The Grey Gardens Estate is for Sale


Grey Gardens, the East Hampton house made famous in the 1975 documentary about Jackie Kennedy Onassis’s relatives, is on the market. In the documentary, Grey Gardens was the decrepit, and rundown home of Onassis’ aunt Edith Bouvier Beale and her cousin, Edith Beale. Little Edie sold the house in 1979 to former Washington Post Executive Editor Ben Bradlee and his wife, journalist Sally Quinn, who restored the house from it’s dilapidated condition.

The three-story, shingle-style home was built in 1897. It’s approximately 6,000 square feet and situated on 1.7 acres. The home has seven bedrooms and 6 1/2 bathrooms, and a guest house.

Here’s some more info from the listing on

Situated near Lily Pond Lane and Georgica Beach, this one of a kind compound is approximately two acres and is a stone throw to the ocean. The property has been restored with an eye to history and lovingly maintained for the past 40 years. The spacious main house features 8 bedrooms and 6 1/2 baths and plenty of spaces for year round entertaining. Tucked away in the lush and elaborate gardens is a charming stucco cottage, heated gunite pool and an irreplaceable Har-Tru Tennis court.

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The house is offered at $19,995,000. For more pictures and info, check out the listing on

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