Former vice president’s McLean home to be sold at auction

The McLean home owned by former Vice President Dan Quayle and his wife, Marilyn, will be sold at auction. (Courtesy MRIS)
The McLean home owned by former Vice President Dan Quayle and his wife, Marilyn, will be sold at auction. (Courtesy MRIS) (Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc.)
Quayle bought the 4,500-square-foot house located at 1013 Union Church Road for about $125,000 in 1977.
Quayle bought the 4,500-square-foot house located at 1013 Union Church Road for about $125,000 in 1977. (Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc./Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc.)
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The McLean home owned by former Vice President Dan Quayle and his wife, Marilyn, will be sold at auction. (Courtesy MRIS)
Quayle bought the 4,500-square-foot house located at 1013 Union Church Road for about $125,000 in 1977.

The McLean home owned by former Vice President Dan Quayle and his wife, Marilyn, will be sold at auction, according to Virginia Business.

Quayle bought the 4,500-square-foot house located at 1013 Union Church Road for about $125,000 in 1977 after being elected to Congress, according to a 1988 story in the Washington Post(The article has some good tidbits on the Quayle’s neighborly qualities).

Quayle added a glass-walled great room and an in-ground pool, according to Virginia Business. It has an updated kitchen, perhaps space for increased potato storage.

The five-bedroom, four-and-a-half bathroom Colonial is situated on a 1.84-acre corner lot. It was recently listed at $1.45 million, but bidding will begin at $850,000 at the Sept. 16 auction.

You can see more information about the property and several photos on this recent real estate listing.

Open houses are scheduled from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday and Sept. 12. To participate in the auction, prospective buyers must bring funds for a deposit of 10 percent of the purchase price, according to the report.

Read the full story from the Washington Business Journal.

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