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John Travolta puts his 20-bedroom Maine property on the market for $5M

John Travolta has put the 10,830-square-foot Maine mansion he owned with late wife Kelly Preston on the market for $5 million – 30 years after the couple purchased the sprawling property.

The 67-year-old actor and Kelly, who died in July at the age of 57 after quietly battling breast cancer for two years, added the home to their property portfolio back in 1991, the same year they tied the knot.

Located on the exclusive island of Islesboro, the grand abode boasts 20 bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms, and sits on 48 acres of land – which has provided the stars with abundant space to host their families during holidays.

On the market: John Travolta has put the 10,830-square-foot Maine mansion he owned with late wife Kelly Preston on the market for $5 million. Pictured together in 2018

Built in 1903 for ‘the scion of a prominent banking family’ by Peabody and Stearns, the 42-room mansion boasts all the touches of an English country mansion, including a sweeping gravel driveway and a grand shingled house.

Giving it all the more of a hotel-like feel, the house opens onto a foyer, which holds the characteristics of a lobby, complete with sitting areas and even a bar.

With the interior designed by Christopher Boshears, the large master bedroom – which has a private sun porch – has one of the relatively few bathrooms to itself as an en suite with a vintage-style standing bath.

Fourteen of the guest bedrooms on the second floor of the three-storey house share four bathrooms, while the top floor has been converted into something of a fantasy playground for children.

Exclusive: The couple purchased the property, on on the exclusive island of Islesborom, in 1991, when they were newlyweds

Exclusive: The couple purchased the property, on on the exclusive island of Islesborom, in 1991, when they were newlyweds

Abode: The grand abode, which they used on holidays, boasts 20 bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms, and sits on 48 acres of land

Abode: The grand abode, which they used on holidays, boasts 20 bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms, and sits on 48 acres of land

Holidays: The couple sought out the property as they wanted a place big enough to host their families during the holidays

Holidays: The couple sought out the property as they wanted a place big enough to host their families during the holidays

Wow: Built in 1903 by Peabody and Stearns, the 42-room home boasts all the classic touches of an English country mansion

Wow: Built in 1903 by Peabody and Stearns, the 42-room home boasts all the classic touches of an English country mansion

Hotel feel: Giving it all the more of a hotel-like feel, the house opens onto a foyer, which holds the characteristics of a lobby, complete with sitting areas and even a bar

Hotel feel: Giving it all the more of a hotel-like feel, the house opens onto a foyer, which holds the characteristics of a lobby, complete with sitting areas and even a bar

Guest bedrooms: Fourteen of the guest bedrooms on the second floor of the three-storey house share four bathrooms

Guest bedrooms: Fourteen of the guest bedrooms on the second floor of the three-storey house share four bathrooms

Among the features on the third floor are a theatre complete with a stage, a library, a diner and a classroom. Additionally, there are four themed bedrooms, including a Peter Pam room and a Princess room.

While the house sits a far distance away from the coastline, the densely-wooded property does stretch all the way to the water, with a deep-water dock on Sabbathday Bay.

And, of course, the home boasts an outdoor swimming pool, perfect for guests to enjoy a cooling dip when they’re entertained during the summer months.

Pulp Fiction star John was introduced to the area by fellow Scientologist Kirstie Alley, who has long owned a home on the southern end of the exclusive enclave.

Fateful visit: Pulp Fiction star John was introduced to the area by fellow Scientologist Kirstie Alley, who has long owned a home on the southern end of the exclusive enclave

Fateful visit: Pulp Fiction star John was introduced to the area by fellow Scientologist Kirstie Alley, who has long owned a home on the southern end of the exclusive enclave

Showcased: John and Kelly opened the doors of their grand and impressive property to Architectural Digest back in 1999

Showcased: John and Kelly opened the doors of their grand and impressive property to Architectural Digest back in 1999

Bath: While the home boasts 20 bedrooms, there are a relatively few 7.5 bathrooms, one of which is an en-suite for a master

Bath: While the home boasts 20 bedrooms, there are a relatively few 7.5 bathrooms, one of which is an en-suite for a master

Compound: Speaking to Architectural Digest back in 1999, New Jersey native John said of his actress pal, 'Kirstie had a big Kennedy-compound-style house on the water and wanted everyone to move there'

Compound: Speaking to Architectural Digest back in 1999, New Jersey native John said of his actress pal, ‘Kirstie had a big Kennedy-compound-style house on the water and wanted everyone to move there’

Size: They looked for homes in the area, but struggled as they wanted somewhere big enough to entertain their families. John said, 'We looked at all these blue-blood homes. I loved them but knew they wouldn't cut it size-wise for my whole family'

Size: They looked for homes in the area, but struggled as they wanted somewhere big enough to entertain their families. John said, ‘We looked at all these blue-blood homes. I loved them but knew they wouldn’t cut it size-wise for my whole family’

Dream home: Eventually, Kirstie took him to view the home he would go on to own. He recalled, 'When I saw it, I said to Kirstie, "Why did you with hold this? It's a fairy-tale house"'

Dream home: Eventually, Kirstie took him to view the home he would go on to own. He recalled, ‘When I saw it, I said to Kirstie, “Why did you with hold this? It’s a fairy-tale house”‘

Speaking to Architectural Digest back in 1999, New Jersey native John said: ‘Kirstie had a big Kennedy-compound-style house on the water and wanted everyone to move there. 

‘So we looked at all these blue-blood homes. I loved them but knew they wouldn’t cut it size-wise for my whole family. She said, “Well, there is another,” and we came to this house. When I saw it, I said to Kirstie, “Why did you with hold this? It’s a fairy-tale house.”‘

A few months later, he would take Kelly to view the home, and her reaction was similar. She told the magazine: ‘The moment we drove up under that wonderful natural tunnel of trees covering the driveway, I said, “This is it.”‘

Screen star John, who is a licensed pilot and owns a fleet of aircraft, also has at least two homes in Florida and a compound in the California celebrity haven Calabasas.

Broad driveway: The stunning property includes a sweeping gravel driveway and a grand shingled house, dubbed a 'cottage'

Broad driveway: The stunning property includes a sweeping gravel driveway and a grand shingled house, dubbed a ‘cottage’

Property portfolio: Screen star John, who is a licensed pilot and owns a fleet of aircraft, also has at least two homes in Florida and a compound in the California celebrity haven Calabasas

Property portfolio: Screen star John, who is a licensed pilot and owns a fleet of aircraft, also has at least two homes in Florida and a compound in the California celebrity haven Calabasas

Love: John and Kelly met on the 1989 film The Experts and began dating, soon becoming one of Hollywood's hottest couples

Love: John and Kelly met on the 1989 film The Experts and began dating, soon becoming one of Hollywood’s hottest couples

The big question: Beloved screen star proposed to Kelly on New Year's Eve 1990 at the Palace Hotel in Gstaad, Switzerland

The big question: Beloved screen star proposed to Kelly on New Year’s Eve 1990 at the Palace Hotel in Gstaad, Switzerland

Tying the knot: The couple married on September 5, 1991; at the time she was two months pregnant with their first child, Jett

Tying the knot: The couple married on September 5, 1991; at the time she was two months pregnant with their first child, Jett

Twice as nice: Hollywood stars John and Kelly married for a second time in the US on September 12 in Daytona Beach, Florida

Twice as nice: Hollywood stars John and Kelly married for a second time in the US on September 12 in Daytona Beach, Florida

John and Kelly, who were married for 29 years before her death in July, shared three children: Ella, 20, Benjamin, nine, and late son Jett, who died in January 2009 at the age of 16 after suffering a seizure.

John and Kelly met on the 1989 film The Experts and began dating; he proposed on New Year’s Eve 1990 at the Palace Hotel in Gstaad, Switzerland.

The couple married on September 5, 1991; at the time she was two months pregnant with their first child, Jett. They married for a second time in the US on September 12 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Kelly’s battle with cancer was not made public until after her death via John.

Entertaining in privacy: The property's impressive acreage allowed the couple plenty of privacy while hosting their guests

Entertaining in privacy: The property’s impressive acreage allowed the couple plenty of privacy while hosting their guests

Swimming pool: The home boasts an outdoor swimming pool, perfect for guests to enjoy a cooling dip when they're entertained during the summer months

Swimming pool: The home boasts an outdoor swimming pool, perfect for guests to enjoy a cooling dip when they’re entertained during the summer months

Sunny outlook: Among the other features is a delightful sun room, which has been finished in a range of patterns and shades

Sunny outlook: Among the other features is a delightful sun room, which has been finished in a range of patterns and shades

A cosy home for all seasons: For chillier times, the semi-secluded property also benefits from a range of grand fireplaces

A cosy home for all seasons: For chillier times, the semi-secluded property also benefits from a range of grand fireplaces

Sitting on the dock of the bay: While the house sits a far distance away from the coastline, the densely-wooded property does stretch all the way to the water, with a deep-water dock on Sabbathday Bay

Sitting on the dock of the bay: While the house sits a far distance away from the coastline, the densely-wooded property does stretch all the way to the water, with a deep-water dock on Sabbathday Bay

Breathtaking: John and his family have enjoyed countless trips to the home, which sits close to the picturesque shoreline

Breathtaking: John and his family have enjoyed countless trips to the home, which sits close to the picturesque shoreline

On July 12, 2020, John took to his Instagram to announce Kelly’s passing: ‘It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my beautiful wife Kelly has lost her two-year battle with breast cancer.’

He continued: ‘She found a courageous fight with the love and support of so many. My family and I will forever be grateful to her doctors and nurses at MD Anderson Cancer Center, all the medical centers that have helped, as well as her many friends and loved ones who have been by her side.’

‘Kelly’s love and life will always be remembered. I will be taking some time to be there for my children who have lost their mother, so forgive me in advance if you don’t hear from us for a while.

‘But please know that I will feel your outpouring of love in the weeks and months ahead as we heal. All my love, JT.’

Fun for all of the family: The top floor of the property has been converted into something of a fantasy playground for children

Fun for all of the family: The top floor of the property has been converted into something of a fantasy playground for children

Themes: Among the features on the third floor are a theatre complete with a stage, a library, a diner and a classroom. Additionally, there are four themed bedrooms, including a Peter Pam room and a Princess room

Themes: Among the features on the third floor are a theatre complete with a stage, a library, a diner and a classroom. Additionally, there are four themed bedrooms, including a Peter Pam room and a Princess room 

All things bright and beautiful: The couple opted to decorate the mansion with a host of bright and vivid shades throughout

 All things bright and beautiful: The couple opted to decorate the mansion with a host of bright and vivid shades throughout

Closing of a chapter: The sale of the home will be something of a closing of a major chapter in the actor's life with his late wife

Closing of a chapter: The sale of the home will be something of a closing of a major chapter in the actor’s life with his late wife

Family: John and Kelly, who were married for 29 years before her death in July, shared three children: Ella, 20, Benjamin, nine, and late son Jett, who died in January 2009 at the age of 16 after suffering a seizure. Pictured with Ella and Jett

Family: John and Kelly, who were married for 29 years before her death in July, shared three children: Ella, 20, Benjamin, nine, and late son Jett, who died in January 2009 at the age of 16 after suffering a seizure. Pictured with Ella and Jett

'TBT "My babies"': The 66-year-old actor to share a Throwback Thursday post of his daughter Ella, now 20, and Benjamin, now nine, on Instagram

‘TBT “My babies”‘: The 66-year-old actor to share a Throwback Thursday post of his daughter Ella, now 20, and Benjamin, now nine, on Instagram

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