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John Travolta’s Islesboro home on market for $5 million

The oceanfront home, which Travolta and his late wife bought in 1991, has 20 bedrooms
By Leslie Bridgers, Portland Press Herald Features Editor | Feb 22, 2021
Photo by: Jack Milton/Staff Photographer Portland Press Herald This 1999 photo shows John Travolta’s house on Islesboro.

John Travolta’s Islesboro home is up for sale.

Listed for $5 million by Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, the 10,830-square-foot oceanfront home has 20 bedrooms and sits on 48 acres on the island off the midcoast.

Built in 1903, the home at 299 Drexel Lane has been featured in Architectural Digest, where Travolta and his wife, Kelly Preston, who died last year from breast cancer, said they bought the house as newlyweds in 1991 after visiting fellow actor Kirstie Alley on the island.

The actor, 67, became a star in the 1970s for his roles in “Saturday Night Fever,” for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for best actor, and “Grease.” He was nominated a second time for the best actor Oscar for his role in “Pulp Fiction” in 1994.

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