Tucked away in Washington’s historic Georgetown district, the residence was purchased by Albright and her husband in 1968 for approximately $100,000
If the walls of her iconic residence Madeleine Albright could ‘talk’, they would certainly have fascinating stories to tell from the high-ranking guests who visited.
The former US Secretary of State, who lived in the historic mansion for more than 50 years, hosted Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, Henry Kissinger and Condoleezza Rice, among others.
Today, almost two years after her death, one of the most historic houses in the 19th century in the United States is available for sale through Sotheby’s International Realty, for $4 million as reported by the “Wall Street Journal.”
“The truth is, my home is comfortable, not posh, and my dinners were simply a buffet, salad, roll, and a piece of something.” she had written in her autobiography titled ‘Madam Secretary’ in 2003. While one of her guests had told a journalist: “We definitely don’t go there for the food».
Tucked away in Washington’s historic Georgetown neighborhood, the residence was purchased by Albright and her husband in 1968 for about $100,000, according to the Robb Report.
The total 437 square meters of federal style architecture, townhouse it spans three floors and features four bedrooms and five bathrooms, a library overlooking the garden, an office, a living room with two fireplaces as well as a renovated kitchen with marble countertops and high-tech appliances. The wooden details and the soft color palette are the protagonists in the bright interiors, which are highlighted even more by the large windows that are present.
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