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Redone Marion Sims Wyeth Estate is Everything Palm Beach

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Location: Palm Beach, Florida
Price: $11,200,000
The Skinny: What more could you want out of a classy Palm Beach home than one designed by society architect Marion Sims Wyeth, who designed some of the area's classiest? Not much, posits this house writer, although in this case, you might want one for a few million dollars less. Billionaire insurance executive and former Tampa Bay Lightning owner Arthur Williams Jr. paid $9.6M for the 1928 mansion back in September, according to the Palm Beach Daily News, and just turned around and listed it for $11.2M.

Williams and his wife Angela acquired the estate after a three-year restoration by architect Jeffery Smith, done with what the previous owners claimed were the "same objectives as Wyeth." Williams, who is also trying to unload a Palm Beach mansion by Florida heavyweight Maurice Fatio, apparently thinks the landmarked, pink, L-shaped home's Venetian-plaster walls, pecky-cypress ceilings, original Cuban tile floors, antique stone mantelpieces, and outdoor lap pool are worth a bit more than he paid for them.


· 4 Golfview Road [Sotheby's]