There's a Mansion on Long Island's Gold Coast That's Modeled on Versailles

It is absolutely breathtaking.

Versailles Mansion Long Island
Douglas Elliman

Among the stately old estates on the , there's one that doesn't quite fit in. "Maison des Jardins Maison des Jardins" was constructed over the past several years, but the 22,000-square-foot, 17th century-style manor was modeled on the Château de Versailles and the Château de Vaux le Vicomte in France. Scroll down for a look inside.

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Raphael Yakoby, an Israeli-born entrepreneur, is the man behind the home.
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Yakoby, who created Hpnotiq and Nuvo liqueurs, had planned to move in with his family but instead decided to , Newsday reported.

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The house sits on eight acres in Old Brookville.
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The front door is a replica of the one at Versailles.
Versailles Mansion Long Island
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The staircase's cast-iron and gold-leaf banister, meanwhile, was .

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The asking price is now $60 million.
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And that .

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The home was designed by architects Michael J. Wallin and Douglas R. Schneider.
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It took about four years to complete.

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It comes with eight bedrooms.
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Along with eight bathrooms.
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And five half-baths.
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"For the owner, there was no question as to what style this estate would be," press materials state.
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The roof includes a cupola.
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The property previously sold in 2010 for $3.25 million, according to public records cited by Newsday.
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The lower-level has 13-foot ceilings. ​
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It has a movie theater, a wine cellar, a billiard room, and a fitness center.

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Here's the kitchen.
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For $60 million, it could be yours.
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