Whitney Houston's New Jersey Mansion On Market for $1.75 Million [PHOTOS]

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February 14, 2012 4:16 PM EST


The New Jersey mansion that was the setting for Whitney Houston's well publicized drug problems and her tumultuous marriage to Bobby Brown is being sold with an asking price of $1.75 million. Houston died Saturday in California.

Broker Robert Cross of CarProperty.com has the exclusive off-market listing. He is requiring prospective buyers to prove at least $1.5 million in liquid assets before a showing.

The property at 22 North Gate Road in Mendham Township, N.J., was first listed for $2.5 million in 2009, but lingered in the post-recession market.

The price was later cut by Coldwell Banker to $2.1 million, and then $1.97 million in 2010, but was eventually taken off the market. In January 2011, Kienlen Lattmann Realtors listed it for $1.75 million, but no buyer was found.

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The 12,561-square-foot mansion has five bedrooms, five bathrooms and a rounded facade, on five acres of land. It appeared in 2005 in the short-lived Bravo reality series "Being Bobby Brown" featuring the then-married couple.

Houston, who was born in Newark, N.J., sold the neighboring house, 1 Cross Way, for $940,000 in 2010. The singer also had property in North Bergen, N.J., and Alpharetta, Ga., as well as a home in Laguna Beach, Calif., where she reportedly had been living.

Cross calls the home "a great conversation piece for anyone."

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