Once the home of legendary style icon Gloria Guinness—one of renowned author Truman Capote‘s famed “Swans”—this mammoth estate currently holds the record of priciest residential listing in Florida, boasting a nearly $200 million price tag.
Currently being shopped around the globe by reps of Christie’s International Real Estate, the 16-acre compound—officially known as “Gemini”—played host to scores of prominent figures back in the day, including the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.
Apart from a jaw-dropping 62,200-square-foot main house, the property features a couple of golfing greens (plus a mini golf course), a sports complex, and a multi-leveled treehouse for kids, on top of a seven-bedroom structure known as the Mango House, two four-bedroom cottages, and a four-apartment manager’s building, boasting 33 bedrooms, 34 bath, and 13 half-baths altogether.
Sited on the barrier island of Manalapan in Palm Beach, the mammoth estate—which now belongs to the Ziff publishing family—is flanked by a 1,200-foot stretch of beach edging the Atlantic on top of 1,300 feet along the Intracoastal Waterway.
Notably, the estate showcases a furnished tunnel linking guest quarters to the main house (complete with a fireplace and skylights), on top of botanic garden that’s home to around 1,500 species of fauna and flora.
Photos and details courtesy of the Wall Street Journal