Are Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner planning on draining the swamp in their backyard?
The former White House advisers reportedly closed on this 6-bedroom, 8½-bathroom mansion for $24 million on April 13 at almost a million-dollar discount after it sat on the market for half a year.
But while new aerial photos show that outdoor hot tubs have been drained, a swimming pool’s water has turned to a putrid dark green — in contrast to the inviting, sparkling blue seen in previous listing photos. The back patio appears to be in the midst of retiling.
The last recorded update for the 1.26-acre lot’s pools, jacuzzi and patio was in 1994 when the home was built, according to Miami-Dade property records, although there has been unspecified “remodeling,” according to the listing.
The LLC that purchased the house is in the care of attorney Louis Archambault, who did not reply to The Post’s request for comment. The Post could not independently verify that Trump and Kushner are associated with the LLC, but The Real Deal, Realtor.com, The Sun and the Independent have all attributed the transaction to Kushner and Trump.
The front of the 8,510-square-foot French neo-classical home has a flat roof, arched windows and a balcony with a triangular pedimented roof, photos show.
Inside, a crystal chandelier dangles from 26-foot domed ceilings over a Cinderella staircase. The foyer leads to entertaining areas, a screening room, a wood-paneled office, a gym and a primary bedroom suite with two full bathrooms, according to the listing.
The house was sold by billionaire Alex Meruelo and his wife, Liset Meruelo. Record producer Scott Storch also previously owned the house, from 2004 to 2008, property records show.
At the end of last year, Kushner and Trump also purchased a $30 million+ lot with 200 feet of beachfront, formerly owned by Julio Iglesias, on the other side of the island, Page Six previously reported.
However, they are rumored to be unwelcome at a members-only country club on the island.
Featuring some of Florida’s most exclusive properties for the ultra-wealthy, the gated, exclusive Fisher Island is laid out with about 30 mansions on the beaches, keeping the center of the island open for club activities. The island offers amenities including a 24-hour police force and an 18-hole golf course, according to the listing.
Trump and Kushner’s immediate neighbors include a planned $55 million pre-construction home listing and another home next door that sold for $17 million in April. On the other side is a home owned by Haitian billionaire Gilbert Bigio. Football star Tom Brady, Wall Street investor Carl Icahn, singer Julio Iglesias and former Sears CEO Edward Lampert are among other neighbors on the island, according to the Miami Herald.
Trump and Kushner are reportedly residing at the Arte Surfside, a condominium near the Champlain Towers South condominium that collapsed on June 23.
Listing broker Ralph Arias of ONE Sotheby’s International Realty and seller broker Oren Alexander of Douglas Elliman did not respond to requests for comment.
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