A Mansion Featured in Taylor Swift’s “Clean House” Music Video Is Headed to Public sale
One fortunate Swiftie may have the possibility to name the historic property the place Taylor Swift filmed her “Clean House” music video their new house — that’s, if they’ve no less than $7 million laying round.
Beforehand available on the market for a whopping $19.95 million, the Woolworth Property (a.okay.a. Winfield Corridor) in Glen Cove, New York, is now heading to public sale on July 12, when it’s assured to promote at or above $7 million.
The Lengthy Island mansion was constructed by American architect C.P.H. Gilbert between 1915 and 1916 for entrepreneur and selection retailer founder Frank Winfield Woolworth. On the 16-plus acres of land, there’s a 12-bedroom house spanning throughout 32,098 sq. toes, in addition to a clock tower with an 11-car storage. It has been part of the Nationwide Register of Historic Locations, which ensures that the construction can’t be demolished, since 1979.
The public sale is made doable by the property of historic preservationist Martin T. Carey, who owned Winfield Corridor from 1978 till his loss of life final 12 months. All through his life, he helped protect a number of historic mansions on Lengthy Island and in Newport, Rhode Island.
The famed property is one which Swifties are certain to acknowledge, as lots of the scenes from the 2014 music video, that includes Swift and mannequin Sean O’Pry, had been shot inside. (The outside scenes had been filmed at Oheka Citadel, additionally on Lengthy Island.) Among the many featured areas are the ornate Music Room (which was used because the eating room within the video), the first-floor hallway, and a wallpaper-paneled room close to the entrance entrance.
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Supposedly, a small remnant from the 11-time Grammy Award winner continues to be current within the mansion. In keeping with Home Lovely, there’s a chunk of tape on one of many first steps of the marble staircase close to the primary entrance that indicated the place Swift ought to stand throughout a scene.
Bidding for the Woolworth Property begins on July 12 with Max Spann, whereas the house’s opulent furnishings (together with a Versace eating room set) will probably be auctioned off individually.