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Bill Ackman’s $23.5 million estate ranks among top 15 Hamptons sales of 2015

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Did you know that there were three home sales over $50 million in the Hamptons last year? Or that Bill Ackman bought his second mansion in Bridgehampton last August (we just found out about this too)?

According to a TRData analysis of sales records, the year’s most expensive sale totaled $57.3 million for a four-acre waterfront estate at 226 Further Lane. It sold to a shell company with kind of a meh name,  Eh 226 LLC. The listing brokerage, Hamptons specialist Saunders & Associates, had the most listed properties of any firm in the top 15 list of sales, with five listings.

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But perhaps the most intriguing deal on the list is a three address combination sale at 195, 207 and 211 Bridge Lane in Bridgehampton. Industry sources confirm that hedge fund manager Bill Ackman bought the six-acre property for $23.5 million in August of last year using three LLCs, each bearing the name of the individual addresses involved.



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