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FOR SALE: $6 million Owsley Brown Frazier estate

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The estate of the late philanthropist and liquor heir Owsley Brown Frazier is on sale for $6 million. 

WDRB was the only station granted access to the property.

Frazier died earlier this year. His home in Harrods Creek dates back to 1925.  Frazier was former vice-chairman of Brown-Forman and founder of the Frazier History Museum.

Kentucky Select Properties listed the estate last Thursday.  The property is on a bluff overlooking the Ohio River  The mansion is on almost 24 acres, with six bedrooms, seven full baths and a half-bath and it's more than 20,000 square feet. A grand staircase is a highlight of the home that also has extensive trim work.

There's also an indoor pool, solarium, greenhouses, a six-car garage, and a two-bedroom guest house. The property is handicapped accessible.

Realtor Julie Beam just listed this property, built in 1925, last Thursday, and says it's bittersweet for the family to sell this. She says the two daughters who are heirs to Owsley Brown Frazier already have their own properties that they entertain with and use much the way their father did.

Beam says, "You look into the vast dining room that seats 75 to 80 people. I wonder who's been here, what famous people have walked these halls and how many charities and politicians and fundraisers were here."

Beam says Frazier wanted fresh cut flowers in every room and would get them from his gardens and greenhouses.

This property is on the National Register of Historic Places and also includes a guest house, garden house and a barn.

The property has already had a lot of interest, even from international buyers. But so far, no offers have been made.

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