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Jackie Kennedy’s Former DC Home Is About to Go to Auction

Jackie Kennedy next to her former house in Georgetown, Washington, DC
Getty Images, Sean Shanahan and Elle Pouchet

Former First Lady Jacqueline (AKA Jackie) Kennedy’s previous home is officially going to auction later this month. It’s an opulent property that’s quite fitting for Jackie so it’s no surprise why she fell in love with the house.

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Located in the upscale neighbourhood of Georgetown in Washington, DC, Jackie purchased the 18th-century residence after the tragic assassination of her husband, President John F. Kennedy. She lived there for only a year with her children as it became a public hotspot, especially from the paparazzi. Since her departure, the home has been tastefully renovated with the highest quality finishes while still retaining its original charm. The former Kennedy residence is now combined with two other homes, creating a massive 16,300-square-foot compound that boasts 13 bedrooms, 13 full baths and five half baths.

Let’s take a peek inside the historical mansion, shall we?

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Grand entryway
Sean Shanahan and Elle Pouchet

Modern Luxury Entryway

The gorgeous entryway boasts tons of natural light that bounces off the white walls adorned with beautiful crown moulding and panelling. There is oak flooring throughout and despite the home’s remodelling, the grand entryway is all original.

Dining room
Sean Shanahan and Elle Pouchet

Elegant Formal Dining Room

The formal dining room has access to the gourmet kitchen on the side. There’s a gold chandelier and an incredible gold-leaf ceiling. The room also features a fireplace which we can only imagine sets a cozy vibe during family dinners.

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The primary bedroom in Jackie Kennedy's former Georgetown house
Sean Shanahan and Elle Pouchet

Luxurious Primary Bedroom

The primary bedroom takes up the entire second floor of the main house. It has parquet flooring throughout which is part of its historic charm. The ensuite bathroom features a spa-like bath with upscale finishes and a private balcony overlooking the gardens.

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Jackie Kennedy's former patio in her Georgetown house in DC
Sean Shanahan and Elle Pouchet
White grand reception room
Sean Shanahan and Elle Pouchet

The Opulent Reception Room

One of the additional homes on the property features this Italianate entertaining room with a breathtaking grand ceiling. According to the listing, the additional homes are connected through passageways and the underground parking lot.

Backyard with back of the house
Sean Shanahan and Elle Pouchet

Grand Backyard

Outside, the backyard is large enough for entertaining in the spring, summer and fall months. The stone patio is perfect for BBQs, brunches or relaxing with a coffee in hand.

Jackie’s former estate hit the market last year for $26.5 million before dropping to its current price of $19.5 million. On October 24th, the unique property will enter a no-reserve auction which means it will sell to the highest bidder regardless of price. Would you bid on this remarkable historic home?

For more information on the property, visit TopTenRealEstateDeals.com.

 

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