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Inside Marilyn Monroe's Brentwood Home, Now On The Market For $6.9 Million

21 April 2017, 09:45 | Gladys Abbott

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The Brentwood home owned by Marilyn Monroe shortly before she died - which was also where the late actress' dead body was found - is on the market for $6.9 million.

According to Variety, the house sits at the end of a cul-de-sac on 5th Helena Drive in Brentwood's prestigious Helenas neighborhood (neighbors include Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts).

Built in 1929, the one-story house contains a formal living room, a family room, an office, four bedrooms and three bathrooms in 2,624 square feet of living space.

Lisa Optican of Mercer Vine holds the listing. "That's really what I think attracted to her to the property and that still exists today". The freaky bugging apparatus remains juicy fodder for the many conspiracy theories that surround Monroe, who allegedly had a brief and illicit tryst with John F. Kennedy in early 1962 at Bing Crosby's house in Palm Springs, and some believe she was under surveillance by the Kennedy family and/or the mafia. Whatever the amount, the still universally beloved worldwide sex symbol's residency was tragically short-lived as she was found in August 1996, at age 36, by her psychiatrist Ralph Greenson laying naked and face down on her bed clutching a telephone handset, dead from an apparent overdose of sleeping pills.

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"As she led me through the rooms, bare and makeshift as though someone lived there only temporarily, she described with loving excitement each couch and table and dresser, where it would go and what was special about it", he recounted.

The house and numerous furnishings sold to a family from Los Angeles a year later, according to a biography of the star. Reports differ on how much she paid, with the Times saying $75,000 and others pegging it at $90,000. In the early 1970s it was acquired by then married actors Michael Irving and Veronica Hamel ("Hill Street Blues") who, during a remodel, discovered and removed a sophisticated, government grade eavesdropping and telephone tapping system that extended into every room of the house. It never was, and remains largely the same as when Monroe owned it. "The same courtyard, entry, and backyard with the pool and the expansive grassy yard and garden are all there".

The main house has retained numerous details Monroe selected and offers the same privacy and tranquility that attracted the star, Ms. Optican said. The ceilings continues into a kitchen, with a skylight over the center island, images of the home show. A fireplace in the living room draws the eye with a Mexican tile surround.

"When you walk the house and grounds, you're immediately struck by its serenity and warmth", she said.

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