A glance at the deed transfers that occurred in the real estate market in East Hampton during the end of October through mid-November tells an interesting story indeed.
First, there is Shaun and Camilla Woodward’s house on Highway Behind the Pond. Mr. Woodward — a British member of Parliament and former shadow secretary to Northern Ireland — and Mrs. Woodward, who is a member of the wealthy Sainsbury family who own a supermarket chain in England, put the property on the market in March at an asking price of $18.5 million, but settled on Nov. 10 for $16.75 million for the six bedroom estate.
Remember back in August when the village was up in arms about the possibility of Gilt City throwing illegal commercial parties at a house on Fithian Lane? That house has sold as well, going for $5.8 million on Nov. 14.
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