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A mansion based on the Palace of Versailles hits the market for $60 million

A Long Island mansion built to look like the famous Versailles Palace in France has been put on the market for $60 million.

Hpnotiq liquor owner Raphael Yakoby (above) bought the property in 2003

The ultra-lavish mansion, named Maison des Jardins, went up for sale on Thursday, World Mansion reported.

Hpnotiq alcohol entrepreneur Raphael Yakoby sold his business in 2003, when he invested in the property which has since been redeveloped for over $3.25 million.

The mansion was listed by New York real estate firm Douglas Elliman.

The property was previously listed for $100 million in 2016, before being put back on the market again.

The lavish Long Island mansion, Garden House, is pictured above.  The property is currently on the market for $60 million

The lavish Long Island mansion, Garden House, is pictured above. The property is currently on the market for $60 million

The lavish home was built to look like the famous Palace of Versailles in France

The lavish home was built to look like the famous Palace of Versailles in France

The chic 8.4-acre property includes

The swanky 8.4-acre property features “eight bedrooms, 15 bathrooms, a grand ballroom, several other entertainment areas and staff quarters.”

The kitchen features a marble countertop with a marble wall behind the stove and neutral color tones

The kitchen features a marble countertop with a marble wall behind the stove and neutral color tones

Estate agent Eloise Halpern told Mansion Global that the palace, carefully modeled after the Palace of Versailles, was a longtime “dream” for Yakoby.

Halpern is currently working alongside agent Patricia Bischoff to sell the property.

The chic 8.4-acre space features “eight bedrooms, 15 bathrooms, a grand ballroom, several other entertainment areas and staff quarters,” the luxury real estate listing site reports.

The spacious living room is 22 square feet and is accented with Baccarat crystal chandeliers, marble fireplaces and exquisite furnishings.

  Estate agent Eloise Halpern told Mansion Global that the palace, carefully modeled after the Palace of Versailles, is a

Estate agent Eloise Halpern told Mansion Global that the palace, carefully modeled after the Palace of Versailles, was a longtime “dream” for Yakoby.

Crisp white walls are splashed with cool shades of green, light pink and blue

Crisp white walls are splashed with cool shades of green, light pink and blue

The mansion is embellished with Baccarat crystal chandeliers and marble fireplaces and exquisite furnishings

The mansion is embellished with Baccarat crystal chandeliers and marble fireplaces and exquisite furnishings

An ornate dining room is pictured above with chandeliers and exquisite decor

An ornate dining room is pictured above with chandeliers and exquisite decor

“Almost everything, down to silk flowers, is imported… The huge business justifies the price,” Halpern said.

Bright white walls are splashed in cool shades of green and light pink. The lavish home also includes a spacious wine cellar.

Halpern complimented Yakoby’s sense of taste saying, “He is very creative and has a natural talent for colors, as you can see in the interior design of the house.

“Almost everything, down to silk flowers, is imported… The enormous enterprise justifies the price.

Owner Raphael Yakoby developed a love for all things French when he started his business there

Owner Raphael Yakoby developed a love for all things French when he started his business there

Although the house has a modernist touch,

Although the house has a modernist touch, “when you enter you are immediately transported to another era”

The lavish home also includes a spacious wine cellar (as seen above in the photos)

The lavish home also includes a spacious wine cellar (as seen above in the photos)

The pricey property was originally listed for $100 million in 2017 before Thursday's listing

The pricey property was originally listed for $100 million in 2017 before Thursday’s listing

And although the house has a modernist touch, “when you enter you are immediately transported to another era,” the agent added.

Outside, a 22-foot-tall iron gate surrounds the mansion, along with a quarter-mile driveway.

“There’s anticipation when you walk down the aisle, and when you see ‘the castle,’ it’s really awe-inspiring,” Halpern concluded.

The pricey property originally went on sale for $100 million in 2017 before going up for sale on Thursday.

A red carpet was installed in the courtyard of the Palace of Versailles on May 29, 2017 near Paris, before the arrival of the Russian president for a meeting with his French counterpart

A red carpet was installed in the courtyard of the Palace of Versailles on May 29, 2017 near Paris, before the arrival of the Russian president for a meeting with his French counterpart

This photo taken on March 6, 2017 shows a view of the Hall of Mirrors painted by French artist Charles Le Brun (1619-1690) at the Palace of Versailles, west of Paris

This photo taken on March 6, 2017 shows a view of the Hall of Mirrors painted by French artist Charles Le Brun (1619-1690) at the Palace of Versailles, west of Paris

View taken on June 22, 2007 shows the

A view taken June 22, 2007 shows the ‘Galerie des Glaces’ at the Palace of Versailles, west of Paris, painted by French artist Charles Le Brun