Last summer I told you about the house in Hyannis Port Taylor Swift bought when she was dating a Kennedy. But then the Cape Cod Times reported that someone else bought it instead. So imagine my surprise when the news came out this week that she did in fact buy it last year after all–and just sold it again at a million-dollar profit.
You always have to be a little skeptical about celeb news, but E! Online reports: “Despite being coy in Vanity Fair about buying the Hyannis Port, Mass., house near the Kennedy compound while dating Conor Kennedy last summer, realtor Bob Kinlin tells E! News that he did in fact sell the house to Swift.”
“Kinlin told E! that the young singer snagged the Cape Cod style, 7 bedroom home for $4.8 million” through an LLC registered under someone else’s name.
He says she made some improvements to the house, like renovating the formerly pink kitchen:
She broke up with Conor last year and sold the property recently, “making almost $1 million in profit after having the home for only seven months. The home sold for $5,675,000 to a couple that had been coveting the house before Swift.”
The Daily Mail reports: “The 13-room 1928 home was originally on the market for $13.5 million two years ago, making it one of the most expensive summer homes around. But with no buyers the price was slashed by more than 60%. The house overlooks Nantucket Sound and features a private beach and a separate guest house.”
Thanks to Kim for updating me about this. Visit my original post for more photos and info:
The historic Nashville estate she bought in 2011 is a little more glam. My daughter Lily is a Taylor Swift fan and wrote that post for me! 🙂
Remember that one? It was decorated by designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard and featured in Architectural Digest.
You can take the tour here: Sharon & Ozzy Selling Cape Cod-Inspired House in California.
Which leads me to another Celebrity Update. Years ago the Osbournes sold their former home–the one made famous by their reality-TV show–to Christina Aguilera.
After sitting on the market for what seemed like forever, Christina finally sold the house earlier this year. Pics here: Christina Aguilera’s Pink Closet & the House That Goes With It.