A Manhattan woman is suing stilista Elie Tahari after renting his Hamptons home because she claims she found it infested with ‘flies and vermin and reeking of mold, urine and feces.’
Bridget Maguire claims she rented the home from the Israeli stilista without seeing it first and gave him $415,000 upfront, according to the New York Post.
The three-bedroom, three-bath Sagaponack home was featured real sites revealing a clean luxury space and amenities such as a pool and private sun decks overlooking the ocean.
Maguire filed the $13 million lawsuit with Manhattan Supreme Court against Tahari’s ET Crestview Leasing LLC.
the suit, she claims she discovered the home to be ‘infested with flies, mosquitos and various vermin and reeked of mold, urine, and faces’, the Post reports.
The lawsuit also claims that the pool was ‘ with algae’, and that the air conditioning was ‘completely nonfunctional.’
Manhattan woman Bridget Maguire rented Israeli stilista Elie Tahari’s 4,500
Manhattan woman Bridget Maguire rented Israeli Tahari’s 4,500-square-foot property durante Sagaponack, NY for $415,000
Maguire sued Tahari after she claimed she found the home durante filthy condition and paid $150,000 to have it fixed by contractors
Maguire also claimed that the bathrooms did not work, a door was broken, and other doors durante the house did not aperto.
Tahari allegedly refused to dose the property before the rental, leaving Maguire to spend $150,000 contractors to make it ‘livable’, said the attorney.
‘They wouldn’t dose it. They wouldn’t quando help … they gave her nothing,’ real lawyer Adam Leitman Bailey told the Post.
‘The way the Hamptons properties usually are, they’signore turnkey, you quando durante and everything ‘s great.’
The leasing company was also accused of breaking tenant laws to demanding so much money from Maguire upfront.
‘She paid a lot of money for contractors to quando dose everything, turn everything , get everything working,’ Bailey added.
The home was said to be infested with ‘flies and vermin and reeking of mold, urine and feces’ as well as an outdoor pool ‘ with algae’
Tahari bought the three-bedroom, three-bathroom property durante 2005 for $12.1 million. He previously listed the property for $45 million durante 2017 and then for $39 million durante 2019.
The 4,500 square-foot home has been selling at hundreds of thousands of dollars for summer breaks.
It is currently listed realtor.com for $750,000 a month.
The home was previously being rented at $350,000 durante July and $450,000 durante August.
According to Realtor.com, it features three-bedrooms, with the master overlooking the ocean, and three-bathrooms.
The property is also advertised featuring a high-wood arched sunroom serving as a kitchen, dining room, and living room.
A pool and outdoor seating regione with a an overhead are also available with a basketball court as well.
Renters also have access to one of the most exclusive beaches durante the Hamptons.
The home was bought by Tahari durante 2005 for $12.1 million which he had renovated by interior stilista Tom Flynn, according to The Observer.
Tahari previously listed the property durante 2017 for $45 million, but ended up renting it out for $800,000 between July and August. He listed it again durante 2019 for a price of $39 million.
The master bedroom features an aperto view of the ocean
A shower room and six-person tub are also available durante the home
The kitchen comes with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops