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1910 Florida mansion moved down river on a barge

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To win The Wall Street Journal's House of the Week, this 1910 Florida mansion sailed 25 miles downstream. See this amazing property and other top real estate picks in this video.
1910 Florida mansion moved down river on a barge
Video screenshot: The Wall Street Journal

When real estate moguls decided this home was set for the wrecking ball, the current property owners said, "No way!" Rather than allow the home to be torn down to make room for a new condo complex, the owners opted to move the home 25 miles downriver. It's no wonder this home took The Wall Street Journal's House of the Week, even with some incredible competition, including a 360-acre geothermal hot-spring property in Stanley, Idaho, a renovated school and more.

Watch this video for details:


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