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Saturday, November 7, 2015

Inside the "Scarface Mansion

"El Fureidis," the elaborate estate where some of the scenes from notorious "Scarface" were filmed has sold for $12.26 - a mere fraction of the asking price. The 10-acre Montecito property was listed for $35 million in May of 2014 and had its price cut to $17.9 million.

The four bedroom house is nearly 10,000 square feet. Designed by architect Bertram Goodhue in the early 1900s, it incorporates both Roman and Middle Eastern influences. The home includes a Byzantine-style "conversation room with 18-foot ceilings. In the dining room there is a barrel dome ceiling covered in 24-karate gold lear. The grounds feature Persian-style gardens and fountains. In the back where the weddings scene in "Scarface" was filmed there are multiples patio levels and reflecting pools.

The buyer was a Houston businessman - CEO of a private investment bank.

Check out some pictures of the incredible estate below: 


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