Mitt Romney given OK to tear down La Jolla house, build bigger home
The California Coastal Commission voted 7-4 that the Romneys can proceed with their plans.
The California Coastal Commission ruled Oct. 11 that the former Republican presidential candidate and his wife are free to build their dream house on the beach in La Jolla, CA. The commission rejected an appeal by a former neighbor who tried to block the couple’s plan to tear down the home they bought for $12 million in 2008 and build an 11,000-square-foot spread in its place.
The CCC voted 7-4 that the Romneys can proceed with their plans and, more importantly, that they do indeed own a portion of the beach. The size of the lot had been at issue in an appeal filed by Tony Ciani.
In its findings, the panel concluded that “the vast majority of the square footage will be contained in the basement and first floor” and that “the home will not have adverse impacts on public views to and along the beach, as the existing ocean views are down the street and not over the subject property.”
Romney has said that he wanted to own a home where he could hear the ocean, so the couple picked up the property in 2008 and devised plans for a new home that could accommodate their five married sons and 23 grandchildren.
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In the meantime, the Romneys can celebrate in their other new home. Last week it was reported that they had purchased an 8,700-square-foot “Utah rustic” mansion in Park City. The ski resort-area home had been featured in architectural magazines and is constructed from native Utah logs around a great room and huge central fireplace.
In all, the Romneys appear to have themselves covered from coast to coast with some well-placed and family-friendly properties. Their summer home is a compound on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro, NH.
While the Romneys wait for construction to start on the La Jolla project, Ann is keeping busy promoting her new cookbook, “The Romney Family Table.”
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.... Money will buy you a mansion overlooking the Pacific, (only to tear it down and build an even bigger mansion), portion of the beach, the California Coastal Commission and the stupid gop cerebral voids that still lick his **** and dispose of his droppings.
Now that's happiness!
Yes, and Mitt can pay for this with all of the money he received from Bain Capital and other
companies, a $20,000 personal bonus for each American job with all of the pension benefits that he eliminated from American companies and sent to China and other countries that pay less than minimum wage. Good for the American worker who lost their jobs?
I'm sure it will only be a "pittance" out of one of his offshore accounts!
But what can you expect from a man who's god is money!
Now he can rule over his "empire" made up of his kids, and grandkids, inside, what will probably be a 20ft electrified fence, with gun turrets; and have classes, every day on how to rip off the 47%, and not bat an eye, as well as applied, offshore, economics, and how to shut down a business, and put people out of jobs in one day!!! What a fing jerk!
And no, I am not jealous of him or his money; he has, way more problems than this "white nig", no offense meant! Just stating a fact!!!
Everything that the man does reinforces my joy that this despicable piece of slime didn't get to the Presidency. By now, the White House would have been torn down to make way for a mansion of suitable size to accommodate his family and his ego. The Mormon cult is bizarre in SO many ways, not least their fetish for procreation.
Really? Is this news? Mr. Romney is an intelligent man who was smart enough to make a lot of money. He is principled, has a great family and has his priorities are in the right place. An All American. Did you all forget what that was?
Anyway, is it really important news that he's tearing down his house and re-building to accommodate his family comfortably around him?
I'd sure like to see you all use your eagle eyes to see what the democrats do with their lives. Or perhaps you turn a blind eye?
What a jerk, he can even buy off the IRS..hide offshore accounts, outsource jobs, dodge the draft, cover up a fatality when he was in France, evade taxes and the gop schmucks still dont get it..
they deserve him,,we dont.