LA Home Where Marilyn Monroe Died Is for Sale for $6.9M

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The Los Angeles home, where America’s beloved blonde bombshell Marilyn Monroe died in 1962, has been listed for $6,900,000, the Los Angeles Times reported.

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Tucked behind tall gates at the end of a cul-de-sac in Brentwood, the 1929, four-bedroom, three-bathroom, hacienda-style house is located on a half-acre, with a pool and citrus orchard.

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After her third marriage to playwright Arthur Miller, Monroe bought the 2,624-square-foot estate, partially furnished, in the early 1960s for $75,000.

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Designed with beamed ceilings, terra cotta tile floors, casement windows, the listing states, it was the first home that she owned independently of a husband.

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The residence’s recent owner purchased it in 2010 for $3.85 million.

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Monroe died at 36 years old from an overdose of sedative drugs, classified by the Los Angeles police as “probable suicide.”

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The listing at 12305 5th Helena Drive is held by Lisa Optican of Mercer Vine.

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Images courtesy of Mercer Vine

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