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Five Presidential Houses on the Market

This historic townhouse in Manhattan’s West Village is located in the Charlton King Vandam Historic District, an area once part of Richmond Hill, a Georgian estate built in 1767 ... two years later in Newport, Rhode Island. The townhouse was built ...

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To celebrate the U.Sholiday of President’s Day, we have rounded up some of the choicest properties from around the country with presidential legaciesFrom the shores of Lake Erie to the desert of Southern California, all of these houses currently on the market have some connection to a former commander in chief or his family.   Manhattan Townhouse on the Site of George Washington’s Headquarters Asking price: $11.5 million Evan Joseph/Wikimedia Commons This historic townhouse in Manhattan’s West Village is located in the Charlton King Vandam Historic District, an area once part of Richmond Hill, a Georgian estate built in 1767 for a British officialGeorge Washington used Richmond Hill as his headquarters during the American Revolution, and John Adams lived there when he served as Washington’s vice president, according to the New York City Landmarks Preservation CommitteeIt was later purchased by Aaron Burr, the country’s third vice president who gained infamy for killing Alexander Hamilton in a dual and traitorous activities. The house dates to 1827 and has more than 4,400 square feet of interior spaceBuilt in the Greek Revival style, this four-story townhouse has seven bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathroomsFive of the bedrooms have fireplaces, and the parlor floor features floor-to-ceiling windowsThe main floor also has access to a back patio with a garden. Palm Springs House Built on Land Formerly Owned by Gerald Ford Asking price: $3.695 million Desert Bird Media/Wikimedia Commons This five-bedroom, six-and-a-half bathroom house in Rancho Mirage, California, was built in 2016 on property that was formerly part of 38th President Gerald Ford’s estate, according to John Nelson of Coldwell Banker, one of the listing agents for the homeThis particular plot was the site of Ford’s personal office and his Secret Service detailPresident Ford and his wife, Betty, moved to Rancho Mirage, which is just southwest of Palm Springs, after leaving the White House in 1976, according to the Gerald RFord Presidential Library & Museum, and he continued to live in Rancho Mirage until his death in 2006. At more than 5,800 square feet, the house on Sand Dune Road, which was listed in February, is located within the Thunderbird Country ClubThe property includes a pool, outdoor lounging and dining areas and a fire pit More: Classic Federal-Style House in the Heart of Washington, D.C.   Mansion Formerly Owned by Abraham Lincoln’s Granddaughter Asking price: $17.5 million Handsome Properties/Wikimedia Commons This Charleston, South Carolina, mansion dates back to 1803Called The Sword Gate House, it has served as a private residence, girls school and inn, according to Handsome Properties In 1930, the house was purchased by Jessie Lincoln Randolph, a granddaughter of President Abraham Lincoln, to be used as a seasonal residence. The house is located on Legare Street in the historic South of Broad neighborhoodSpanning more than 17,000 square feet, the house has nine bedrooms and 16 bathrooms (13 full, three half), according to the listing.The 0.87 acre property includes a carriage house, croquet lawn and conservatory Townhouse Where John and Jackie Kennedy Met Asking price: $1.725 million (pending sale) TTR SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY/Getty This townhouse in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., was never the home of a president, but it was the site of one very important dinner partyIn 1951, journalist Charles Bartlett and his wife, Martha, were renting the house on Q street, and introduced John FKennedy, then a congressman, toand socialite Jacqueline BouvierThe pair married two years later in Newport, Rhode Island. The townhouse was built in 1895, and went through an extensive remodel in 1956The three bedroom, three-bathroom has hardwood floors, custom cabinetry, two skylights and a kitchen equipped with stainless steel appliancesThe property also includes a detached garage and a back patio with an outdoor fireplace More: Cary Grant’s History-Steeped Former Home to Hit the Market   Beach House that Hosted William Howard Taft Asking price: $1.7 million Jerome Flint/Wikimedia Commons This six-bedroom, two-bathroom house on the Lake Erie island of Put-in-Bay, Ohio, is on the National Register of Historic PlacesInselruhe, as the home is called, dates to 1875 and was the summer residence of Rear Admiral John JHunker and his wife, MinnieWilliam Howard Taft, the 27th president and an Ohio native, was a frequent visitor to the house, according to Corky McIlrath-Flint of Bolte Real Estate, the listing agent for the propertyTaft visited so often that there was a custom oversized chair at the house specifically for his large frame. The waterfront property has a widow’s walk with a deck and access to a pier across the streetSitting on nearly an acre of land, the house has more than 3,600 square feet of space and features a fireplace, front porch and detached garage. 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