House of the Day: Plymouth Home Rocks at Reduced Price

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We did a double-take when we saw the price of this Plymouth home, thinking it was in Plymouth Mass., where it would be a steal for $1,999,000. Alas, the difference 1,200 miles make. Located in Plymouth, Minn., this home's magnificence isn't diminished, but its price certainly is.

With a recent price drop from $2,295,000, and listed by Wade Hanson, a candidate on the last "Apprentice" who was featured in this post by our pal Sheree R. Curry, this 11,717-square-foot Mediterranean-inspired home sits tucked away at the end of a long driveway in a neighborhood of very unassuming homes.

As the owners noted, "The Joneses had to keep up with us, not us with the Joneses."


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The property features six bedrooms, nine bathrooms and two fireplaces. Constructed in 2005, it has an indoor pool, a media room, a four-seasons porch and a sauna. There is an elevator and a main floor master-bedroom suite. The home has large bay windows, beautiful hardwood floors throughout, marble columns and a chef's kitchen with center island sinks.

Plymouth -- the one in Minnesota -- was named as Money magazine's No. 1 Best Place to Live in 2008 for cities with populations of between 50,000 and 300,000.

The other Plymouth, well, it wasn't.

Plymouth, Minn., is located 12 miles from Minneapolis.

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