Camille’s Blog of the Week 2/11/16
Camille’s Blog of the Week
You Could Live in the Second Most Presidential Home in D.C.
If this year’s high-stakes presidential election is any indication, living in the White House is asuper-covetable gig. After all, fewer than 45 people have ever held the position.
Instead of jockeying to become the next POTUS (a.k.a. mission impossible), why not set your sights on a home that lets you pretend you’re the leader of the free world? We already clued you in to the White House replica in Texas, but if Washington D.C. is more your speed, we’ve got a townhouse that is sure to pique your interest.
The $4.5 million home was built in 1911, by the same architects who designed the West Wing of the White House — you know, home to the President’s executive offices.
And while it’s not located on Pennsylvania Avenue (where the White House sits), it is on a state-inspired street: Massachusetts Avenue, better known as Millionaire’s Row, according to Curbed.
The five-story space comes equipped with eight bedrooms, seven bathrooms, several beautiful fireplaces, and a whopping five parking spots. The streamlined home has an understated elegance that feels quite similar to the Underwood’s townhouse in “House of Cards” — the place they lived before finally making it to the White House — making it the perfect fit for someone climbing the political ladder… or just pretending to.
Read full article from House Beautiful