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House Tour: Katherine Hepburn’s nautical-themed abode

A style icon and poster-girl of the 1930s, Katherine Hepburn found rest in her private seaside home at Old Saybrook, Connecticut during the summers and the last seven years of her life.

 

Katherine Hepburn, house tour, luxury, estate, beach front property,

Katherine Hepburn, house tour, luxury, estate, beach front property,

Katherine Hepburn, house tour, luxury, estate, beach front property,
With a nautical decor theme that echoed its surroundings, the 8,368sqf abode exuded a light, laidback and low-key ambience.

 

Katherine Hepburn, house tour, luxury, estate, beach front property,

Katherine Hepburn, house tour, luxury, estate, beach front property,
Designed by the actress herself in 1939, the house overlooked a private beach, dock and more than 680 feet of shore.

 

Katherine Hepburn, house tour, luxury, estate, beach front property,
Inside, it boasts six bedrooms, seven fireplaces, and eight bathrooms.

Photos by Top Ten Real Estate Deals

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