Kim Cattrall, one of many stars of the HBO collection “Intercourse and the Metropolis,” is promoting her longtime residence in East Hampton, N.Y., a beachfront cottage with a separate studio that served as her refuge “exterior the glam.”
The asking worth is $3.25 million, based on the itemizing agent, Rebekah Baker of Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty, with $12,254 in annual property taxes.
Ms. Cattrall purchased the one-story home at 105 Gerard Drive, in town’s quiet Springs peninsula, for $450,000 in 1998, the yr “Intercourse and the Metropolis” first aired. She then spent the following few years remodeling the property, which has two bedrooms and one and a half baths and sits on four-tenths of an acre alongside Gardiners Bay.
“I at all times wished a quiet beachfront residence exterior the glam,” stated Ms. Cattrall, who additionally owns an house on Park Avenue in Manhattan, “a house that will be restorative and easy to keep up, the place I might have privateness, calm down and decompress. My residence has been my sanctuary.”
However she now has a brand new sanctuary: a waterfront home on the east coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, which she purchased in 2014. Ms. Cattrall grew up on the island and presently lives there along with her associate, Russell Thomas, whom she met 4 years in the past when he was working on the BBC. “We at the moment are spending extra time there near my mum and household,” she stated in an electronic mail.
Ms. Cattrall, who portrayed the audacious Samantha Jones for all six seasons of “Intercourse and the Metropolis,” and in two subsequent motion pictures, had been considerably of a fixture within the Hamptons, the place she was usually seen at cocktail events and varied charity occasions. She was steadily noticed outside, too, swimming, kayaking and paddling within the bay or close by Accabonic Harbor, in addition to using her bicycle alongside the scenic roads.
Her fenced-in East Hampton residence had supplied each privateness and artistic inspiration. “I wrote all three of my books right here,” she stated, together with one along with her former husband, Mark Levinson, whom she married on the rear deck simply after transferring in.
The wood-shingled home, which measures 1,232 sq. toes, is entered previous the entrance deck and opens onto a kitchen geared up with customized wooden cabinetry, marble counter tops, and stainless-steel and wood-paneled home equipment. Off the kitchen is the principle bed room, which contains a window seat and an en-suite half-bath. Throughout the corridor is a full tiled tub and a second bed room, additionally with a window seat, presently getting used as a examine. A number of of Ms. Cattrall’s awards for her efficiency in “Intercourse and the Metropolis,” together with a Golden Globe, are displayed there.
In the back of the home is an L-shaped nice room that faces the bay and leads out to the rear deck. The nice room, embellished in modern furnishings, comprises areas for eating and lounging and options an insert wood-burning hearth, in addition to a motorized 59-by-80-inch film display and projector. The area additionally has a roomy sleeping loft with a walk-in closet and two skylights.
All through the inside are wide-plank oak flooring and oversize home windows that permit in an abundance of sunshine, whereas additionally offering sweeping views of the bay and the meticulously landscaped grounds of decorative grasses, bluestone pathways, mahogany decking, and within the night, skilled panorama lighting.
“The minute you step inside you see the water from each window,” stated Ms. Baker, the itemizing agent. “It’s actually your quintessential seaside residence. It’s clear and crisp and understated.”
The indifferent studio sits halfway into the property. It encompasses 336 sq. toes and has a half tub, together with heating and air-conditioning.
Different exterior facilities embody a carport with pop-up security bollards, a cabana-style out of doors bathe off the studio, a scorching tub and a fireplace pit simply steps away from a non-public seaside. “We often have a fireplace within the hearth pit till the primary snow falls,” Ms. Cattrall stated.
Now showing on the Fox drama collection “Filthy Wealthy,” which premiered in September, Ms. Cattrall says she has had “great reminiscences dwelling on Gerard Drive.” And she is going to particularly miss the walks across the neighborhood, her get-togethers with associates and watching the July fireworks from her exterior decks.
“I thought of promoting the property after my divorce in 2004,” she stated, “however I simply couldn’t — 22 years later, it’s time.”