Taylor Swift Buys $17 Million Rhode Island Mansion
Watch Hill, Rhode Island, United States
Taylor Swift is the new owner of a gorgeous seaside mansion in Watch Hill, Rhode Island according to TMZ. The 23-year old musician was photographed in early April 2013 house-hunting in the posh area before throwing down $17.75 million CASH on this 5.25 acre estate. According to the listing, the mansion was designed by a Philadelphia architect and was constructed in 1930. It’s described as being in excellent condition with 5.25 acres, expansive lawns & gardens, and over 700′ of shoreline. There are 7 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms and features such as hardwood flooring, crown mouldings, 8 large fireplaces, and expansive floor to ceiling windows to take in gorgeous water views.
The mansion was listed at $24 million, but it’s rumoured Swift paid $17.75 million in cash, a cool 26% off the asking price. Other features of the house include a large heated five-car garage with heated workshop, outdoor pool, newly renovated pool house/fitness centre, and incredible vistas of the sparkling ocean and surf. Taylor Swift has a networth of $80 million according to Celebrity Networth.