Obama family heading back to Martha’s Vineyard after skipping last summer… and this year they’re renting a $7.6million mansion next to Ted Danson
By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 19 July 2013
President Barack Obama, wife Michelle and their two daughters missed out on a trip to the exclusive island last year due to campaigning in the 2012 elections.
But they are making up for it this year and jetting off to Massachusetts on August 10 for a week. Their nearest neighbors will be Cheers star Ted Danson and Oscar-winning wife Mary Steenburgen.
As reported by the Boston Herald, that Hollywood couple may get on well with the Obamas as they are close friends with Hillary and Bill Clinton and have donated thousands to Democrat candidates.
The Obama family will holiday in a isolated four-bedroom home with an attached two-bed guesthouse near the town of Chilmark, according to the Martha’s Vineyard Times.
Martha’s Vineyard locals have discussed rumors of the president’s summer visit for several months now. And the Secret Service will be securing the area for his arrival.
Neighbors: Actors Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen live next door to this year’s Obama holiday home
‘It’s highly protected because, of course, security was the main concern,’ one Chilmark told the Boston Herald. ‘There are virtually no neighbors.’
The president has vacationed in Chilmark since 2008, except for last year. The area is well-known for its beaches and socializing, golfing and biking opportunities.
In previous years on Martha’s Vineyard, the Obama family has stayed on the massive and very well-appointed Blue Heron Farm, a compound that stretches for 28.5 acres.
Unfortunately for the president, that property was sold to award-winning British architect Sir Norman Foster for a massive $22 million in December 2011.
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