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See the Hamptons home where Jackie O. spent her summers — it's for sale!

by Melissa Allison / / Source: Zillow

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Just down the road from the famous “Grey Gardens” home where Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis’ reclusive cousins once lived, sits the century-old Hamptons estate where she summered as a child.

Jackie Kennedy's childhood estate in the Hamptons
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Dubbed Lasata, the property belonged to Jackie O's paternal grandparents.

Jackie Kennedy's chilhood home in the Hamptons
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When fashion designer Reed Krakoff and his interior designer wife, Delphine, bought Lasata in 2007, it had not been renovated in decades.

Jackie Kennedy's childhood home in the Hamptons
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“Vintage wallpaper and vintage plumbing,” Delphine told Architectural Digest earlier this year, evoking memories of those cousins, whose Grey Gardens estate was finally revamped by journalists Ben Bradlee and Sally Quinn.

Jackie Kennedy's childhood home in the Hamptons
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The Krakoffs took on Lasata as people who are “drawn to places that scare everyone else away,” Delphine said.

Jackie Kennedy's childhood home in the Hamptons
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She relished the time Martha Stewart walked through a refinished Lasata and “asked if we’d done anything.”

Jackie Kennedy's childhood home in the Hamptons
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The restoration stayed true to the Arts and Crafts original, with plaster walls instead of sheetrock, and damaged floors replaced by centuries-old oak boards to retain “that creaky feeling.”

Jackie Kennedy's childhood home in the Hamptons
Jake Rajs

The former Bouvier estate encompasses a 10-bedroom main house, a one-bedroom guesthouse, and a two-bedroom pool house, and is offered for $38.995 million with listing agent Susan Breitenbach of The Corcoran Group.

Jackie Kennedy's home in the Hamptons
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The co-listing agent is Peter M. Turino of Brown Harris Stevens. An adjacent property with a sunken tennis court is listed at $14.995 million. Together, these two properties span approximately 11 acres.

Jackie Kennedy's childhood home in the Hamptons
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Built in 1917, the main home is light and airy, with walls of windows done Hamptons-style: traditional and with casements and French doors opening to the outdoors.

Jackie Kennedy's childhood home in the Hamptons
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Floor-to-ceiling bookcases line one entire wall of the formal dining room — a design detail which may have inspired Jackie O's penchant for decorating with stacks of books.

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The old-style country kitchen features a farmhouse sink and metal countertops where you can imagine a young Jackie whipping up an afternoon snack.

Jackie Kennedy's childhood home in the Hamptons
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The master suite boasts a fireplace, a sitting room and stunning views of the grounds, which have been landscaped to be “less Victorian” and now feature more cedars, lindens and rhododendrons.

Jackie Kennedy's childhood home in the Hamptons
Jake Rajs

Photos by Jake Rajs.

Jackie Kennedy's childhood home in the Hamptons
Jake Rajs

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