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(In)famous Buckhead home with Hollywood ties continues to languish at $13.8M

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A recent $1 million price cut has yet to attract buyers to this expansive, ornately decorated estate 

European-inspired mansion with manicured lawns.
Could lawn-care costs be the deterrent?
Golden Eagle Realty Inc.

Cavernous interiors, ornate ceilings and trim, and even Hollywood ties don’t seem to be doing much to move this 2008 Buckhead mansion, a constant on Atlanta’s high-priced listings scene for years.

A recent $1 million price cut—yes, it’s just 7 percent of the asking price—hasn’t spurred any accepted offers, either.

Situated across the street from the Governor’s Mansion, this “one-of-a-kind trophy villa” has languished on the market for nine years straight. Exactly why is unknown.

After all, who doesn’t want a 33,000-square-foot house complete with seven kitchens, a formal ballroom, wine cellar, cigar room, home theater, and recording studio?

At the very least, that impressive pool deck complete with full outdoor kitchen is quite the entertaining draw.

What better place to entertain friends and family than the same courtyard shared by previous owner Lee Najjar, AKA “Big Poppa,” who dated Kim Zolciak early on in Real Housewives of Atlanta? The mansion and grounds have also been the film set for several movies, including Zombieland and Three Stooges.

Given that the home is located in prestigious Tuxedo Park, it’s surprising that such a statement property cannot land a buyer.

The listing price has bounced up and down, reaching a high of $25 million in 2009 and now its current low of $13.8 million.

Perhaps no one wants to invest in the sure-to-be-pricey interior designer needed to bring some semblance of tastefully classic design and elegance to the house.