Chips off the Old Blocks

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

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