The mansion in Georgetown is one of the houses where the former first lady stayed after the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963.
One of Jackie Kennedy’s former homes is officially up for sale.
The Washington, DC mansion is one of the homes where the former first lady stayed after the 1963 assassination of her husband, President John F. Kennedy. A house in Georgetown was recently put up for sale for $26.5 million. International Real Estate Sotheby’s.
“They say that history often repeats itself. This concerns a remarkable estate in Georgetown built circa 1794 and known as the Newton Baker/Jackie Kennedy home at 3017, 3009, 3003 N Street, NW in Washington, DC,” Jonathan Taylor of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty. told FOX Business.
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“This opportunity belongs to a generation and must be experienced to be appreciated,” he added.
The property has been recognized on the National Register of Historic Places. Despite its classic charm, it has been refurbished over the years to give it a more modern feel, as Kennedy lived there. The home, combined with two other mansions, now boasts 13 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms and five bathrooms, totaling over 16,000 square feet.
“All three homes have been painstakingly reinvented with obsessive attention to detail and the finest materials, while retaining the character and sense of place and history of Georgetown,” the description reads. “The result of timeless details and high quality workmanship is a true masterpiece. Unparalleled in history, design and execution, 3003-3017 N St NW is home to the most discerning buyer and undoubtedly one of Georgetown’s most iconic estates.”
The brick-and-concrete mansion, built in 1794, stands out as a reception area leading to the second floor with a master suite, as well as a spa bathroom. The room also features a private balcony overlooking the lush back gardens.
The house also features herringbone oak floors and elegant moldings. There is a garage for three cars, a large Italian entertainment room on the ground floor, a cozy library and original fireplaces. The modern refurbishment aims to “embrace” the highest quality design, fittings and finishes while “maintaining its historic elegance”.
Other notables have owned the property, including Georgetown Mayor Thomas Bill, Secretary of War Newton D. Baker, and former Miss America Yolanda Fox.
Over the past decade, several homes associated with the mother-of-two have been put up for sale. Kennedy’s childhood home, a summer estate in East Hampton, New York, was listed for sale in 2020 for $7.5 million. In 2017, another residence from her childhood came on the market, a Georgian mansion located along the Potomac River in Virginia. It was up for sale at the time for a staggering $49.5 million.
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Kennedy died in 1994 at the age of 64.
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