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Downton Abbey-Style Mansion in Connecticut Asks $75M

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Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Price: $75,000,000

If the Crawleys from Downton Abbey ever vacation to the U.S., they might live somewhere like this spectacular 262-acre estate spanning the New York-Connecticut border. The European-style stone mansion is not only 20,000 square feet of lavishness—look out for tons of ornate fireplaces, antique marble, intricate walls and ceiling, and an extravagant indoor pool with Italian mosaics—but also comes with a bit of an elite history. According to local outlet The Journal News, the 1900-built eight-bedroom property was originally owned by Arthur Hays and Iphigene Sulzberger of the The New York Times Sulzbergers, long-time publishers of the paper. Gilbert Haroche, the second and current owner who passed away last year, was the co-founder of travel and cruise company Liberty Travel.

If nothing was spared in building the manor, then the same can be said for the impressive grounds, which includes a formal garden, greenhouse, tennis court, lake, bridge, and life-size chess set. Check it all out.


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