Concierge Auctions Achieves Numerous "Firsts" At Monumental Winter Portfolio Sale In New York City
Leading luxury auction firm sells its first properties in England and first private residence in NYC and exceeds price record in Telluride, Colorado
Dec 22, 2016
NEW YORK, Dec. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Global market leader Concierge Auctions, the go-to luxury auction firm for high-end buyers and sellers worldwide, achieved numerous successes at its Winter Portfolio Sale. The properties placed under contract represent the firm's first sales in England; its first private residence in NYC; a Ritz-Carlton residence in Singer Island, Florida; two coastal properties in Puerto Rico; an oceanfront estate with a guest cottage in St. Croix, USVI; and a private mountain retreat in Telluride, Colorado, which achieved a price above any other recorded sale in that market in 2016.
The monumental event — the most properties Concierge has auctioned in one day — attracted more than 50 bidders from multiple US states, Canada, South Africa, Russia, England and Singapore. Bids were placed in person, via proxy, and via the firm's Instant Gavel® mobile app, which allows bidders to participate in real time from anywhere in the world.
"Our annual Winter Portfolio Sale attracted interest from around the world and granted our clients the finality of a contracted sale before the close of the fiscal year," stated Chad Roffers, chairman of Concierge Auctions. "It was thrilling to achieve so many significant milestones, and we look forward to all that's ahead in 2017."
Significant successes in the 2016 Winter Portfolio auction included:
300 Elks Park – Telluride, CO
Higher than any other recorded sale in Telluride in 2016
A private mountain estate centrally located in the heart of world-renowned ski town Telluride at the base of the San Juan Mountains, 300 Elks Park is a third-story condominium penthouse with commanding 360-degree views. The 6,235-square-foot property features limestone flooring reclaimed from castles in Europe, an 1,100-square-foot great room, four bedrooms and four bathrooms, a theater room, billiards room, and three outdoor decks.
3 Riverside Drive/The Kleeberg Residence – New York, NY
Concierge Auctions' first sale of a NYC townhouse residence
Located at 3 Riverside Drive on Manhattan's Upper West Side, the Kleeberg Residence is a four-story, 37-foot-wide townhouse built in the 19th century. Offering an impressive 10,897 square feet, the historic home is comprised of eight bedrooms, nine-and-a-half bathrooms, a modern chef's kitchen, nine fireplaces, spa area, and an indoor pool.
Two Prime Central London Apartments – London, England
Concierge Auctions' first sales in England
14 Cheyne Gardens, Old Chelsea SW3
Located minutes from the new US Embassy, the ultra-modern, renovated apartment features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 127 square metres (1,376 square feet).
12 Viscount Court, Pembridge Villas, Notting Hill W2
Located steps from Westbourne Grove and Portobello Road, the recently updated second-floor apartment with Juliet balcony features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 89 square metres (960 square feet).
The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Unit 401A/501A – Singer Island, FL
Located within the five-star Ritz-Carlton Residences on Singer Island — one of only nine standalone Ritz-Carlton-branded residential communities in the world — this six-bedroom, eight-bathroom oceanfront home offers full access to resort-style amenities, including 24-hour concierge service and two heated pools and spas. Comprised of 7,210 square feet, the home offers panoramic views of the beach and Atlantic coastline, a floor-to-ceiling wall of windows, a home theater, multiple terraces, and a large balcony for entertaining.
St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands – Paradise Point, 5 & 5A Turner's Hole
This 3,800-square-foot Caribbean retreat sits on almost two acres of land with panoramic island and ocean views, and boasts a four-bedroom main house and one-bedroom guest cottage. The beach residence is equipped with a state-of-the-art chef's kitchen, great room, formal dining room, veranda, outdoor patio, pool and private beach cove.
Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico – Views of Boqueron Bay, Lots 82 and 83
Named "Views of Boqueron Bay," two neighboring Cabo Rojo lots – each nearly five acres with premier ocean views – are located on the southwestern coast of Puerto Rico, just over an hour from San Juan. The mostly undiscovered coastal area offers white sand beaches and a quaint town center. Both properties are zoned for selective touristic development and present unique tax incentives.
Concierge's Q1 2017 pipeline is in the works with remarkable properties across the globe. If you or someone you know is interested in buying or selling a remarkable property through Concierge Auctions, please call 212.202.2940.
About Concierge Auctions
New York-based Concierge Auctions is the dominant marketplace for buying and selling the world's finest properties. Since its founding in 2008, Concierge's business has spanned 35 US states and 17 countries, resulting in over $1 billion in sales and many record-setting transactions. Concierge conducts a majority of its auctions through its custom mobile Instant Gavel® application, which can be downloaded from the Apple and Android app stores. Concierge recently received the "Best Overall Marketing" award from Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate, a global collection of more than 130,000 real estate professionals in more than 60 countries, and has been named one of America's fastest-growing companies by Inc. Magazine for the past three years.
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