See Inside Marilyn Monroe's $6.9 Million Brentwood Home, Where She Lived Her Final Days
The Ultimate Marilyn Monroe Collectors Item
A Brentwood, California, home that once belonged to the legendary actress Marilyn Monroe was just listed for $6.9 million.
A Haunting History
Built in 1929, the Spanish-style four-bedroom, three-bathroom house was the only home Monroe ever owned. She bought the property in 1962 after divorcing her third husband, Arthur Miller, and died there in her bedroom four months later from a drug overdose. She was 36.
Location, Location, Location
The property is in close proximity to San Vicente restaurants and shops.
Plenty of Privacy
It's located behind tall gates at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac.
Impecably Designed Interiors
Spreading across 2,097 square feet, Monroe's former home features terra cotta tile floors, pitched ceilings with exposed wood beams, a tiled fireplace and casement windows — all elements original to those selected by Moore.
Lots of Light
In addition to the titled fireplace, there's another fireplace in a room with a skylight.
The home's kitchen has been updated, Curbed reports. It contains a centralized island bar and attached space perfect for an eat-in dining table.
Outdoor Space to Soak Up the California Sun
In addition to it's inviting interior, the property includes a grassy yard, in-ground pool, and a citrus orchard.
Listing agent Lisa Optican told Curbed, “When you walk the house and grounds, you’re immediately struck by its serenity and warmth. Every owner who has called this property home has been drawn to the same character. The property is romantic, intimate and private.”
A Mantra to Live By
Before her tragic death, Monroe famously told a reporter with Life magazine, “Anybody who likes my house, I am sure I will get along with.