Derek Jeter (Finally) Snags a Buyer for His New York Castle

Derek Jeter reports that the average cost of homes listed in Greenwood Lake, a village located approximately 50 miles north of Manhattan, is $475,000.

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The estate is of great emotional significance to Mr. Jeter. He was born in Pequannock Township, N.J. and grew up in Michigan. The house belonged to the Tiedemann family, who had previously adopted his grandfather, William "Sonny" Connors. As per Ian O'Connor's book, "The Captain: The Journey of Derek Jeter," the future captain of the Yankees used to spend summers there. Although he was not interested in swimming, he enjoyed playing catch with someone.

Anna Kodé is a writer who shares her thoughts on design and culture within the Real Estate section of The Times. To learn more about Anna Kodé, read on.

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