Truman Capote home in Brooklyn Heights sells for 12.5 million dollars
The Brooklyn Heights mansion in New York belonging to writer Truman Capote was sold in 12.5 million dollars to the creator of the successful “Grand Theft Auto” videogame, according to the New York Observer.
Capote wrote his famous novel “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and his groundbreaking non-fiction novel “In Cold blood” in the home located along 70 Willow Street. The home features 18 rooms, 32 windows and 11 chimneys distributed in over 800 square metres.
The original asking price of the yellow brick home was of 18 million and was slashed down considerably. British Buyer Dan House is the creator of successful videogame company Rockstar Games and he first moved to New York in 1998.
The home where one of the most famous American writers and journalists penned two of his masterpieces was built in 1839 in what is known as federal style.
The yellow house on Willow Street was on the market for two years, and even with its price dip the sale price actually makes it the most expensive single-family home ever sold in Brooklyn Heights.
The median house price in the borough is 454.383 dollars.