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Jackie Kennedy’s Childhood Home Just Listed for $7.5 Million in East Hampton

The original Bouvier property was dubbed “Wildmoor.”


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The Hamptons is already a hot spot for real estate, but a property just hit the market that history fans will want to get their hands on. The East Hampton home where Jackie Kennedy's family summered was just listed for $7.5 million.

Called "'Wildmoor," the stunning six-bedroom, four-bathroom was built in 1895 and served as both the childhood home for John Vernou "Black Jack" Bouvier and his daughter Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. Over decades of living in the house, it became a destination for society events. "The family hosted weekend polo matches in a nearby field and entertained friends in this gracious home," according to Paula Butler's Sotheby's International Realty listing.

Related: Jackie Kennedy Onassis’ Personal Yacht Is Available to Rent

Later, in 1960, famed Abstract Expressionist Adolph Gottlieb purchased the property as he wanted to be closer to the ocean. He used the barn in the garden as his studio because it had large windows with tranquil views. That barn (and its obvious inspiration) is still available today.

Aside from the historical elements, the Apaquogue Road home also features all details a discerning buyer would want in a Hamptons beach house. It has a "gabled roof, wraparound porch, Palladian windows, generously sized rooms, stunning atrium and pergola covered terrace," according to the listing. Throughout the 4,200-square-foot house, you'll find wood floors, colorful tiled fireplaces, clawfoot tub, and plenty of outdoor space for dining and lounging.

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And although the one-acre property offers complete privacy with gardens, trees, and lawns, it's just a short walk to the beach. You can even hear the sounds of the ocean from the porch and balcony.

Of course, this isn't the only piece of Kennedy history available. Rosewood Residences at Rosewood Half Moon Bay Antigua is set to open on Jackie's favorite beachfront. And last year, her personal private yacht, Christina O, was available for rent.


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