The Bush Family Compound on Walkers Point
The Bush compound is the summer home of 41st President of the United States George H. W. Bush. It is located on Walker's Point (previously known as Point Vesuvius. Walker's Point juts out into the Atlantic Ocean in southern Maine, in the town of Kennebunkport, Maine. The property has been a family retreat for more than a century.
The estate is situated on a promontory of land called Walker's Point which juts out into the Atlantic Ocean. The large central house, built in the New England shingle style, has nine bedrooms, four sitting rooms, an office, a den, a library, a dining room, a kitchen, and various patios and decks. Next to the main house are a four-car garage, a pool, tennis court, dock, boathouse, and guesthouse. There are spacious lawns on either side of the house, on which there is a small sportsfield.
The entrance is gated and guarded by Secret Service officers, though visitors can see the driveway leading up to the main house and...