4 Architecture Katherine Harris Mansion

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4  Architure Harris Mansion H

4  Architure Harris Mansion E

As we ride our bikes throughout downtown Sarasota, we are always looking for beautiful homes. We discovered this one a while ago while it was still under construction on the Bay of Sarasota. At that time, we had just spent some time in France and had visited the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild in St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. We managed to sneak into this new mansion and walked around through the entire house. The French influence is everywhere with extensive moldings very similar to what we had seen at Villa Ephrussi. Maybe the Villa was an influence on the design! We found out later that this new house belongs to Katherine Harris (former Congressman from FL and Secretary of State in FL at the crucial time that George Bush was elected President based on her call). According to the Sarasota Tribune Herald, this is a $4.2M French-inspired mini-palace with approximately 23,000 square feet of…

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