Famed Hamptons Mansion, Grey Gardens, For Sale at $19.995M

Grey Gardens, an East Hampton mansion famously owned by the relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, is on the market for a whopping $19.995 million. The home has been featured in an HBO documentary film and a Broadway play.

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Edith Ewing Bouvier Beale, left, and niece Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, right.
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The exterior of the Grey Gardens home in East Hampton, New York.
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A dining area in the Grey Gardens. As young girls, Jackie Kennedy and her sister Lee Radziwill would visit their aunt's East Hampton estate during the summer.
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A kitchen area that doubles as an entertainment space. Edith Ewing, Jackie Kennedy's aunt, enjoyed the lavish estate until her husband left her for another woman in 1931.
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Another living room area suitable for entertaining guests. It was Jackie Kennedy and her sister who helped pay for reparations to the Grey Gardens after her aunt lost the funds to keep the home in good condition.
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A bright space with a spiral staircase. Grey Gardens was the site of Albert and David Maysles' documentary in 1975, as the filmmakers were interested in Ewing's riches-to-rags story. In 2010, the film by the Library of Congress for its cultural and historical significance; it may have been the first reality, unscripted film ever.
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A bathroom complete with a standing shower and freestanding bathtub. When Jackie Kennedy's aunt died in 1977, Kennedy's cousin sold the house for $220,000 to author and journalist Sally Quinn and her husband, Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee.
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One of the nine bedrooms in the Grey Gardens. Sally Quinn is responsible for reviving the original beach tones seen throughout the house that were lost when the house fell into poor condition under Ewing.
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Another bedroom in Grey Gardens. The restoration of the estate under Quinn and Bradlee took an entire year.
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A third bedroom in the mansion.
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A master bedroom in the estate, complete with a fireplace.
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A large bathroom with a freestanding bathtub and two sinks.
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An entertaining space that Quinn and Bradlee added French doors to during their renovation. The doors open a view to the ocean across the restored original gardens.
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An open foyer that opens directly to the garden.
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A view of the garden, with a peak of the guest house located on the estate's grounds.
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A quaint outdoor seating area, encapsulated by vines that provide shade during the hot Hamptons summers.
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A view of the heated pool and the exterior of the Grey Gardens mansion. After Ben Bradlee's death in 2014, Quinn felt the home no longer felt the same and began to rent the estate for a whopping $250,000 for the summer.
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Manicured hedges line the 6,000 square foot property.
An exterior shot of Grey Gardens in 1972, while Edith Ewing Bouvier Bealeand her daughter Edith Bouvier Beale lived in the rundown estate as recluses.
Edith Bouvier Beale, first cousin of Jackie Kennedy, at her home 'Grey Gardens' on Jan. 8, 1972 in East Hampton, New York. Exposed by media stories about the filth, fleas, cats and raccoons sharing the home with the Bouvier and her mother, the health department intervened and the women were told to clean up or get out.
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Interior of house lived in by Edith Bouvier Beale and her daughter. Unable to afford repairs and cleanup, it was at this point that Jackie Kenendy and Lee came to their aid. They went in together and had repairs made to the house, the overgrown vegetation cut back, and hundreds of bags of trash removed.
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