Jackie Kennedy’s former house is on sale for $26.5 million, making it the most expensive listing in Washington DC. Take a look at the property and its 200-year history.

This Georgetown estate is a combination of three homes on 3017, 3009, and 3003 N St. NW.

This compound in Washington D.C.’s historic Georgetown neighborhood is listed for $26,500,000.
The centerpiece home on 3017 N St. NW was built in 1794 by the second mayor of Georgetown.
It later became the residence of a secretary of state, a KGB spy, and First Lady Jackie Kennedy. 

An estate on N Street in Washington D.C.’s historic Georgetown neighborhood is now for sale for $26.5 million, making it the district’s most expensive home on the market.

This compound includes three connected homes, spans over 16,300 square feet, and comes with a unique history dating back to the late 18th century when the second mayor of Georgetown — back when Georgetown had its own local government before it was dissolved in 1871 — built the estate’s centerpiece on 3017 N Street NW.

Most notably, the home was the brief residence of Jacqueline Kennedy, which she purchased about a week after John F. Kennedy’s assassination in 1963. Other significant residents include a US secretary of war, a KGB spy, and a former Miss America.

3017 N Street NW was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1976. Decades later, the home would be conjoined to two neighboring properties on the right. Take a look inside the storied mansion.

The Georgetown estate has been expanded and renovated over the years and includes 13 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, and 5 half bathrooms.

3017 N Street NW was built by Thomas Beall, the second mayor of Georgetown, in 1794.Entrance to 3017 N Street NW main house.

Old tax records indicate that the Federal-style home was built as a much smaller two-story abode, measuring 34 by 34 feet, according to a historical report …read more

Source:: Businessinsider

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