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Bay-Front Mill Basin Home With Bamboo Garden Wants $8M

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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!

Mill Basin, that stronghold of wannabe Miami architecture, has bequeathed another interesting home to the market. The limestone, glass and bronze bay-front abode at 2387 56th Drive has a second-floor bamboo garden, a rooftop kitchen, and three bedrooms with full baths and balconies. The home with Manhattan skyline views is asking $8 million; a modest sum compared to its ostentatious neighbor that has, for the past two years, been asking in the neighborhood of $30 million.

UPDATE: A succession of in-the-know commenters claim that the $8 million dollar home was previously being marketed as part of the neighboring compound at 2458 National Drive. Considering that the bonkers abode recently cut its ask from $30 million to $17 million, this new addition to the Mill Basin market makes sense.

· Listing: 2387 56th Drive [Elliman; Corcoran; StreetEasy]
· Monday Mansion archives [Curbed]