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March 30, 2018
Long Island Mansion Inspired by Versailles Has Hit the Market for $60M
Inspired by the grandeur of the Palace of Versailles in France, this sweeping Long Island mansion features an uncanny resemblance and has now hit the market for $60 million. So for anyone who has developed a taste for anything French, here’s your chance!

This mesmerizing Long Island mansion has now hit the market for $60 million and possesses everything one would hope for in a house of this magnitude, including $2.5-million Baccarat crystal chandeliers and six 19th-century marble fireplaces. Dubbed as Maison des Jardins, this astonishing estate was modelled after the Palace of Versailles in France.

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While the home is currently owned by entrepreneur, Raphael Yakoby, best known for creating popular blue-colour liqueur Hpnotiq and pink vodka Nuvo, it was his desire to develop new a new project that made him put the house on the market.

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The New York home features a striking resemblance to Versailles, most notably, the 22-foot-high iron gates, flanked by limestone piers open to an allée of flowering pear trees. Not to mention, the beautiful cobble-lined forecourt, the gardens and the roof with a cupola.

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The 160-foot-long, limestone residence features a front door with wrought-iron metalwork, a scaled-down replica of a door found at Versailles. Inside, the cast-iron and gold-leaf bannister on the grand staircase is a replica of one found at Le Petit Trianon, the retreat of the last French queen, Marie Antoinette.

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The Versailles-inspired mansion highlights eight bedrooms, fifteen bathrooms, a grand ballroom, and countless other entertaining areas, including a movie theater, a fitness center, a billiard room and a wine cellar. Besides having Baccarat crystal chandeliers and 19th-century marble fireplaces, the house is also well-appointed with imported furniture, fixtures and fabrics.

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