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5 Homes for President Obama to Buy If He Decides to Stay in Washington, D.C. Long-Term @ 6:23 pm
On Jul 20, 2016
It emerged on Wednesday that President Barack Obama and his family will rent a $6.3 million mansion in the Kalorama neighborhood of Washington, D.C. when he leaves the White House in January. The Obamas, who also own a home in Chicago, will rent the property while their youngest daughter, Sasha, finishes high school. We have rounded up five of the best homes for sale in the area in case he decides to buy.
What’s on the market?
Price: $8.5 million
Built in 1797 with brick imported from England, this home has passed through the hands of many influential residents of the Georgetown neighborhood, including Senator Claiborne Pell. Recently renovated, it is great for entertaining with 14-foot ceilings, while important meetings could be held in its library, the design of which was inspired by George Washington’s Mount Vernon.
Price: $8 million
This 15,000-square-foot home is described by the broker as being “ideal for family or diplomatic use,” meaning that it would certainly suit a former president and his family. Notable features include a spacious wood-panelled library, a main family kitchen, a catering kitchen, an elevator, a pool cabana suite as well as a staff area.
Price: $5.7 million
This property has breathtaking contemporary spaces opening to the protected parkland backing the home, which is perfect for relaxing, with a private terrace, a large swimming pool and a sauna. Completing this stunning contemporary offering is an elevator to all levels.
Price: $3.4 million
Designed by architect Travis L. Price as his own residence, this is one of the most unique homes in Washington, D.C. The four-story 3,500-square-foot house, built in 2001, has four bedrooms and three full bathrooms. It certainly stands out in the Forest Hills neighborhood, which is comprised mainly of Tudor-style homes.
Price: $2.65 million
While this beautiful home in the Stanton Park neighborhood that dates back to 1892 maintains its historic facade, it has been completely renovated with a rooftop deck offering sensational views of the city. On the lower level, you’ll find a beautifully finished entertaining area or suite with marble gas fireplace, a kitchenette/wet bar, full bath, wine closet and patio.
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