Don’t call it trailer trash.
Spanning just 600 square feet, a single-width trailer in Montauk — a popular beach destination in the posh Hamptons — hit the market for a whopping $1.1 million.
With two bedrooms and one bathroom, the advantage is that the property is just steps from the Atlantic Ocean.
“Year-round oceanside living for the surfing, fishing, or beach-goer,” the listing boasts.
Billed as a “beach cottage”, features include a deck large enough for alfresco dining with direct beach access, a heated community pool, garden and nearby clubhouse for recreation.
During the summer months, the unit, built in 1975, was previously rented out, asking for the modest sum of $15,000 per month.
And if you think these price levels are just a post-pandemic phenomenon, think again.
Located at the southeast end of town, the area has attracted high-profile, deep-pocketed individuals such as Jimmy Buffet, who once engaged in a bidding war for a beachfront mobile home. sea.
That said, the trailer park community on the shores of Montauk has become an unusual status symbol for the ultra-rich.
Vitaminwater co-founder Darius Bikoff, hedge fund manager Dan Loeb and film producer Karen Lauder have all invested in a trailer in the community.
“I know quite a few billionaires here,” Montauk resident and architect Fred Stelle told The Post. “The most appealing aspect is the park’s quality of life. It’s a classic throwback to a summertime community – relaxed and low-key in a funky way, like Southern California must have been in the 1950s, and it’s safe for kids.
In the past year alone, at least 10 mobile homes have sold for between $675,000 and $1.4 million. And trailers closer to the beach are even more expensive.
Betsy Cronley of the Corcoran Group owns the list.
New York Post