Ballyshear is one of the last great estates ever built in the Hamptons "Gilded Age". Originally set upon vast acreage with commanding views of the bay it is still today one of the finest properties in the Hamptons.
It has been reported that New York City's Mayor Michael Bloomberg has recently purchased the estate.
The estate has also been featured in the recent book, "Houses of the Hamptons, 1880-1930", by Gary Lawrance & Anne Surchin Acanthus Press 2007.
Please follow the links below to read more about Ballyshear,
The Garden at Wooldon Manor, Southampton, New York
Click HERE to view this important book about many of the great gardens of the,"Gilded Age", including Southampton's, " Wooldon Manor", when owned by Dr. Peter Wyckoff, James Breese's, " The Orchard", Newport and many of the great gardens all around the country circa 1915.