'Quintessential,' Yet Curious, Palm Beach Manse Asks $30M

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Location: Palm Beach, Fla.
Price: $30,000,000
The Skinny: The details surrounding this "quintessential Palm Beach" mansion are sparse. It was built in 1926 by Marion Syms Wyeth, a favored architect of Palm Springs' gilded age. After that, there's a pretty big gap in its history until 2004, when it was purchased for $8.8M by an LLC-shielded buyer. The new owner restored the 17,000-square-foot palace and just yesterday put it back on the market for $30M. And that's about it. There are only five listing photos, which surely don't tell the whole story, but the story that they do tell is ridiculous: the house looks like the kind of place that a fictional drug lord would have lived in in the '80s (especially with the enormous privacy hedges). C'mon, there are at least four winged lion statues.

· 120 Jungle Rd, Palm Beach, FL 33480 [Zillow]
· 120 Jungle Rd, Palm Beach [Corcoran]

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