A haunting piece of Hollywood history is up for sale.
A Brentwood, California, home that once belonged to the legendary actress Marilyn Monroe was just listed for $6.9 million. The screen icon purchased the hacienda-style house in early 1962 after divorcing her third husband, Arthur Miller, according to Variety, but only lived there for a few months. She was found dead in her bedroom at the home in August of that year at 36 years old of an apparent drug overdose.
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The four-bedroom, four-bath home has been sold several times in the five decades since Monroe’s death, most recently in 2010), but the style and feel of the property remains largely unchanged, real estate agent Lisa Optican tells Vanity Fair. “There have been owners in the past who have made changes to the property but the overall feeling and aesthetic and vibe of what attracted Marilyn to it is still there and you can feel it,” Optican says. “The same courtyard, entry, and backyard with the pool and the expansive grassy yard and garden are all there.
Optican, an agent with
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