The Washington, D.C. townhouse where Barack Obama lived when he was newly elected a senator is listed at $1.3 million.

The 2,200-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom home at 226 6th Street NE has two units: one with two bedrooms and the other with just one, According to the listing on Redfin.

Listing by Linda Pettie of Coldwell Banker Realty.

When Obama first came to Washington in 2005, he rented a one-bedroom apartment facing Stanton Park, Axios reported.

In an interview with “60 Minutes,” the former president quipped that he was “the only senator whose apartment is worse than your 25-year-old staff,” and described his living conditions as “old-fashioned college dorms, Pizza, the feeling of an empty bottle,” Axios said.

It is not uncommon for homes formerly belonging to historical figures to sell in the nation’s capital.

The Georgetown property is a combination of three houses – one of which is Home of former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis After President John F. Kennedy’s Assassination – Will List for $26.5 Million, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Jonathan Taylor of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty owns the trust listing of the late David W. Hudgens, who, before his death in November 2022, combined the three homes into A 16,300-square-foot, 13-bedroom mansion, the outlet said.

About nine months after Onassis bought it in December 1963, the house that Onassis previously owned became a tourist attraction, leading the family to move out, according to the Wall Street Journal.

— Ted Glazer

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