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SOLD: The tragic Kennedy house where Mary died is snapped up - just days after going on the market
(UK) Daily Mail ^ | October 25, 2012 | Sara Nathan

Posted on 10/25/2012 5:02:37 AM PDT by Zakeet

It may be somewhat of a macabre house to move your family into.

But a buyer has signed a contract to purchase Robert F. Kennedy Jnr's eco-friendly home for close to its full $4 million asking price, it was reported today.

Bobby Kennedy put the Westchester mansion on the market a week ago - just five months after the death of his estranged wife Mary, who hanged herself at a barn on the estate.

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(Kennedy) is also believed to have debts to pay off after Mary is said to have spent a fortune gutting the house and making it as eco-friendly as possible.

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Pictures show a beautifully decorated home, in muted shades of cream and white, with about 10,000 square feet of living space ‘exquisitely finished using recycled or reclaimed materials’, alongside geo-thermal heating and cooling, energy efficient appliances and fibre optic lighting.

Mrs Kennedy had overseen the renovation of the home after it had to be gutted to get rid of a toxic fungus.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: kennedy; kennedyfamily; realestate; rfk

Getting rid of her was the best business decision that this toxic fungus ever made!

1 posted on 10/25/2012 5:02:49 AM PDT by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

***It may be somewhat of a macabre house to move your family into.***

Mary Kennedy hanged herself in the barn - no problem - raze the barn.


2 posted on 10/25/2012 5:17:53 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Life is prickly - carry tweezers.)
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To: Zakeet

It has seemed to me for a long time that the Kennedys—both men and women, are very akin to rutting dogs.

Between their alcoholism and infidelity, I don’t see much that is good about them.

Do any of them actually work for a living? (Politicking doesn’t count)-—


3 posted on 10/25/2012 5:18:39 AM PDT by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: Zakeet
He's an overt ecophreak and he married one, so she racks up gazillions of real time dollar debt while hubby politicizes eco phreakism (expecting US to be the same kind of fiscal idiot), and finally says he's in debt because of his suicidal eco phreak wife?

One of the beauties of FreeRepublic is the information and data that makes James Burke look like God reading to us HIS history.

4 posted on 10/25/2012 5:20:42 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: sodpoodle
I would not go near that house. She died in the barn but her spirt may be hanging around of some other eveil that convinced her to take her life. No way.
5 posted on 10/25/2012 5:23:43 AM PDT by angcat (ROMNEY/RYAN 2012 & NY YANKEES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Zakeet

That house is ugly.


6 posted on 10/25/2012 5:24:07 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Zakeet
He's an overt ecophreak and he married one, so she racks up gazillions of real time dollar debt while hubby politicizes eco phreakism (expecting US to be the same kind of fiscal idiot), and finally says he's in debt because of his suicidal eco phreak wife?

One of the beauties of FreeRepublic is the information and data that makes James Burke look like God reading to us HIS history.

7 posted on 10/25/2012 5:27:56 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: angcat

You are probably correct: I just don’t understand the desire to live in a 10,000 sf mansion. It would be like wandering around a museum. The Kennedy’s and their acolytes are Sasquatch hypocrites with their ‘environmental footprints’.


8 posted on 10/25/2012 5:42:43 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Life is prickly - carry tweezers.)
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To: sodpoodle

I would live in the house and use the barn. Why waste a perfectly good building?

People die in hospitals every day....we don’t tear those down.


9 posted on 10/25/2012 5:44:03 AM PDT by mom4melody
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To: mom4melody

-——Why waste a perfectly good building?-——

Another course would be to build some fences channeling paths to the barn and charge admission to the barn hanging site


10 posted on 10/25/2012 5:49:25 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: Zakeet

is there something wrong with people living in 10,000 sq ft homes and screaming tax the rich?


11 posted on 10/25/2012 5:49:48 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: bert

Geez...no.

Just let the horses and cows use it.


12 posted on 10/25/2012 5:52:04 AM PDT by mom4melody
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To: mom4melody

Brilliant observation. People die in houses too - but murder and suicide are considered ‘macabre histories’.

I believe in some jurisdictions you are required to disclose any such histories when listing a house for sale.


13 posted on 10/25/2012 5:53:06 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Life is prickly - carry tweezers.)
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To: sodpoodle

That may be, but it wouldn’t stop me from purchasing or using the property.

I don’t believe in “evil spirits” occupying a dwelling....well, except for the White House.....


14 posted on 10/25/2012 6:00:10 AM PDT by mom4melody
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To: sodpoodle

Biltmore makes a 10,000 square footer look like a tiny cottage by comparison. I can’t imagine what drove George Vanderbilt to think he needed it other than monumental ego.


15 posted on 10/25/2012 6:19:50 AM PDT by RipSawyer (Free healthcare is worth FAR LESS than it costs.)
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To: Zakeet
I hope the new owners have the house exorcised
to remove the evil and despair that still must cling to the place. I also bet the new owners will again have to gut the place when all of the ecofriendly crap starts to fail.
16 posted on 10/25/2012 6:25:02 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: Zakeet
I hope the new owners have the house exorcised
to remove the evil and despair that still must cling to the place. I also bet the new owners will again have to gut the place when all of the ecofriendly crap starts to fail.
17 posted on 10/25/2012 6:25:04 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: angcat
some other eveil that convinced her to take her life.

Oh, that would be her e-STRANGE dirtbag husband, if in fact, he didn't actually do it himself.

18 posted on 10/25/2012 6:31:11 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

I know he is evil he seemed to enjoy the fact she was gone. Every dog has their day.


19 posted on 10/25/2012 7:07:31 AM PDT by angcat (ROMNEY/RYAN 2012 & NY YANKEES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: RipSawyer

A form of American Aristocracy in the DNA - a longing to be the King of their Domain.

Not a problem if wealth is earned and opulence is the result. Living large should not be at the expense of tax-payers being forced to subsidize such a lifestyle for elected officials. They are supposed to be our servants!!!


20 posted on 10/25/2012 7:30:55 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Life is prickly - carry tweezers.)
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