A special refuge: Topping Rose House

Topping Rose House is a modern luxury retreat located in the picturesque Bridgehampton, in the heart of The Hamptons, two-hour drive from Manhattan, NY. Close to antique shops, art galleries and restaurants, the elegant hotel was originally built in 1842 and named after the first owner, the local judge Abraham Topping Rose.

The owners, Bill Campbell and Simon Critchell, with the collaboration of the architecture firm Roger Ferris & Partners, have created a contemporary environment, mixed with antiques. The property has a main house, four modern cottages, heated outdoor pool and Jacuzzi and offers a shuttle to visit the beautiful beaches and local attractions.

The 22 rooms and suites are decorated with modern elements and with design furniture from the historic House. Some of the suites have spacious living rooms and the cottages, located near the farm, offer private outdoor space and dining area. The restaurant, run by chef Tom Colicchio, is set on the ground floor of the mansion and offers a menu focused on seasonal ingredients from the property’s farm, Topping Rose Farm and from other local producers, and has a selection of domestic and international wines.

A contemporary art collection, curated by Winston Wächter Fine Art in New York City, is around the hotel and the restaurant. Topping Rose House has different event spaces for private dinners, meeting, corporate events and weddings.

Guests can relax and enjoy spa treatments and herbal remedies of the wellness center Naturopathica or have a massage outside on their private patio or roof deck.

Info: http://www.toppingrosehouse.com/ – Room price: double room from $395 incl. breakfast and Wi-Fi – Services: bikes rental free of charge and yoga classes

Photo Credit: © Tim Street Porter Mark Jordan Photography  Michael Weber Photography – Judith Rae