John Lennon, Yoko Ono’s Palm Beach Home Sells For $36M

Yoko Ono and John Lennon with 720 South Ocean Boulevard (Getty Images; Zillow)

The Palm Beach estate formerly owned by the late John Lennon and Yoko Ono sold for $36 million, five months after it was listed for sale.

Former Bear Stearns executive John Sites and his wife Cindy sold the oceanfront property at 720 South Ocean Boulevard, according to the Multiple Listing Service. It hit the market in May for $47.5 million with Christian Angle of Christian Angle Real Estate. The Corcoran Group represented the buyer.

A young family from the Northeast purchased the estate, according to the Wall Street Journal.

The late Beatle and his singer-songwriter-artist wife paid $725,000 for the mansion in January 1980, and Lennon was killed in December of the same year. Ono sold the 1.3-acre property in 1986 for $3.2 million.

The home was designed by architect Addison Mizner and originally built in 1920.

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John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s onetime Palm Beach mansion sells for $36 million

An oceanfront Palm Beach estate once owned by the late John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono has sold for around $36 million, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.

Named El Solano, the estate listed six months ago for $47.5 million. Located on South Ocean Boulevard, popularly referred to as Billioniare’s Row, the house is next door to a property owned by author James Patterson, records show.


Mr. Lennon and Ms. Ono bought the property around 1980, according to the book “Nowhere Man: The Final Days of John Lennon,” by Robert Rosen. Mr. Lennon was shot to death a few months later, and the couple’s plans to renovate the property never came to fruition. Ms. Ono

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