Summer Rental of Marilyn Monroe’s E Hampton Cottage Runs at $55K

Marilyn Monroe’s East Hampton cottage is up for rent for the summer months for $55,000. (Photo Credit: Douglas Elliman)

Rent the cute East Hampton cottage from Memorial Day through Labor, where infamous Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe vacationed with her third husband, Arthur Miller, for star studded $55,000.

According to realtor Bobby Rosenbaum, during the summer of 1957, the actress and her playwriter husband of five years, would trick the paparazzi, who were waiting outside the couple’s main vacation home on Stony Hill Farm, and sneak off to the cozy cottage on Deep Lane.

Anyone interested can rent the cottage for the summer for $55,000 or get a full year lease for the slightly more rate of $68,000.

After Monroe’s marriage to Joe DiMaggio came to an end in 1954, the star said goodbye to California and moved cross country to New York. At the cottage she prepared for her part in the film “Some Like it Hot,” which was released in 1959. The pinup princess could often be spotted cruising around the town in her Thunderbird convertible.

In reference to the cottage, Rosenbaum said, “That was their hideaway. Marilyn loved the windmill. So did Arthur.”

According to The Post, “Built in the 1800s as a windmill, the property was converted into a home in the 1950s by Fabergé perfume founder, Samuel Rubin. Its secluded location — on five acres in the tony Amagansett hamlet — has attracted a slew of creative types looking for inspiration. The late sculptor Linda Scott, who created the “Stargazer” statue that’s become a local landmark, also rented the home. So did designer Ralph Lauren, ‘Superman’ actor Terence Stamp and Kurt Vonnegut, author of the 1969 novel ‘Slaughterhouse-Five.’ Vonnegut would regularly challenge his neighbor, a teenage Geraldo Rivera, to tennis matches on a nearby property when he stayed at the windmill house, Rosenbaum said.”

The realtor explained that many other celebrities took up residence nearby, and the cottage’s price reflects its star quality. Just one mile from the home lived Alec Baldwin.

Nautical and classic décor merge in the small yet star-struck two-bedroom, one-bathroom house, which features white-washed and wood-paneled siding.

The patio on the ground floor and the windmill attic are perfect places to relax. Occupants are close to activities as well, with an apple orchard next door to go picking in and a short 28-minute walk to the Atlantic Avenue Beach.

Rosenbaum told The Post, “I stayed at the windmill a few weekends, and it’s a magical property. It gets your creative juices flowing.”

By Charles Bernstein

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