Demolition work has already begun on a Lake Geneva mansion that sold back in October for around $17 million to a buyer from Illinois, according to Town of Linn officials.
Although the mansion had a Lake Geneva mailing address and was located on the shoreline of Lake Geneva, it’s technically located in the Town of Linn, officials told The Daily Reporter during an interview Wednesday.
The more than 12,000-square-foot Villa Hortensia mansion was located on a more than 20-acre lot in Walworth County at W3415 Snake Road.
The mansion was originally designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw and was built in 1906, the Chicago Tribune reported.
The property tax bill in 2022 for this property was $129,911, town officials said.