Former U.S. President Barack Obama, and his wife, former First Lady, Michelle Obama, are an all-time beloved family. It’s no secret that the picturesque Martha’s Vineyard Island, offshore the state Massachusetts, one of the northernmost states in the United States, is one of his favorite places, following the tastes of other presidents in a tradition that goes from the Kennedys all the way to the Clintons.
The house is located two and a half hours away from Boston, capital city of the Old Bay State. It has a very peculiar rustic style for this area of the island, and follows the classic style of mansions and properties in some other states in the New England are. It’s cataloged as a farmhouse, like many of the properties on this island of the United States. The Obama family has demonstrated their taste for this place by purchasing a magnificent two-story mansion, replete with generous amenities, where Michelle Obama possibly got the inspiration for her latest published book.
The Obamas Massachusetts estate surrounded by nature and water
Sasha and Malia, as well as Michele and Barack, are definite in assuring that they are at their best in this North American wilderness, offering stays with an autochthonous style where simplicity and rustic shine. Of course, the most important celebrities have also succumbed to the charms of these places, such as actor George Clooney, the filmmaker Steven Spielberg or the famous presenter Oprah Winfrey.
The property is located on an island surrounded by the beautiful Atlantic Ocean. It occupies a gigantic are of 29 acres, an amount of space that could be overwhelming but ideal for meeting the needs of the Obama family, specially their privacy. Seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms, a large garage for many cars, and space for outdoor dining plus a private jetty can give you a taste of what this mansion promises.
The vintage style is predominant in many of the environments. The home includes a pool, surrounded by greenery and antique-looking loungers. The basketball basket offers a significant detail as a precious reminder of Barack’s history as a basketball player.
The roof is a gable, and double heights predominate in the interior of the building; the wood maintains a roof covering, and the structural elements have been painted white to generate a genuine contrast with the large stone chimney.
Beautiful summers at the former Boston Celtics owner’s mansion
This apartment also presents a great diversity of spaces to enjoy pleasant moments with family or guests. Here, the Obamas can invite their friends over to play billiards or enjoy the comfort and warmth of the circular main living room, getting the warmth of the beautiful fireplace.
The bedrooms are equally impressive, like the main suite equipped with a fireplace and private bathroom attracting attention. And both the suite and the rest of the rooms are dominated by neutral color combinations in perfect harmony with white.
The kitchen enjoys a good size and includes the usual central island that gives so much practicality to these spaces, the fact of the countless storage spaces that the house has, and especially the entire kitchen area stands out.
A rustic style house that fully meets all the expectations to be classified as a real mansion in an almost rural but beautiful area, and the news indicates that the Obamas paid 12 million dollars for this 640-square-meter property habitable to Boston Celtics basketball team owner Wycliffe Grousbeck in 2019, to never miss out on the summers on the island of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts.