Diane Sawyer’s Martha’s Vineyard Estate Sells For Nearly $24 Million

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The 5,000-square-foot main residence.

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Veteran news anchor Diane Sawyer is saying goodbye to her sprawling Martha’s Vineyard compound.

Her erstwhile location sold for $23.9 million, conscionable nether its $24 cardinal asking price, to investor David Malm, The Wall Street Journal reported. Known arsenic Chip Chop, nan 20-acre beachside compound is located betwixt Vineyard Sound and Lake Tashmoo and has 4 homes. She has owned nan property, which is 2 tons combined, for astir 30 years. The first batch spans 17.4 acres and nan different encompasses 2.84 acres of land.

The surviving room successful nan main house.

Bob Gothard/Wallace and Co. Sotheby’s International Realty

The spot has a three-bedroom main residence; a two-bedroom caretaker’s cottage; and 2 one-bedroom formation houses (the Pond Pavilion and Ocean Pavilion), which were built successful 2007. There’s besides a swimming pool and a Har-Tru tennis court. In total, there’s a mile of backstage shoreline and 2,000 feet of sandy formation connected nan water and much formation connected Lake Tashmoo. Residents get nan champion of some worlds: quaint and charming reservoir life and nan wonders of nan sea.

A charming impermanent bedroom.

Bob Gothard/Wallace and Co. Sotheby’s International Realty

Though she’s owned nan spot for a coagulated 30 years, Sawyer wasn’t nan property’s first notable resident. It was built successful nan 1930s for Broadway prima Katharine Cornell and has hosted notable literary, theater, cinema, and governmental figures complete nan years. In fact, nan spot is 1 of nan astir celebrated parcels successful each of Martha’s Vineyard for its legendary history and premier location. Before this transaction, it only changed hands 3 times successful 75 years, and this is nan first clip it was connected nan unfastened market.

A sitting room overlooking nan Vineyard Sound.

Bob Gothard/Wallace and Co. Sotheby’s International Realty

There are nary mega-mansions astatine this estate; each location connected nan spot offers quaint New England charm—both stylish and laid-back. The 5,000-square-foot main residence has a shingle-style exterior and was primitively designed by Neoclassic designer Eric Gugler, who remodeled nan West Wing of nan White House for President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Sawyer’s precocious husband, Mike Nichols, oversaw nan renewal of this home, which included updating nan interiors and creating replica ancient windows and doors while heavy preserving nan building of nan home. They tapped Tate Builders for nan restoration and renovation.

The room successful nan main house.

Bob Gothard/Wallace and Co. Sotheby’s International Realty

There are views of nan Vineyard Sound from astir each room successful each dwelling, and connected a clear day, you tin spot nan mainland while you’re catching rays astatine nan backyard swimming pool. In summation to nan pool, nan main location besides has a covered loggia, outdoor dining, and ample woody excavation deck.

The awesome room has cozy wood paneling and woody ceiling beams and 2 ample fireplaces, arsenic good arsenic bright, light-filled bedrooms that perfectly seizure nan water views. The smaller, one-bedroom dwellings are nan astir modern structures connected nan spot and connection privateness and seclusion for guests.

The swimming pool.

Bob Gothard/Wallace and Co. Sotheby’s International Realty

Thanks to nan beautiful amenities, arsenic good arsenic entree to some nan reservoir and ocean, it’s imaginable you mightiness ne'er person to time off nan property. The location was listed by Mark Jenkins of Wallace and Co. Sotheby’s International Realty, and Tom Wallace, nan main agent of Wallace and Co. Sotheby’s International Realty, represented nan purchaser successful nan transaction.


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