Dorinda Medley plans to one day sell her iconic bluestone estate

Bluestone Manor may not have been declared a historic landmark as it should have been. In an interview with People , Real Housewives of New York City star Dorinda Medley revealed she plans to one day sell her iconic Berkshires home, saying she "won't Always there”.

After Medley joined Season 7, Bluestone Manor became a staple of RHONY and began hosting the cast on annual trips, spawning some of the most chaotic and iconic moments of each season. Even after the medley "paused," the estate continued to be the filming location for the first season of The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip: The Ex-Wives Club , proving its importance in Bravo history.

Building that legacy, however, was not part of Medley’s original plan. “After [my late husband] Richard passed away, I was convinced I was going to sell it,” she said. “For me, Bluestone Manor was something Richard and I bought together and a place for Richard to retire to. I never thought I would live here alone. After he died, I There is no place for it in life.”

Why Medley still plans to sell

For now, Medley is still reaping the benefits of her bluestone estate, including being named one of Architectural Digest’s “12 Homes As Iconic as Their Famous Owners,” an honor she “really feels.” Shock". "It's truly 'Disneyland for housewives ,'" she quipped.

Luann de Lesseps, Sonja Morgan and Ramona Singer at Dorinda Medley's Bluestone Estate. Bravo/NBCUniversal/Getty Images

The interior design brand previously visited the Berkshire estate in 2020, where Medley explained her touching connection with the home. "When I was a child, I had the smell of champagne and dreams of caviar," she said. "I would drive by with my dad and say, 'One day I'm going to have this house,' and he'd say, 'Of course, princess, you're going to have this house.'"

However, Medley explained to People that she doesn't like to hold on to anything "for too long," even her most sentimental items.

"I believe in transformation, I believe in pivoting, I believe that we are not our property," she said. "As my parents got older, I said to myself, 'Do I picture myself being 70 years old, walking on 18 acres, 11,000 square feet?' A lot."

2023 Dorinda Medley. Nicole Weingart/Bravo/NBCUniversal/Getty Images

"It takes a lot of effort to keep the house the way I want it to be, so I won't be there forever," she added. "One day I could probably see myself in an apartment on the beach. Doesn't it sound easier?"