Celebrities on the Move Choose William Raveis

Posted by RISMedia — June 26, 2006

Martha Stewart’s place recently listed with company William Raveis, Chairman and CEO of William Raveis Real Estate & Home Services, recently announced several key real estate sales that his company handled on behalf of many of Connecticut’s most noteworthy celebrity residents and corporate CEOs. “Over the last 30 years, William Raveis Real Estate has represented some of the United States’ most distinguished and prominent figures in entertainment and business,” Raveis said. “Our commitment to complete privacy and confidentiality during the transaction is just one reason clients of this caliber count on our company for transactions of all sizes,” he said. Raveis also credits the level of comfort and trust that the company instills in its clients as a reason that they remain one of the foremost providers of real estate services to this upscale echelon of clientele. “Our attention to detail and understanding of the unique needs of this niche market have gained us a reputation as a leader in providing real estate services to this discerning group,” he commented. Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch’s Fairfield home was listed for over $13 million by William Raveis Real Estate and recently sold. The over 10,000 square foot estate, perched atop Sasco Hill, is set on 6.5 private park-like acres and features 7 bedrooms and 8 and one half bathrooms, along with a grand reception hall and a soaring rotunda. In neighboring Westport, television’s Phil Donahue and his wife, actress Marlo Thomas, recently sold their $25 million Beachside Avenue property through William Raveis. The property, comprised of 3 separate contiguous lots, is home to a 17-room tudor style mansion featuring 9 bedrooms and 7 and one half bathrooms. At over 7,400 feet, this waterfront masterpiece is part of one of the largest sales in Westport history. Also in Westport, Martha Stewart’s Turkey Hill, the place where the entertaining icon first began mastering her craft, was recently listed with William Raveis for $8.9 million. The four-acre property comes complete with the vintage 1805 Federal style farmhouse where Stewart first began creating her empire, along with a separate carriage house, “party barn”, greenhouses, and extensive specimen gardens, all ensconced behind tall stone walls and gates. In the past, William Raveis has also managed real estate transactions for noteworthy local residents including Donald Trump, Tommy Hilfiger, the Rockefeller family, the Armstrongs of tire magnate fame, the Vanderbilts, New York news anchorwoman Michelle Marsh, opera singer Renee Fleming, actress and comedian Whoopi Goldberg, and more. For more information on the services William Raveis Real Estate & Home Services offers its clients, visit the company’s Web site at www.raveis.com.

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