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07/01/2013 01:21 pm ET

Dudley Mansion, Once Owned By Couple Who Allegedly Inspired 'Keeping Up With The Joneses,' Is For Sale (PHOTOS)

You no longer have to try to "keep up with the Joneses" -- because you can actually be them. Dudley Mansion, a house that was once owned by the couple that allegedly inspired the popular phrase, is now for sale.

Located in Wilmington, North Carolina, the manse was built in 1825 by the state's first elected governor, Edward B. Dudley. A mere 60 years later, Pembroke and Sarah Jones bought the property. According to a press release by Coldwell Banker, many suggest that their lavish parties and overall fabulousness led them to be the epitome of the good life, and a source of envy for friends and neighbors.

But, if you've got $1.2 million, you too could get a piece of the action. According to the listing, the home has five bedrooms and three full baths. There's also a gourmet kitchen, nine fireplaces and a media room. If you don't happen to have that cash, you can still click through our slideshow and daydream about how you'd decorate a place like this. Don't forget to head over to Coldwell Banker for more information.

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