Liberace's Las Vegas mansion has finally sold and the buyer is supposedly a HUGE fan of the performer.
According to Get Surrey, the nearly 15,000-square-foot home was bought for a mere $500,000 by Martyn Ravenhill in honor of his 50th birthday. “It felt like destiny when I bought it. It was almost surreal," he told the website. "Everything has happened very quickly but it is a very exciting time.”
Liberace lived in the 2-bedroom, 10-bathroom house from 1974 until his death in 1987. Since that time, the property has had multiple owners and was seized by JPMorgan Chase through foreclosure in 2010. But pieces of the pianist's grandiose lifestyle still remain, including crystal chandeliers, the spiral staircase and an extreme mural in Liberace's former bedroom.
And Ravenhill has every intention to preserve the legacy Liberace left in the mansion. “I want to restore this place to its former glory,” he said. “I am working closely with the Liberace Foundation who have been very supportive."
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