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9105 Kugler Mill Road is located in Indian Hill and is currently on the market for $3,690,000 by Perrin March of Sotheby's International Realty. / Image courtesy of Massey Green // Published: 12.7.17

If You've Dreamed Of Living In A Gatsby-Esque Mansion, This Is It

Have you read The Great Gatsby? If not, you better head to the Cincinnati Public Library to catch up on some reading. But for those of you who have, you’ll immediately see the striking resemblance between Gatsby’s famous West Egg abode and this immaculate mansion.

The property traces its roots back to the 1830s. Its residents are an undeniable list of notable Cincinnati people. Hamilton County Engineer James Given, former P&G vice president Stockton Busby, and Elizabeth Kilgour Cunningham (mother to racing legend Briggs Cunningham) are just a few who called this place home.

It’s pretty tough to summate everything this home entails, but I’ll give it a go. Much of the home retains the charm of its farmhouse roots, with carved moldings, wide-planked wood floors, and ornamental fireplaces. Over the years, decadent details have also been added: a two-story portico, pool (and pool house), tennis courts, and even a glass-roofed conservatory. The property (now named Fairlea Estate) also boasts a full stable, guest cottage, greenhouse, and tractor barn. It's truly all that and a bag of chips.

Curious what a $3.6 million price tag will get you?


  • Over 20,000 square feet
  • 7 bedrooms
  • 8 full baths, 3 half baths
  • 4+ fireplaces
  • In-home theater
  • An elevator


  • 10+ acres
  • 4-car garage
  • 2 swimming pools
  • Tennis courts
  • 6-stall horse barn
  • Guest cottage
  • Greenhouse

That’s a Gatsby house if I've ever seen one. Heck, say the word and I’ll be there in a flapper dress. I swear it’s not too good to be true. Head to the gallery above to see for yourself.

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9105 Kugler Mill Road is currently listed for $3,690,000 by Perrin March (513) 379-2253 at Robinson Sotheby’s International Realty.