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Beechwood Debuts The Latch Southampton Village

By HRES Staff - June 20, 2020

The Beechwood Organization is debuting its exclusive new luxury condominium community in the Hamptons, The Latch Southampton Village. A handful of The Latch’s twenty luxury units are being made available to buy off floorplans at $1.75 million for villa residences, $3.2 million for townhomes and $5 million for a one-of-a-kind cottage. First occupancy is anticipated for spring 2021.

“What we’re doing at The Latch is very special.  We believe the new homes, including ones being preserved in historic structures, will be found by their new owners, neighbors and the Village to be deserving of their Hill Street location,” says Steven Dubb, principal, The Beechwood Organization who also led development of the nearby Bishops Pond, the fast-selling and first luxury condominium community of its kind in the Hamptons on South Magee Street; and Bishops Grant, an enclave of estate homes on North Main Street.

Beechwood purchased the 5.24-acre property, the site of the former Village Latch Inn, in 2016. While seeking approvals to construct the new homes, Beechwood refurbished the property operating The Latch Pop-Up Inn seasonally from 2017 to 2019. Granted final approval to proceed in 2020, The Latch is now underway. 

“We’re excited for the future of this notable property now named The Latch Southampton Village. We are bringing forward the best of the past, preserving the footprint and facades of architecturally important structures, as we create the highest quality new condominium homes to be found in the Hamptons today,” adds Mr. Dubb.

Key to the property’s ambience, set back on a great front lawn, are the iconic main Latch building and adjacent Terry Cottage. Said to be designed by famed architect Stanford White at the turn of the 20th century, the historic structures are of the Federal Revival Period with cedar shingles painted white and Dutch Colonial touches.

Guided by Hamptons architects James McMullan of Fleetwood & McMullan and Jason Poremba of Jason Thomas Architect, Beechwood will restore the exteriors of these historic structures to their original grandeur while converting interiors of the 40-room main Latch structure into two townhomes; and fully renovating the Terry Cottage which remains a single-family home.  

Sited behind the historic buildings will be four villa residences, 13 townhomes, and a clubhouse with high-end fitness center and outdoor pool.  Exteriors of these new structures are designed by Fleetwood & McMullan in keeping with the architectural vernacular of Southampton Village. To complement but not replicate the Latch building & Terry Cottage designs, the new homes are designed to appear connected via a single facade and feature naturally red cedar shingles and other Shingle style touches.

The largest home at The Latch, sat on just under one-acre, is the restored Terry Cottage available pre-construction for $5 million. It is 4,792 square feet with 5-bedrooms, 5.5-baths plus the option of a finished basement for two additional bedrooms and includes a 2-car garage.

Fifteen townhomes, two of which are in the restored Latch building, are priced from $3.2 million. They range from 2,763 to 3,168 square feet on two levels with 3-bedrooms and 3.5 baths, including a ground-floor master bedroom suite, plus a basement and garage.                                                          

Four villa residences, starting from $1.75 million for a ground floor unit and $2.4 million for an upper unit, range from 1,434 to 1,991 square feet with 2-3 bedrooms and 2-3 baths. Ground floor villas include basements. Upper floor villas include elevator access. Each residence has its own garage and driveway. 

Floorplans are open for spacious living. Finishes are luxurious, fittings are premium, and appliances are top-of-the-line. Aspects of layouts and finishes may be personalized pre-construction working with Beechwood in-house design experts. Landscaping of the tree-lined grounds, snow removal, refuse collection and maintenance of the clubhouse will be managed by The Latch’s condominium association.

The central location of The Latch is one of the best in the Village of Southampton. It is a five-minute walk to shops, restaurants, entertainment and Lake Agawam Park or a five-minute drive to Cooper’s Beach. Nearby are world-class golf courses, the Parrish Art Museum, Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, the Hamptons Jitney and Long Island Rail Road. Riverhead and the North Fork are a short drive away. For more information please contact listing broker Mary Slattery of The Corcoran Group

ABOUT THE LATCH SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE (www.beechwoodhomes.com/latch/ 101 Hill Street, Southampton, NY 11968, 631.488.0165): The Latch is a new Hamptons condominium community of twenty homes in the heart of Southampton Village on the site of the former Village Latch Inn. Exteriors of two historic structures, the main Latch building and Terry Cottage, designed by architect Stanford White at the turn of the 20th century, are being restored to their original grandeur with interiors refurbished as new homes. Their preservation is under the guidance of Hamptons architects Fleetwood & McMullan and Jason Thomas Architect. Interiors of villa residences and townhomes feature open floorplans for spacious living. Finishes are luxurious, fittings are premium, and appliances are top-of-the-line. Among the on-property amenities are a clubhouse with high-end fitness center and outdoor pool plus maintenance-free living with landscaping, refuse collection and snow removal managed by a condominium association. The prime Village location is a short walk to restaurants, shops, entertainment and Lake Agawam Park or a one-mile ride to Cooper’s Beach.  The Latch is created by The Beechwood Organization (www.beechwoodhomes.com), Long Island’s leading residential builder and developer of Bishops Pond and Bishops Grant in Southampton Village.      

ABOUT BEECHWOOD (www.beechwoodhomes.com @beechwoodhomes 200 Robbins Lane, Jericho, NY 11753, 516.935.5555): The Beechwood Organization, ranked at the forefront of privately-owned residential homebuilders nationwide, is one of the largest developers of single family and multifamily housing in New York State, and is Long Island’s largest homebuilder and developer of sophisticated lifestyle communities. Since 1985, Beechwood has built more than 7,500 homes in 60 communities across the New York metro area with new sites in development in New York City, Long Island and Saratoga. Brand names include Arverne by the Sea, Bishops Pond, Country Pointe, Harbor Pointe, Marina Pointe, Meadowbrook Pointe, Oak Ridge, The Latch and The Vanderbilt.  Founder and CEO Michael Dubb, joined by son and principal Steven Dubb in 2008, is renowned for his innovative and forward thinking in “not just selling a home, but a lifestyle” with signature quality construction and design for the way sophisticated buyers and renters want to live today. Beechwood holds dear its commitment to thoughtful land planning and design, repurposing underutilized land, building in harmony with nature and creating a benefit for all residents.

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