Fox Anchor Bret Baier Asking $31.9 Million For Posh Pad In DC

A year after moving into the Washington, D.C., home he spent about $25 million to build, Fox News anchor Bret Baier said his family is relocating to Palm Beach, Fla., and he is putting the house on the market for $31.9 million

If it fetches its asking price, the home would set a record for the city, said listing agent Daniel Heider of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty, who is marketing the home with colleague Jaclyn Mason.

Baier is chief political anchor of Fox News, and anchor and executive editor of Special Report, a show on Fox. (Fox News parent Fox Corp. and Wall Street Journal parent News Corp share common ownership.)

He and his wife, Amy Baier, paid $5.4 million for the 1.5-acre Foxhall property in 2018, records show. After tearing down an older home with low ceilings, they said they spent about three years building a roughly 16,250-square-foot home with five bedrooms. The total cost of buying the land and building the house was about $30 million, he said.

Since the onset of the pandemic, Florida has seen an influx of wealthy residents drawn by the state’s mild weather and favorable tax policies for the wealthy amid the rise of remote work, driving sales prices to new heights.

The Baiers’ Foxhall property is gated and walled with a pool. While building it, the couple said they trucked in 300 tons of limestone and hundreds of trees, including mature Cypress trees. Amy Baier said because of her husband’s public-facing job, privacy and security were paramount. “We created this private place where we could escape to and not worry about any intruders,” she said.

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