Top Sale Year-to-Date in Barrington, RI: “White Cliffs”

Posted by Lisa Babbitt — August 8, 2011

1312837703Rhode Island (August 2, 2011) Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty today announced the sale of “White Cliffs,” a Barrington estate located at 251 Rumstick Road. The waterfront property sold for $3,135,000, making it the highest sale in Barrington this year to date and the fifth highest on record. Realtors Kathleen Greenman and Michelle Kirby of Gustave White Sotheby’s were the listing agents.

The main residence at “White Cliffs” was built in 1918, with separate garages and a guest house added subsequently. The 3.4 acre grounds included manicured gardens, arbor, fountain, terraces, and sweeping lawns to the water. Paul A. Leys, partner in the firm said, “This sale is a strong indication that the high-end market is alive and well in Rhode Island.”


About Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty

Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty is a full-service agency specializing in luxury real estate and serving all of Rhode Island, including Block Island, as well as southeast Connecticut and coastal Massachusetts. Gustave White has been in business for over 80 years as a leader in the luxury market and is the sole Sotheby’s affiliate for Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Regent member of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate. Paul A. Leys, Co-owner of Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty, may be reached at 401-848-6706 or at for more information.

About Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates

LLC Founded in 1976 to provide independent brokerages with a powerful marketing and referral program for luxury listings, the Sotheby’s International Realty network was designed to connect the finest independent real estate companies to the most prestigious clientele in the world. In February 2004, Realogy Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services, entered into a long-term strategic alliance with Sotheby’s, the operator of the auction house. The agreement provided for the licensing of the Sotheby’s International Realty name and the development of a full franchise system by Realogy’s subsidiary, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC supports its affiliates with a host of operational, marketing, recruiting, educational, and business development resources. Franchise affiliates also benefit from an association with the venerable Sotheby’s auction house, established in 1744.

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