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3 Apr

You Can Buy One Of The Mansions That Inspired The ‘ Great Gatsby’

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If you’ve ever dreamed of living out your own Gatsby fantasy like Leo, one of the early-20th-century mansions that inspired the set design of Baz Luhrmann’s 2013 film is on the market for a cool $85 million, according to Trulia.

This 14,551 square-foot colonial-style mansion sits on 7.7 acres of gated land on Long Island’s Kings Point, in an area of the North Shore that inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald’s fictional West Egg in The Great Gatsby. Built in 1928, this 18-bedroom palace also has a wine-tasting room with a full cellar plus an in-home hair salon.

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Trulia

While the property went on the market for $100 million back in 2015, there were no takers. Currently the property is listed for $85 million.

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Trulia

In addition to the main house, the estate also has two separate guest homes. But if you’re imagining Nick Carraway’s cottage, you’d be wrong. Between these two guesthouses there’s an indoor pool, a bowling alley, a shooting range and a casino.

There’s also a two-level garage on the property, which is outfitted with a hydraulic lift and has room for up to nine cars.

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Trulia

If you were wondering whether or not there’s a dock on the property, the answer would be yes.

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Trulia

But instead of looking out over the fictional East Egg and Daisy’s green light, this private pier — where you can dock a 200-foot-yacht — looks west towards New York City.

I mean, who needs a green light to gaze at when this is your view?

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Trulia

The grounds also include Japanese-English gardens, koi ponds and a tennis court.

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Trulia
Trulia
Trulia

Of course there’s a pool, too, that has a slide and a swim-up bar, which sounds perfect for throwing a Gatsby-style soirée.

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Trulia

You can check out some interior shots here.

Hannah Kim
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