Few homes in America define a period, place, and heritage as clearly as the Bouvier family’s former East Hampton mansion, known as Lasata (“Place of Peace”).
This house was built in 1917, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis I spent summers there when I was a child.
The sprawling property last changed hands in July 2021, when it was reportedly sold to a TV producer for $25 million. David Zander.
It is now available again. But this time it’s listed for $55 million.
In the short time the most recent owners have been at the site, the home’s interior has been “carefully updated and enhanced while preserving its remarkable history,” he says. Eileen O’Neillin an interview with The Corcoran Group’s House Beautiful.
Vast in size and history, this property is spread over seven acres and features rolling green lawns. box hedge. A meadow of lush flowers. Classic rectangular pool. and 100-year-old linden, London plain, cork and American elm trees.
Buildings on the property include an eight-bedroom main house. Separate two bedroom guest cottage. Manager’s hut. pool house. Comes with a 3-car garage and workshop.
The perfectly tasteful interior has recently been reimagined by a respected designer. Pierre Yovanovitch. There is a chic primary his suite with unique coffered walls, a tiled fireplace, a dining room that doubles as a library, and a fireplace and living area.
You can hear the footsteps of American aristocrats walking across the herringbone-patterned wood floors and up the front steps.
And you can definitely hear the ocean nearby. This property is just steps from East His Hampton’s famous Two Mile Hollow Beach and the exclusive Maidstone Country Club.
Onassis, née Bouvier, was born at nearby Southampton Hospital and spent many summers here, at her grandparents’ home. Sergeant Maud Bouvier and John Verne Bouvier Jr.purchased in 1925.