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40 Years Ago, Jackie O Turned a Sheep Farm into her Dream Retreat on Martha’s Vineyard; It Now Costs $65M

A piece of Kennedy family history is up for grabs: a sprawling estate bought by Jackie Kennedy in 1979 for $1 million is now being sold for $65 million.

Forty years ago, my mother fell in love with Martha’s Vineyard,” Caroline Kennedy shared, thinking back to the time Jackie Kennedy Onassis first laid her eyes on the serene estate she bought back in 1979.

When she found Red Gate Farm, it was a perfect expression of her romantic and adventurous spirit. The dunes and ponds and rolling hills of Aquinnah gave her the chance to create a world where she could be so close to nature, close to her family and friends, and, most importantly, close to her beloved books.”

And if you want to step into the world the beloved First Lady created for herself, know that her longtime estate is now on the market and taking visitors. Yet you’d have to be pretty wealthy to step in her footprints, as the private estate comes with a hefty $65,000,000 price tag. Read about it here

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