“Given that President and Mrs. Obama will be in Washington for at least another two-and-a-half years, it made sense for them to buy a home rather than continuing to rent property,” spokesperson Kevin Lewis confirmed to the Chicago-Sun Times.
The Obamas’ newly purchased home is the second-most expensive in the neighborhood behind Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ $23-million pad. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
The Obamas’ younger daughter, Sasha, is still in school at Sidwell Friends and won’t graduate until 2019. Her older sister, Malia, is set to begin studying at Harvard University this fall.
Located in the historic Kalorama neighborhood, the Obamas’ 8,200-foot home features eight bedrooms and nine-and-a-half bathrooms, including one each for the Mr. and Mrs.