The Martha's Vineyard estate that Jackie Kennedy bought for $1 million in 1979 just hit the market for $65 million — here's a look inside the property

  • Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’Martha’s Vineyard summer home is on the market for $65 million.
  • The former first lady bought the estate back in 1979 for around$1 million.
  • Over the years, it was designed and renovated by famous architectsHugh Newell Jacobson andDeborah Berke.
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For $65 million, you can vacation like a first lady.

The Martha’s Vineyard estate where first lady Jacqueline (Jackie) Kennedy Onassis spent her summers has beenlisted for sale by her daughter Caroline Kennedy.

Jackie purchased the property, which is known as Red Gate Farm, for around$1 million in 1979. At the time of the purchase, the only building on the estate was thehunting cabin.

In 1981, architectHugh Newell Jacobson designed both the main house and the guest house. In 2000, Caroline Kennedy renovated and expanded the main house with the help ofDeborah Berke, dean of the Yale School of Architecture.

Now, the340-acre estate includes a 6,456-square-foot main house, guest house, hunting cabin, barn, boathouse, storage building, and two garages.

Itsamenities include over a mile of private beachfront, a pool, tennis court, exercise studio, vegetable garden, and blueberry patch.

Keep reading to take a look inside the estate.

The Martha’s Vineyard estate, Red Gate Farm, spans 340 acres in Aquinnah, Massachusetts.

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Martha’s Vineyard has been known to attract big-name vacationers such as Barack Obama, the Clintons, and Amy Schumer. It’s about two hours away from Cape Cod by car (the route includes a ferry ride).

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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis purchased the estate in 1979 for around $1 million.

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At the time of purchase, the only building on the property was the hunting cabin.

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The estate now includes a two-story guest house, two garages, caretaker’s house, boat house, storage building, and hunting cabin. That’s in addition to the main house.

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The 6,456-square-foot main house has five bedrooms and five bathrooms …

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… and all rooms except for the dining room in the main house overlook the Atlantic Ocean.

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The main house and guest house were designed in 1981 by the famous architect Hugh Newell Jacobson. The guest house adds another four bedrooms and three bathrooms to the estate.

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Amenities include a pool, tennis court, exercise studio, vegetable garden, and blueberry patch.

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Jackie Kennedy treasured the estate that served as her summer home.

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She even built a treehouse on the property for her grandchildren.

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The estate includes coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, rolling hills, and an array of wildlife. And, if that’s not enough, it has over a mile of private oceanfront.

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After Jackie’s death, her daughter Caroline Kennedy took charge of the preservation of the property.

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In 2000, Caroline Kennedy renovated and expanded the main residence with the help of Deborah Berke, dean of the Yale School of Architecture.

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Caroline Kennedy has now put the estate, which has belonged to the family for 40 years, on the market for $65 million.

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