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Concierge Auctions Continues Its Momentum Out West, With Today's Sale Of A Luxury Ski Home In The Exclusive Yellowstone Club In Big Sky, Montana

9 bidders competed for a chance to own a 5,500-square-foot estate with golf course and mountain views; sale conducted in cooperation with Montana Living ~ Big Sky Real Estate

BIG SKY, Mont., Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Concierge Auctions, the nation's premier luxury real estate auction firm continues to influence the Big Sky, Montana region. The NYC-based company is pleased to announce today's live auction sale of 16 Travertine Road, a fully furnished, custom residence situated on 2.21 acres within the exclusive Yellowstone Club, the world's only private ski and golf community. The sale marks Concierge's seventh successful property auction in the Big Sky area over the past year, and its third within the Club. The mountain chalet, which will offer its new owners views of both Pioneer Mountain and the 18-hole, private championship Tom Weiskopf golf course, sold in cooperation with Martha Johnson of Montana Living ~ Big Sky Real Estate. The buyer is from Seattle and is represented by Carrie Radtke of Big Sky Sotheby's International Realty.

Concierge Auctions' global marketing campaign generated 2,031 website visits from 49 US states (led by New York, Montana, Texas and California) and 29 international countries (led by Canada, Australia, the UK and Singapore). A total of 1,236 prospects were identified, and 9 bidders participated in the sale.

"Working with Concierge was a great experience," stated the seller, Michael Rainen. "We hired the Concierge team knowing that they are the best luxury real estate auction firm in the business, and they proved their value in spades. The buyer interest generated was impressive, and their work alongside our listing agent, Martha Johnson, was seamless. We are thankful for their expert work and excited to hand the house keys over to a new owner."

"The live auction was extremely exciting. A total of nine bidders participated from across the nation, which is a testament to the effective combination of the auction process paired with a local real estate professional. Having worked with Concierge Auctions in the past, I felt confident that our combined efforts would result in another successful sale, which is exactly what happened today," Martha Johnson stated.  "The sellers were thrilled with the outcome, and the buyers look forward to moving into their exquisite Yellowstone Club home. Today was a win-win for all!"

Situated near the northwest corner of Yellowstone National Park, 16 Travertine Road is a 5,500-square-foot, lodge-style home with five bedrooms and five full and one half bathrooms. Rustic architectural details including stone and cedar logs create a mountain feel throughout, while floor-to-ceiling windows allow for incredible views. The property has nearby access to three ski areas — the Club, Big Sky Ski & Summer Resort and Moonlight Basin — offering a combined and impressive 8,000 skiable acres.

This is Concierge Auctions' third auction within the Club and it's second in 2013. Last month, Concierge sold 26 Obsidian Road — a 15,552-square-foot estate that was one of the first and largest residences built in the community. Additionally, the company sold a four-bedroom, six-bathroom residence with private ski bridge access in the Club last March.

"The Yellowstone Club residents are a sophisticated and savvy group of people with specific wants and needs when it comes to the sale of their luxury property. No one understands that better than Concierge Auctions, which is why an increasing number of sellers within the Club and the Big Sky region at large have retained our services," stated Laura Brady, President of Concierge Auctions. "Having sold three significant residences within the Club in the past year, our platform is clearly effective. Working with a qualified agent like Martha Johnson, we set our sights globally and produced multiple bidders within only four weeks, ultimately resulting in another successful sale. We congratulate the new owners of this exclusive mountain property and look forward to returning to Big Sky and the Yellowstone Club again soon."

Concierge Auctions has several upcoming auctions throughout the country. If you or someone you know is interested in buying or selling a remarkable luxury property through Concierge Auctions, call 888.966.4759 or visit

About Concierge Auctions: Concierge Auctions is the preeminent luxury real estate auction firm serving high-end sellers nationwide through an accelerated marketing process that obtains fair market value for high-end properties in a 60-day timeframe. The company has executed auctions from New York to Hawaii and hosts a database that includes more than 100,000 luxury real estate buyers and agents from all 50 states and 38 countries and territories. The principals of Concierge Auctions have been involved in the transfer of more than $2 billion in luxury real estate sales over the past 10 years.  For more information, call 888-966-4759 or visit

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