Famed Author Truman Capote’s Brooklyn Heights Home for Sale

Calling all literary enthusiasts! The former Brooklyn Heights home of Truman Capote, author of "In Cold Bold" and "Breakfast at Tiffany's," hit the market last May with an $18 million price tag. The property at 70 Willow Street, where Capote penned many of his literary masterpieces, features 11 fireplaces, 11 bedrooms and east, south and west exposures and was recently listed by Sotheby's for $15.9 million, 12 percent less than the original asking price. But sorry potential buyers, the agent says the building has already sold.

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Calling all literary enthusiasts! The one time home of famed author Truman Capote, who penned such classics as "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and "In Cold Blood," recently sold after the asking price dropped more than $2 million to $15.9 million.
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The facade of this beautiful home.
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The residence on 70 Willow Street hit the market last May with an $18 million price tag. The property, which features 11 bedrooms, 11 fireplaces and east, south and west exposures, was recently back on the market for $15.9 million, listed by Sotheby's.
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The interior of the home is 9,000 square feet and boasts a stunning three-story elliptical mahogany staircase.
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The spacious kitchen is fit for any cook ... or writer.
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The gorgeous interior detail is designed by Minard Lafever.
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A view of the intricate design and detail of the moldings.
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French doors lead to the veranda.
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The Federal-style veranda leads out to the garden.
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The beautifully landscaped garden provides a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the city.
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Another view of the garden.
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The garden and spacious veranda is perfect for entertaining guests.
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A view from the garden to the house which served at Truman Capote's writing haven for many years.
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