Have you be searching the market for a new home? Maybe you want a summer vacation home or maybe you're on the lookout for something new. If you have a spare $9 million, Ben Affleck has put his home on the market.
The ˆactor recently listed his 87-acre Hampton Island Preserve. It is right off the coast of Georgia and considered to be one of the crown jewels off the coast. It overlooks the North Newport River and honestly, that view is unbeatable.
The estate includes The Big House, which is 6,000 square feet with four bedrooms and two ½ baths. The home has historic 25-foot Doric columns, a grand entrance staircase, and gorgeous shutters, giving the front of the house a standout appearance. The inside is also historically accurate, with 15-foot ceilings, arched fireplaces, and plaster moldings that make it a traditional Southern plantation home.
What makes The Big House a dream is the view from the porch. The grand staircase is accentuated by a long path that leads out to a gorgeous view of the water. The porch is the perfect place to read a book on a cool summer morning.
The home's amenities are almost endless. It has a pool, cabana, bar, Billiards room, exercise room, fire pit, formal library, golf privileges, living room balcony, and so much more.
The gourmet chef kitchen features a 6-burner stove, double oven, wine cooler, built-in cabinets, and a sub-zero refrigerator.
When leaving the mansion from the rear veranda, you will walk the long brick path to the River. To the left along the shell path is the Summer Cottage, a large screened in room perfect for fish fries, oyster roast and other outdoor feast. The cottage has a huge fireplace and marvelous exposed, pitched ceilings with beams and exposed metal roof.
On the estate is also a stable/barn, guest cottage, RV/boat parking, and the Oyster House. The Oyster House is a 10,000-square-foot wooden camp-style house. It has a wrap-around balcony and is surrounded by glass windows. The giant house has five bedrooms (with three master suites included) and it even has bunk beds made with wood from salvaged ships.
The property is currently listed by Engel & Völkers for $8.9 million.