Daniel Gale Sotheby's Represents Both Sides of Closed Transaction on Whitewood Point 54+ Acre Lloyd Harbor Estate Sold

Posted by Kathleen Caputi — December 4, 2012

1354641883Cold Spring Harbor, NY - Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty (DGSIR), one of the nation's leading realtors, successfully brokered and yesterday closed the sale of Whitewood Point, a magnificent waterfront estate set on 54+-acres. Located in Lloyd Harbor, New York, the property was both listed and sold by Daniel Gale Sotheby's agents.

"It's a tribute to both our outstanding sales professionals and tremendous marketing programs that Daniel Gale Sotheby's handled both sides of the transaction," remarked DGSIR President and CEO Patricia Petersen. "We are very pleased we were able to bring both the buyer and the seller to the table."

Whitewood Point's centerpiece 18-room brick colonial, attributed to the celebrated architect Stanford White (McKim, Mead and White) is set atop a bluff on close to 55 acres of pristine woods with its own 2,600-foot protected sandy beach and expansive views west over Cold Spring Harbor and Long Island Sound.

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"Whitewood Point is truly a spectacular property that requires a certain kind of buyer, so an extensive marketing program that reached a global audience was a necessity," said DGSIR agent Laura Zambratto, who co-listed the property with Margy Hargraves, also of Daniel Gale Sotheby's. Carol Tintle, who throughout her real estate career with Daniel Gale Sotheby's has achieved success working with large land tract transactions, found the ideal buyer.

The listing agents utilized the power of both Daniel Gale Sotheby's and the larger Sotheby's organization to market the property domestically and abroad, including highly targeted advertising, the launch of www.whitewoodpoint.com to showcase the property, and provide global distribution of the listing information and property brochure through www.sothebysrealty.com and throughout the entire Sotheby's network, including its auction houses. They also co-hosted a reception at the home with Sotheby's, further exposing the estate to an exclusive audience of realtors and clients. "It's a testament to the power of Daniel Gale Sotheby's marketing and client base that while we had inquires and showings with qualified buyers from around the country and the globe, one of our own agents brought the buyer," Ms. Zambratto added.

Over the years Daniel Gale Sotheby's has listed and sold several of Long Island's most notable properties, including the 145-acre Kirby Hill estate in Muttontown, as well as Knole, a historic Old Westbury mansion and Land's End in Sands Point.

Founded in 1922, Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty consistently leads the nation in achieving one of the highest average sales prices in the country. Voted Best Residential Real Estate Company in the Long Island Business News and Long Island Press annual readership polls, Daniel Gale Sotheby's is a $1.6 billion dollar plus organization with close to 600 sales associates in 21 sales offices spanning Long Island. Services include a Relocation Division, an award-winning Marketing & Technology Department, Commercial and Rental Divisions; Ambassador Abstract title company, and a Wells Fargo Home Mortgage affiliation. The Sotheby's International RealtyR affiliate for Long Island's North Shore since 1976, DGSIR has gained national and international recognition, including top honors worldwide.

Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty is on the Regents Board of "Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate," a global network of leading real estate companies and active in both Real Trends and The Realty Alliance (some of the real estate industry's most influential companies with participation "by invitation only"). More information may be obtained at www.danielgale.com.

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