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By Grace Cassidy - March 13, 2020

East Hampton Home Once Owned by FDR’s Secretary of Treasury has just sold.

An East Hampton village cottage on the fabled Lily Pond Lane has sold according to the Real Deal. Originally built in 1925 and designed by famed Hamptons architect Grosvenor Atterbury, the beautiful home known as the William H. Woodin Cottage came on the market for $13.75 million about a year ago in April 2019. Woodin served as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Secretary of Treasury. It cut its asking price once in July down to $12.95 million, and a contract was signed in November. The owner is using an LLC to make the purchase. The stuccoed cottage looks like it could use some interior updates if the new owner plans to keep the existing house, but current features include a fireplace in the living room and a recently renovated kitchen with marble countertops and stainless steel appliances. Outside, the 1.4-acre property includes a pool, a gazebo, and a man-made pond. Homeowners could expand the house up to 6,140 square feet. Brown Harris Stevens agent Peter Turino represented the sale. [TRD]

Douglas Elliman Hosts Annual Ellies Awards

Douglas Elliman — One of the largest brokerages in the New York metro area — celebrated their annual Ellies Awards. In 2019, Elliman garnered nearly 45,000 sales and rentals across the country, seeing a total of $28.7 billion in sales. In addition, DE was ranked No. 2 in the US by sales volume. Plenty of awards were given out at this year’s celebration to Hamptons agents. Michaela Keszler received the Top Individual prize based on Gross Commission Income; the Enzo Morabito Team earned recognition as Top Team by GCI; the Atlantic Team received the award of Top Performing Team by number of transactions; Angela Cocha was awarded the Top Individual prize based on number of transactions. “This was my inaugural year managing Elliman’s Hamptons division, and these agents could not have made me prouder,” Todd Bourgard, DE’s Senior Executive Regional Manager for Sales in the Hamptons, said in a press release. “We love what we do, and it’s clear that we’re very good at what we do.”

Southampton Fordune Estate Re-Lists for $28M

An incredible 16,500-square-foot home on 6 acres in Southampton’s south-of-the-highway Fordune section has recently returned to the market with a $28 million asking price. Located at 17 Channel Pond Court, the estate was available for sale back in September 2018 for $37 million, but later cut its asking price. The shingle-style home includes a gated entry, eight bedrooms, nine full baths, four half-baths, six fireplaces, a finished lower level, and a third-floor artist’s studio. There’s also a double-height entry foyer, a double-height living room, a solarium, covered decks and porches, a heated three-car garage, a rooftop deck, a wine cellar, a heated gunite pool, an outdoor kitchen, a Har-Tru tennis court, and a greenhouse. Homeowners will be walking distance from the ocean at Flying Point Beach, and just 2.5 miles south of the Parrish Art Museum. Douglas Elliman agents Michaela Keszler and Joseph Savio represent the listing. [Douglas Elliman]

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