Inside Michelle Obama’s $23 Million ‘Shark House’ Rental [VIDEO]

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While President Barack Obama and wife Michelle are not looking to permanently relocate to Los Angeles, California, the former First Lady has rented out one of the most exclusive homes in the Hollywood Hills, which is commonly referred to as the “Shark House” in Los Angles. While the much-hyped estate was first put on the market last year for $35 million, the home which incredibly includes an indoor shark tank pond, is now on sale for $23 million.

As reported by TMZ, when Obama toured the exclusive home listing, “incredible security” was present, and that the owner had to turn off all security cameras during her visit. While the Shark House has been rented out a few times, the home has never been lived in on a permanent basis.

The house is listed by high-end luxury real estate agents Tomer Frideman and Kurt Rappaport, and it’s quite the spectacle. Located at 9255 Swallow Drive in the exclusive Doheny Estates neighborhood, the 12,800 square foot, three-story home includes seven bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, and incredible views of the Los Angeles skyline.
The Shark House (9255 Swallow Drive, Los Angeles CA) http://www.samrealgroup.comThe most unique property in Los Angeles gloriously reviewed anticipated by everyone from the Wall Street Journal to the Robb Report…the long awaited "Shark House" is finally here. This rare 3 story 12,800 square foot modern masterpiece set in Doheny Estates boasts 7 bedroom and 12 baths with spectacular jetliner views from almost every room. It comes with every amenity you can possibly think of: a wellness center w/ resistance pool, plunge pool, dry sauna and attached gym/massage room, a humidor room, movie theater, entertainment area w/ tequila/vodka freezer and walk in regulated wine room, personal kitchenette in the master bedroom and the first ever open air shark aquarium you can sit in with a living wall canopy creating an inedible zen experience. The home is equipped with IoT technology custom automated doors, cabinetry and furniture from Italy and Sweden and a purified water filtration system make this home second to none. $23,000,000. visit http://www.samrealgroup.com for more information2018-07-13T00:03:51.000Z
With the modern facilities, Obama will be able to keep up her fitness routine while residing in the Hollywood Hills. The Shark Home comes fully equipped with a wellness center, gym, and resistance pool. Other amenities include a recreational pool, a dry sauna, massage room, humidor room, movie theatre, automated doors, IoT technology, a full entertainment center area, a temperature regulated wine room, a walk-in tequila/vodka freezer, and a personal kitchenette in the master bedroom.

While the ultra modern home is furnished with top-of-line settings and cabinetry imported from Sweden and Italy, the piece de resistance of the house, of course, is the open air shark aquarium. With several stepping stones installed to float above the shark pond, dwellers can watch the live-in fish with a bird’s eye view. The tank includes eight stingrays, three houndsharks, one remora shark, one horn shark, one catshark, one starfish, and three yellow tang fish.

While Malia Obama, who recently celebrated her 21st birthday, continues her studies at Harvard University, Barack and Michelle’s youngest daughter, Sasha, is mirroring her sister’s previous plan, and taking a gap year before beginning college at University of Michigan. Sasha has not yet announced her exact plans for her year off, but it’s likely she’ll want to spend some time crashing at her parents’ sick new rental home in Los Angeles.

To view still photos from inside the home, click here.

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