The Hamptons, Honey: Blue Spruce Farm in Water Mill

Blue Spruce Farm's pool is solar-heated.

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Ceppos (left) and Rambaud have created a life and a home that is a mélange of their disparate backgrounds, an interior décor one-half French-African, one-half Jewish-American: matzoh ball soup with sauce-piquant.

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The living room is furnished with a mix of modern African pieces and Franco-Indian furniture from Mr. Rambaud's mother's ancestral home in Pondicherry, India.

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A suite of mid-century modern Italian furniture that Mr. Rambaud's father bought in Paris in 1967 spent a soujourn in Senegal before finding its way to Water Mill ten years ago.

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Red flat files contain 600 European souvenir spoons collected by Ceppos' grandfather.

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The souvenir spoons are just one of the men's many collections.

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A Malian sculpture with an Obama campaign button.

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In the master bedroom, a contemporary french lamp and an Afghani war rug.

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A stash of animal skulls collected from the property, an Australian crocodile head and a cow skull from Bhutan, are kept on the wide front porch next to the front door. “It’s part of my 21st-century Victorian curiosity cabinet,” Mr. Rambaud said.

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The back deck's seating area, anchored by an outdoor rug.

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