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Live in New York's Christmas Lights Mecca, With Pool, For $6M

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Our semi-regular feature, Monday Mansion, examines the most interesting mega homes on the market in the far reaches of New York. Have a listing in mind that we're missing? Tell us about it. To the outer boroughs we go!


'Tis definitely not the season to think about floating around in a chlorinated tub surrounded by lush flora... but that's what this new-to-market Brooklyn house makes us want to do. (Because a 2,000-square-foot backyard with a heated pool, hot tub, and waterfall just sound so good right about now.) Wedged in between Bay Ridge and Bensonhurst, the neighborhood of Dyker Heights is best known for its over-the-top Christmas-light displays. Just imagine how this six-bedroom, five-bath home—with a lovely kitchen featuring a stained-glass light fixture and a brick hearth surrounding the range—would look absolutely covered in LED lights. Or, if the buyer doesn't swing that way, then bathed in their reflective glow. A house for all seasons, this is; it wants $6.45 million.

· Listing: 1074 81nd Street [StreetEasy]
· How New York's Craziest Christmas Homes Deck Their Walls [Curbed]
· Monday Mansion archive [Curbed]