Blue Heron Farm at Tiah's Cove Is Sold for $20.35 Million

Blue Heron Farm, the sprawling gentleman's farm overlooking Tiah's Cove in Chilmark and West Tisbury that was the former residence of the late M. Anthony (Tony) Fisher and his wife Anne, was sold last week to a Mississippi couple for $20.35 million.

The buyers are William and Mollie Van Devender of Jackson, Miss.

History Fashioned Blue Heron Farm Long Before Historic President Arrived

It is no discourtesy to the current owners to say that Blue Heron Farm is the product of Tony Fisher’s imagination.

It is also true that Mr. Fisher drew major inspiration from at least two sources: the home of West Tisbury builder Rick Anderson and a Kevin Costner movie.

British Architect, Arts Publisher Acquire Blue Heron Farm for $21.9 Million

Blue Heron Farm, the Chilmark estate that President Obama and his family have rented for three past summer vacations, was sold last week for $21.9 million. The gentleman’s farm will be occupied by a high-profile European couple, Lord Norman and Lady Elena Foster of Thames Bank in Great Britain.

Renowned British Architect, Arts Publisher Acquire Blue Heron Farm for $21.9 Million

Blue Heron Farm, the Chilmark estate that President Obama and his family have rented for three past summer vacations, was sold last week for $21.9 million. The gentleman’s farm will be occupied by a high-profile European couple, Lord Norman and Lady Elena Foster of Thames Bank in Great Britain.

Gas Grill Cause of Small Fire at Blue Heron Farm

Chilmark firefighters quickly quelled a small fire at Blue Heron Farm early Tuesday morning. Chilmark fire chief David Norton said the call came in at 3:30 a.m. from an automatic fire alarm in the farmhouse. The fire was in the wall of the main house near a porch that had a gas grill on it. Firefighters had the fire out within a matter of minutes, Mr. Norton said. “Very small, very contained, extinguished quickly,” the fire chief said. He said the cause of the fire was the gas grill.

News Update: Tuesday, August 9 - Fire at Blue Heron Farm

Chilmark firefighters quickly quelled a small fire at Blue Heron Farm early Tuesday morning. Chilmark fire chief David Norton said the call came in at 3:30 a.m. from an automatic fire alarm in the farmhouse. The fire was in the wall of the main house near a porch that had a gas grill on it. Firefighters had the fire out within a matter of minutes, Mr. Norton said. “Very small, very contained, extinguished quickly,” the fire chief said. He said the cause of the fire was the gas grill.

News Update: Thursday, September 8 - Blue Heron Farm Goes on the Market

Blue Heron Farm, the Chilmark estate that has been rented by President Obama and his family for the last three summers for their summer vacation, has been placed on the market for sale, Wallace & Co. Sotheby’s International Realty announced today.