The Jills announcement of Casa Casuarina (Versace Mansion) hitting the real estate market at $125 Million Dollars has become one of the hottest stories in the country. Hundreds of print media outlets and thousands of internet media outlets have featured this story â€“ and the story continues to spread through national and international outlets.
CBS News was one of the first to republish the news in an article titled â€śVersace Mansion on the Market for $125 Millionâ€ť with commentary features of the property stating, â€śOriginally built in 1930, the 10-bedroom, 11-bathroom, gated home features a 54-foot long, thousand mosaic pool. The pool is lined in 24-karat gold, numerous frescos, ornate statues, arched doorways and an open air courtyardâ€ť.
Forbes Magazine published an article titled, â€śWhy The $125 Million Versace Mansion Will Find A Buyerâ€ť. Commentary in the article included, â€śPerhaps itâ€™s not that surprising (the mansion will sell). Casa Casuarina is quite the trophy property...the estate sits in a prime location: waterfront on Ocean Drive in bustling Miami Beach, behind gatesâ€ť.
CNN published the story as well titled â€śVersace's former South Beach mansion for sale: $125 millionâ€ť with additional information on the property, â€śThe house was built in 1930 by architect, philanthropist, author and political reformer Alden Freeman, and its design was inspired by the oldest existing house in the Western Hemisphere, the "Alcazar de Colon" in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republicâ€ť.
The Huffington Post also posted the story elaborating on work done by Versace himself on the mansion, â€śVersace bought the Mediterranean-style villa at 1116 Ocean Drive in 1992. He then spent $33 million expanding and outfitting the property with features like museum-quality al frescosâ€ť.
The story continues to be incredibly popular with the mainstream media and in the blogosphere. To learn more about this fabulous mansion, contact The Jills.