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Obamas will spend summer vacation on Martha's Vineyard
When you're the President, it's easy to vacation in style. And that's just what President Obama plans to do this summer. The President and his family are renting a secluded 28.5 acre retreat called the Blue Heron Farm in the small town of Chilmark on Martha's Vineyard.
The waterfront home has a main house, 5 bedroom guest house, and a small boathouse on the water. The grounds feature a 300-yard fairway and putting green, basketball court, vegetable garden and reconstructed Pennsylvania barn. There's also a private saltwater pond, beach, pool and dock, and a catamaran and several kayaks for the Obamas to use.
The house, which was sold in 2005 for over $20 million, is the second most-expensive piece of real estate ever sold on Martha's vineyard and is no stranger to Presidential visits - the previous owners hosted the Clintons in 1998.
There's no word on how much the property rents for, but comparable houses cost $35,000-$50,000 per week. The rental fee will come out of Obama's pocket.
[via New York Post]