Gordon Beall for TTR Sotheby’s International Realty
Ever wonder what it’s like to live like the first president? Now’s your chance!
A piece of George Washington’s original Mount Vernon estate in Alexandria, Virginia, is up for sale. The historic property, which spans 16.5 acres on the Potomac River, is up for sale for $60 million — the most expensive listing price the city has ever seen, according to the Los Angeles Times.
While the Federal-style home on the site, dubbed River View, was actually built in 2018, it is only a few miles away from Washington’s original mansion and is on what was originally part of the Founding Father’s estate.
“A visit to River View reminds us of why Washington boldly proclaimed, ‘I had rather be on my farm than emperor of the world,'” listing agent Heather Corey of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty writes of the property.