Jackie Onassis’ 340-acre estate on Martha’s Vineyard hits market for $65M

It’s a castle fit for Camelot.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’s 340-acre Martha’s Vineyard estate, known as Red Gate Farm, is on the market for $65 million.

Jacqueline’s daughter, Caroline Kennedy, is seeking a new steward for the property, which Onassis bought in 1979.

Red Gate Farm's main residence was designed by the esteemed Hugh Newell Jacobsen, and the landscapes were designed by Bunny Mellon. (Laura Moss Photography)
Red Gate Farm’s main residence was designed by the esteemed Hugh Newell Jacobsen, and the landscapes were designed by Bunny Mellon. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
Originally completed in 1981, it was renovated and expanded in the same style in 2000 by Deborah Berke, Dean of the Yale School of Architecture. (Laura Moss Photography)
Originally completed in 1981, it was renovated and expanded in the same style in 2000 by Deborah Berke, Dean of the Yale School of Architecture. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
Red Gate Farm features a tennis court and a swimming pool. (Laura Moss Photography)
Red Gate Farm features a tennis court and a swimming pool. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
The 6,456-square-foot cedar-shingled main residence has five en-suite bedrooms, two half baths, a chef’s kitchen equipped with professional grade appliances, two offices or artist studios. Three fireplaces warm the home, and outdoor decks drink in the serene water and nature views with the dunes in the distance. (Laura Moss Photography)
The 6,456-square-foot cedar-shingled main residence has five en-suite bedrooms, two half baths, a chef’s kitchen equipped with professional grade appliances and two offices or artist studios. Three fireplaces warm the home, and outdoor decks drink in the serene water and nature views with the dunes in the distance. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis bought Red Gate Farm on Martha's Vineyard in 1979. (Courtesy Christie's)
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis bought Red Gate Farm on Martha’s Vineyard in 1979. (Courtesy Christie’s) (Courtesy Christie's)
The estate’s structures are in complete harmony with their natural surroundings. (Courtesy Christie's)
The estate’s structures are in complete harmony with their natural surroundings. (Courtesy Christie’s) (Courtesy Christie's)
The estate’s structures are in complete harmony with their natural surroundings. (Courtesy Christie's)
The estate’s structures are in complete harmony with their natural surroundings. (Courtesy Christie’s) (Courtesy Christie's)
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis bought Red Gate Farm on Martha's Vineyard in 1979. (Courtesy Christie's)
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis bought Red Gate Farm on Martha’s Vineyard in 1979. (Courtesy Christie’s) (Courtesy Christie's)
The 6,456-square-foot cedar-shingled main residence has five en-suite bedrooms, two half baths, a chef’s kitchen equipped with professional grade appliances, two offices or artist studios. Three fireplaces warm the home, and outdoor decks drink in the serene water and nature views with the dunes in the distance. (Laura Moss Photography)
The 6,456-square-foot cedar-shingled main residence has five en-suite bedrooms, two half baths, a chef’s kitchen equipped with professional grade appliances and two offices or artist studios. Three fireplaces warm the home, and outdoor decks drink in the serene water and nature views with the dunes in the distance. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
The 6,456-square-foot cedar-shingled main residence has five en-suite bedrooms, two half baths, a chef’s kitchen equipped with professional grade appliances, two offices or artist studios. Three fireplaces warm the home, and outdoor decks drink in the serene water and nature views with the dunes in the distance. (Laura Moss Photography)
The home is in a beautiful setting. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
The 6,456-square-foot cedar-shingled main residence has five en-suite bedrooms, two half baths, a chef’s kitchen equipped with professional grade appliances, two offices or artist studios. Three fireplaces warm the home, and outdoor decks drink in the serene water and nature views with the dunes in the distance. (Laura Moss Photography)
The 6,456-square-foot cedar-shingled main residence has five en-suite bedrooms, two half baths, a chef’s kitchen equipped with professional grade appliances, two offices or artist studios. Three fireplaces warm the home, and outdoor decks drink in the serene water and nature views with the dunes in the distance. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
The main residence was designed in the traditional Cape Cod style by the esteemed Hugh Newell Jacobsen, and the landscapes were designed by Bunny Mellon, renowned horticulturist who designed the White House Rose Garden when Mrs. Onassis was First Lady of the United States. (Laura Moss Photography)
The main residence was designed in the traditional Cape Cod style by the esteemed Hugh Newell Jacobsen, and the landscapes were designed by Bunny Mellon, renowned horticulturist who designed the White House Rose Garden when Mrs. Onassis was First Lady of the United States. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
The landscapes were designed by Bunny Mellon, renowned horticulturist who designed the White House Rose Garden when Mrs. Onassis was First Lady of the United States. (Laura Moss Photography)
The landscapes were designed by Bunny Mellon, renowned horticulturist who designed the White House Rose Garden when Mrs. Onassis was First Lady of the United States. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis even built a treehouse for her grandchildren. (Laura Moss Photography)
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis even built a treehouse for her grandchildren. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
A two-story guest house has four bedrooms and three baths plus a living room, kitchen and laundry. Outbuildings include two garages, a caretaker’s house with three bedrooms, a boat house, a temperature- and humidity- controlled storage building, and a hunting cabin – the only structure when Mrs. Onassis purchased Red Gate Farm. (Laura Moss Photography)
A two-story guesthouse has four bedrooms and three baths plus a living room, kitchen and laundry. Outbuildings include two garages, a caretaker’s house with three bedrooms, a boat house, a temperature- and humidity- controlled storage building, and a hunting cabin — the only structure when Mrs. Onassis purchased Red Gate Farm. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
The location is stunning. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
The main house is a traditional Cape Cod-style home. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
“Forty years ago, my mother fell in love with Martha’s Vineyard. When she found Red Gate Farm, it was a perfect expression of her romantic and adventurous spirit,” said Caroline Kennedy. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
The 340-acre Martha’s Vineyard estate, known as Red Gate Farm, is on the market for $65 million. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Courtesy Laura Moss Photography) (Laura Moss Photography)
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Red Gate Farm's main residence was designed by the esteemed Hugh Newell Jacobsen, and the landscapes were designed by Bunny Mellon. (Laura Moss Photography)
Originally completed in 1981, it was renovated and expanded in the same style in 2000 by Deborah Berke, Dean of the Yale School of Architecture. (Laura Moss Photography)
Red Gate Farm features a tennis court and a swimming pool. (Laura Moss Photography)
The 6,456-square-foot cedar-shingled main residence has five en-suite bedrooms, two half baths, a chef’s kitchen equipped with professional grade appliances, two offices or artist studios. Three fireplaces warm the home, and outdoor decks drink in the serene water and nature views with the dunes in the distance. (Laura Moss Photography)
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis bought Red Gate Farm on Martha's Vineyard in 1979. (Courtesy Christie's)
The estate’s structures are in complete harmony with their natural surroundings. (Courtesy Christie's)
The estate’s structures are in complete harmony with their natural surroundings. (Courtesy Christie's)
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis bought Red Gate Farm on Martha's Vineyard in 1979. (Courtesy Christie's)
The 6,456-square-foot cedar-shingled main residence has five en-suite bedrooms, two half baths, a chef’s kitchen equipped with professional grade appliances, two offices or artist studios. Three fireplaces warm the home, and outdoor decks drink in the serene water and nature views with the dunes in the distance. (Laura Moss Photography)
The 6,456-square-foot cedar-shingled main residence has five en-suite bedrooms, two half baths, a chef’s kitchen equipped with professional grade appliances, two offices or artist studios. Three fireplaces warm the home, and outdoor decks drink in the serene water and nature views with the dunes in the distance. (Laura Moss Photography)
The 6,456-square-foot cedar-shingled main residence has five en-suite bedrooms, two half baths, a chef’s kitchen equipped with professional grade appliances, two offices or artist studios. Three fireplaces warm the home, and outdoor decks drink in the serene water and nature views with the dunes in the distance. (Laura Moss Photography)
The main residence was designed in the traditional Cape Cod style by the esteemed Hugh Newell Jacobsen, and the landscapes were designed by Bunny Mellon, renowned horticulturist who designed the White House Rose Garden when Mrs. Onassis was First Lady of the United States. (Laura Moss Photography)
The landscapes were designed by Bunny Mellon, renowned horticulturist who designed the White House Rose Garden when Mrs. Onassis was First Lady of the United States. (Laura Moss Photography)
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis even built a treehouse for her grandchildren. (Laura Moss Photography)
A two-story guest house has four bedrooms and three baths plus a living room, kitchen and laundry. Outbuildings include two garages, a caretaker’s house with three bedrooms, a boat house, a temperature- and humidity- controlled storage building, and a hunting cabin – the only structure when Mrs. Onassis purchased Red Gate Farm. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)
When Mrs. Onassis purchased the Aquinnah property in 1979, she was drawn to the untamed beauty of the oceanfront property’s coastal dunes, freshwater ponds, and the abundance of plants, trees, birds and other wildlife, and she fiercely protected it, as has her daughter Caroline Kennedy in the years since. (Laura Moss Photography)

“Forty years ago, my mother fell in love with Martha’s Vineyard. When she found Red Gate Farm, it was a perfect expression of her romantic and adventurous spirit,” Kennedy said in a release.

“The dunes and ponds and rolling hills of Aquinnah gave her the chance to create a world where she could be so close to nature, close to her family and friends, and, most importantly, close to her beloved books. She even built a fairy treehouse for her grandchildren.

“Those grandchildren are grown so now it is time for us to follow my mother’s example and create our own worlds. We hope that a new family will treasure this place as we have for three generations. We are excited about the next chapter for Red Gate Farm,” Kennedy said.

The main house is a traditional Cape Cod-style home. It was designed by Hugh Newell Jacobsen.

The landscapes surrounding the house were designed by Bunny Mellon, who also designed the White House Rose Garden when Onassis was the First Lady.

The 6,456-square-foot house (originally completed in 1981, then expanded in 2000) features five en-suite bedrooms, two half-baths, a chef’s kitchen equipped with professional grade appliances and two offices or artist studios as well as three fireplaces and outdoor decks from which you can view the water, nature and dunes in the distance.

The two-story guesthouse has four bedrooms and three baths plus a living room, kitchen and laundry.

Outbuildings include two garages, a caretaker’s house with three bedrooms, a boat house, a temperature- and humidity-controlled storage building, and a hunting cabin.

There is a pool and tennis court.

Red Gate Farm is being marketed globally by Christie’s International Real Estate, which is represented locally by Tom LeClair and Gery Conover, agents of LandVest, the exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate on Martha’s Vineyard.

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