Chips off the Old Blocks

The children of Washington’s elite have been snapping up real estate left and right.

By: Mary Clare Glover

Cate Edwards bought close to where her parents—former senator John Edwards and wife Elizabeth—lived. They sold their Georgetown home in 2006 for $5.2 million.

Buyer: Harvard law student Cate Edwards.
Famous dad: Former presidential hopeful John Edwards.
Price: $1.3 million.
Neighborhood: Georgetown.
Amenities: Two bedrooms, five baths.
Edwards’s parents sold a mansion around the corner for $5.2 million in 2006.

Buyer: Kara Kennedy.
Famous dad: Ted Kennedy.
Price: $840,000.
Neighborhood: Wood Acres in Bethesda.
Amenities: Three bedrooms, three baths.

Buyer: Racecar driver and documentary filmmaker John W. Warner IV.
Famous dad: Former Virginia senator John Warner.
Price: $2.3 million.
Neighborhood: Georgetown.
Amenities: Four bedrooms, five baths, third-level deck, and rear garden.
 

Kara Kennedy's $840,000 Bethesda buy.

Buyer: Lobbyist John Breaux Jr.
Famous dad: Former Louisiana senator John Breaux.
Price: $1.9 million.
Neighborhood: Broyhill Forest in Arlington.
Amenities: Five bedrooms, five baths, library, and wet bar.