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If you’ve been holding your breath for a truly one-of-a-kind home to come onto the market, exhale now and take a look at this completely unique getaway in Montauk.

Built in 2008, the house is an homage to Montauk’s sea-farin’ legacy and fishing lifestyle. The original owner, an avid fisherman, has imbued his passion through the 7,591 square-foot-home with distinctive marine touches. The home, named the “Tower House,” is being sold for the first time.\

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“There isn’t anything like this that exists—the water and the views aside,” said Kate Plachy, the Douglas Elliman agent listing the house. “The interiors are so exciting, the house is truly an experience from one floor to the next, from formal to whimsical.”

Located high on a hill at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac on 1.66 acres, the property abuts a 174-acre reserve owned by the Town of East Hampton and the Peconic Land Trust. It offers views of Gardiners Bay from almost every vantage point, including an observation tower.  

All these assets, Plachy says, offers “an undeniable sense of tranquility.”

The home’s entryway to the second floor of the home features an arched ceiling, crescent window and multi-paned sidelights flanking the door. It opens into a 940-square-foot living room, the centerpiece of which is a large stone fireplace custom designed with reclaimed driftwood the owner and his son salvaged from the beach. Mahogany tongue and groove paneling on the curved ceilings give the impression of being inside a ship—just one of the many design elements that give a nod to the sea. Antique reclaimed wide-plank flooring echoes the ceiling, giving the room a harmonious rusticity. A built-in beverage station with an undercounter wine fridge makes it convenient for entertaining. 

But you wouldn’t have to go far, anyway, to make this unusual space part of the party: It shares an open format plan with the 463-square-foot kitchen, with a generous space for dining and views out to the water from every window. A partial stone wall, mirroring the fireplace, provides some separation between the two rooms, and features a pass-through window.

The kitchen is outfitted with custom cabinetry, topped by granite counters. The gas cooktop is integrated in the center island and the other appliances are integrated in the cabinetry to create a uniform look. The kitchen extends into another sitting area with a brick fireplace, French doors to the exterior deck and windows all around. 

Located on this level, the 265-square-foot primary bedroom has a marble gas-powered fireplace and a private patio out the French doors with water views. The bathroom features wainscoting walls, and a built-in cherry console system for the double sinks, including under counter storage and glass-enclosed shelving above. There’s a corner shower with marble tiling and a window-side soaking tub. The large walk-in closet is customized with multiple storage formats—hanging, shelving and built-in drawers. A smaller secondary ensuite bedroom (117 square feet) is next door to the primary, suitable for a nursery or child’s bedroom. 

On the first level, three custom-tiled ensuite bedrooms, all nearly the same size (282 square feet) are lined along a hallway that features a hand-painted marine-themed mural and multiple storage closets. Each offers access to the outside patio—more than 2,000 square feet—which leads to the pool. There’s a built-in bar with a brick wood-burning fireplace and window seats in the large bay window alcove. Here, too, French doors offer access to the covered patio, the pool and spa. 

The 1,805-square-foot lower level is devoted to hobby and leisure, featuring a 300-square-foot dine-in Tuscan-style wine cellar with black-walnut custom wood work and brick walls, a gym and a paneled tackle room. There’s a full bathroom, a bonus room and storage. 

“The owner loves welcoming people into his home and sharing his passion for good wine. He designed his home with entertaining at the forefront of his mind,” Plachy said. 

Unique features extend to the exterior with a three-story gazebo/lookout tower that offers 360-degree views. Situated near the pool, it’s an all-purpose structure used as a cabana and additional space for entertaining. The entertainment complex is completed with a built-in cooking station, an outdoor shower, built-in speaker systems and a custom-laid bluestone patio. The property includes a 50-foot trail to the private beach.

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The three-car garage includes a convenience sink; the entire home is equipped with a Creston security system with custom lighting controls strategically placed, and personal control panels in each room. A new energy efficient heating system was installed in 2024.

The home is about three miles from the village and four miles from Ditch Plains, a popular surfing spot. Nearby are the Montauk Downs State Park Golf Course, Lake Montauk, and the Montauk county and state parks. 

The Tower House at 30 Wills Point Road lists for $10,750,000 and the details can be seen here.