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Posted: March 19, 2018

Lion Gate Estate: Bizarre $550K home with carpeted ceilings, vintage cars takes internet by storm

$550K Lion Gate Estate Takes Internet By Storm

By Michelle Ewing, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

DETROIT —

In the market for a whimsical $550,000 home with carpeted ceilings, vintage cars and statues lurking around every corner?

No?

You'll still want to check out the now-viral listing for Detroit's Lion Gate Estate. Trust us.

>> PHOTO GALLERY: Inside $550K Lion Gate Estate

>> See the listing here

"Unique barely begins to describe this one of a kind Grixdale Farms estate," reads the listing by Real Estate One's Alex Lauer. "Every aspect of 'Lion Gate Estate' has been articulated with painstaking attention to detail and mind blowing decorative flair. Too many custom features to list!"

Unique barely begins to describe this one of a kind Grixdale Farms estate. Every aspect of “Lion Gate Estate” has been...

Posted by Alex Lauer - Real Estate One on Thursday, March 15, 2018

And he's not kidding. The three-bedroom, two-bathroom home, owned by a former automotive designer, is the definition of "extra," with a "Liberace-inspired living room" and "museum-like" interior, Curbed reports

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The listing continues: "Highlights include heated swimming pool with outdoor shower and cabana. Custom two car garage with hand painted automotive murals. Finished basement with billiard room and entertainment area. Fenced in yard with fountains and statuary. Sale includes full contents of the house, including Kohler Campbell baby grand player piano, mint condition Frigidaire kitchen appliances c. 1950. One of a kind custom built 1966 Cadillac Fleetwood Sedan, One of a kind custom built 1974 Lincoln Mark IV Coupe, Custom pool table, countless automotive relics and artifacts. Once in a lifetime offering."

But if you want to take a tour, you'd better check the weather forecast first. "Only shown on sunny days," the listing warns.

>> Click here or scroll down to check out some photos of the home


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Photos: Inside $550K Lion Gate Estate, whimsical home with carpeted ceilings, vintage cars

Marc-Gregor Photography, courtesy Alex Lauer / Real Estate One

Photos: Inside $550K Lion Gate Estate, whimsical home with carpeted ceilings, vintage cars

In the market for a whimsical $550,000 home with carpeted ceilings, vintage cars and statues lurking around every corner? No? You'll still want to check out the now-viral listing for Detroit's Lion Gate Estate. Trust us.

Marc-Gregor Photography, courtesy Alex Lauer / Real Estate One

Photos: Inside $550K Lion Gate Estate, whimsical home with carpeted ceilings, vintage cars

Marc-Gregor Photography, courtesy Alex Lauer / Real Estate One

Photos: Inside $550K Lion Gate Estate, whimsical home with carpeted ceilings, vintage cars

The quirky three-bedroom, two-bathroom home, owned by a former automotive designer and listed by Alex Lauer of Real Estate One, quickly became a viral sensation. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/2IEob2s.

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