Former pizza hut employee puts dream house on the market for $30m

Mail Online | 3/29/2019 | James Gordon For Dailymail.com
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The family of a man who began working part-time as a Pizza Hut employee and went on to own more than 50 franchises are now selling the mansion that he worked so hard to build.

Richard Freeland built his fortune slowly as he gradually accumulated wealth as the owner of dozens of Pizza Hut and Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants in Ohio and Indiana.

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50-acre estate in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

'Built by craftsmen equivalent to those employed by the Astors or Vanderbilts, this stone mansion has all the elegance and grandeur of a bygone era,' wrote the listing agent Marilyn Hoffman.

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Freeland died in 2013 and the estate which is now for sale for $30 million, was built by Amish builders and includes a 38,000-square-foot mansion, guest house, parking garage for several cars, a tennis court and even a caretaker's house.

On the grounds there is also a 6,720-square foot horse stable where Freeland would run his horse-breeding program.

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Insider the four-story mansion, a grand foyer awaits visitors and allows them to feel the...
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