Concierge Auctions Announces The Sale And Closing Of The 21-acre Crossover Estate, Near The Charming Seaside Towns Of Stonington And Mystic, Connecticut

This private estate set against a serene tree-lined backdrop and consisting of two homes, a pool and tennis court sold at a live auction in cooperation with Seaboard Properties

Nov 6, 2013

STONINGTON, Conn., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New York-based Concierge Auctions is pleased to announce the sale and closing of the Crossover Estate, a 21-acre oasis mere minutes from the quaint towns of Stonington and Mystic, Connecticut, and only a few hours from New York City and Boston. Following strong competition from six bidders, the property sold to the highest bidder during a live auction in cooperation with Jim Michalove of Seaboard Properties, and the closing occurred only 7 days thereafter. The buyer was represented by Ann Bergendahl of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services.

"Concierge Auctions is the real deal! The team was professional, attended to every detail, and marketed my property like no other company would have," stated the seller Ed Tapley. "I had my doubts that the team could deliver everything that they promised, but they met and exceeded my expectations. I was blown away. I would tell anyone who thinks about using another auction company, other than Concierge, to think again."

Concierge Auctions' global marketing campaign generated over 6,680 website visits from 43 U.S. states (led by Connecticut, Texas, New York and New Jersey) and 54 international countries (led by the Canada, the UK, the Netherlands and Brazil). A total of 305 prospects were identified, and 6 bidders participated in the sale.

Situated around a natural pond among rolling lawns and tall trees, the Crossover estate offers two homes, a sparkling pool and pool house, a tennis court and 700 feet of saltwater estuary that allows kayak or small boat access to Stonington Harbor. Widely considered the most picturesque seaside village in Connecticut, Stonington Borough is a renowned sailing and boating center. Nearby are numerous golf courses, horseback riding and excellent saltwater fishing. The Crossover estate is minutes to the Stonington Harbor Yacht Club and the Stonington Country Club with its pristine golf course.

"It was exciting to not only produce a pleasing price for our sellers but also an expedited realization of their goals. From the moment we announced the auction to the sale itself was only 33 days, and the closing occurred only one week thereafter," stated Laura Brady, Managing Director of Concierge Auctions. "Time and time again we have proven that our process is the most effective way to bring a unique property to market value in an accelerated timeframe — and this was a prime example."

Concierge Auctions has upcoming luxury property auctions scheduled in Kailua-Kona, HI, Princeton, NJ, Highland Park, IL, Chattanooga, TN, Soddy Daisy, TN, and Toronto, Canada and many more across the nation are already planned for the fall and winter. 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 $400 million in properties since its founding in 2008. For more information, call 888-966-4759 or visit

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