Sag Harbor, once known as the "un-Hampton," settled in the early 1700’s and originally a harbor second only to that of New York, in fast-growing Sag Harbor, the charms and possibilities are endless. It’s a place where balmy salt air commingles with quaint village streets and sailboats dot the sparkling shores.
It's historic mark is most notably as a bustling whaling town port, which peaked the 1840s and was mentioned in Herman Melville's classic "Moby Dick". Today visitors are still enchanted with the Sag Harbor’s historic significance, charming and century old architecture, picturesque streets and shops, and overall charm of a time gone by. A stroll through the streets allows a look at the evolution of Hamptons real estate where early colonist's Capes, whaling captains' Greek Revivals, and wealthy industrialists' Victorians sit side by side.
Sag Harbor’s Long Wharf is home to major yachts and sail boats, just as it was home to whaling vessels decades ago. After the sun sets, sample fine cuisine from around the globe at new and notable restaurants. As the night moves on, set your sights on taking in live theatre or music at Bay Street Theater. In Sag Harbor, there are just not enough hours in the day to savor all the attractions.
When considering homes for sale and real estate in the Hamptons of Long Island, New York, Town & Country Real Estate has a property to show you in Sag Harbor that fits your interest and Hamptons lifestyle, whether it be a forever home, summer house, vacation rental, or investment property.