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Where Do Former Presidents Live?

Where Do Former Presidents Live?

living in the white house is a pretty sweet situation you have gorgeous meals made for you by the white house kitchen staff you’re given a 100 000 redecorating budget and you have a team of dozens of people ready to cater to your every need however there are also some caveats to living in the white house you aren’t allowed to open windows change certain

rooms go where you want without approval or even own an iphone without it having intense security settings that liken it to a child’s phone that all being said leaving the white house can be a pretty jarring experience when presidents and their families head back to normal life they’re given seven months of transition funding 10 years of secret service protection

and 30 months of private staff for the salary not exceeding 150 000 so they’re not exactly tossed out into the cold but there is a lot of adjusting that needs to happen but the big question is where do they go we’ll see just how much these

spaces cost where they are and why exactly the former presidents chose to live there barack obama obama was president from 2009 to 2017 and he was very vocal about his living plans after his presidency though many expected him to return to chicago obama instead decided to stay in dc to allow his youngest daughter sasha to finish her schooling rather than

purchasing a property outright even though he definitely could afford it michelle and barack decided to lease a home in the upscale neighborhood of calorama and by home i mean mansion the 8200 square foot home mansion has nine

bedrooms eight and a half bathrooms and is worth 6.2 million dollars given that washington dc contains some of the most expensive homes in the world that price does make a bit of sense and though the exterior of the home has a charming vintage cottage appeal the inside is the polar opposite a minimalist modern design the kitchen features white

gray and black accents which are also found throughout the rest of the home there are state-of-the-art appliances and with no more white house kitchen staff serving up meals i have a feeling they get some use there is also an area in the kitchen reserved for storing books or drinks if that’s more your style if it were me i probably put well both beyond the

living room there are several sitting areas the window panels tie the exterior of the house to the interior with their vintage design while also sporting the sleek lines and minimalist colors that are found in the interior of the home the main living room is subtle and cozy with a big fireplace for wintery nights and yes more gray and white the dining room sports a weathered wood ceiling which contrasts the white walls and dark wood floor original to the home there’s also a chandelier

that is sure to turn heads the bathroom has perhaps the most ambitious choice of all a busy black and white wallpaper with a black white and gray tile floor it’s a bit hard to imagine the former president doing his business here but i suppose i probably shouldn’t be trying to imagine that anyway there’s an upstairs living room that’s perfect for curling up and

watching movies and a room that can be used for morning workouts and morning reads the master bedroom has vintage windows and sleek minimalist feels off the bedroom however you’ll find a rather loud walk-in closet outside there’s a large courtyard and backyard with plenty of room to lounge relax and soak up the sun george w bush george w bush was

president from 2001 to 2009 where he received some of the highest and well lowest approval ratings out of any president in history through it all bush wasn’t subtle about his country roots so it made sense that upon leaving office he headed back to his home state of texas known as prairie chapel ranch his ranch home 25 miles west of waco was actually a staple

during his presidency visitors included vladimir putin saudi king abdullah angela merkel tony blair spanish king juan carlos and israeli prime minister ariel sharon as well as several other prominent world leaders after his presidency george retired to the ranch to recuperate and relax and it’s easy to see why set on 1600 acres the ranch has a 40 mile network of

bike and horse riding trails the property has three miles of frontage along a river as well as a 22 acre man-made pond that president bush had filled with fish and over 17 feet deep the pond is a great place to head out on the skippy and wetter line there’s also a large grove on the property as well the four bedroom 4 000 square foot home on the property was made

to have easy access and views outside with floor-to-ceiling windows and doors that lead outside in almost every room a 10-foot porch encircles the house with a tin roof that allows bush and his family to enjoy the porch even when it rains in addition to the main home there is also a guest house and a garage southwest of the main house on the property the

complex also includes a helicopter hangar which is not exactly common in your average ranch bill clinton bill clinton was president from 1993 to 2001 with a bit of trouble in between those years he lived in government provided housing for nearly 18 years by the time he stepped out of the oval office meaning the transition back to normal life was pretty

dramatic for him luckily he had some pretty nice digs to look forward to at 15 old house lane in chapel new york the clinton spot a 5 232 square foot home for 1.7 million though it’s estimated to be worth a lot more today the 11 room colonial sits on 1.1 acres and is surrounded by a large white fence with a small gatehouse there is a lush front yard that

encompasses the classic new england style home in the backyard there’s a detached red shed and garage as well the clintons are very private about their home so the last time the public saw it it had quite a bit of 90s flair and although I had a great time in the 90s i can do without it in my house the home has a nice dining room and a cozy study with a large

library the house is decorated with items from his presidency and his travels around the world including items from africa asia and the pacific islands of course one house isn’t enough when you have the money from two political careers

bill also purchased a home in washington dc in an area known as embassy row back in 2000 when hillary ran for cineta the georgian style home is 5500 square feet on a tree-lined lot that is a little over a third of an acre inside you’ll find seven bedrooms and five baths with several living spaces to choose from however the outside may be the most incredible part of

the home the backyard has a large pool and sun lounging area surrounded by flowers and trees providing privacy and seclusion upon purchasing the home the clintons added a solarium so they can unwind and relax in the sun the home features curved doorways and bright colors which really contrasts their mansion in new york there’s a formal dining room with bold walls and furniture a family room with a large bookshelf and a room that’s used for informal meetings so

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