The Late Life Savers Heiress’ Sweet East Hampton Estate Lists for $72M
The sweetest house in the Hamptons has arrived on the market. Belonging to the late heiress to the Life Savers candy fortune, June Noble Smith Larkin Gibson, the immense estate sits on 5.2 acres in front of the Atlantic. In the midst of the Hamptons high season, this is hardly the first huge listing in the area to make its way to the market. But with a staggering price tag of $72 million, it is the most expensive home to list recently, costing approximately $14.4 million an acre. An unbelievable parcel of land populated by an angular home that complements its beauty, this property is as satisfying as the candy that paid for it.
Designed in 1955 by George Nelson and Gordon Chadwick for art collector Otto Spaeth, the main home is dubbed the Otto Spaeth House. It adopts a midcentury modern style that both melds with the environment and allows for its appreciation. A jagged triangle on the horizon, the cedar-sided mansion accommodates a second-floor viewing deck overlooking the ocean and formal and informal living rooms each warmed by a fireplace. An ideal 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms lie within a sprawling 12,209 square feet.
While the house is certainly magnificent, the beach access is the true life saver, especially in the summertime. A rare double dune formation rises between the property and the ocean, a natural shield from storms and passing beach-walkers alike.
Peter Turino and Christopher Burnside of Brown Harris Stevens have the listing at 30 Spaeth Lane.