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Versailles-Inspired Mansion In Toronto Going On The Auction Block

03/10/2015 01:48 EDT | Updated 03/10/2015 01:59 EDT

From the outside, it looks a little like the Palace of Versailles.

On the inside, it's a bit of a fixer-upper.

But it's supposed to look that way. Because this luxurious, 27,000-square-foot mansion is set to go on the auction block on April 16, and the party that puts up the (significant) money to buy it ought to have a chance to make it their own.

Currently listed at $13,980,000, the property at 40 Park Lane Circle in Toronto's Bridle Path neighbourhood is on a 2.4-acre ravine lot, according to its Concierge Auctions listing.

Check out photos of 40 Park Lane Circle in Toronto:

Versailles-Inspired Mansion in Toronto

In designing the home's exterior, architect Jacques Dinel took inspiration from Versailles itself, aiming to outfit it in a manner that creates a strong impression when people arrive, The National Post reported.

The porch boasts rosette coffers and Corinthian pillars, which flaunt a front door that opens into a foyer with a curved staircase and a mezzanine.

The home has eight bedrooms including suites for nannies and inlaws, and every single one has fireplaces and walk-in closets, the Post said.

There's also a grand ballroom, library, home theatre room and indoor and outdoor pools (the latter is Olympic-sized).

But this isn't the first time the house has gone to market, nor the first it's been put up for auction.

Toronto Life said it was previously listed for $23 million, and it went on the block for $14 million in 2013, reported The National Post.

Anyone with the money to spare can check out the home from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. every day leading up to the auction.

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