Before Camelot, there was Merrywood. It just went up for sale for $49.5 million.
Since 1919, Merrywood has been a renowned private estate in the Washington, DC area. It entertained famous figures and family, presidents and political leaders. But for style icon and former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, it was where she grew up.
The estate is hidden on seven private acres off the banks of the Potomac River in McLean, Va. It has nine beds, 11 full baths and two partial baths.
Jackie Kennedy Onassis' childhood home
The estate was made into a prominent home in the mid-1940s, where anyone from presidents to businessmen to family members could enjoy the large home just minutes away from DC.
It also has a separate carriage house with indoor parking for four cars, offices and staff accommodations. The whole property is gated, fenced, and heavily protected. It is the finest private estate in the Washington, DC region, according to the realty listing.
Merrywood is listed by TTR Sotheby’s International Realty and JLL.