After a member of a Brazilian billionaire banking family dropped more than $25 million on a penthouse on Manhattan’s Park Avenue that was once one of the childhood homes of former First Lady Jackie Kennedy Onassis, WWD takes a look at other homes on the market with links to the style icon.
MERRYWOOD: $49.5 Million
Merrywood, a grand estate on the banks of the Potomac River in McClean, Va., became another childhood home of Kennedy Onassis when her mother married its owner, Standard Oil heir Hugh D. Auchincloss, in the Forties.
Set on 7 private acres of land, it includes a 23,000-square-foot, nine-bedroom Georgian-style brick and limestone main residence that was built in 1919, a tennis court, an outdoor pool and a pavilion with an indoor lap pool.
The current owner is AOL founder Steve Case, who paid $24.5 million for the estate, which is about 8 miles from downtown Washington, in 2005.
TTR Sotheby’s International Realty
LASATA: $35 Million
Lasata, the East Hampton Village estate on Further Lane, is perhaps most well-known for being the Bouvier family’s summer home during the Twenties and Thirties.
It was where the future first lady — known as Jacqueline Bouvier then — spent her childhood vacations until around the age of