See Which Actress is Selling This Artsy Hamptons Getaway
She plays a free-spirited gal on TV, and her waterfront digs—decorated by her designer mom—are equally as personality-filled.
In the world of Hamptons real estate, it isn’t all that hard to find opportunities to snatch up a glam retreat with celebrity ties. (See: Jackie O. and Rachael Ray's swanky and recently-for-sale estates.)
The latest to hit the market is this 117-year-old East Hampton hideaway on the shores of Gardiners Bay, which happens to be the family home of Jemima Kirke, best known for her role as Jessa in HBO’s Girls.
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Listed with Compass for $3.5 million, the shingled home is ideally situated on a prime waterfront lot overlooking Gardiners Bay. Tucked behind a pair of grand iron gates, the century-old house has a rustic vibe, with wooden decks on two sides and ample surrounding lawn space that connects to a private beach.
In addition to its star-worthy views, the home is also a catch thanks to its refreshingly unique interiors. Weathered surfaces with a throwback feel—from the wide-plank wooden floors and checkered tiles to the sunlit dining room’s corrugated metal roof—pair with artsy accents like large-print floral wallpaper, glossy ceiling tiles, and pops of pink and turquoise.
While the home’s quirky details seem to fit Kirke’s on-screen character, the design can actually be credited to the actress’s mother, well-known New York City interior designer Lorraine Kirke.
A beachfront breeze (and Jacuzzi!) and quirky home with loads of historic character? Talk about the perfect place for a Girls weekend.