The Grey Gardens estate, made famous by the 1975 documentary titled with the estate’s namesake, just got a $2 million cut in its price tag, now asking $17,995,000.
The home went on the market in February at $19,995,000, making headlines in multiple news outlets. As one of the most notable properties on the East End, the home going up for sale for the first time since 1979 shocked—and excited—many.
In 1979, Sally Quinn and her late husband Ben Bradlee purchased the estate from Edith Bouvier Beale (AKA “Little Edie”)—the younger star of the documentary that put the property on the map. The couple purchased the 6,652-square-foot structure for $220,000 and put almost $600,000 worth of renovations into the home.
The home was previously available to rent for $175,000 in 2015.
The three-story structure sits on almost two acres of land south of the highway. It features nine bedrooms, seven-and-a-half bathrooms, an eat-in kitchen, a guest house, a tennis court, and a heated pool.
Designed in 1897 by Joseph Greenleaf Thorpe, the home is located near Georgica beach in East Hampton at 3 West End Road.
- Grey Gardens estate for sale, asking price a pinch under $20M [Curbed Hamptons]
- 3 West End Road [Corcoran]