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F. Scott Fitzgerald’s former home on the market for $3.8M

This undated photo provided by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage shows the home where F. Scott Fitzgerald lived in from 1922 through 1924 in the village of Great Neck Estates on Long Island just outside New York City. Fitzgerald is believed to have written "The Great Gatsby" while living in the home. A spokeswoman for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage said Wednesday, May 20, 2015, that the asking price for the manor home that's for sale is just over $3.8 million. She declined to identify the current owner. (Steven Bababekov/Coldwell Banker Residential Properties via AP)

GREAT NECK, N.Y. (AP) — The suburban New York home where F. Scott Fitzgerald is believed to have written “The Great Gatsby” is up for sale.

A spokeswoman for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage says Wednesday that the asking price for the manor home on Long Island is just over $3.8 million. She declined to identify the current owner.

The home is situated in the village of Great Neck Estates just outside New York City.

Built in 1918, the 5,000-square-foot Mediterranean style home has seven bedrooms and six and one-half baths. The house has a music room and several fireplaces.

Fitzgerald and his wife, Zelda, lived in the home from 1922 through 1924. He is believed to have written “The Great Gatsby” while living among the socialites in Long Island’s “Gold Coast” region.

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