Buy the Former Helmsley Mansion for $42.9M

The estate once owned by late real estate tycoon Leona Helmsley, nicknamed the Queen of Mean due to her tyrannical behavior, is now up for sale for the mean price of $42.9 million. View the listing.

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The estate once owned by late real estate tycoon Leona Helmsley, nicknamed the Queen of Mean due to her tyrannical behavior, is now up for sale for the mean price of $42.9 million. View the listing.
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In addition to this 40-acre Greenwich, CT estate, Helmsley left behind a notorious legacy that included 19 months in jail for federal tax evasion, and upon her death in 2007, she infamously bequeathed $12 million to her Maltese dog Trouble. The Helmsley's charitable trust originally priced the property at $125 million, but ended up settling for an offer from an undisclosed buyer for $35 million last October.
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The mansion, known as Dunnellen Hall, offers close to 22,000 square feet of interior living space and includes a gigantic entrance hall and a grand marble stairways complete with a crystal chandelier.
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An 86-foot long gallery that boasts a travertine marble floor and glamorous limestone walls graces the first floor of the mansion.
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Leona Helmsley and her late husband Harry B. Helmsley purchased the 1918 English manor in 1983 for $11 million. After her husband passed in 1997, Leona reportedly lived a solitary existence in this Greenwich estate maintaining relationships with very few friends or family.
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This mansion has a total of 28 rooms. Talk about luxury living!
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A view of the oak paneled library that features a 15th century stone French fireplace.
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The mansion is chock full of details. Leona and her husband spent $8 million on renovations alone, including the installation of a $1 million dance floor.
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The massive estate features 14 bedrooms and 15 baths.
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The property totals over 40 acres in the ultra prestigious Greenwich, CT.
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In addition to a six-car garage, the home comes with a full basement with a spacious wine cellar and a separate sewing room.
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A look out onto the expansive and beautifully landscaped grounds of Dunnellen Hall.
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If you're not satisfied with this 75-foot-long outdoor pool, then head to the 52-foot-long indoor pool that also comes with a large entertainment pavilion.
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The mansion's third floor boasts a two-story exercise and game room and two additional bedrooms.
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A view of the two staff cottages. One includes four bedrooms while the other has two.
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The billionaire couple was accused in 1989 of illegally billing their company for more than $3 million in renovations to this very Greenwich estate. Leona was convicted of federal tax evasion and sentenced to 16 years. She served only 19 months.
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