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It will have 50,500 square feet of living space, a bowling alley, gun range, 2 swimming pools, 17 bathrooms

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It sits on a hill atop a 300-acre thoroughbred-and-cattle farm called Primatara, as building supplies arrive on the backs of semi-tractors from Prime Inc., Low’s trucking company.

The house, when complete in two years, will have 50,500 square feet of living space, including six bedrooms and 17 bathrooms.

The new construction you can’t see is underground. It’s a spectacular wine cave that is 38 feet below ground and about 500 feet in length. I’ll get to the cave in a minute.

The house has two floors and a large basement that opens to a veranda and an outdoor pool with a negative grade, meaning water will flow soothingly over a blue-tile wall.

If 17 bathrooms isn’t unusual enough for you, the house also will have two elevators, an indoor pool, an indoor two-bay shooting range, a bowling alley, golf and race-car-driver simulators and living quarters for staff who will work here.

The front of the house, which faces north, will feature several 32-foot marble columns. The walls of the house will be 12-inch insulated concrete. Today, the house is not much more than a shell. A very large shell.

For the time being, Low and his wife, Lawana, live in a 4,000-square-foot house on the property. They will be the only full-time residents of the mansion. Their children and grandchildren live elsewhere.

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