, meandering gardens created by its longtime proprietor and panorama designer Kevin Keyser.

“The gardens have been a labor of affection. They’ve developed over my 17 years of possession, and… [they are] by no means really completed. I really feel nice satisfaction over how the planting of timber, shrubs and gardens have developed,” stated Mr. Keyser, who owns the Hampton Silverleaf Landscaping firm.

The timber home, in-built 1958, was renovated over three years and consists of yoga and artwork studios. It’s embedded in gardens which have a contrasting coloration scheme with wealthy hues and intelligent layering. They embody winding paths and a profusion of purple alliums that float above fountain-like vegetation. 

The gardens are filled with contrasting foliage and a mixture of colours.

Kevin Keyser / Douglas Elliman Realty

The gut-renovated home, lower than 5 miles from native seashores, now has smart-home know-how and an outside saltwater pool. It revolves round a vibrant, lofted kitchen with an 18-foot ceiling, and an open staircase that hugs the again wall. It has two ranges of wraparound home windows and experiences the solar from the time it rises to the time it units, Mr. Keyser stated. The property has gone into contract since Mansion International spoke with Mr. Keyser. 

All through the two-story home, pure mild streams into rooms via many timber-framed home windows and inside glazed doorways. It has a comfortable front room with an open fire with an adjoining, glass-enclosed “4 seasons” room, with an image window and backyard views.

Again within the gardens, Mr. Keyser’s design creates peaceable privateness with 20-foot evergreens surrounding the property. It incorporates courtyards, sunny and shady spots, a timber-framed pergola and a row of colourful flowering timber beside the pool. Its magnificence continues at evening with out of doors lighting.


The two,616-square-foot home has 4 bedrooms (a ground-floor main and three others on the primary story), three and a half loos, a research, an open-plan eating room and sitting room with a fire, and a “4 seasons” room, with a porch. It has a timber outbuilding with two rooms, plus a indifferent one-car storage. It has 3,643 sq. toes in complete.

Full with marble worktops, the deluxe kitchen blends into the impartial, wood-lined inside.

Kevin Keyser / Douglas Elliman Realty


The home has a UVGI system (which makes use of UV power to kill viral, bacterial and fungal organisms) and heating, air flow and air-conditioning techniques.

Its connoisseur kitchen has home equipment by high-end manufacturers Monogram and Miele, whereas all of its loos have half-heated tiled flooring.

The compound’s outbuilding varieties a personal artwork studio and yoga studio. Its one-car storage has storage and is accessed via a pebbled two-car parking area/courtyard. There’s additionally a heated pool.

Extra: A Modernist Hamptons Escape Made from Concrete and Cedar

Neighborhood Notes

The peninsular seaside city of East Hampton is an elegant seaside spot, well-liked with second-home-owning New Yorkers. 

The Miller Lane home is lower than half a mile from the city’s grocery store.

“Probably the greatest perks of residing at 7 Miller Lane is the straightforward entry to the village. Having two totally different entryways into the village and beneath a 10-minute stroll to the native retailers, eating places and movie show is fantastic. I additionally love the proximity to the village and city seashores,” Mr. Keyser stated.  

Agent: Julia Pinkwater and Will Metzger of Douglas Elliman 

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