Thursday, August 19, 2010
Another addition to the Obama Family Travelogue
President Barack Obama will be accompanied by his wife Michelle and daughters Malia, 12, and Sasha, nine, and are expected to stay at the historic Blue Heron Farm in Chilmark.
Bill Burton, the deputy White House press secretary, said that the US president was “going to spend a little time recharging his batteries” at the Massachusetts island ahead of the November midterm elections.................
According to the Gazette, amenities include a swimming pool, flower and vegetable gardens, access to the Great Pond, a golf practice tee, an apple orchard, and a small basketball court. The structures on the property include a white Victorian farm house, a Vermont shed, a reconstructed Pennsylvania hay barn dating back to the 1800s.
Although rental rates are not publicly available, similar properties in the area go for about $35,000-$50,000 per week, the Gazette reports.