She’s prepared to depart the previous behind: Hoping to entice a purchaser, “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Teresa Giudice has reduce the price of her New Jersey mansion from $2.5 million to simply underneath $2.25 million.
The “RHONJ” star’s six-bedroom, five-and-a-half toilet mansion spans 10,000 sq. toes and sits on 3.7 acres of property, in keeping with the listing. The price reduce comes because the divorcée moves on from her two-decade-long marriage, sharing photos with her new boyfriend, Digital Media Solutions co-founder Luis Ruelas, 46, on Instagram.
A turret-like entryway and a Juliet balcony create a regal exterior to the palatial residence. The inside of the entrance door has sculpted wings as handles, opening onto a black marble ground and a two-story lobby with a Cinderella staircase, a grand chandelier and vaulted ceilings, itemizing pictures present.
The stone and stucco home has a proper eating room with a hand-carved hearth, a two-story nice room with a wood-burning hearth, a wine cellar and an office. Classic Italian touches are prevalent all through the home — as an illustration, one toilet is inscribed “Bagnon,” which suggests “bathroom” in Italian.
The enormous proprietor’s suite has excessive vaulted ceilings, a fire, dressing space, three walk-in closets and an opulent toilet with onyx tiles and greek pillars, in keeping with Realtor.com.
As is becoming for the creator of hit-cookbook “Fabulicious!” Giudice’s kitchen is decked out with chrome steel home equipment and a butler’s pantry. It has marble counter tops, detailed crown molding, white cabinetry, a wine cooler, a farmhouse sink and twin stovetops and ovens. Attached is a second eating room with spiral pillars towards the home windows.
The yard has a coated patio, a newly-added heated pool and a terraced panorama, in keeping with a earlier report by Realtor.com.
Giudice, 48, and her ex-husband Joe Giudice, 48, raised their 4 youngsters within the residence till 2015, when the couple was convicted and in the end jailed for chapter fraud, conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud and failing to pay taxes. Joe has been deported to Italy, inflicting the couple to name it quits and finalize their divorce, Page Six beforehand reported.
The now-split couple purchased the property for $530,000 in 2002 and customized constructed the home, which was accomplished in 2008. Teresa renovated the house in July 2020, tossing her ex’s darkish decor preferences, which included heavy drapes, darkish colours and old style furnishings, in keeping with E! — however apparently, it wasn’t sufficient to rid her of the reminiscences, and she or he listed the house on the market in September 2020.
“[Teresa] was like, ‘My house needs a lot of work, it’s dark, it’s filled with old Italian stuff, Joe is gone… I need to feel lighter in this house.’ It’s a huge house, everything was doom and gloom and dark, and she had memories of a lot of stuff and she just wanted to brighten it up,” inside designer Jimmy DeLaurentis informed E! She has additionally mentioned that the home “is a lot to upkeep.”
The subsequent season of RHONJ begins subsequent month on February 17 and can function Giudice’s journey to promote her home and “create a new life” for herself and her 4 daughters, Gia, 19, Gabriella, 16, Milania, 15, and Audriana, 11, in keeping with Bravo.
It is unclear whether or not Giudice, whose internet value is rumored to be $11 million, is searching for a brand new home or whether or not she’s going to transfer in along with her boyfriend, who lives in Allendale, NJ, a half-hour north from her outdated digs.
Listing agent Joshua Baris of Coldwell Banker Realty-Fort Lee Office and a Giudice consultant didn’t reply to The Post’s requests for remark.