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Jackie Kennedy's Childhood Home, Merrywood, Listed for $49.5M

The estate was built in 1919 by Newbold Noyes, owner and associate editor of the Washington Star newspaper. The two-storey Georgian mansion, surrounded by terraced gardens, originally boasted 46-acres of virgin land when it was purchased from the Noyes' estate in 1930, by Hugh D. Auchincloss II, a Standard Oil heir most famous for being the step-father of Jackie O.

Merrywood is one of the finest estates in Virginia. Situated in the affluent neighbourhood of McLean, just northwest of Washington D.C., the current estate has 7 sprawling acres overlooking the Potomac River. 

The Most Expensive Home In America

Listed at $200,000,000 by Hilton & Hyland, The Manor is one of the greatest properties in the US possibly the world. The mansion sits on nearly 5 acres in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles.

Built in 1988 for the most prolific television producer Aaron Spelling at a cost of $12 million and designed by James Langenheim & Associates, the home is in the French chateau-style and is the largest home in Los Angeles County. The Current owner is British heiress Petra Stunt, daughter of Formula 1 racing magnate Bernie Ecclestone. Petra purchased the home for $85 million at the age of 23. She has since carried out renovations to modernize the home.