World-class museums and private estates nestled along diverse landscapes
The serene neighborhood of Watermill is home to private estates and scenic views. This tiny hamlet nestled between Southampton and Bridgehampton is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its original water mill location in 1644 and is the only place in Southern Long Island to have both a functioning windmill and watermill. Artists and creatives enjoy the diverse landscapes Watermill has to offer. From beachfront views to densely wooded trails, Watermill has an outdoor space for all to appreciate and is one of the most beautiful and historic spots in the Hamptons.
Residents of Watermill enjoy a traditional East Coast lifestyle. Featuring luxury restaurants and shops in a walkable community, residents can book a class at Soulcycle, walk to a local coffee shop, pick up organic groceries at one of many natural food stores, and dine at an upscale restaurant for dinner. The area is highly appealing to young families, as its school district is excellent and high-achieving, and retirees who are looking to enjoy peaceful retirement years in a laid-back and private neighborhood.
Hampton Coffee Company offers delicious coffee and quality service. The company believes that a successful business invests in their community, and Hampton Coffee Company does just that! They donate to over 100 charities, schools, and organizations each year and cater events and fundraisers in Watermill and neighboring Hampton communities. They have received numerous awards over the years and are committed to maintaining a sustainable, green company.
Watermill’s farmlands are abundant, and relationships with local farmers truly bring the community together. With several options to shop locally, people come from all over Long Island to shop at farmers' markets and health food stores. Provisions Natural Foods Market stocks high-quality produce items for healthy living and features a cafe with a full coffee and tea bar. Provisions is open for private events in the cafe space and offer catering services for at-home celebrations. Green Thumb Organic Farm is a family-owned business devoted to producing high-quality, nutrient-dense foods for the Watermill community. Located on a 13th generation family farm, Green Thumb Organics sells plants, produce, snacks, and beverages and is open May through December for seasonal fruits and vegetables.
The Parrish Art Museum boasts 34,000 square feet of featured artwork and event space. It’s over a century old and is home to 3,000 pieces of art, including works by William Merritt Chase and Fairfield Porter. The museum features rotating exhibits from classic artists and contemporaries and provides outstanding educational opportunities for all ages. As a thriving member of the Water Mill community, the museum hosts many fundraisers and proudly holds a creative and sophisticated legacy on Long Island and beyond.
Hank’s PumpkinTown is open during the fall for pumpkin and apple picking, corn mazes, hayrides, and the best roasted sweet corn in town. Visit Hank’s with the whole family, and be sure to come on an empty stomach – they sell homemade donuts, freshly baked pies, candy apples, and other fall treats in the market.
For a great workout, grab a membership at Soulcycle. Sign up for a 45-minute cycling class, and leave feeling inspired and empowered. Soulcycle is known for having a stellar reputation in the health and fitness world and makes exercising fun and an experience to look forward to. Make sure to bring a group of friends for an even better workout!
The Watermill neighborhood is part of the Southampton Union Free School District. Schools in this area include:
As full-time residents of the Hamptons, all three principles of The Atlantic Team are passionate about sharing their knowledge of the community and welcoming new members to the sophisticated yet relaxed Hamptons lifestyle.