Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Katharine Hepburn beloved summer house for sale

Katharine Hepburn, one of America's first ladies of the canvas and a cultural icon, lived in the eyes of the public in many ways. Her romances with Howard Hughes and a long-standing partnership with actor Spencer Tracy were Hollywood legendary. She was notorious Frank still a consummate Pro won many prizes and awards in the course of their 67-year career. It was for 12 Oscars, award-winning fournominated.

Despite fame, happiness, and trophies, Hepburn of various ownership, had that they their most valuable as, and it is for sale. The Hepburn family built summer home,1939, in Fenwick, Connecticut is currently listed for $28 million.

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The Hepburns were famous casual wear and active family in the New England tradition of the Kennedy clan. September 21, 1938was Hepburn in her family Old Saybrook, Connecticut home stay beach when the 1938 New England Hurricane struck and destroyed the House. Hepburn, her mother, brother and servants escaped just before the property was removed and washed away its foundations. She gave in her 1991 book titled me , that you have 95 percent of and lost to the storm, including her Best Actress Oscar in 1932-1933, the later you find intact. Fenwick is the House that you built, to replace the home, which they lost.

The story goes that Hepburn used to create a model for their dream home, a large number of components by F.A.O. Black bought and they, the the 6 bedrooms, 7.5 bath, 8,368 square was-Wohnung, which sits on 3.45 hectares long Iceland sound.

June 29th, 2003of natural causes at FenwickHepburn died. She was 96 years old.

2005Began the new owner of a complete renovation of the property, the increase in the structure of five feet before the long Iceland sound protects it on is included. All new systems were installed, and the historic structure was to create bright rooms, while preserving the historic integrity of the Realtor.comadded .

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Ilyce R. Glinkuv is the author of several books, including 100 every first time home buyer should questions and (b)UY, close, move in!. You blogged about money and real estate at and The Equifax Personal Finance Blog, and Chief content strategist at, a community for real estate investors.

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