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Tour Inside Hillary Clinton's $2.85M D.C. Getaway

1. Ms. Clinton's Darling

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When Ms. Clinton first saw the 1951-built Neo-Georgian red-brick house, she knew for sure that the house was her darling, even though it needed to be reconstructed. She even participated in a 3-year renovation process with her most trustworthy interior designer Rosemarie Howe.

2. The Foyer

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Ms. Clinton loves color, and because of that, her house is full of vibrant colors. On the table of the foyer lies a guest book, ready for guests to sign. Mr. and Ms. Clinton hope their visitors will find a comfortable experience at the house. 

3. Before The Living Room

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Ms. Clinton's passion for paintings is no secret. Before entering her living room, a large ultramarine brushstroke painting by James Nares is hung on the wall. 

4. Living Room 

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The room is in a canary yellow, Clinton's favorite color. Two early 19th-century Italian fruitwood sconces are embedded on both sides of a painting purchased by the couple on a visit to Hanoi, Vietnam.

5. The Solarium

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The solarium is Mrs. Clinton's favorite part of the house. The white, canary, and tan rooms are the perfect place to relax and nap. Tables near the floor-to-ceiling windows are covered with memorabilia, including gifts from the King and Queen of Jordan and an Ardmore ceramic teapot from Nelson Mandela.

6. Dining Room

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In contrast to the pale yellow living room, the dining room is wrapped in Bondi blue. It can be used for both formal diplomatic dinners and family gatherings. Paintings are a must in this room as well. 

7. Paintings

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In the corner of the dining room hang 2 paintings. The one above a Chihuly sculpture was painted by Pierce Brosnan, in the style of a French Gauguin. The other one is a Russian still-life painting that the Clintons' bought in Moscow. 

8. Clinton In Dining Room

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In the picture, Ms. Clinton stands in the dining room with a striking yellow painting behind her. The painting was also purchased by the Clintons during their visit to Vietnam. The candelabras with her favorite cobalt drops were made in the 1920s by the Heisey Glass Company.

9. The Kitchen

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The kitchen is given priority with red and white. Ms. Clinton replaced the small window with a new one to let in more light. The Persian red and pale purple glass tiles on the backsplash are in a pointillist style.  

10. The Anteroom

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The coral pink corner right next to the kitchen is an anteroom for informal meetings. Above the love seat is a painting by Barbara Ryan. The couple in the painting somehow look like Mr. and Ms. Clinton. 

11. Family Room

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This is a room for the family to read and entertain. Hanging next to the China Seas fabric curtain are 3 photos of Clinton's daughter. On the bookshelf, there is a sculpture of a seated woman and an artistic plate.

12. Backyard Garden

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According to Ms. Clinton, she likes to spend every bit of time in her lush gardens. There they hold countless events, inviting hundreds of people. Ms. Clinton, as an avid swimmer, often uses the pool with family and friends.

13. Koi Pond 

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The koi pond is Howe's masterpiece. It is a hideaway not just for humans but also for animals. It is at the pond that they can see raccoons and even stags with huge antlers. 

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