The talented Helen Hayes—one of only 12 people who have won a Tony, Emmy, Oscar and a Grammy—called this Italianate Victorian-style stunner home for 61 years. When they moved in in 1932, Hayes and her husband, film writer Charles MacArthur, were the property’s first celebrity owners, but they wouldn’t be the last. Rosie O’Donnell later acquired the 1858-built abode and hung onto it for only four years before it changed hands again, reports 6sqft
. Now, the 6,000-square-foot gem is on the market once more asking $4.75 million.Dubbed “Pretty Penny,” the six-bedroom residence is indeed a special, riverfront find and other celebrities seem to think so too since over the years it has hosted stars like Marilyn Monroe
, Katherine Hepburn, Russell Crowe, and Madonna
.Located just 22 miles outside of New York City, the gracious house can be an idyllic weekend getaway for city slickers or a full-time home that offers an easy commute. After a recent multi-million dollar renovation, the estate offers the best of both worlds with preserved 19th-century details and newly landscaped grounds.Richard Ellis of Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty
has the exquisite historic listing.