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BattyBettysBiccy Tue 30-Jun-20 07:12:44

The husband and wife team, Mark and Patricia McCloskey, are both personal injury lawyers. They were in the news a couple of days ago because they held guns up to a group of protesters in Missouri.
This is the inside of their house/mansion

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BattyBettysBiccy Tue 30-Jun-20 07:13:28

And another one

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Finfintytint Tue 30-Jun-20 07:21:40


Cheeseycheeseycheesecheese Tue 30-Jun-20 07:26:33

Errrrm, yes. That's some God-awful individual decor.

KatherineJaneway Tue 30-Jun-20 07:28:43

I quite like it. I'd almost expect Colin Firth to come round the corner at any moment.

ConstanceSalinger Tue 30-Jun-20 07:30:35

I find it difficult to believe they have a need for a 16 seat dining table. They surely can't have that many friends with their behaviour?

Noworrieshere Tue 30-Jun-20 07:38:37

I bet in a house that size they have a few normal rooms they actually live in. They don't sit there and watch tv of an evening. They have a plain magnolia living room with a battered old sofa somewhere.
I think it's gorgeous but I wouldn't want to live in it

justanotherneighinparadise Tue 30-Jun-20 07:47:01


thisstooshallpass Tue 30-Jun-20 07:49:41

Brilliant example of 'money doesn't buy style'

maras2 Tue 30-Jun-20 07:50:44

Looks like 'Goldie Lookin Chain' won the lottery. wink

TheMandalorian Tue 30-Jun-20 07:51:23

Looks like a museum. I couldn't live in it. Clearly delusions of grandeur.

BrexitBingoGenerator Tue 30-Jun-20 08:05:57

Looks like they've gone on holiday to Italy, decided that they'd like a Palazzo and then had one made for them. It looks so impersonal and fake but if that floats their boat then more cool them, I suppose!

A real Italian Palazzo would have had a militia of mercenary soldiers from across Europe though, so they kind of fell down on that front. A walmart automatic rifle and a flashy handgun don't really fit with the aesthetic.

ArbitraryNameChange Tue 30-Jun-20 08:07:29

Evidence that money cannot buy you class

BaronessBomburst Tue 30-Jun-20 08:11:02

Which era exactly is it trying to be? There's mediaeval, baroque, everything all jumbled up. confused

BattyBettysBiccy Tue 30-Jun-20 08:18:13

What in Gods name is this!!!!

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Skyliner001 Tue 30-Jun-20 08:18:27


Livpool Tue 30-Jun-20 08:18:34

Money can't buy taste or class (as per their behaviour)

megletthesecond Tue 30-Jun-20 08:20:15

That's horrible. Like it's owners.

SillyMoomin Tue 30-Jun-20 08:20:42

They’ve restored it - it’s from the 1890’s and was covered in carbon.

Article about the renovation of the house

KeepingPlain Tue 30-Jun-20 08:21:55


That's a pheasant, although I don't get why it's ontop of a pile of what looks like bread 😂 pheasant sandwich?

I don't mind it too much, but it doesn't look like a home. More like a museum.

Atalune Tue 30-Jun-20 08:27:52

It’s...quite comical! A bit downtown abbey, a bit Bond villain, a bit Modge podge on the antiques!

Letthemysterybe Tue 30-Jun-20 08:42:17

I wouldn’t want to live there, but that’s pretty incredible and not what I expected! I was imagining something much more modern and bling.

DuineArBith Tue 30-Jun-20 08:45:15

I don't understand why anyone wanted to create a Renaissance palazzo in the US in 1890, let alone doing it again now. It was a purely artificial construct both times round. It looks dreadfully uncomfortable; I hope for their sake that they do indeed have a magnolia sitting room with comfy sofas somewhere, to say nothing of modern bathrooms.

Sweetmotherofallthatisholyabov Tue 30-Jun-20 08:48:38

I store our stuffed pheasant atop a pile of bread rolls. Quite frankly I'm not sure where else you'd put it? I suppose you could have it straddle the gravy boat but then where would you keep the stuffed aardvark?

Timeandtune Tue 30-Jun-20 08:55:11

What surprises me is that the house seems to be right beside the street . No drive way or gates. If I had that amount of money ( and those abhorrent views) I would want a bit of privacy.

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