Calvin Klein Just Sold His East Hampton Estate for $85 Million

He purchased it for $3.6 million in 1987.

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Fashion designer Calvin Klein has parted ways with his East Hampton estate, selling it for $85 million in an off-market deal, according to Dirt.

Built in 1891, the historic house sits on 8.4 acres and boasts five bedrooms and eight bathrooms across 10,176 square feet. Klein bought the dwelling for $3.6 million in 1987, later on adding a pool and a boathouse.

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The estate was originally built for Laura Brevoort Sedgwick James, who lived here with her husband, Henry A. James (not to be confused with the late novelist). In 1935, the property was purchased by Juan Trippe, founder of Pan American World Airways.

The storied home was designed by renowned architect Joseph Greenleaf Thorp—the mastermind behind Grey Gardens, another East Hampton gem (and the site of the famed documentary film of the same name).

This isn't the first Hamptons property that Klein has recently sold: Last year, the designer's oceanfront mansion in Southampton fetched a cool $84 million in an off-market deal reportedly struck with billionaire hedge funder Ken Griffin.

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