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Home with historic design asks $14.5M

The Palm Beach residence is more than 13,000 square feet
May 22, 2014 03:00PM

196 Banyan Road

196 Banyan Road

A grand and historic home has hit the market in Palm Beach asking $14.5 million.

Designed by noted society architects John Volk and Gustav Maass in 1929, the Mediterranean-style house stands on a prime Estate Section street. The four-story home features seven bedrooms, 10 bathrooms  plus three half-baths  a tower, staff rooms and 13,077 square feet of living space, according to the Palm Beach Daily News.

“I thought the house was magical when I bought it in 1998, and I still think it’s magical,” owner Merrilyn Bardes said.

Sotheby’s International Realty agents Cristina Condon and Todd Peter have the listing, which is located at 196 Banyan Road. [PBDN] Christopher Cameron