Concierge Auctions Generates Highest Area Sale In Many Years For Stunning 1.7-Acre Lakefront Estate Near Atlanta

"The Pointe" on Lake Burton sold to the highest bidder in cooperation with Harry Norman, Realtors® Luxury Lake and Mountain and Ed West of Ed West Realty, Inc.

Jun 28, 2013

CLAYTON, Ga., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New York City-based Concierge Auctions is pleased to announce yesterday's banner sale of The Pointe, a beautiful estate on the shore of Lake Burton, nestled in North Georgia's Appalachian Mountains. With more than 700 feet of lake frontage and 270-degree cascading mountain, lake and sunset views serving as the backdrop, 8 bidders competitive live for a chance to own this magnificent property. The six-bedroom, nine-bathroom home sold to the highest bidder in cooperation with Julie Barnett of Harry Norman, Realtors® Luxury Lake and Mountain, an exclusive affiliate of Christie's International Real Estate. The buyer was represented by Ed West of Ed West Realty, Inc. 

"This is the highest sale price on the lake in many years, which is exciting to be part of," stated West, who has represented buyers and sellers on Lake Burton for the past 40 years. "I've been familiar with this property from the beginning — throughout its construction. It was developed for a family to use and enjoy, and my clients, their children and grandchildren will certainly do so. They are extremely excited to be purchasing their dream home and will be a great addition to the Lake Burton family."

Concierge Auctions' global marketing campaign generated over 31,600 website visits from 49 US states (led by Alabama, Georgia, Michigan, Florida and Texas) and 49 international countries (led by Canada, the UK, Germany, Australia and Ireland). A total of 2,821 prospects were identified, and 8 bidders participated in the sale.

Located at 112 Whipporwill Lane in Clayton, Georgia, The Pointe is situated on one of Lake Burton's most prime lots. Built with natural local stone, reclaimed timber beams and heart pine and Pennsylvania Bluestone flooring, the 9,600-square-foot estate offers unparalleled quality, innovation and meticulous attention to detail. Outside, the property features a custom boat house with a swimming dock and an authentic, Cape Cod-style stone lighthouse, which showcases amazing 270-degree lake and mountain views.

"Concierge Auctions was great to work with," added West. "I enjoyed getting to know everyone on their team who was involved with this sale. They were very knowledgeable and helped make this a smooth process for me and my clients."

Concierge Auctions has upcoming luxury property auctions scheduled in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, Sandpoint, Idaho, Aspen, Colorado and Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and many more across the nation are already planned for the Summer and Fall. If you or someone you know is interested in buying or selling a remarkable luxury property through Concierge Auctions, call 888.966.4759 or visit

About Concierge Auctions: Concierge Auctions is the preeminent luxury real estate auction firm serving high-net-worth sellers nationwide through an accelerated marketing process that obtains fair market value for unique, high-end properties in a 60-day timeframe. The company has executed auctions in 25 U.S. states from New York to Hawaii, typically valued between $2.5 million and $20 million, and hosts a database that includes more than 100,000 luxury real estate buyers and agents from all U.S. states and 109 countries and territories. The principals of Concierge Auctions have been involved in the transfer of more than $2 billion in luxury properties over the past 10 years. The firm has sold over $380 million in properties since its founding in 2008. For more information, call 888-966-4759 or visit

This property is listed for sale by Julie Barnett (Lic#271468) of Harry Norman, Realtors  - 141 S. Main Street, P.O. Box 2009, Clayton, GA 30525. Concierge Auctions, LLC is a licensed Georgia auction firm (#AU-C002842) and business (ID3441800) - 777 Flagler Drive, W Palm Beach, FL 33401 (888) 966-4759. Auctioneer Frank Trunzo (FT-AUNR002678, Lic#349484). The services referred to herein are not available to residents of any state where prohibited by applicable state law. Concierge Auctions, LLC, its agents and affiliates, broker partners, auctioneer, and sellers do not warrant or guaranty the accuracy or completeness of any information and shall have no liability for errors or omissions or inaccuracies under any circumstances in this or any other property listings or advertising, promotional or publicity statements and materials. This is not meant as a solicitation for listings. Brokers are protected and encouraged to participate. See Auction Terms and Conditions for full details

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