Nid De Papillon, East Hampton

Nid De Papillon, East Hampton, New York
Nid De Papillon was built in 1917 on the dunes in East Hampton for Robert Appleton and his wife. It was designed by architect, Frank Eaton Newman and is most noted for its unique shingled roof, recalling the English cottage style. The home is still existing and can be clearly seen from the beach, next to the Maidstone Club. Click HERE to see on Bing maps.

Nid De Papillon is a featured house in, Houses of the Hamptons, 1880-1930, by Gary Lawrance and Anne Surchin, Acanthus Press 2007. You can preview the book HERE to see some of the homes within. You can also order Housesof the Hamptons, 1880-1930 through Acanthus Press. Be sure to look at their website and at the many other wonderful books that they publish.

Click HERE to read a review of the book in New York Social Diary.


  1. Hello, have you ever heard of "Fairholme" on Meadow Lane in Southamton? It was also known as the Ann Hathaway cottage. One of the former owners was Cmmdr. Levings. He was married to , I think, the original owner. Thanks, Mary

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