Defining the stately presence of a bygone era, this iconic 1940 house is a rare opportunity to own in the Village of Southampton. In close proximity to shops, restaurants and the great ocean beaches of the East End, this distinctive house features a deep and private 1.14+/- acre property with specimen trees, gunite pool and pool house, and an all-weather tennis court. The gracious, 4000 +/- sq.ft. house has a wide wrap-around covered porch that leads to a warm parlor complete with fireplace and vintage leaded windows. A bright, formal living room and separate dining room both offer large fireplaces and period architectural details. The kitchen is open, spacious and practical. Two additional parlors and an informal dining room complete the first floor. Front and back staircases lead to a central hallway that separates the second-floor bedrooms from the private master suite, which offers an adjacent sitting room and a large fireplace. There are four additional bedrooms and a full bathroom on the third floor.The deep lot is ideal for tennis lovers who value privacy and the convenience of easy access to the village center, fine dining and celebrated ocean beaches.