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Want F Scott Fitzgerald's old pad? It'll set you back a cool €3.4m

A house fit for Jay.

Leo and Carey would approve.
Leo and Carey would approve.
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THE SUBURBAN NEW York home where F Scott Fitzgerald is believed to have written The Great Gatsby is up for sale.

A spokesperson for the company selling the property, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, said the asking price for the manor home on Long Island is just over $3.8 million (€3.4 million). They declined to identify the current owner.

The home is situated in the village of Great Neck Estates, just outside New York City.

Fitzgerald Home For Sale Source: AP

Built in 1918, the 5,000-square-foot Mediterranean style home has seven bedrooms and six and one-half baths.

The house has a music room and several fireplaces.

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F. SCOTT FITZGERALD F Scott Fitzgerald Source: AP/Press Association Images

Fitzgerald and his wife, Zelda, lived in the home from 1922 to 1924.

He is believed to have written the classic novel The Great Gatsby while living among the socialites in Long Island’s ‘Gold Coast’ region.

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