Brooke Shields has just purchased a classic Southampton home from former NFL tight end Vyto Kab for $4.3 million. Built in the 1920s the beautifully renovated home displays all of the charm of the historic area with every modern convenience and amenity imaginable.
The charming home has six bedrooms, which includes a master suite with tray ceiling and fireplace, with six full baths and 2 half baths. The open air style has a gourmet kitchen that opens to the dining area/great room with a fireplace and French doors that open onto a large terrace. There is a separate formal dining and living rooms with fine wood finishes, library, state-of-the-art media room, and a mud/laundry room.
The house sits on a half acre of beautifully landscaped private grounds full of specimen trees, flower and vegetable gardens, a large pool that includes a pool house with a full bath, kitchenette, cathedral ceiling living area and laundry room.
Brooke Shields will be sharing her lovely new home with her husband, television writer Chris Henchy and the couple’s two daughters.
Brooke Shields is known for hit movies including Pretty Baby and The Blue Lagoon, as well at TV shows like Suddenly Susan, That 70s Show and Lipstick Jungle.
Shields began her modeling career at the age of 11 months for Ivory Soap. In 1980, at the age of 14 Shields was the youngest fashion model ever to appear on the cover of Vogue, later that year she appeared in the controversial print and TV ads for Calvin Klein jeans. The ads would also help to launch Calvin Kleinâ€™s career into super designer status.
Along with modeling and films, Brooke Shields has appeared in several Broadway theatre productions, including the musicals Grease (1994) as Betty Rizzo, the 1998 revival of Cabaret, the 2003 revival of Wonderful Town and Chicago.
Price Paid: $4.3 million
Home Address: 36 Lewis St, Southampton, NY 11968 (New York)