Around 1915, this Cathedral Heights residence was constructed as a summer home for U.S. Senator William Borah, a Republican who had nicknames like the "Lion of Idaho," "The Big Potato," and also simply "Bill." He is known for challenging the policies of U.S. President William Howard Taft
According to the listing, this is one of the first single-family homes in the area and was built in a style meant to be an "homage" to Frank Lloyd Wright.
In the listing, it reads:
A photograph in Robert Cameron's "Above Washington D.C." shows the house standing alone, with only a few buildings between it and the enormous construction site for the National Cathedral just three blocks away
Inside, there are stainless steel appliances, multiple fireplaces, and hardwood flooring. There is also a front and back porch as well as a fourth floor nanny suite with a kitchenette and private entrance. The basement is still unfinished.
With six bedrooms and four bathrooms across 4,200 square feet of space, the rent totals to $7,600/month with water included.