Located on the East End of Long Island, in the Town of Southampton, Sagaponack, New York, is a village with a long agricultural background. Its name comes from the Shinnecock Indian word for “land of the big ground nuts”, as the Groundnut was a prevalent crop in the early days of the settlement, in addition to potatoes. The surrounding area was mostly fertile farmland in the late seventeenth century, but nowadays, Sagaponack is known for the some of the most valuable homes in America.
Suffolk County is home to two dozen public golf courses, as well as two dozen private courses. With award winning vineyards speckling the countryside of Eastern Long Island, there is no shortage of exquisite wine and festivities. Without even leaving the village of Sagaponack, you can visit the acclaimed Wölffer Estate Vineyard for tastings, live music and even yoga in the vineyard. This rural, picturesque setting is terrific for boating, tennis and horseback riding. When the city mood strikes, Manhattan is a short 95-mile drive.
Forbes, Business Insider and other sources consider the exclusive zip code of 11962, one of the top most expensive zip codes in the country. The median sales price of a home in Sagaponack is $7 million. With little more than 300 residents, many of whom are over the age of 60, the village has one school, affectionately known as “The Little Red Schoolhouse”. As one of the last single-room school houses in the country, Sagaponack Common School teaches children in kindergarten through 3rd grade, in a uniquely inmate setting. Homebuyers in the market for luxury will find an array of amenities from saunas and spas, to tennis courts and stables, all within a stone’s throw from stunning beaches.
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