‘House of the Dragon’ fans obsessed with this Hamptons castle
How far will you go for the sake of fandom, or to reside in your fantasy world?
A luxurious medieval-inspired dwelling in New York’s tony Hamptons — one that appears prefer it’s straight out of the buzzy HBO sequence “Home of the Dragon” — has caught the eye of deep-pocketed present followers to need to make it their very own, in line with Jam Press.
The outlet notes it’s believed that they’ve positioned bids to buy it, however the proprietor doesn’t need to budge.
That proprietor is Sir Ivan Wilzig — the music producer, actuality tv star, banking inheritor and philanthropist — who moved into “the Fortress” in 1997. (Wilzig and his brother, Alan, created the unfold after shopping for 5 acres of land in Water Mill for lower than $1 million in 1995.)
Ana Prado, a luxurious actual property agent, informed Jam Press that the 13,000-square-foot property isn’t formally on the market — however the precise supply will probably be thought-about. Jam Press notes that the supply value appears to be within the $55 million vary. Being the most important fan of the present doesn’t depend as a lot as cash does.
“And probably the most shocking factor is, is that three contacts have been made by ‘Recreation of Thrones’ followers, on account of ‘Home of Dragons,’” she stated. “The dragon-inspired statues and aesthetics of a medieval fort sparked this demand.”
Certainly, there are many dragon statues and furnishing impressed by “Recreation of Thrones,” in addition to art work. The house can be stated to have 10 themed rooms, two towers, a spa and an infinity pool. Outdoors, there’s additionally a completely useful fake drawbridge.
The house has lengthy been often known as a Hamptons celebration spot — far out of your typical real-world fort.
“While you suppose fort, you consider Dracula or some form of medieval stone fortress that’s strong as a rock, as a result of it was constructed that means for navy causes,” Wilzig informed The Submit in 2011. “However as a substitute of a chilly, damp, grey stone fort, I’ve one thing that’s castle-like on the skin, however the inside is palatial. You’ll really feel such as you’re staying within the Waldorf-Astoria or some outdated European-style five-star resort.”