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Take a tour! White House look-alike in Dallas hits the market

At first sight, this mega-mansion in Dallas appears to be a small-scale replica of the White House.

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Jason Anderson / Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Jason Anderson / Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Jason Anderson / Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty

Classical columns, check. Rounded portico, check. Fountains in the yard, check.

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Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty

However, inside the Federal-style Colonial home is a world of European delights, from antique, French fireplaces in the living room and library to an Italian chandelier and 15th-century Gothic fireplace in the kitchen.

Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Jason Anderson / Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty

Listed for $17.9 million, the 16,041-square-foot mansion sits on a 3.3-acre walled estate with manicured lawns and sculpted hedges.

Jason Anderson / Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty

Arched doors and coffered ceilings provide an air of regalness to the home's expansive living spaces, including a chandeliered gallery that leads to a bar built of walnut with a limestone fireplace. It opens to the back and side terraces.

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Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty

A second gallery with limestone floors and four chandeliers leads to a spacious formal dining room, an elevator and a downstairs bedroom suite.

Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty

The first level also features an antique-brick wine cellar and a 6-car garage.

Jason Anderson / Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Jason Anderson / Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Jason Anderson / Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Jason Anderson / Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty

A curved staircase connects the marble foyer, which is large enough for a grand piano, to the luxurious upper level that boasts a 24-seat home theater and 3 bedroom suites.

Jason Anderson / Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Jason Anderson / Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Jason Anderson / Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Jason Anderson / Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty

The master suite sits at the end of another chandeliered gallery and features a sitting room and two bathrooms — one with a marble fireplace and double Jacuzzi tub and the other with a sauna and double shower.

Jason Anderson / Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Jason Anderson / Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Jason Anderson / Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Jason Anderson / Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty

The listing agents for the home are Joan and Jeff Eleazer and Layne Pitzer of Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty.

Jason Anderson / Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Jason Anderson / Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty

Photos courtesy of Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty

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