|Years of neglect. The front porch of the long-empty E.W.F. Stirrup House.|
Baymere, the five-acre former DuPont estate in Coconut Grove, has hit the market asking $22 million. The 33-room residence was built in 1964 and includes a man-made private cove, helicopter pad and putting green. The two-story, 26,981-square-foot house was designed by architect Scott Arnold and includes a full basement and third floor observation deck. Saddy Delgado and Toni Schrager of Avatar Real Estate Services have the listing, which is located at 3500 St. Gaudens Road. — Christopher CameronWhen houses in Coconut Grove are selling for $22 million dollars, why isn't there enough money to preserve the Coconut Grove Playhouse, the E.W.F. Stirrup House, and the rich history of Coconut Grove?
|More neglect. This is the rear door of the E.W.F. Stirrup House, which appears untouched since vacant.|