Johnson, one of the president's campaign advisors, and his wife Norris, a former host of National Public Radio's "All Things Considered," have purchased a home on Mayflower Lane in Vineyard Haven for $1,356,600, according to Dukes County land records. The lane is located between State Road and Lambert's Cove Road.
The Washington, D.C. couple, who have summered on the Vineyard for years, bought the four-bedroom, four-bathroom home Sept. 19 from Michael and Laurie Halt, who respectively were West Tisbury School principal and an assistant superintendent for the Vineyard's public school district.
The Halts left the Island after he took a job as principal at a southern California high school earlier in 2013.
According to Zillow, the home at 156 Mayflower Lane has 3,885 square feet of living space on a 1.15 acre lot, was built in 2000 and last sold in 2004 for $980,000.
On top of the purchase price and $6,188 state excise tax, Johnson and Norris also paid $27, 132 to the Martha's Vineyard Land Bank.
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