Thu. Jun 1st, 2023

Former NBC “Today Show” host Matt Lauer is at the time all over again trying his luck in advertising his waterfront property in Sag Harbor, New York, seemingly emboldened by a robust luxurious sector in the Hamptons due to the fact the Covid-19 pandemic.

The 63-12 months-outdated Lauer, who was terminated by NBC in November 2017 following sexual misconduct allegations, relisted the sprawling assets this 7 days for $43.995 million, a little reduction from his original talk to of $44.8 million in June 2019, listing documents show.

Mr. Lauer dropped the price to $43.99 million very last September in hopes of luring a buyer amid the pandemic, but he had no luck. The most new listing price signifies an insignificant improve from then.   

Mr. Lauer and his ex-wife, design Annette Roque, purchased the residence in 2016 from actor Richard Gere for $36.5 million, home documents demonstrate. Mr. Gere earlier listed the dwelling for $65 million in 2013.

The house sits on 6.3 acres on the peninsula of North Haven, with views around Peconic Bay and Mashomack Preserve, 300 feet of immediate bay frontage and a 240-foot deep water dock, in accordance to the listing with Susan Breitenbach of the Corcoran Group.

The gated compound includes a key residence, created in 1902 and identified as Strongheart Manor, and two guest properties. In complete, it has 14,000 sq. toes of residing area with 12 bedrooms and 12 loos, according to the listing.

The outdoor grounds, landscaped with rolling lawns, gardens and specimen trees, give a heated waterfront pool, a pavilion with a hearth, a gymnasium, a basketball courtroom and home for tennis, the listing reported.

Mr. Lauer could not be right away arrived at for remark, when Ms. Breitenbach did not respond to a ask for for comment in time for publication.

After his firing from “Today Show” he co-anchored for extra than 20 yrs, Mr. Lauer introduced a assertion apologizing for the alleged sexual misconduct but disputed that “some of what is currently being reported about me is untrue or mischaracterized.”

As a classic summer holiday vacation spot for the rich New Yorkers, the Hamptons have reworked into a principal luxurious marketplace amid the pandemic. Numerous sellers are seizing the chance to sell their colossal attributes. 

Before this month, the longtime Hamptons house of the late billionaire true estate developer Sheldon Solow hit the marketplace for $70 million, The Wall Street Journal reported. And a $175 million mansion in the Hamptons, stated in the beginning of the 12 months, grew to become one of the most expensive properties out there in the U.S. presently.